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Coast Music Confirms Dan Kano as VP

Dan KanoCoast Music has officially announced that Dan Kano is its VP.

A 20 year veteran of the industry, Kano has been with JAM Industries since 2007. Originally brought on to service Western Canada as a rep for Korg Canada, he went on to also represent Erikson Music and eventually Coast Music. Since 2014, Kano had been exclusively working with the Coast Music division and as of December 2016 has been acting as vice president for Coast Music alongside long-standing Senior VP Manuel Senra.

Kano, with the management team at Coast Music, handles all the day to day operations of this division including brands Jupiter, Dunlop, Kala, Zildjian, Vic Firth, Hohner, and Profile.

“It’s been a fantastic journey so far and a big thank you to all the wonderful people I’ve met, including all the dealers in Canada, many who I consider to be dear friends,” says Kano. “I look forward to servicing the needs of our customers for many more years to come. I am very fortunate and proud to be a part of the JAM Industries family and truly grateful to be able to work along side such brilliant people on a day-to-day basis.”

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Music Trade. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.