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501 ETA SYSTEMS "1450 Lakeside Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085. Tel: (330) 677-4424. Toll-free: (800) 321-6699. Fax: (330) 677-4471. Email: eta@etasys.com. Web: www.etasys.com. Contact: Victor C. Pavona. Manufacturer of power conditioners and conditioned power distribution systems for entertainment venues, permanent installations, and touring, including pro audio and sound reinforcement markets"
502 Eternity Guitar Company "P.O. Box 5466 Irvine, CA 92616 U.S.A. Tel: (714) 200-5190. Fax: (714) 368-3449. Email: cathyly1n@yahoo.com. Contact: Markus Bagujo."
503 Ethnic Musical Instruments Co. "7694 Progress Circle, West Melbourne, FL 32904. Tel: (321) 724-1477. Fax: (321) 952-1080. Web: www.mid-east.com."
504 Etros Music LLC "10166 NW 47th Street, Sunrise, FL 33351. Tel: (954) 746-2777. Email: info@etrosmusic.com. Web: www.etrosmusic.com. Contacts: Georges Firmignac, Renato DeMoraes.Exclusive U.S. importer and distributor of Giannini guitars and strings. For more information refer to the Giannini listing in this section. Etros Music offers personalized and professional attention to independent retailers."
505 ETS RIFFAULT ET FILS S.A.R.L. "11 Quai du Canal, 18500 Mehun sur Yevre, France. Tel: 011-33-48-57-31-78. Fax: 011-33-48-57-44-98.Manufacturer of high-quality handcrafted clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces, ligatures, caps, and reeds; the reeds are made of hand-selected cane from the Var region.Distributed in the United States by Jupiter Band Instruments of Austin, Texas."
506 "EUPHONIC AUDIO, INC." "11 Revere Court, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. Tel: (732) 240-3715. Fax: (732) 736-1400. Email: info@euphonicaudio.com. Web: www.euphonicaudio.com. Contacts: Larry Ullman, John Dong.Manufacturer of high-quality bass speaker cabinets. Products range from small, compact cabinets designed for intimate venues to larger cabinets designed for concert halls."
507 EUPHONON COMPANY "P.O. Box 100, Orford, NH 03777. Tel: (603) 353-4882. Toll-free: (888) 517-4678. Contact: Walter Lipton.Wood, parts, and supplies for builders and repairers of acoustic guitars. Bulk strings."
508 EUROPEAN CRAFTS INC. "3637 Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90068 Phone: (323) 851-4070 Fax: (800) 851-0750. Email: ecraft@pacbell.net. Web: www.europeancrafts.net. Contact: Tony LeDonne."
509 "European Musical Imports, Inc." "P.O. Box 1071, Township of Washington, NJ 07676. Tel: (201) 497-5079. Email: info@europeanmusical.com. Web: www.europeanmusical.com. Domenick Mandrafina, president."
510 EVANS DRUMHEADS "A division of J. D’Addario & Company, Inc., P.O. Box 290, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: (631) 439-3300. Toll-free: (800) 323-2746. Fax: (631) 439-3333. Toll-free fax: (800) 632-3274. Web: www.evansdrumheads.com.With 50 years of history and success, Evans Drumheads is the pioneer of drumhead manufacturing, and its designs have set the tone for today’s drumhead manufacturers.Evans was the first to use polyester film to form a drumhead, succeeding in creating a weatherproof head, and ultimately changing drumhead manufacturing forever. Today Evans’s success is built around popular lines including the award-winning EMAD; EC Snare and EC2; Genera; Hydraulic; Resonant; ST; J1; Power Center; Rock AF; Hazy; EQ Bass Drum System; Conga and Timbale; MX Marching; Strata; and Timpani heads.Evans offers a full line of drum accessories including the EQ Pad; RGS Pad; EQ Bass Drum Patches; E-Rings (tone control rings); Staccato Disk; X-Treme Patch; and tuning keys (magnetic, torque, LED, bit keys).The superb sound of the heads has made Evans the head of choice for boutique drum builders such as GMS, Spaun, Maryland, and MRP. Manufacturers like Gretsch, Tama, Zildjiian (380th Anniversary Snare Drum), Ludwig, and Vic Firth have also selected Evans heads as original equipment for many of their kits."
511 EVENT ELECTRONICS "P.O. Box 4189, Santa Barbara, CA 93140. Tel: (805) 566-7777. Fax: (805) 566-7771. Web: www.event1.com."
512 Eventide "One Alsan Way, Little Ferry, NJ 07643. Tel: (201) 641-1200. Fax: (201) 641-1640. Email: audio@eventide.com. Web: www.eventide.com. Contact: Ray Maxwell Makers of: TimeFactor and ModFactor stompboxes, Eclipse, H7600, H8000FW, DSP4000B+, and Reverb 2016 effects processors and Anthology II plug-in bundle of 15 TDM plug-ins for Pro Tools. "
513 EVERCAST "P.O. Box 126, Ringoes, NJ 08551. Tel: (609) 466-8101. Toll-free: (800) 266-0411. Fax: (609) 466-8160. Email: info@evercast.com. Web: www.evercast.com. Terry Dennis, president.Commercial internet solutions. Services include web design, managed hosting, dedicated servers, e-business, merchant services, data security, emergency recovery, domain name registration, digital imaging, live events, network consulting, and customer confidentiality. Other services include advertising, marketing, photography, and graphic design."
514 "Everly Music Company, Inc." "7303 Atoll Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91605. Tel (888) 438-3759, Web www.cleartonestrings.com. Manufactures, markets and distributes Cleartone Brand Guitar Strings, Everly Strings, Postal Monkey Cases and Star Picks brand plectrums."
515 Everyone’s Drumming CO. "4 Christian Square, P.O. Box 361, Putney, VT 05346. Toll-free: (800) 326-0726. Fax: (802) 387-2249. Email: sales@everyonesdrumming.com. Web: www.everyonesdrumming.com. Contact: Nathaniel Hall.Handcrafted djembes, ashikos, dounouns, talking drums, and custom drum work. Repairs, rings, rope, goatskin, and calfskin."
516 Evidence Audio "PO Box 73241 San Clemente 92673, CA USA Phone: 949 306 7390 Fax: 909 752 7258 Email: info@evidenceaudio.com Web: www.evidenceaudio.comEvidence Audio manufactures performance-based cables for music instruments and studios."
517 "EXOTIC WOODS CO., INC." "P.O. Box 532, Sicklerville, NJ 08081. Tel: (856) 728-5555. Toll-free: (800) 443-9264. Fax: (856) 728-6262. Email: gulab@exoticwoods.com. Web: www.exoticwoods.com. Gulab H. Gidwani, president.Supplier of woods and parts for stringed instruments and woodwinds, and supplier of inlaying materials of mother-of-pearl and abalone. Specializing in ebony, East Indian rosewood, and African blackwood, plus curly, bird’s-eye, and quilted maple and lightweight ash bodies. Quartersawn, one-piece, hard maple necks available on a custom basis."
518 EXTREME ISOLATION HEADPHONES "4405 Meramec Bottom Road, Suite J, St. Louis, MO 63129 Tel: 314-845-7667, Fax: 314-845-8640. E-mail: info@extremeheadphones.com, www.extremeheadphones.com. John Gresko-President, Steve Rois-Vice PresidentManufacturer of Extreme Isolation Headphones."
519 F BASS "16 McKinstry Street, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 6C1, Canada. Tels: (905) 522-1582 and (905) 522-2533. Email: info@fbass.com. Web: www.fbass.com. George Furlanetto, president.Maker of a finely crafted line of high-end four-, five-, and six-string basses."
520 "Factory Metal Percussion, LLC" "Tel: (760) 868-4808, email: JimA@factorymetalpercussion.com. Dealers Contact: Latin Percussion, Tel: 973-478-6903 . www.FactoryMetalPercussion.comSpecializing in Metallic Effect for Drummers & Percussionists"
521 Fargen Amplification "3429 Freedom Park Dr., Suite 29 N. Highlands, CA 95660 U.S.A. Tel: (916) 971-4992. Fax: (916) 971-4992. Email: ben@fargenamps.com. Contact: Benjamin Fargen."
522 FARLEY’S MUSICAL ESSENTIALS "P.O. Box 1090 Gold Hill, OR 97525. Tel: (541) 855-2527. Toll -free tel: (800) 964-9827. Fax: (541) 855 1691. Email: sales@farleysessentials.com. Web: www.farleysessentials.com. Michael Farley, president.Farley’s Musical Essentials specializes in creating musical accessory concepts for players. The company manufactures and distributes Pocket Tones, the world’s first key fob tuning device. Pocket Tones are produced for most instruments. Farley’s also produces the PickPod, specialized guitar picks, and other musical items.Farley’s is now the exclusive master distributor for Entertainer’s Secret throat relief and the JP Guitar Tool."
523 FARNELL GUITARS "180 North Tenth Avenue, Upland, CA 91786-5429. Tel: (909) 983-2741. Fax: (909) 983-983-1742. Email: webmaster@farnellguitars.com. Web: www.farnellguitars.com. Contact: Al Farnell.Lightweight, composite, patented guitars and basses. U.S.A. high-end series and C-Series low end. Featuring EMG pickups and veneer laminate tops."
524 FatPro Technologies "8513 Elm Avenue, Orangevale, CA 95662. Tel: (916) 988-0406. Email: wade@fatpro.com. www.fatpro.com"
525 "FBT USA, INC." "P.O. Box 8144, Berlin, CT 06037-8144. Tel: (860) 829-0434. Toll-free: (800) 333-9383. Fax: (860) 829-1026. Email: fbtusa@sbcglobal.net. Web: www. fbtusa.com or www.fbt.it. Contact: Carol Concorde.Principal Brands FBT Professional, Audio, Qube Audio, Kempton Audio,, JTS Microphones & Wireless Systems,, Cicognani Guitar & Bass Guitar Amps,, Drum Art Snare Drums, Equipment: FBT MaxX, FBT HiMaxX,, Verve, Jolly, PSR powered and, passive speakers, Formula series, Mixers, Symbol amps, Amico portable, sound systems, FBT Modus Powered and, passive line arrays, Qube Audio, powered & passive line arrays and, speakers, Qube amplification,, Kempton GT & PW series speakers,, Kempton KA series amps, Kempton, mixers, Cicognani series guitar and, bass amps, Brutus series guitar, amps, Imperium series guitar amps,, Indy series bass guitar amps, Dragon, effects pedals, JTS Microphones, JTS, UHF wireless mic systems, JTS in ear, wireless systems, Drum Art handmade, snare drums."
526 FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Web: www.fender.com.Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is the world’s foremost manufacturer of guitars, amplifiers, and related equipment. Since 1946 the name Fender has become synonymous with all things rock-and-roll, from Buddy Holly to Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton to Kurt Cobain and everyone in between. Fender’s iconic instruments, such as the Telecaster, Stratocaster, Precision Bass, and Jazz Bass guitars, are known the world over as the instruments that started the rock revolution, and they continue to be highly prized among today’s hottest guitarists and collectors.Corporate headquarters are located in Scottsdale, AZ, with manufacturing headquarters and the world-renowned Fender Custom Shop in Corona, CA. FMIC markets the brand names Fender, Squier, Guild, Benedetto, Gretsch, Jackson, Charvel, SWR, Floyd Rose, and Rodriguez."
527 FERNANDES GUITARS "11044 Weddington Street, Suite 13, North Hollywood, CA 91601. Tel: (818) 487-1940. Toll-free tel: (800) 343-0353. Fax: (818) 760-0937. Sales fax: (514) 633-8872. Email: info@fernandesguitars.com. Web: www.fernandesguitars.com. "
528 Fernandez MusiC "P.O. Box 5153, Irvine, CA 92616-5153. Tel: (949) 856-1537. Fax: (949) 856-1527. Email: ron@fernandezmusic.com. Web: www.fernandezmusic.com.Importer and wholesale distributor of classical and flamenco guitars from Spain."
529 "FERREE’S TOOLS, INC." "1477 East Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49014. Tel: (269) 965-0511. Toll-free: (800) 253-2261. Fax: (269) 965-7719. Email: ferreestools@aol.com. Web: www.ferreestools.com. Clifford Ferree, president.The company specializes in repair tools and supplies for band instrument repair technicians. Cliff Ferree has an excellent background in the repair field. After his graduation from the Conn Repair School in 1946, he established his own repair shop. This grew into a large retail business which was later sold due to the expansion of the tool business. In 1956 Ferree bought out the repair tool departments of both Conn and Leblanc. Using these tools as a nucleus, Ferree did some extensive redesigning and engineering and published his first complete catalog in 1957. The tool business moved to larger quarters in 1965, and in 1967 a large addition to that building was completed. In 1970, after becoming dissatisfied with foreign saxophone pads, Cliff Ferree designed several unique assembly machines, made complete sets of precision dies, and began manufacturing saxophone pads.Cliff Ferree attributes the rapid growth of his business to the fact that he was active in the repair field and realized the needs of other repair shops. The company is still constantly working on improvements and shorter steps to quicker, easier, and more efficient repair methods. This has resulted in the constant development of new tools. A person using these tools can complete difficult and complicated jobs more simply, accurately, and in much less time. All these special tools are precision made and quality controlled under the supervision of Steve Willbur and Curtis Ferree.The company was originally organized as Ferree’s Band Instrument Tools and Supplies, Inc., because Cliff Ferree thought that the name should symbolize the products. After 40 years, however, he felt that the “Ferree” name had become synonymous with quality band instrument repair tools and supplies and that customers would appreciate a shorter name; so the company name was changed to Ferree’s Tools, Inc.A large catalog is available free, upon request."
