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Hal Leonard to Distribute Innovative Tech Products from Zivix

Jamstik+ and PUC+ now available

MILWAUKEE - Hal Leonard and Zivix, a technology company with a mission to make music accessible to everyone, announced a new partnership where Hal Leonard will distribute Zivix products to the music trade in the US and Canada effective immediately.

Zivix's flagship product, Jamstik+, is a Bluetooth enabled digital guitar with real strings and real frets. It works with an iPad, iPhone, or Mac and a multitude of music apps, including an interactive guitar lessons app series made by Zivix, so anyone from beginners to pros can just play.

"We are pleased to be partnering with Hal Leonard, a company that has been a pioneer in the music education industry and one that has helped shaped its foundation with it leadership over the years," said Ed Cannon, chief executive officer, Zivix LLC. "This relationship allows us to better engage with the music industry by introducing our award-winning products, and associated software applications for music education. Through Hal Leonard, and their strong dealer network, we gain a fresh perspective and potential integration opportunities, as we continue to innovate and offer easy to use tools and technology to allow more people to engage in learning and playing music."

"Jamstik+ and the PUC+ Wireless MIDI interface are extraordinary products that appeal to a new generation of players," states Brad Smith, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager of Hal Leonard Corporation. "We look for partners that are also interested in making new musicians as well as supporting current players who are used to cool new tools in their music production. Zivix fits that profile."

Smith continues: "Using the attraction of online experience is something our market needs to embrace. Zivix recognizes this and will help us all profit from this emerging market of online players. They are opening the world of apps to new players and our retailers will profit from selling this gateway instrument."

About Zivix
Based in Minneapolis, Zivix is a technology company focused on making musical instruments more accessible for everyone. Zivix builds products for musicians, people who want to become musicians, and people who just want to have fun with musical tools. Learn more at jamstik.com or mipuc.com.