530 ff MUSICAL ACCESSORIES "Roncal, 10, Lodosa-Navarre E-31580, Spain. Tel: 011-34-948-694-045. Fax: 011-34-948-694-794. Email: comercial@ff-fortissimo.com. Web: www.ff-fortissimo.com. Jose Ignacio Vildosola, managing director.ff is a company devoted to the development and manufacture of innovative musical accessories for wind instruments. "
531 Fibes Drum CoMPANY "1107 South 8th Street, Austin TX 78704. Tel: (512) 416-9955. Fax: (512) 416-9956. Email: info@fibes.com. Web: www.fibes.com."
532 First Act Inc. "745 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Tel: (617) 226-7888. Toll-Free Customer Service Tel: (888) 551-1115. Fax: (617) 226-7890. Email: info@firstact.com.First Act Inc. is a leading manufacturer of musical instruments, including guitars, amps, drums, percussion, band instruments, and related products and accessories. "
533 FIRST QUALITY MUSIC "7006 Trade Port Drive, Louisville, KY 40258. Tel: (502) 995-5651. Toll-free: (800) 635-201. Fax: (502) 995-5652. Email: information@fqms.com. Web: www.fqms.com. Contact: Jeff Sullivan.Manufacturer of the Sullivan banjo. Banjo parts specialist, custom part engraing, gold plating, repairs, and customizing."
534 "FIRTH, VIC, INC." Web: www.vicfirth.com. Tel: (617) 364-6869. Fax: (617) 364-2571. Email: info@vicfirth.com.
535 FISHMAN "340 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. Tel: (978) 988-9199. Toll-free: (800) 347-4626 (800-FISHMAN). Fax: (978) 988-0770. Email: sales@fishman.com. Web: www.fishman.com. For over 25 years the Fishman name has been synonymous with acoustic amplification. With over 30 patents, engineer/musician Larry Fishman continues to drive the acoustic amplification market and redefine the benchmark of acoustic sound.The company’s diverse, category-defining product line include the SoloAmp performance system and Loudbox amplifiers. Fishman’s Aura Acoustic Imaging technology and AFX Acoustic Effects offer a new, unprecedented level of acoustic toneshaping. Other acoustic amplification solutions are available for every acoustic stringed instrument including violin, cello, resophonic guitar, mandolin, and banjo."
536 Fitness Audio Distributors "303 Potrero St. Building 45-105 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 U.S.A. Tel: (831) 458-1800. Fax: (831) 420-3642. Email: rholombo@aol.com. Contact: Robert Holombo."
537 "FLAG SYSTEMS, INC." "1968 East McFadden Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705-4706. Tel: (714) 547-9041. Fax: (714) 547-9179. Email: flagsound@aol.com. Contact: David M. Forney.Finland birch cabinetry; amp racks; shipping cases; speaker enclosures; custom designs."
538 FLAVOREEDS "3535 North Anthony, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1423. Tel: (260) 373-2233. Fax: (260) 373-2242. Email: info@flavoreeds.com. Web: www.flavoreeds.com.Flavoreeds are produced for clarinet, alto and tenor sax in ten different flavors and five different degrees of strength using the best cane available. Clarinet and alto sax are packaged two reeds to a twinpak. Tenor sax reeds are available in tri-paks. Point-of-purchase displays are available for counter or wall; they organize the reeds for customer self-service.Because of thr reed’s pleasant taste, the player will wet the reed thoroughly, and it makes playing fun again."
539 Flea Market Music "Your one stop ukulele store. Web: www.fleamarketmusic.com A leader in the ukulele market featuring Jumpin’ Jim’s Ukulele books, ukulele dvd’s, cd’s, Fluke and Flea Ukuleles and more. "
540 FLECO CORPORATION "13825 Magnolia Avenue, Chino, CA 91710-7028. Tel: (909) 464-0880. Toll-free order tel: (800) 869-7945. Fax: (909) 464-0870. Email: sales@flecocorp.com. Web: www.flecocorp.com.Manufacturer and distributor of karaoke systems, pro-audio, wireless receiver and microphone systems, wireless p.a. systems, and educational products."
541 FLOYD ROSE MARKETING "P.O. Box 601, Oakhurst, NJ 07755. Tel: (732) 918-7001. Fax: (732) 918-7002. Email: info@floydrose.com. Web: www.floydrose.com. Contact: Andy Papiccio.Floyd Rose continues its long-standing tradition of excellence with production and sales of Floyd Rose bridges (Original Tremolo, Pro Tremolo, Speedloader Tremolo, Speedloader Fixed Bridge, and Seven-String Tremolo), and Floyd Rose parts."
542 FOCUSRITE "5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Tel: (818) 597-7711. Toll-free: (866) 474-7711. Fax: (818) 597-0411. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com, Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Contact: Gabriel Whyel.Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. has evolved from a manufacturer of professional recording consoles to a greatly respected manufacturer of high-quality microphone preamplifiers and signal processors."
543 Foggy Mountain Guitars "13843 Highway 105 West #424, Conroe, TX, 77304. Tel: (936) 58802400. Fax: (936) 588-2445. Email: tbaldwin@pdq.net. Contact: Tony Baldwin."
544 FOLKCRAFT INSTRUMENTS "22133 Main Street, P.O. Box 302, Woodburn, IN 46797. Tel: (260) 632-4700. Web: www.folkcraft.com. Richard Ash, president.Folkcraft manufactures a family of stringed folk instruments, including: folk harps (also called “Irish” or “Celtic” harps); hammered dulcimers (a trapezoidal-shaped instrument played with mallets); Appalachian dulcimers (also called mountain dulcimers or fretted dulcimers); and several types of psalteries."
545 Ford Drum Company "13132 Yorba Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Tel: (714) 744-2467. Email: info@forddrums.com. www.forddrums.com"
546 FORT BRYAN STRAPS "5608 Scoggins Street, Fort Worth, TX 76114-1136. Tel: (817) 626-9090. Toll-free tel (Customer Service): (800) 367-7985. Fax: (817) 626-1539. Email: bryan116@aol.com. Fort Bryan products are sold through international distributors worldwide. Call or fax for additional information. Manufacturer of musical instrument straps, including: guitar straps; banjo straps; mandolin straps; and saxophone, bassoon, and clarinet straps. Bryan also manufactures trumpet valve guards; French horn hand guards; bassoon concert holders; accordion straps, sousaphone shoulder pad and under-carriage protectors; cymbal pads and straps; snare drum slings; parade drum slings; and bass drum harnesses. Fort Bryan brand products are available in the United States through most U.S. distributors. For catalogs and additional information, call the toll-free number."
547 Fostex America "9 Mars Court, Boonton, NJ 07005, USA. Tel: 973-394-0015. Fax: 973-394-0800. Email: sales@fostexUSA.com. Web Site: www.fostexUSA.com"
548 "FOUR STAR WIRE & CABLE, INC." "6200 19 Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314. Tel: (586) 254-0505. Toll-free: (877) 789-1626. Fax: (586) 254-1792. Email: pauls@fourstarwire.com. Web: www.mystarsound.com and www.fourstarwire.com. Contact: Paul Snyder.Four Star manufactures the “MyStarSound” line of instrument, microphone, speaker, MIDI, and RCA cables and high-quality box and fan snakes. The company offers a lifetime guarantee on all audio products and “the best service in the business.”"
549 FOX PRODUCTS CORPORATION "P.O. Box 347, South Whitley, IN 46787. Tel: (260) 723-4888. Fax: (260) 723-6188. Web: www.foxproducts.com.The company manufactures: Fox bassoons, contrabassoons, oboes, and English horns; Renard bassoons, oboes, and English horns; Fox bassoon and English horn bocals; and Renard double reed accessories."
550 FOXX MUSICAL PRODUCTS "P.O. Box 15999, Savannah, GA 31416-2699. Tels: (912) 351-2029. Fax: (912) 351-2028.Wholesale resource of band instruments and accessories, selling to dealers who specialize in school music programs. Distributor for Universal Percussion, LM Products, Players Music Accessories, Dunlop, Pignose, Gorilla Amps, HW Pad Savers, Neotech, Ace, and American Plating."
551 FRANK HUANG INTERNATIONAL "176-3 Central Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: (631) 845-7488. Fax: (631) 845-7448. Contact: Frank Huang.Huang harmonicas, strings, accordions, and wind instruments."
552 Frankenstand "997 Catalina Blvd. San Diego, CA 92106 Tel: (619) 223-7587 Fax: (619) 255-7355 Email: info@frankenstand.com Contact: Dr. Frankenstand.Frankenstand, the original hydraulic powered speaker stand, joins the current technological revolution of exciting Professional Disc Jockey gear. After years of experiments in the “lab”, Mobile DJ Mike Ryan (Dr. Frankenstand) figured out the formula to achieve, as close as possible, “neutral buoyancy” allowing you to lift your speakers: EZ UP and EZ DOWN."
553 FRED GRETSCH ENTERPRISES Refer to Gretsch Enterprises in this section.
554 FRED KELLY PICKS "P.O. Box 532, Grayling, MI 49738. Tel: (989) 348-2938. Toll-free: (877) 677-5091. Fax: (989) 348-5965. Email: fredkellypicks@aol.com and thumbpick1933@aol.com. Web: www.fredkellypicks.com."
555 "Fred Tebb & Sons, Inc." "P.O. Box 2235, Tacoma, WA 98422. Tel: (253) 272-4107. Fax: (253) 272-4292. Email: craigleverson@yahoo.com. Contact: John Tebb."
556 FREDRICO PERCUSSION "152 Lancaster Boulevard, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Tel and fax: (717) 766-1332. Web: fredricopercussion.com. J. Fred Brillhart (Fredrico), president.The company offers Wah-Wah shakers, Zango shakers, large cowbells, frottoirs (Zydeco rub-boards), skin maracas, bubinga bongos, and congas."
557 "FRENCH AMERICAN REEDS, INC." "80 Mill Masters Drive, Jackson, TN 38305. Tel: (731) 664-5545. Fax: (731) 664-8684. Email: info@frenchamericanreeds.com. Web: www.frenchamericanreeds.com. Contact: Eliane Maccaferri Reese, president.The company was founded in Paris, France, in 1934 by Mario Maccaferri. In 1939 Mario moved it to NY. After 64 years in the NY area, the company was moved to Jackson in western Tennessee, between Memphis and Nashville, by Eliane Maccaferri Reese. French American specializes in a complete line of reeds from Eb clarinet to bass sax. The company utilizes its own exclusive diamond-cutting high-precision machines to assure the finest quality and consistency. The company has been a mainstay in the production of reeds for woodwind instruments dating from the Big Band Era of the 1940s to the present. The reeds are used by professional performers in the classical and the jazz fields, as well as by students. All Masterpiece and Populaire reeds are produced in the U.S.A. from selected imported superior-quality cane. Each reed is cut with high precision, hand finished, and thoroughly inspected to ensure ultimate quality and consistency. Reeds are available in nine strengths and packaged in boxes of 5, 10, 25, and 50. Private-label work with individualized packaging is a specialty with French American Reeds. The company works closely with customers who prefer their own brand."
558 "FRETLORD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC." "6801 Merion Court, North Lauderdale, FL 33068. Tel and fax: (954) 978-4553. Email: sales@fretlord.com. Web: www.fretlord.com.A musical instrument lighting accessories company specializing in laser, micro-LED, fiber optic, and luminescent products for electric and acoustic guitar, bass, drums, brass, and woodwind instruments."
559 Fretocizer "2070 Hunters Trail Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Tel: (770) 277-7097. Email: willis@fretocizer.com. Contact: Willis Whiteside."
560 Fritz Brothers GuitarS "31300 Middle Ridge Road, Albion, CA 95410. Tel: (707) 937-6060. Fax: (707) 937-6060. Email: fritzbro@mcn.org. Web: fritzbrothersguitars.com. Contact: Roger Fritz.Fritz Brothers brand electric, acoustic, and bass guitars. Roy Buchanan signature “Bluesmaster” electric guitars. Fritz Brothers custom tube amps."
561 Fuchs Audio Technology "407 Getty Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011 Phone: (973) 772-4420 Fax: (973) 772-446 Email: info@fuchsaudiotechnology.com MySpace address: myspace.com/fuchsaudiotechnology.com.Fuchs Audio Technology designs and manufactures boutique tube guitar amplifiers from 7 through 150 watts. Fuchs will be introducing new effects pedals soon, which will make Fuchs’ outstanding tone and build quality available to more musicians worldwide."
562 "FURMAN SOUND, INC." "1690 Corporate Circle, Petaluma, CA 94954-6919. Tel: (707) 763-1010. Fax: (707) 763-1310. Email: info@furmansound.com. Web: www.furmansound.com.Furman Sound, in business since 1974, is a leading manufacturer of AC Power Products: power conditioners; power conditioners with instrument tuners; and locking outlet systems."
563 G 7th Ltd. "50-52 London Road, Leicester LE2 0QD, United Kingdom. Email: iain.wilson@g7th.com. Contact: Iain Wilson. Manufacturer of capos."
564 "G. EDWARD LUTHERIE, INC." "1620 Central Avenue NE #232, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413. Tel: (612) 781-5799. Toll-free: (800) 741-3041. Fax: (612) 788-2080. Email: gelbass@aol.com. Web: www.gelbass.com."
565 G. Gould Music "1955 Carroll Ave San Francisco, CA 94124 Phone: 415.508.1952Email: geoff@ggould.com. Web: www.ggould.com. Contact: Geoff Gould.Professional quality graphite-necked basses from the industry innovator."
566 "GABBANELLI ACCORDIONS & IMPORTS, L.L.C." "4991 West Bellfort Avenue, Houston, TX 77035. Tel: (713) 728-9898. Toll-free: (800) 244-0763. Fax: (713) 728-9393. Email: gabbanelliusa@hotmail.com. Web: www.gabbanelliaccordions.com.Gabbanelli offers several models of Diatonic (Button), Piano, Cajun, MIDI, and Chromatic accordions. Accordion accessories and parts are stocked. Also, expert repairs and tuning service on all brands of accordions."
567 Gadow Guitars "718 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705. Tel (919) 357-1999. Fax (919) 384-8744. Email ryan@gadowguitars.com. Web www.gadowguitars.com"
568 Galaxias Instruments Ltd. (Lien ViolinS) "1F, No. 7, Alley 3, Lane 236, Sec. 5 Chung-Hsiao R. Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan. Tel: 011-886-2-2345-5000. Fax: 011-886-2-2345-3161. Email: lien.violins@msa.hinet.net. Web: www.galaxias.com.tw."
569 GALAXY AUDIO "601 East Pawnee, Wichita, KS 67211. Tel: (316) 263-2852. Toll-free: (800) 369-7768. Fax: (316) 263-0642. Email: bacheusj@galaxyaudio.com. Web: www.galaxyaudio.com. Contact: Brock Jabara.Manufacturer of the original Hot Spot personal monitors, Powered Hot Spot, Micro Spot, Powered Micro Spot, Chameleon Micro Spot, Any Spot wireless monitors, Microphones & Speakers and the Neolite five-inch drivers. The company also manufactures Check Mate SPL meters, Jack in the Box, Cable Testers and the Cricket Continuity Polarity test set. "
570 GALLAGHER GUITAR COMPANY "7 Main Street, P.O. Box 128, Wartrace, TN 37183. Tel and fax: (931) 389-6455. Web: www.gallagherguitar.com. Contact: Don Gallagher.The company makes 14 models of upper-end acoustic guitars."
571 Gallien Technologies "2234 Industrial Drive, Stockton, CA 95206-4937. Tel: (209) 234-7300. Fax: (209) 234-8420. Email: sales@gallien.com. Web: www.gallien.com.Designer and manufacturer of amplification equipment for the professional musician."
572 GARY CASTELLUCCIO & ASSOCIATES "57 Crooks Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Tel: (973) 772-3333. Toll-free: (800) 888-1899. Fax: (973) 772-5410. Email: gary@castelluccio.com. Contact: Gary Castelluccio.A complete manufacturer’s rep and marketing group representing various manufacturers of musical products in the United States."
573 Gary Kramer Guitar "741 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245. Tel: (310) 335-5248, Fax: (310) 335-5245, Email: gary@garykramerguitar.comIn his California custom shop Gary Kramer (a 30 year guitar industry veteran) produces first class USA Custom Shop guitars and unique Hot Rodded versions of his imported models. Stock version of the import models are also available. "
574 "Gatchell Violins Company, Inc." "1377 West New Haven, Avenue, West Melbourne, FL 32904. Toll-free Tel: (866) 614-7547. Fax: (321) 725-4904. US Distributor: H.ermann Luger, Keith, Curtis & Clifton (KCC), Nicolas Parola, Stefan Petrov, Viktor Kereske, Rudolph Fiedler, Plamen Edrev, Radiana Edreva, Ricardo Galaini, GVC, Sumi, Hermann Luger Master Bows, Thomastik."
575 "Gator Cases, Inc." "18922 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Lutz, FL 33548. Tel: (813) 221-4191. Email: sales@gatorcases.com. Web: www.gatorcases.com.Gator Cases is a premier manufacturer of carrying cases designed to meet the rigors of the traveling musician. These include wooden, plastic molded, lightweights, and gig bags for guitars, pro-audio equipment, percussion, AV equipment, DJ, and band instruments. Gator takes great pride in the research and development that goes into every product to create the best cases on the market in both quality and usability. Every case goes through rigorous quality checks to ensure that all customers will be satisfied with their choice of using a Gator Case. In addition, Gator offers a limited lifetime warranty. Gator Cases also specializes in OEM manufacturing to meet the private label needs of distributors and instrument manufacturers."
576 GCI TECHNOLOGIES "1 Mayfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837-3820. Tel: (732) 346-0061. Fax: (732) 346-0065. Email: info@gci-technologies.com. Web: www.gci-technologies.com. Contact: Alan Cabasso.GCI Technologies is the corporate umbrella for Gemini, iKEY Audio, and Cortex. Previously known as Gemini Sound Products, the company is an international manufacturer of DJ mixers, turntables, amplifiers, speakers, road cases, wireless microphones, CD players, portable digital audio recorders, and digital music controllers. With sales offices around the globe, GCI has serviced the professional audio and DJ communities for over 34 years and continues to bring innovative and valuable tools to the market."
577 Gear By Owner "13762 West SR 84, #125, Davie, FL 33325 Tel: 954-394-6857, Email: phil@gearbyowner.com, Contact: Phillip Lentini A new advertising e-commerce web for pro audio, lighting, and production gear."
578 GEM SOUND CORP. "600 East 156th Street, Bronx, NY 10455. Tel: (718) 292-5972. Fax: (718) 292-7976. Web: www.Gemsound.com.Gem Sound manufactures a complete line of p.a., mobile DJ, club sound, and karaoke products, including speakers, amplifiers, wireless microphones, mixers, turntables, CD players, equalizers, electronic crossovers, DJ accessories, road cases, speaker stands, woofers, tweeters, mid-range drivers, cables, adapters, and cabinet hardware.For the latest information on Gem Sound DJ audio and lighting products, visit the web or call for a product guide."
579 Gemeinhardt Flutes and Piccolos "57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel: (574) 295-5280. Toll-free: (800) 348-7461. Fax: (574) 295-8323. Web: www.gemeinhardt.com. Gemeinhardt manufactures and distributes a complete line of flutes, piccolos, custom headjoints, bass and alto flutes as well as Roy Seaman handmade granadilla wood piccolos. Gemeinhardt is a division of Gemstone Musical Instruments. "
580 GEMINI SOUND PRODUCTS Refer to GCI Technologies
581 Gemstone Musical Instruments "57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel: (574) 295-5280. Toll-free: (800) 348-7461. Fax: (574) 295-8323. Web: www.gemstonemusical.com. Gemstone manufactures, markets, and distributes a wide range of band and orchestral instruments and accessories under the brand names of Gemeinhardt, Roy Seaman, Brio!, Andino by Luis Rossi, Stephanhöuser Saxophones, W. Nirschl, Artisan Strings, Trevor James, Sankyo Flutes and Weril. Trevor James Instruments-57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel: (574) 295-5280. Toll-free: (800) 348-7461. Fax: (574) 295-8323. Web: www.gemstonemusical.com. "
582 GENELEC "7 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760. Tel: (508) 652-0900. Fax: (508) 652-0909. Email: genelec.usa@genelec.com. Web: www.genelec.com.Manufacturer of studio reference monitors."
583 "George Dennis, LtD." "Hlavni tr. 65 Havirov Mesto CZ 736 01 Czech Republic. Tel: 011-420-2-7482-2758. Fax: 011-420-2-7482-2584. Email: georgede@vol.cz. Web: www.george-dennis.cz. Contact: George.Manufacturer of all-tube amplifiers, professional effect pedals, and guitar picks."
584 GEORGE L’S MUSICAL PRODUCTS. "P.O. Box 238, Madison, TN 37116. Tel: (615) 868-6976. Toll-free: (800) 251-1930. Fax: (615) 868-4637. Web: www.georgels.com.George L’s award-winning cables, available in warehouses, prepackaged, and custom gear. A full line of solderless plus, including 1/4” straight, stretch, right angle, audio, and mini. Ranging from plated, unplated, and gold plated. Cable comes in .155 and .225 diameter with a choice of colors and roll length. The speaker cables also come in warehouse or prepackaged.The company makes a full line of guitar strings, from rock sets to steel guitar sets.George L’s pickups: the pop-in acoustic soundhole pickup, and ten-string or 12-string steel guitar pickups."
585 george smith GUITARS "1391 SW Broadway Drive, Portland, OR 97201. Tel (503) 228-3570. Email kashka@georgesmithluthier.com. Web www.georgesmithluthier.com. Contact George Smith. Classical guitars and Flamenco guitars."
586 GERMAN-AMERICAN TRADING COMPANY "P.O. Box 17789, Tampa, FL 33684. Tel: (813) 961-8405. Fax: (813) 961-8514. Email: Germanamer@msn.com.Manufacturer’s representative for famous European manufacturers and their well known brands: Adler, Heinrich, Silvetta, Rubner, Goldbrokat, Lenzner, Ratz & Pschera, Wilhelm Eberle, Musima, Moennig, Meinel, Hopf, August Förster, Bohemia, Discacciati, Fisoma, and Otto Jos. Klier, Eberhard Meinel, Niendorf.The products are exhibited at the NAMM Shows and MIAC as well as at the Frankfurt Music Fair."
587 GET’M GET’M WEAR "8282 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046. Tel: (323) 656-38982. Fax: (323) 656-0399. Email: info@getmgetm.com. Web: www.getmgetm.com. Get’m Get’m Wear proudly introduces the *Casanova* line of guitar straps. Using the highest quality fabrics, these five new straps are an absolutely gorgeous combination of luxurious velvet with a classic floral design. Available in Beige, Bordeaux, Brown, Purple and Teal, the Casanova line of straps offers a sleek, sexy look for jazz, country, and rockers alike. Also new is the Malaga, Lola, Harlequin, and Ska straps featuring stunning black and white designs ranging from chic to punk! Get’m Get’m Wear guitar straps are still the longest in the market, and are made in the USA. Partial proceeds go to animal rescue. Visit us at www.getmgetm.com to view the full collection. List price $30- $90"
588 "GETZEN COMPANY, THE" "530 South Highway H, P.O. Box 440, Elkhorn, WI 53121. Tel: (262) 723-4221. Toll-free: (800) 366-5584. Fax: (262) 723-4245. Email: info@getzen.com. Web: www.getzen.com. Thomas R. Getzen, owner and president; LouAnn Getzen, vice president; Dave Surber, sales manager; Mary Rima, executive assistant and customer service; Raymond Moe, controller; Brett T. Getzen, special project manager; Bridget Linhart, purchasing manager; Thomas DeGrave, plant manager; Christan Griego, Edwards Instruments.Founded in 1939, The Getzen Company, a family-owned company, manufactures at its facility in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, U.S.A., a complete line of brass wind instruments, including: trumpets in Bb, C, and piccolo Bb/A; cornets in Bb, and C; fluegelhorns; trombones; valve trombones; French horns; euphoniums; and baritone horns. Brand names include: Genesis, Custom Series, Eterna, and Eterna II-700 Series professional models; Capri and “700 Special” intermediate models; “300” and “400” series standard models; and Edwards trumpets and trombones. The company is also a distributor of Meinl-Weston tubas and euphoniums in the United States and Canada. Accessories include: brasswind care kits; Getzen and Edwards lubricants; Getzen mouthpieces; cases and covers; gig bags; and wearables."
589 G&G QUALITY CASE "2025 East 25th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90058. Tel: (323) 233-2482. Fax: (323) 233-4645. Web: ggqualitycase.com.This company was founded by Ben Germain and Efren Guzman. It is currently guided and operated by Gerry Germain, vice president of operations. G&G manufactures and distributes the highest-quality hard-shell cases in the U.S.A. The company manufactures for the most prestigious musical instrument companies in the industry. G&G cases can be seen in most vintage shops. Each case has 52 years of experience behind it. To blend the past with the present in an American-manufactured case, call G&G."
590 G&H INDUSTRIES "419 Eleanor Drive, Centreville, MI 49032. Tel: (269) 467-4417. Fax: (269) 467-9017. Email: paul@ghplugs.com. Web: www.ghplugs.com. Contact: Paul Haas.Audio connectors, 1/4 phone plugs, dual and single banana plugs, 3.5mm, and TT plugs."
591 GHS STRINGS "2813 Wilber Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49015. Tel: (269) 968-3351. Toll-free: (800) 388-4447. Fax: (269) 968-6913. Web: ghsstrings.com. Robert McFee, Chairman; Russ McFee, President."
592 GIANNINI S/A "10362 NW 55th Street, Sunrise, FL 33351. Tel (954) 746-2777. Fax (954) 749-3333. Email info@etrosmusic.com. Webwww.gianniniguitars.com. Contacts Georges Firmignac, Renato DeMoraes. Gianini is a Brazilian manufacturer of guitars and strings founded in 1900. Giannini products are distributed by Etros Music LLC. For more information refer to the Etros Music listing in this section."
593 "GIBSON U.S.A., A Division of Gibson Guitar Corp." "309 Plus Park Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37217. Tel: (615) 277-2190. Toll-free: (800) 283-7135. Fax: (615) 889-0564. Web: www.gibson.com.Manufacturer of electric solid-body guitars: Les Pauls, SG, X-Facctor series, Chet Atkins SST, Pioneer, Thunderbird basses."
594 Gig Gard "38 Evans Bay Parade, Roseneath, Wellington New Zealand, Email: info@gig-gard.com • Tel: +64 27 442 4273, Fax:+64 4 971 0183Gig Gard manufacturers a unique line of protective coverings that protect instruments from everyday damp,dust, knocks, nicks, spills and inquisitive fingers. At the gig, in the studio, at home, in the store."
595 GIG Ltd. "Royds Mill, 20 Calder Road, Lower Hopto, Mirfield, West Yorks, WF14 8PJ United Kingdom. Email: info@gig-bags.com, Contact: Tom Rees Attractive bags that completely protect the instrument from damage."
596 "GIG-FX, INC." "1050 Winter Street #1000, Waltham, MA 02451. Tel: (978) 263-6432. Toll-free: 866-78-GIG-FX. Email: ben.bourgeois@gig-fx.com (sales); susan.ivins@gig-fx (customer service); and jeff.purchon@gig-fx.com (technical support).Gig-fx specializes in delivering high-quality, innovative products and accessories designed to fill the unmet needs of the gigging musician and the studio performer."
597 GIGMASTER SOFTWARE Refer to Shubb in this section.
598 Gigskinz Bags "12662 Corral Pl Santa Fe Springs Ca 90670 USA Tel: (562) 906-6185, Fax: (562) 906-6186, Email: skinz@gigskinz.com, Web: www.gigskinz.com. Contact: Elliott Davis.Manufacturer of equipment bags for DJ’s and musicians."
599 GILL STRING INSTRUMENTS "Heinrich Gill GmbH, Damaschkestrasse 76, 91088 Bubenreuth, Germany. Tel: 011-49-9131-89650. Fax: 011-49-9131-205335. Email: office@gill.de. Web: www.gill.de. Contact: Bernd Dimbath.Manufacturer of instruments and flight cases. Worldwide distributor of high-quality instruments, bows, accessories, fittings, and strings.For distribution of string instruments in the United States, refer to Taylor-USA in this section."
600 GITARY MAYONES S.C. Halina Dziewulska "Narwicka 10, Gdansk 80-557, Poland. Tel: +48 58 343 07 83. Fax: +48 58 343 04 35. Email: mayones@mayones.com. Web: www.mayones.com. Contact: Dawid Dziewulski."
601 G&L MUSICAL PRODUCTS "5381 Production Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649-1522. Tel: (714) 897-6766. Fax: (714) 896-0736. John C. McLaren, chairman.G&L produces a line of solid-body electric guitars and basses. G&L is a product of BBE Sound, Inc."
602 "GLAESEL, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. Musicians worldwide recognize the Stradivarius and Guarneri violins, products of 17th and 18th century Italian artisans. While the Italian schools have long since faded, the German tradition for craftsmanship continues in the Glaesel orchestral instruments. The German tradition traces its origins to Jacob Stainer. Until the early 19th century, when power and brilliance became the fashion in violin performance, Stainer’s instruments were more highly praised than Stradivari’s. One of his pupils, Matthias Klotz, became the first in a long line of luthiers. For the next 200 years members of the Klotz family refined and perfected their craft, contributing to the famous Mittenwald school.The Glaesel family story begins in 1720 during the lifetime of Stradivari and Matthias Klotz. Since that time no fewer than 48 descendants have followed the calling, including three currently active members of the family. This span of over 250 years exceeds the entire Italian Cremona tradition that produced Stradivari. While the family seat has always been in Markneukirchen, a center for instrument craftsmanship, generations of Glaesels have studied at the famous Mittenwald school. In addition to creating fine instruments, other members of the Glaesel family have received distinction for specializing in bows and instrument restoration.Kurt G. Glaesel (born 1926) studied at Mittenwald under the direction of Matthias Klotz (a direct descendant of the original). After working in a number of prominent shops in Holland, Switzerland, and Germany, he came to the United States in 1953. Here he established “shop adjusting,” the process by which imported instruments are assembled, finished, and tested for consistency and strict adherence to quality standards. Students greatly benefit from the availability of affordable instruments crafted in the old world tradition. Glaesel was even invited by MENC (Music Educators National Conference) to write their standards for acceptable student instruments.Glaesel models are now focused on the traditional European instruments. Glaesel student and step-up models are known for their appeal to many different levels of musicianship. The level of craftsmanship is exquisite and teachers moving their students up into traditionally-sourced instruments will find that Glaesel models are an easy choice."
603 "GLASSER BOWS, INC." "4330 Bullard Avenue, Bronx, NY 10466. Tel: (718) 994-1613. Fax: (718) 324-1918. Web: www.GlasserBows.com. Andrew Glasser, president.The world’s largest maker of bows for stringed instruments, Glasser invented the fiberglass violin bow in 1962. The company offers a complete line of fiberglass, composite, graphite, and braided carbon fiber bows for all stringed instruments in all sizes for every budget. Glasser Bows are made in the U.S.A. and are covered by a limited lifetime guarantee. Glasser is also the sole U.S. importer and distributor of Larsen strings from Denmark."
604 Glasstone Amplification "1912 - 36 Avenue Edmonton T6T 1S9, AB Canada Phone: 780-951-1267 Email: bcross@glasstoneamps.com Web: www.glasstoneamps.com Contact: Brian CrossGlasstone Amplification designs and hand builds vacuum tube guitar amplifiers and speaker cabinets. We are currently manufacturing the Legend 3015 - a two channel 30 Watt amplifier. The Legend is available in a head format as well as a 1x12 and 2x12 combo format. We are currently offering a 4x12 speaker cabinet featuring 13 ply baltic birch ply with dovetail jointed construction. Our standard speaker is the Celestion Vintage 30, with other speaker types available upon request."
605 GLI Sound Systems "2691 West 15th Street #B, Brooklyn, NY 11224. Tel: (718) 372-7849, www.glipro.comGLI Manufactures a full line of DJ/Audio equipment including, Dual MP3 Players, Mixers, Amplifiers Turntables, Equalizers, Sound Effects, Speakers and Accessories. "
606 GLIGA VASILE-INSTRUMENTE "Luthier Vasile Gliga, 120 Pandurilor Street, Reghin 545300, Mures, Romania. Tel and fax: 00-40-265-511011. Email: office@gliga.ro. Web: www.gliga.ro. Manufacturer of handmade stringed musical instruments (violins, violas, cellos, and double basses) as well as accessories. "
607 Glyph Technologies "227 Cherry Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5024.Tel: (607) 275-0345,Fax: (607) 275-9464,Email: pglanville@glyphtech.com, Contact: Peter GlanvilleGlyph Technologies provides storage sub-systems for audio and video production environments. Glyph’s GT 062 supports JBOD, Spanning, and RAID 0, while the GT 050Q is a single-drive high-speed tabletop. Both include a three-year warranty with Overnight Advance Replacement in the first year. Optional single or double rack-mount kits available. "
608 "GMS Drum Co., INC." "855-C Conklin Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: (631) 293-4235. Fax: (631) 293-4246. Email: info@gmsdrums.com. Web: www.gmsdrums.com. Contact: Rob Mazzella."
609 GMW Guitarworks "220 North Glendora Avenue, Glendora, CA 91741. Tel: (626) 914-8082. Fax: (626) 914-4287. Email: gmw@deltanet.com. Web: www.gmwguitars.com."
610 GODIN GUITAR COMPANY "19420 Clark Graham Avenue, Baie D’Urfé, Québec H9X 3R8. Tel: (514) 457-7977. Fax: (514) 457-5774. Web: www.godinguitars.com. Contact: Mario Biferali.Maker of acoustic, electric, and acoustic/electric guitars. Manufacturer of the renowned Godin line of electric and acoustic/electric guitars, the company now operates six guitar manufacturing facilities in Canada and the U.S., including La Patrie, Quebec, Princeville, Quebec, Richmond, Quebec, and Berlin, New Hampshire. Steel string acoustic lines include: Seagull, Art & Lutherie, Norman, and Simon & Patrick. Classical guitars are under the La Patrie brand name"
611 "GODLYKE, INC." "P.O. Box 3076, Clifton, NJ 07012. Tel: (973) 777-7477. Toll-free: 866-2-GODLYKE. Fax: (973) 777-7078. Email: info@godlyke.com. Web: www.godlyke.com. Kevin Bolembach, president. Godlyke is the exclusive North American distributor for the Guyatone brand of musical instruments, amplifiers, and accessories; Maxon brand electronic effects pedals; Chunk Systems brand Bass Effect units, EMMA Electronic effects and HAO Handbuilt effects. Godlyke is also manufacturer and worldwide distributor for Power-All brand power supplies and accessories "
612 GOLD TONE "3700 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32780-5737. Tel: (321) 264-1970. Toll-free: (800) 826-5482. Fax: (321) 269-4910. Email: Goldtone1@aol.com. Web: www.nbbd.com/goldtone.Manufacturer and distributor of: Gold Tone Banjos; Gold Tone Banjitars; The Travel Banjo; Banjo and Banjitar Kits; and The SLP (Sliding Mag Pickup). Also manufacturer of the Banjo Bass, the Mando Banjo, and the Club Bass."
613 GOLDEN GATE MUSICAL SUPPLIES "P.O. Box 2841, South San Francisco, CA 94080. Toll-free: (800) 742-1150. Fax: (650) 871-7590. Email: Lilliana@sagamusic.com, dmccallum@sagamusic.com. Contacts: Lilliana Urosevic, Diane McCallum. Golden Gate Musical Supplies is one of the largest full-line distributors servicing OEM manufacturers, luthiers, U.S. and Canadian importers and distributors with high-quality parts and accessories under the Golden Gate, Saga, and H. Siegler brand names, as well as an extensive line of bowed and fretted musical instruments with well established brand like Anton Breton and Flinthill. Quality Golden gate and Superior cases and bags have also been an integral part of our company’s product offerings. "
614 Goldfish Guitars LLC "1300 Oceanside Lane, League City, TX 77573. Tel: (281) 381-7230. Fax: (409) 515-0578. Email: timothy@goldfishguitars.com. Contact: Timothy Harrington."
615 Gonzalez Reeds "Tel +54 261 44454864. Email: romina@gonzalezreeds.comWeb: www.gonzalezreeds.com. Clarinet, Saxophone and double Reeds. "
616 "Goodall Guitars, INC." "P.O. Box 3542, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745-3542. Tel: (808) 329-8237. Fax: (808) 329-2708. Email: contact@goodallguitars.com. Web: www.goodallguitars.com.World-class maker of custom acoustic steel-string and nylon string guitars offered in Parlor, Grand Concert, Concert Jumbo, Standard, Jumbo and Baritone box sizes. Fine tonewoods compliment every playing style. "
617 GOODRICH SOUND CO. "8733 Silver Creek Road, Whitehall, MI 49461. Tel: (231) 893-5702. Philip Goodrich, president.Volume pedals and control boxes for steel guitar, electric guitar, electrified violin, bass, keyboard, and other electrified instruments."
618 Goodsell Electric Instrument Co. "781 Wheeler Street, Atlanta, GA 30318. Tel: (678) 488-8176. Fax: (404) 355-4423. Email: richardgoodsell@bellsouth.netGoodsell Amplifiers feature Class-A EL84 operation with cathode biasing. The 17- and 33-watt models come in a variety of configurations, including heads and 2x10 and 1x12 combos. "
619 GORG INTERNATIONAL "1 Solutions Way, Waynesboro, VA 22980. Tel: (540) 943-8060. Fax: (540) 949-4674. Contact: George Traugutt.U.S. distributors of stands and music accessories."
620 GORILLA SNOT PRODUCTS "681 North Monterey St, Suite 101. Gilbert, Arizona 85233 Tel: 480-545-5454. Fax: 480-545-5456. Contact: Daniel Ezso.Manufacturer/distributor of Gorilla Snot, the super non-slip, non-gooey guitar pick and drumstick rosin that effectively extends playing time and reduces hand fatigue."
621 GÖTZ "C.A. Götz Jr., Landwüster Strasse 17, D-08258 Wernitzgrün, Germany. Tel: 011-49-37422-5880. Fax: 011-49-37422-45633. Web: http://www.gotzviolins.de Email: cag@gotzviolins.de.Supplier of fine violins, violas, celli, and basses, in all sizes. Bows, cases, accessories, tonewoods, and luthier’s tools."
622 GrabAxe "5624 Calle de Arboles Torrance, CA 90505 U.S.A. Tel: (310) 375-9047. Email: paul@grabaxe.com. Contact: Paul Csengeri."
623 GRACIE STANDS "7013 Pomelo Drive, West Hills, CA 91307. Tel: (818) 883-1307. Fax: (818) 347-0438. Email: jgracie1@aol.com.Manufacturer of performer stands, music stands, microphone stands, cymbal stands, and JJ holders; also, folding stands for guitar, mandolin, violin, viola, cello, Autoharp, and French horn."
624 GRAND GLOBE DRUM FACTORY "Refer to D.B. Musical Instruments Co., Ltd., in this section."
625 Graph Tech Guitar Labs Ltd. "#5-7551 Vantage Way, Delta, British Columbia V4G 1C9, Canada. Tel: (604) 940-5353. Toll-free: (800) 388-7011. Fax: (604) 940-4961. Email: sales@graphtech.com. Web: www.graphtech.com. Tarina Dunwoodie, product manager, Colin Darling, Dealer Service, Dave Dunwoodie, President. High-performance electric and acoustic guitar components. String Saver Saddles"
626 GREAT CENTURY "P.O. Box 1590, Taichung, Taiwan R.O.C. Tel: 011-886-4-2329-5790. Fax: 011-886-4-2329-5760. Email: gcentury@ms7.hinet.net. Contact: Robert Hsiang. Manufacturer and exporter of musical instruments and accessories."
627 Green Monster Music "14355 Huston Street #218, Sherman Oaks, CA91423. Tel: (818) 377-5276, Email: jmd@greenmonstermusic.com, Contact: John Maurice Doyle Online beginner guitar lessons on DVD and video."
628 GREG BENNETT CO. "313 Ann Crocket Court, Franklin, TN 37064-6735. Toll-free: (888) 222-9830. Fax: (615) 791-6590. Email: gbguitars@comcast.net."
629 "GRETSCH ENTERPRISES, FRED" "P.O. Box 2468, Savannah, GA 31402. Tel: (912) 748-7070. Web: www.gretsch.com.Since 1883 the Gretsch Company has been making some of the world’s greatest drums and guitars, which, when played by some of the world’s greatest musicians, produce that “Great Gretsch Sound.” With its emphasis on hand-craftsmanship and commitment to quality, Gretsch has won endorsement from some of the music industry’s most respected artists.Fred Gretsch Sr., grandfather of the company’s current owner, introduced the multi-ply drum shell in 1927. This technique, which was quite the innovation at that time, has become the standard not only of Gretsch drums but also of drum-making around the world. Gretsch drums continue to be hand-made in South Carolina utilizing time-honored tooling, procedures, molds, and processes to exacting quality specifications. Gretsch drums are distributed by Kaman Music Corporation (KMC).Gretsch produces several guitar lines featuring beautifully crafted hollow-body electrics, solid-body electrics, acoustics, acoustic/electrics, and Broadkaster basses. Left-handed versions of many of its popular guitars as well as double-neck models are available. Gretsch makes artist signature models as well as reissues of some of its classic models from the ’50s and ’60s. Gretsch guitars are distributed by Fender Musical Instruments (FMIC).Bigsby guitars, Leedy drums, Bacon banjos, Ode banjos, Sho-Bud and EMCI pedal steel guitars, and accessories are additional Gretsch trademarked products. For details on each, see separate listings within this section."
630 Greytsounds "18543 Devonshire Street #440, Northridge, CA 91324-1308. Tel: (818) 576-9730. Toll-free tel: (800) 266-3475. Fax: (818) 576-9726. Email: sales@greytsounds.com. Web: www.greytsounds.com. Contact: Bob Grey. Products include sounds for many major samplers and synthesizers in a variety of formats, including floppy disks, audio CDs and CD ROM, and electronic delivery of synthesizer patches."
631 GRIP GUITAR PICKS "1410 East Amity Road, Meridian, ID 83642. Tel: (208) 888-7191. Fax: (208) 887-1595. Email: drayth@grip-picks.com. Web: www.grip-picks.com. Contact: Rollie Sielaff.Manufacturer of a patented, ergonomic guitar pick. More control with increased speed, less fatigue, and more comfort. A pick the guitarist holds more correctly."
632 Grip Peddler "1100 Calle Cordillera, San Clemente, CA 92673. Tel: (949) 361-9999. Toll-free: (877) 987-4747. Fax: (949) 361-9998. Email: info@grippeddler.com. Web: www.grippeddler.com. Contact: Steven Adams.Ergonomic traction pads for bass drum and hi-hat pedals. Patent # 6,710,237. FunkBump MultiGrid, Funkbump SoleSmooth, MultiGrid, SoleSmooth, Bass Invaders, Stickenz. Distributed worldwide through Pro-Mark Drumsticks."
633 "GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL, INC." "1203 Lycoming Mall, Muncy, PA 17756. Tel: (570) 546-9663. Toll-free: (800) 523-4777. Fax: (570) 546-7724. Email: melinda@grizzly.com. Web: www.grizzly.com"
634 "GROOVE TUBES, LLC" "1543 Truman Street, San Fernando, CA 91340-3118. Tel: (818) 361-4500. Toll-free: (800) 459-5687. Fax: (818) 365-9884. Email: Groovetube@aol.com. Web: www.Groovetubes.com. Contact: Aspen Pittman.Manufacturer and distributor of tubes and tube-related musical merchandise."
635 grossman MUSIC CORPORATION "3800 Kelley Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Tel: (216) 391-1234. Toll-free: (800) 321-0556. Fax: (216) 391-8999. Email: music@grotro.com. Web: www.grotro.com. Richard I. Berger, president; Dann Skutt, vice president; Chuck Kirschling, national sales manager.Celebrating 85 years in business. Established in 1922, Grossman is one of the music industry’s oldest and most prestigious wholesalers and importers. Division of Grover Musical Products."
636 "GROVER MUSICAL PRODUCTS, INC." "3800 Kelley Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Tel: (216) 391-1188. Fax: (216) 391-8999. Email: music@grotro.com. Web: www.grotro.com. Richard I. Berger, president; Dann Skutt, vice president; Chuck Kirschling, national sales manager. Celebrating 85 years in business. Manufacturer of musical instrument accessories for over 50 years. Maker of Grover guitar machines, the original enclosed gear machines. Exclusive manufacturer and distributor of the Grover “self-lock” machine heads. Also, bass and mandolin machines; banjo, dulcimer, and violin pegs. Complete line of five-string and tenor banjo bridges. Around-the-clock phone service offers convenience for messages or orders. Divisions of Grover Musical Products are Trophy Music Company, Duplex Percussion accessories, Grossman Music Corp., and Clevelander Drum Company; see separate listings for each in this section."
637 "GROVER PRO PERCUSSION, INC." "22 Prospect Street #7, Woburn, MA 01801. Tel: (781) 935-6200. Fax: (781) 935-5522. Email: info@groverpro.com. Web: www.GroverPro.com, www.SilverFoxPercussion.com, and www.BestStick.com. Neil W. Grover, founder and president. Product lines/brands include: Grover; Grover Pro; Silver Fox hand-finished drumsticks and field mallets; Projection-Plus tambourines and concert snare drums; HSH Hammered triangles; Super-Overtone triangles; Bronze-Pro triangles; SV Series Percussion; Artist’s Choice bamboo and maple timpani mallets; New England Rock Maple woodblocks; Performance Series snare drums and snare wires; and Spectrasound Mark Tree brand chimes.Exclusive US Distributor for Premier marching, percussion, concert percussion and pipeband products."
638 GRUNDORF CORPORATION "721 Ninth Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-6335. Tel: (712) 322-3900. Fax: (712) 322-3407. Email: info@grundorf.com. Web: www.grundorf.com. Contact: Frank Grund. Grundorf Corporation manufactures professional sound reinforcement enclosures under the GAD-Grund Audio Design brand and professional cases and racks under the Grundorf brand."
639 GUANGZHOU BOURGADE "No. 1 West Lane, 14 Xihuan Str., Longtan Village, Guangzhou 510315, China. Tel: 011-86-20-3404-2386. Fax: 011-86-20-3404-2368. Email: prescilla.leung@gzbourgade.com. Contact: Prescilla Leung.Prioduct range: acoustic and electric guitars; metal stands for musical instruments; hardshell cases and gig bags; drumsets; drum hardware and accessories; tambourines; strings; picks."
640 GUANGZHOU LIGHT HOLDINGS "No. 87 The Bund, Guangzhou City, China. Tel: +86-208-318-0949. Fax: +86-208-333-7695. Email: ss@gzli.com. Web: www.ss.gzli.com. Contact: Casper Tao Liu."
641 GUARDIAN BAGS AND CASES "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California 94005. Tel: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free tel: 888-552-5465. Fax (415) 570-0651. E-mail: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: www.guardiancases.com.Guardian offers a full line of dependable instrument bags and cases. With over 150 different choices available, Guardian covers all sizes and shapes of instruments and gear, guarding musical equipment for protection, security, and transportability.Guardian offers the best in durable nylon DuraGuard bags, featherweight, hardshell, and thermoplastic cases, all of which will keep any instrument safe and protected for years to come."
642 "GUILD GUITARS, A Division of Fender Musical Instruments" "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Fax: (480) 596-1384. Web: www.guildguitars.comFounded in 1952, Guild is a respected manufacturer of archtop jazz and acoustic guitars. Since 1995 Guild Guitars has also been a part of F.M.I.C., and the Guild line of American-made acoustic and archtop electric guitars includes Benedetto brand archtop jazz guitars, considered by many to be the finest jazz guitars being made today. Benedetto guitars are built alongside many custom and specialty guitars at F.M.I.C.’s Guild Custom Shop in Nashville, Tennessee. A line of Guild accessories is also available from Fender Strings, Picks, and Accessories."
643 "Guistar Picks, LLC" "944 Beaver Grade Road Moon Township, PA 15108 Tel: (412) 841-2399 Fax: (412) 262-4447 Email: cguzelli@gmail.com Contact: Charles Guzelli"
644 Guitar Bras "8613 Franklin Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90069 Tel: (310) 945-6105 Fax: (323) 848-9688 Email: marcus@guitarbras.com Contact: Marcus Silver"
645 The Guitar Folks "327 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776 U.S.A. Tel: (626) 236-7303. Email: sales@theguitarfolks.com. Contact: Shuigen Yao."
646 "Guitar Liquidators, Inc." "P.O. Box 8798, Newport Beach, CA 92658. Tel: (949) 752-1170. Fax: (949) 752-0056. Email: info@Guitar-Liquidators.com. Contact: Alex Folken. Guitar Liquidators, Inc. disposes of musical instruments and related accessory seconds, rejects, closeouts, discontinued products, imperfects and returns. Many instruments are used for parts, luthier students, decorations or props. Minimum purchases are required and are often sold outside the music industry or off shore. An online outlet store for overstocks, discontinued or shop worn and new accessories like strings, parts, heads, reeds, sticks, etc., has been created to repair or replace missing or defective parts. "
647 GUPTILL MUSIC "3621 West MacArthur Boulevard #119, Santa Ana, CA 92704. Tel: (714) 556-8013. Fax: (714) 556-8203, Email: propik@earthlink.net. Contact: David J. Guptill. Exclusive distribution for ProPik finger and thumb picks, GM strings, and David Guptill resonator guitars."
648 GUY HAWKINS MOUTHPIECES "Refer to jj Babbitt Company, Inc., in this section"
649 .GWW QUALITY CASES "P.O. Box 498, Elkhorn, WI 53121. Tel (outside the United States): (506) 2573-8670. Toll-free: (866) 669-8932. Fax (262) 723-2068. Email: info@gwwcases.com. Web: www.gwwcases.com. GWW Quality Cases, a brand of GWW Group, Inc., is a family-run business that has been meeting the case needs of its many satisfied customers since 1956. GWW Quality Cases is the “OEM Source for the World’s Leading Products.” Many of the world’s leading brands within and outside the music industry choose GWW to custom-engineer the best carrying case solutions to protect and enhance their products. Large or small musical instrument manufacturers as well as other private label customers benefit from excellent design capabilities, production flexibility, and efficient network of raw material sourcing and highest level of quality control to obtain the best volume case value possible."
650 HAAGSTON-BRASSINSTRUMENTS "Stummerstrasse 3, Stadt Haag A3350, Austria. Tel: 011-43-7434-43913-0. Fax: 011-43-7434-43913-20. Email: office@haagston.at. Web: www.haagston.at. Contact: Alois Mayer."
651 HAGSTROM "5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91304-6013. Tel: (818) 597-7711. Toll-free: (866) 474-7711. Fax: (818) 597-0411. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Contact: Gabriel Whyel.Hagstrom guitars are highly revered for their quality, design, and, most notably, their fast-playing necks. The classic Hagstrom brand is manufactured and distributed by American Music and Sound under license from AB Albin Hagstrom. New innovations have dramatically enhanced the original Hagstrom designs while still integrating their legendary unique features."
652 Haken Audio "1906 Augusta, Champaign, IL61821. Tel: (217) 344-4660, Email: lippold@hakenaudio.com, Contact: Lippold Haken The Continuum Fingerboard, a low-latency polyphonic touch-sensitive surface for expressive musical performance."
653 Halifax & Co. (Pvt) Ltd. Small Industrial Estate Sialkot 51340 Pakistan. Email: halifax@halifaxco.com. Contact: Naeem Akhtar.
654 "HALL CRYSTAL FLUTES, INC." "17220 Sargent Road SW, Rochester, WA 98579. Tel: (360) 273-6216. Toll-free: (800) 231-2499. Fax: (360) 273-6217. Email: sales@hallflutes.com. Web: www.hallflutes.com. Contact: Jenny K. Hall.Truly unique musical instruments. Hall Crystal Flutes, Hall Crystal Piccolos, Hall Panpipes, Hall Didjeridus, Hall Guitar Slides."
655 "Halo Custom Guitars, Inc." "21621 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA95014. Tel: (408) 209-7970, Fax: (408) 873-7670, Email: waylon@haloguitars.com Contact: Waylon FordStandard and custom-designed electric guitars and bass guitars."
656 HAMILTON STANDS INCORPORATED "P.O. Box 710, Lebanon, OH 45036-0710. Tel: (513) 228-9400. Fax: (513) 228-9402. Email: sales@hamiltonstands.com. Web: www.hamiltonstands.com. Bill Carpenter, president.Founded in 1883, Hamilton Stands is one of the oldest music companies in the U.S. and a renowned supplier of guitar, snare drum, cymbal, microphone, wind instrument, and sheet music stands, as well as guitar capos and slot wall and pegboard instrument hangers.. The Hamilton KB400N folding music stand is ubiquitous in the industry and has been copied by many, while its KB 38 guitar stand is widely accepted as the hallmark of instrument support and product quality. The KB95E Encore symphonic music stand represents one of the best available values of high quality and economical price. Hamilton offers one of the most complete catalogs among stand manufacturers and all products carry at least a three year warranty."
657 HANNABACH STRINGS "800 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201. Tel: (847) 864-7730. Fax: (847) 864-8022. Web: www.rebrune.com. R.E. Bruné, luthier.Exclusive importer and distributor of Hannabach strings for classical guitar. Maker of R.E. Bruné classical guitars, lutes, and harpsichords."
658 Hansenfütz "569 E Broad Street, Souderton, PA 18964. Tel: (215) 825-7619. Toll-free: (800) 697-5583. Fax: (215) 723-2370. Email: mark@hansenfutz.com. Web: www.hansenfutz.com. Contact: Mark Cubranich."
659 Hanser Music Group "Hanser Music Group 2395 Arbor Tech Drive, Hebron, KY 41048. Orders: (800) 999-5558. Fax: (800) 451-4944. Local: (859) 817-7100. Email: sales@hansermg.com. Hanser Music Group is the parent company of B.C. Rich Guitars (see B.C. Rich in this section), Custom Shop Parts (see Custom Shop Parts in this section), Davitt & Hanser Music (see Davitt & Hanser in this section), Kustom Amplification (see Kustom Amplification in this section), Michael Kelly (see Michael Kelly in this section), OLP Guitars (see OLP in this section), Rockfield Pickups (see Rockfield Pickups in this section), and Traben Basses (see Traben in this section)."
660 "HARLAN HARP COMPANY, THE" "512 Morningside Drive, San Antonio, TX 78209. Tel: (210) 826-7714. Email: harlanharp@stic.net. Harlan McWillis, president.The company builds a variety of small harps without pedal, encompassing a range of 27 to 36 strings."
661 HARMON MUTE COMPANY See Carpenter Company in this section.
662 HARMONY GUITARS "532 South Hicks Road, Palatine, IL 60067. Tel: (847) 221-5086. Fax: (847) 221-5091. Email: info@harmonyguitars.com. Web: www.harmonyguitars.com. Contact: Chris Laguna. This is The Original Harmony Guitar Company founded in 1892. Authentic Vintage ReIssue Guitars and Amplifiers. Proprietary Brands: Rocket, Meteor, Bobkat, Espanada, Rebel, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Broadway, Stella, Sovereign, Patrician, Newport, Vibrajet and the Original Harmony Stratotone. Ritchie Valens H44 Signature Series. Also offering a new High Quality Custom Guitar Line "
663 HARP AND MUSICAL ARTS "875 University Ave. Dubuque, IA 52001. Tel: (563) 557-7880 Contact: Marjorie Tayloe.Harps, Irish harps, antique harps, and music."
664 "HARRIS MUSICAL PRODUCTS, INC." "49 Rose Street, Stoughton, MA 02072. Tel: (781) 341-0776. Fax: (781) 341-0778. Toll-free: (800) 559-7425 Email: info@picksbythepound.com. Web: www.harrismusical.com. Contacts: Marc Harris, Michael Harris. Manufacturer and distributor of proprietary lines of musical instruments, accessories and gifts. Brands include: U.S. Blues-guitars, amps,gig bags, straps, harmonicas; Picks by the Pound-guitar picks, general accessories; Sticks by the Pound-drumsticks, stick bags, spaghetti sticks, mallets, brushes; Narragansett-wind and sax reeds, recorders, music stands; Buckaroo-Pro Percussion-Cymbals,cymbal polish,tambourines, bongos; Famous #351-guitar strings, guitar pick packs;FeelNoFret-guitar capos, acoustic pickups, guitar accessories;Tour-Pix-coated guitar picks; Boston Creme-guitar polish; SmartParts-guitar parts, tools.Musical gifts lines now include: The Inconcert Designs Guitarlamp, Innersoul guitar pick pendants, Guitar Mousepads and Guitar Rugs. Harris is the company that introduced Wheatware Guitar picks & Drumsticks to the global music industry. Wheatware products are made from 100% surplus American wheat byproducts and are 100% biodegradable."
665 "HARRIS-TELLER, INC." "7400 South Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638. Tel: (708) 496-2100. Toll-free: (800) 252-4004. Fax: (708) 496-2130. Email: sales@harristeller.com. Full-line distributor of musical instruments, accessories, and printed music products."
666 "HART DYNAMICS, INC." "500 Industrial Park Road #K4, Destin, FL 32541. Tel: (850) 654-1455. Toll-free: (800) 769-5335. Fax: (850) 654-8505. Email: sales@hartdynamics.com. Web: www.hartdynamics.com. Contacts: Paul Andre and Adam Beachner.Product line includes: Hart Professional and Acupad “mesh” electronic drums; Ecymbal electronic cymbals; Prodigy “mesh” electronic training drumset; Epedal, ADT, ADC, Multipad, and Hammer electronic accessories; and Hartware and Ultilite hardware and rack systems."
667 HARTKE "c/o Samson Technologies, 45 Gilpin Avenue, Hauppauge, NY 11788-8816. Tel: (631) 784-2200, Fax: (631) 784-2201, Sales: (800) 328-2882 Customer Care: (800) 372-6766 . Email: sales@samsontech.com, Web: www.samsontech.com. Scott Goodman, PresidentA highly innovative U.S. manufacturer of bass amplification systems, Hartke first made its reputation with a unique aluminum-cone speaker design that radically changed the sound of the electric bass guitar in the 1980s. Today, Hartke manufactures amplification products for guitar and keyboard in addition to its new revolutionary bass speaker cabinets called HyDrive, the first hybrid speaker design to fuse paper and aluminum. "
668 Harvey Citron Enterprises "282 Chestnut Hill Road, Woodstock, NY 12498. Tel: (845) 679-7138. Fax: (845) 679-3221. Email: harvey@citron-guitars.com. Web: www.citron-guitars.com."
669 HAYNES FLUTE COMPANY "12 Piedmont Street, Boston, MA 02116. Tel: (617) 482-7456. Fax: (617) 482-1870. Email: info@wmshaynes.com.Manufacturer since 1888 of handmade flutes and piccolos in precious metals and exotic woods."
670 HaywireCustomGuitars.com "2007 Lees Landing Circle Conway 29526, SC United States of America Phone: (843) 347-5742 Fax: 843-347-5742 Email: haywire@sccoast.net Web: www.HaywireCustomGuitars.com Contact: Rick MarinerHaywire developed an 8 - Point “Gig-Ready” guitar process that allows for Haywire Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With many years of development and guitar set-up experience, we pride ourselves in helping to build you the “Just Right” Haywire guitar or bass for you at prices well below market. "
671 Headway Music Audio Ltd "Units 4-5, Home Farm Works, Clifton Rd., Deddington, Oxfordshire. UK. Headway Acoustic Pickup Systems: HE2, Snake3, SA2, The Band (Violin) & Limpet. Sheer Acoustic MagneticDUE Shire King Acoustic Combo Amplifiers, SK120 & SK60. "
672 Heflen Conceptions LLC "3404 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205. Tel: (303) 919-9822. Email: brian@heflenconceptions.com. Web: www.heflenconceptions.com. Contact: Brian Heflen. RC Design guitars. Electric guitars, basses, and mandolins."
673 HEP CAT AMPS/HEP CAT STRINGS "2518 Christina Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204-1508. Tel: (209) HOW-COOL (469-2665). Toll-free: 888-HOT-TONE (468-8663). Fax: (209) 547-0125. Email: info@stevehallblues.com. Web: www.stevehallblues.com. Steve Hall, proprietor.Manufacturer of custom guitar and bass amplifiers and speaker cabinets. Hep Cat guitar and bass strings."
674 HERING HARMONICAS nadine@heringharmonicas.com.br. Web: www.heringusa.com or www.heringharmonicas.com.br.Hering Harmonicas of Brazil introduced its complete line of harmonicas and related accessories to the U.S. and Canadian markets in 1998.
675 "HERITAGE GUITAR, INC." "225 Parsons Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Tel: (269) 385-5721. Fax: (269) 385-3519. Web: www.heritageguitar.com. Jim Deurloo, Marv Lamb, J.P. Moats, and Bill Paige, principals.The four principals have more than 100 years of guitar-making experience, and most craftsmen at Heritage have at least 20 years of experience. The company specializes in hand-crafted fretted instruments."
676 Hermes Music International "830 North Cage Boulevard, Pharr, TX 78577. Tel: (956) 239-1693. Fax: (956) 787-2651. Email: jdominguez@hermes-music.com. www.hermes-music.com"
677 H.G. Leach Guitars "P.O. Box 1315, Cedar Ridge, CA 95924. Tel: (530) 477-2938. Email: leagit@netshel.net. Contact: Harvey Leach."
678 High End Systems "2105 Gracy Farms Lane, Austin, TX 78758. Tel: (512) 836-2242. Fax: (512) 837-5290. Email: sales@highend.com. Web: www.highend.com. Entertainment lighting and control systems manufacturer."
679 High Spirits FLUTES "P.O. Box 522, Patagonia, AZ 85624. Tel: (520) 394-2900. Toll-free: (800) 394-1523. Fax: (520) 394-2312. Email: highspirits@theriver.com. Web: www.highspirits.com. Contact: Odell Borg."
680 HIGHLANDER MUSICAL AUDIO PRODUCTS "870 Capitolio Way #3, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Tel: (805) 547-1410. Toll-free: (888) 658-1819. Fax: (805) 547-1228. Email: map@highlanderpickups.com. Web: www.highlanderpickups.com. Contact: Holly Wolstein."
681 HILL GUITAR COMPANY "8011 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005. Tel: (831) 335-0442. Fax: (831) 335-3602. Email: khill@hillguitar.com. Contact: Kenny Hill.Hill Guitar Company builds and distributes fine handmade classical guitars."
682 HIPSHOT MUSIC PRODUCTS "8248 State Route 96, Interlaken, NY 14847. Toll-free: (800) 262-5630. Contact: Jason Ungleich.Manufacturer of string bending systems, bass tuning machines, bass and guitar extender keys, TremSetters, Trilogy multiple tuning bridges, and Ultralite bass tuning machines."
683 Hite Mouthpieces "Refer to jj Babbitt Company, Inc., in this section."
684 HIWATT AMPLIFICATION "11044 Weddington Street, Suite 13, North Hollywood, CA 91601. Tel: (818) 487-1940. Toll-free Tel: (800) 343-0353. Fax: (818) 760-0937. Sales fax: (514) 633-8872. Email: info@hiwatt.com. Web: www.hiwatt.com. Manufacturer of a complete line of amplifiers and effects. Models of note include the legendary hand-wired DR103 as part of the Classic Series, the Hi-Gain and Bulldog Series, Custom Tape Echo, Echo-Theremin, Custom Tube Overdrive, and the Custom Wah pedal."
685 HOBGOBLIN MUSIC/STONEY END HARPS "920 Highway 19, Red Wing, MN 55066. Tel: (651) 388-8400. Fax: (651) 388-8460. Email: info@stoneyend.com. Web: www.stoneyend.com. Contact: Gary Stone.Harps, bodhráns, dulcimers, mandolins, bouzoukis, guitars, banjos, tin whistles, flageolets, bagpipes, melodeons, accordions, concertinas, cases, and accessories. Free catalog."
686 "HODGE PRODUCTS, INC." "5134 Cub Creek Road, Roseland, VA 22967. Tel: (434) 361-1945. Toll-free: (888) 685-0548. Fax: (434) 361-1200. Email: ann@hodgeproductsinc.com. Web: www.hodgeproductsinc.com. Contacts: Ann Hodge, Alan Hodge.Manufacturer of Hodge Silk Woodwind Swabs. Made from China silk. Manufacturer of Hodge woodwind reed cases designed especially for the student market."
687 HÖFNER "Classic Musical Instruments (CMI), P.O. Box 58013, Pleasant Prairie, WI 58158. Tel: (262) 942-4811. Toll-free: (888) 942-2642. Fax: (262) 671-4280. Email: rob.olsen@hofner.com.A manufacturer of hand-crafted guitars and basses, Höfner achieved wide acclaim with the violin-body “Beatle” Bass. The company continues to make history with its line of archtop hollow-body and semi-hollow-body electric jazz guitars, which include the Verthin Classic, Jazzica Custom, New President, and Vice-President. In addition, Höfner manufactures finely crafted classical guitars."
688 "HOHNER, INC." "Mailing address: P.O. Box 15035, Richmond, VA 23227-0435. Shipping address: 1000 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500. Tel: (804) 515-1900. Faxes: (804) 515-0347 [sales] or (804) 515-0840 [marketing]. Email: info@hohnerusa.com. Web: www.hohnerusa.com. The worlds largest producer of harmonicas, Hohner, Inc., was founded in 1857. Hohner is also known worldwide for manufacturing piano and diatonic accordions, melodicas, recorders, guitars, ukuleles, bluegrass instruments. musical instrument toys, musical imprinted products, and stands/accessories. Hohner, Inc., is a distributor of Hohner acoustic, electric, and bass guitars; Hohner banjos and mandolins; Lanikai ukuleles; Rockwood by Hohner guitars and drums; Sonor drums and percussion; Sonor Orff instruments; Laney amps"
689 "HOLTON, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. Frank Holton was a professional trombonist with the famous Sousa band and associate of the leading musicians of the late 19th century. He was a business manager and trombone soloist; a theatre musician and entrepreneur. The legacy of Frank Holton continues to this day, over 100 years later, focusing on providing musicians with the finest tools on which to perform their craft.Holton began his company in 1896 in Chicago, after numerous engagements as a trombonist in many leading performing groups. As a former member of Sousa’s great band, and an associate and friend of trombonist Arthur Pryor and cornetist Herbert L. Clarke, Holton enjoyed wide renown. At forty year’s of age, Frank Holton created his own recipe for trombone slide oil. He soon took on the sale of used band instruments. H.A. Vander Cook (who later started the Vander Cook School of Music) stated that, “The present factory is the result of his perseverance and his making ‘one good tone at a time,’ which method he applied to overcome the obstacles as they arose before him.”Holton’s contacts and friendships made in his professional musician days served him well during these years. Many of his friends in the theatre and dance band circuits had made their way to top symphony jobs, bringing their Holton instruments to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and other highly respected orchestras. One interesting note is that the first trumpet player with the Boston Symphony, Vincent Bach, used and endorsed the Holton trumpet at that time.In 1917, Holton had completed tooling for a complete line of saxophones, in order to meet with the saxophone craze that was just beginning. His factory, though, was at capacity and needed to grow. One of his early customers and friend suggested that Holton combine his love of Wisconsin farms with his work and set up a new factory in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. The citizens of Elkhorn built him a factory of over 35,000 square feet and, while bringing in or training a workforce proved difficult, the first profits for the Wisconsin-based company showed themselves in 1920. The organization of school bands and the promise of “a playing band within twelve weeks,” brought Holton good sales results, but this growth in student instrument demand was not a good fit for the higher-priced professional instruments that Holton was producing. The company introduced lower-priced outsourced instruments under such names as Pertin and Beaufort until it could introduce its own “Collegiate” line in the early 1930’s. Mr. Holton retired at age 82 and sold his controlling shares to longtime associate, William Kull. Frank Holton died on April 16, 1942.Kull remained the CEO until his death in 1944, but the Frank Holton Company was essentially run by the sales manager, Elliott Kehl, a long-time Holton employee. Kehl found war work to keep the factory open during a time when all brass was directed to the war effort. Over the next several years, Kehl was allowed to purchase a majority share in the company as he led a program of re-engineering and improving the line of instruments. Kehl also revived work with key artists, including Phillip Farkas, first horn player of the Chicago Symphony. In 1956, the Holton Farkas model French horn was introduced to great acclaim. That same year, new tooling for saxophones brought Holton into the modern saxophone world.In 1962, the decision to sell the Frank Holton Company to the G. Leblanc Corporation was made. G. Leblanc brought its strength in woodwind instruments together with Holton brass expertise, creating a much more formidable competitor in the band instrument industry.Through the remainder of the century, Holton continued to produce student and professional brass instruments. Its work with international star Maynard Ferguson and his “Superbone” continued Frank Holton’s commitment to working with the finest artists. Development with key educators such as Chicago’s Ethel Merker keeps Holton French horn development moving even beyond what Phillip Farkas has envisioned. Efforts to help young people progress included the introduction of a child-size single horn.In 2005, the company introduced the new Holton Collegiate line of low brass instruments. Like its predecessor in the 1930’s, this high-quality, lower-priced instrument line provides the ideal combination of performance and value for school music programs.The second century of Holton continues to be written, however, the purchase of Leblanc and Holton by Steinway Musical Instruments bodes well for the company. Working with key artists, serving amateur musicians, and developing exciting new opportunities were key to Frank Holton’s vision. Now as part of Steinway Musical Instruments and its band and orchestra division, Conn-Selmer, Inc., Holton instruments continue to excite the musical mind and provide today’s musicians with the finest instruments on which to experience the joy of music."
690 HOLZ LTD. DRUM SPECIALTIES "5438 Greenridge Road, Castro Valley, CA 94552. Tel: (501) 581-6400. Fax: (510) 581-6474. Email: gmoto@sbcglobal.net. Web: www.holzinyourhead.com.Manufacturer of the original, patented Holz Snapperz (U.S. Patent No. 4,742,753) for drummers, which improves acoustic performance, allows drummers to create a unique range of pure tones, protects expensive drumheads, and upgrades the onstage appearance. Available in chrome, black, white, and brass."
691 "HomeBrew Electronics, Inc." "3607 West Campobello Drive, Glendale, AZ 85308. Tel: (602) 501-0187. Toll-free: (866) 790-2950. Toll-free fax: (866) 790-2956. Email: pedals@homebrewelectronics.com. Web: www.homebrewelectronics.com. Contact: Charlie Turner.Custom hand built guitar effects pedals."
692 HONDO GUITARS "P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29417. (Shipping address: 620 Dobbin Road, Charleston, SC 29414.) Tel: (843) 763-9083. Toll-free: (800) 845-1922. Fax: (843) 763-9096. Web: www.musicorp.com. Dan Mahoney, CEO, MBT International.Hondo is distributed through Musicorp; refer to the Musicorp listing in this section for more information."
693 Hora Musical instruments "3, Salcamilor Street, 545300 Reghin, Romania. Tel:011-40-265-512411. Fax: 011-40-265-511427. Email: mail@hora.ro. Web:www.hora.ro. Contact: Ec. Marius Harpa. Founded in 1951, Hora offers a complete line of musical instruments with bows (violins, violas, cellos, d-bass), guitars, mandolins, bouzouki, panpipes and accessories (bows, cases, bags)."
694 "HORIZON MUSIC, INC." Refer to The RapcoHorizon Company listing in this section.
695 "HORNETS DRUMSTICKS, LCC" "6635 North Baltimore Avenue #230, Portland, OR 97203. Tel: (917) 399-8487. Fax: (503) 283-2963. Email: info@hornetsdrumsticks.com. Web: www.hornetsdrumsticks.com. Contact: Aaron Wilhelm.The company successfully combines art with functional and ergonomic superiority in drumstick manufacturing. A contoured handle, o-rings that both reduce vibration and act as a grip, and an array of vibrant colors are the driving forces behind the innovative Hornets brand."
696 "Hosa Technology, Inc." "6650 Caballero Blvd. Buena Park, CA 90620 Tel: (714) 522-8878 Fax: (714) 522-4540 Web: www.hosatech.com. Email: sales@hosatech.com. Headquartered in Buena Park, CA, Hosa Technology, Inc. is a supplier of analog and digital connectivity solutions to the musical-instrument and professional-audio industries."
697 HOSHINO U.S.A. INC. "P.O. Box 886, 1726 Winchester Road, Bensalem, PA 19020. Tel: (215) 638-8670. Toll-free tels: (800) 669-4226 and (800) 669-8262. Fax: (215) 245-8583. Toll-free fax: (800) 669-4674. Email: customerservice@hoshinousa.com Web: www.ibanez.com, www.tama.com and www.hoshinousa.comA subsidiary of Hoshino Gakki Co. of Japan, Hoshino U.S.A. is the exclusive distributor of Ibanez guitars, effects, amplifiers, accessories and apparel and Tama drums and hardware and accessories and apparel for California and states east of the Rocky Mountains (west of the Rockies, please see Purchasers Guide listing for Chesbro Music). Hoshino’s prime location between New York and Philadelphia facilitates fast incoming and outgoing merchandise shipments. Constantly modernized operations and highly regarded inside sales, service, and credit personnel provide friendly and efficient service to its dealer network. Hoshino is highly regarded for its imaginative advertising, which features the high-visibility artists known to inspire consumer demand. A fully staffed artist relations office and Research and Design Studio is maintained in Sun Valley, California. The Ibanez electric guitar line features both solid-body and semi- and full-acoustic models, including artist signature guitars by George Benson, Paul Gilbert, Herman Li, (Dragon Force), Pat Metheny, Mick Thomson (Slipkot) Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Scofield and H.R. Giger. Also well-represented in the line are inexpensive electric guitars, including the Jumpstart all-in-one value packs that won the prestigious POPA OMA Bronze Award for effective display packaging. Ibanez is one of the top bass lines in the world, with professional basses such as ATK, Soundgear, Soundgear SRX, Ergodyne, and BTB as well as a large assortment of beginner and intermediate models. Signature basses include models by Sharlee D’Angelo (Arch Enemy) Fieldy (Korn), Paul Gray (Slipknot), Paul Romanko (Shadows Fall), and Gary Willis. In acoustic and acoustic-electric guitars, the extraordinarily diverse Ibanez line has everything from the totally traditional Artwood models to the completely untraditional Montage acoustic-electrics, which feature on-board signal processing. All-in-one Jam Packs and eye-catching, constantly changing package graphics are the indisputable industry standard in acoustic value packs. Every electric and acoustic guitar, whether the price is under $200 or over $3,000, is fully inspected and adjusted by Hoshino’s skilled team of quality control personnel. Electronic signal processors include the compact Tone-Lok effects pedals and Steve Vai JEMINI as well as the famous Tube Screamer TS808, Tube Screamer TS9, Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX, and other classic 1980s Nine Series reissue pedals. Ibanez guitar and bass amplifiers, which include everything from small ten-watt amps to powerful 100-watt stacks, are carefully voiced and designed by musicians for the tastes and styles of the younger player. The company that invented heavy-duty hardware and the multi-clamp, Tama, The Strongest Name in Drums, is the drum of choice for artists such as Kenny Aronoff, John Blackwell, Bill Bruford, Stewart Copeland, Simon Phillips Mike Portnoy, Bobby Sanabria, Lars Ulrich and other luminaries too numerous to list. Tama offers a completely comprehensive and innovative line of drums for anyone, from the serious beginning student to the full-time professional. In the high-end, Tama now offers the Starclassic Bubinga Omni-Tune, Starclassic Bubinga and Starclassic Maple Series as well as the intermediate-priced Starclassic Performer B/B, which features hybrid bubinga and birch shells. The new Superstar Custom, Superstar Custom EFX, and Superstar drums offer the Star-Cast Mounting System and other professional features at an affordable price. All three Superstar lines offer some of the largest selections of drum sizes and finishes in their price range. For drummers on a budget, Tama offers Imperialstar, the best selling set in its class. In addition Tama offers a completely comprehensive selection of snare drums including the unique Warlord Collection and the Signature Palette Series. Other special percussion lines include the Star-Cast and Air-Ride Snare free-suspension mounting systems; Tama Octabans, Tama Gong bass drums, and the Tama Tension Watch, the worlds finest precision drumhead tuning instrument. Hardware lines include Stagemaster lightweight and RoadpPro heavy-duty stands, Iron Cobra bass pedals, and Iron Cobra hi-hats. For all its product lines, Hoshino maintains fully staffed R&D, quality control, and repair teams to assure the highest standards of product performance for dealer and player satisfaction."
698 HOSCO Inc. "76, Kawamura-cho, Moriyama-ku, Nagoya 463-0097, Japan. Tel: 011-81-52-796-1588. Fax: 011-81-52-796-1630. Email: sales@hosco.co.jp. Web: www.hosco.co.jp. Contacts: Tsutomu (Tom) Hosokawa, Shinji Hosokawa, Yoshi Sawada."
699 HOTPICKSUSA "2111 Geer Road #212, Turlock, CA 95382. Tel: (209) 668-9478. Toll-free: 877-447-8490. Fax: (209) 668-5737. Email: info@hotpicksusa.com. Web: www.kpicks.com. Contact: Stephen Key.Monster guitar picks, It’s Alive guitar picks, Girls Rock guitar picks."
700 HOT STICKS MANUFACTURING CO. "P.O. Box 356, Waveland, MS 39576. Tels: (228) 467-6596 and (228) 467-0762. Fax: (228) 466-4819. Kevin Pokallus, president.Manufacturer of Hot Sticks, a unique line of brightly colored hickory drumsticks and producers of custom-labeled, clear-finished sticks for stores, distributors, and manufacturers. New products include the Macrolus line of foil-coated drumsticks and the Artisticks line of drumsticks, which feature high-quality graphic imprints."
701 HOUSTON MUSIC SUPPLY CO. "3646 Brier Gardens Drive, Houston, TX 77082-3902. Tel: (281) 558-9256. Toll-free: (800) 521-0642. Fax: (281) 497-0186. Email: hms@xcem.com. A wholesale and distributing company established in 1979. Selling over 3,000 items."
702 "Howard Core Company, LLC" "99 Symphony Way, Anniston, AL 36205. Tel: (256) 238-9966. Toll-free: (800) 633-2302. Fax: (256) 238-8465. Email: info@howardcore.com, Web: www.howardcore.com. Importer and wholesaler of stringed instruments, bows, cases, and all related accessories. Exclusive distributor of Johannes Köhr & August F. Köhr instruments and bows, including the popular K500 series of instruments, exclusive line of Core cases and instrument bags. Howard Core Company is also the Exclusive Distributor of Negri cases; GEWA instruments, cases, and accessories; Crown strings; S.I.R. Cellos; Royal Oak rosin & string cleaner. The company also carries instruments by Semmlinger, Karl Höfner, Toussaud Lee, and Wilfer Basses. Bows from the finest bowmakers abroad, including Knoll, Schicker, Grunke & Son, Seifert, Dörfler, Johannes Köhr, and others; cases, both domestic and imported; strings from Jargar, Pirastro, Prim, Super-Sensitive, Thomastik, Larsen, D’Addario and more!"
703 HQ PERCUSSION "595 Smith Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: (641) 439-3300. Toll-free: (800) 323-2745. Fax: (631) 439-3333. Web: www.hqpercussion.com.A division of D’Addario & Company, Inc.HQ Percussion products are the most widely used and popular drum silencing products in the world. With the brand names RealFeel and SoundOff, HQ is the leader in silent drum practice products. Products include SoundOff drum mutes and RealFeel practice pads, which have a variety of feels, including gum rubber, neoprene, and brust-textured. Various sizes of both RealFeel and SoundOff products are available."
704 "HRtronics, LLC" "21225 52nd Ave. S.E. Woodinville, WA 98072 U.S.A. Tel: (425) 605-8560. Fax: (425) 605-0968. Email: hvrobson@hrtronics.com. Contact: Howard Robson.Designs, manufactures and markets the Uncontained Sound line of professional guitar and bass guitar "
705 "HUGHES DULCIMER CO., INC." "4419 West Colfax, Denver, CO 80204. Tel: (303) 572-3753. Contact: Norman Roberts.Historical reproduction stringed instruments and kits."
706 Hughes & Kettner "(distributed in the U.S.A. by Yorkville) 4625 Witmer Industrial Estate, Niagara Falls, NY 14305-1218. Tel: (716) 297-2920. Fax: (716) 297-3689. Email: pbetette@yorkville.com. Web: www.yorkville.com.High-end guitar and bass amplification, tube-driven effects pedals, accessories."
707 Human Bass "3550 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1280 Los Angeles, CA 90010 U.S.A. Tel: (213) 268-3462. Fax: (866) 221-0298. Email: info@humanbase.de. Contact: Siggi Jäger."
708 "HUMES & BERG MFG. CO., INC." "4801 Railroad Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312. Tel: (219) 397-1980. Toll-free: (800) 348-9737. Fax: (219) 397-4534. Email: Products@humes-berg.com. Irwin Berg, president; Mike Berg, vice president.Completing 71 years in the music industry. Manufacturer of Stonelined mutes for all brass; Fibre carrying cases; Enduro molded cases; EnduroPro molded cases; DrumSeeker padded instrument bags; Tuxedo padded instrument bags; Galaxy musical instrument bags; Colorfold orchestra stands; music room equipment; All-Steel music cabinets; E-Z Fold choir band and orchestra risers; piano benches; and Kardova wood music stands. Contract manufacturing."
709 HUNTER ELECTRONICS LLC "7553 Lake Harbor Terrace, Lake Worth, FL 33467. Tel: (561) 568-2063. Toll-free Tel: (800) 341-4591. Fax: (561) 491-8030. Email: hunterelectronics@comcast.net. Web: www.hunterelectronicsllc.com. Contact: Robert Manzo. Distributor of audio and video cables, connectors, signal processors, amplifiers, mixers, interface accessories, flexible gooseneck lamps, snake cables, cases, tools, and all related products."
710 HUSS AND DALTON MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "420 Bridge Street, Staunton, VA 24401. Tel: (540) 887-2313. Fax: (540) 887-2383. Email: sales@hussanddalton.com. Web: www.hussanddalton.com. Sales Manager: Jeff Hill.Makers of fine, high-end acoustic guitars and banjos."
711 Hutchins Guitars "1930 S.W. 70 Terrace Plantation, FL 33317 U.S.A. Tel: (954) 581-0377. Fax: (954) 990-4138. Email: drew@hutchinsguitarsusa.com. Contact: Drew Heitner."
712 HW PRODUCTS "14230 Doolittle Drive, San Leandro, CA 94577. Tel: (510) 614-8722. Fax: (510) 614-8663. Email: hwstuff@aol.com. Web: www.padsaver.com.Maker of the H.W. Pad-Saver de-moisturizer and the H.W. Brass-Saver set."
713 HYBRID CASES "1121-20 Lincoln Avenue, Holbrook, NY 11741. Tel: (516) 563-1181. Fax: (516) 563-1390. Contact: Bruce Papa.Manufacturer of: ATA flight cases; medium duty cases; 1000 denier cordura gig bags for keyboards and guitars; and drums and drum accessories."
714 HYER PERCUSSION PRODUCTS "354 N Franklin St,Delaware OH 43015. Tel: (740) 369- 4043. Warren W. Hyer, hyerpercussion@verizon.net "
715 IAG AMERICA (International Audio Group America) "8440 154th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052. Tel: (425) 861-3909. Fax: (425) 861-3906. Email: kat@iagpro.com. Web: www.iagpro.com"
716 .IBANEZ GUITARS Refer to Hoshino USA and to Chesbro Music Co. in this section.
717 "IBC Trading Ltd," "74 Unit 97, NDDO, Enterprise House, Bangor, BT19 7QT, Northern Ireland. Tel: + 44 2891 272529 Fax: + 44 2891 272606 Web: www.ibctrading.com ; info@ibctrading.comThe company specializes in guitars and employs a number of key international staff. We offer a unique set of skills, designs, technology, instruments and QC team. While many Chinese companies are trying to raise the quality of their instruments, they simply don’t understand how to get there. Our team has been used to building guitars from $1000-$50,000 retail and we bring this knowledge to our partners in China.IBC Trading are sourcing experts for OEM brands and we have a select team of consultants in China who help customers achieve effective sourcing of a wide range of musical instruments – everything from guitars, accessories, pianos, keyboards, stringed instruments, brass and woodwind etc."
718 Icon International Digital Limited "2222 Pleasant View Road Suite 1, Middleton, WI 53562. Tel: (608) 829-3450. Fax: (608) 829-1972. Email: stevec@icon-global.com. Web: www.icon-global.com Contact: Steve Cohen."
719 Icoustic Enterprises LLC "6549 Crestpoint Drive, Dallas, TX 75240. Toll-free: (877) 426-8784. Fax: (972) 503-4660. Email: ken@icoustic.com. Contact: Bob Preece."
720 IDEAL MUSICAL MERCHANDISE CO "150 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011-2421. Tel: (212) 675-5050. Fax: (212) 989-9275. Email: idealmusicnyc@msn.com. Web: www.bassesonline.com. Kate Loeb, president.Importer and exporter of musical instruments and accessories, specializing in high-quality lines that are sold through recognized wholesalers. A very large and diversified assortment of instruments and accessories is available for immediate delivery from Ideal’s New York warehouses. Ideal offers the ever-popular Josef Lorenz and Jan Kulik violins and violas as well as Wenzel Kohler cellos and string basses; Suzuki violins and cellos are also stocked. Other products include: Amati tubas; Bb trumpets by Musica from Austria; and button accordions from the Czech Republic. Ideal maintains a very large inventory of Ernst Heinrich Roth violins, violas, and cellos, which augments the stringed instruments from popular makers such as Roman Teller, Helmut Mayer, Andreas Morelli, Hermann Lowendall, G.F. Heberlein, G.A. Pfretzschner, Karl Hauser, T.G. Pfretzschner, C. Benker, and Eberle cellos and basses. In addition, Ideal imports an exclusive line of stringed instruments from Romania that is being marketed under the names “Enesco” and “Roma.” Particularly popular are the “Piccolino” 1/10-size and the “Piccolo” 1/8-size string basses that are made exclusively for Ideal and are perfect for the Suzuki program. Ideal stocks bows from the workshops of Joseph Richter, Egid Dorfler, J. Finkel, Lothar Seifert, Herbert Wanka, Horst Schicker, Alfred Knoll, Otto Durrschmidt, Wilhelm Raum, and Jan Kulik. Ideal is also the worldwide exclusive distributor of the C.F. Durro carbon fiber bows. Ideal distributes instrument cases by Gewa, Jaeger, and Winter, and strings from Pirastro, Jargar, Prim, Kaplan, Dr. Thomastik, Larsen, and Super-Sensitive. Accessories include Wittner metronomes and tuning forks and music stands by Hamilton and Wittner, as well as a line of Ideal accessories for all stringed instruments, including rosin, cleaner, polish, bass string winders, bass and cello bibs, comfort covers, batons, bass wheels, cello and bass stops. On the premises of Ideal all stringed instruments are serviced by skilled luthiers before they are shipped from New York. This is an extra-special service that Ideal performs for the wholesaler."
721 "iGUITAR, INC (previously Brian Moore Guitars, Inc)" "290 Main Street - Building #3, Cold Spring, New York 10516. Tel: (845) 809-5347. Fax: (845) 350-4002. Email: info@iguitar@com. Web: www.iguitar.com. Patrick G. Cummings, president. Innovative guitars featuring advanced electronics and vintage construction values. iGuitar, 13-pin technology and U.S.A. Custom Shop"
722 IK Multimedia "1153 Sawgrass Corporate Pkwy., Sunrise, FL 33323 Tel: (954) 846-9101, Fax: (954) 846-9077, IK Multimedia Production is an international music software company directly operating in 4 countries (Italy, US, UK and France)."
723 iKEY AUDIO Refer to GCI Technologies in this section.
724 ILIO ENTERTAINMENTS "P.O. Box 6211, Malibu, CA 90265. Tel: (818) 707-7222. Toll-free: (800) 747-4546. Fax: (818) 707-8552. Email: ilioinfo@ilio.com. Web: www.ilio.com."
725 "IMPACT INDUSTRIES, INC." "A Division of Wausau Canvas Co., Inc., 801 Jefferson Street, Wausau, WI 54403. Tel: (715) 842-1651. Toll-free: (800) 342-1244. Fax: (715) 848-2366. Email: info@impactind.com. Web: www.impactind.com. Robert Eriksen, president.Manufacturer of Impact drum outfits, marching percussion, molded cases, and carrying bags."
726 IMPERIAL CREATIONS INTERNATIONAL "P.O. Box 7704, Clearwater, FL 33758. Tel and fax: (352) 307-6969.Exclusive distributor of Tiny Pocket Trumpets, only nine inches long. Big B-flat trumpet sound with a regular trumpet mouthpiece. Unique novelty."
727 iMusic network "Am Rehberg 15 Kirchheim 97268, Bavaria Germany Phone: +49 (0)9366 99979 Fax: +49 (0)9366 990327 Email: Tonigoetz@aol.com Web: www.i-musicnetwork.deLARSON Bros., STANFORD Custom Guitars, MOANA Ukuleles, ARANJUEZ classical guitars"
728 INCASE "15751 Tapia St. Irwindale, CA 91706. Tel: (888) 283-8288. Email: tony@goincase.com. Web: www.goincase.com. Contact: Tony Held."
729 "INDEPENDENT AUDIO, INC." "43 Deerfield Road, Portland, ME 04101. Tel: (207) 773-2424. Fax: (207) 773-2422. Email: info@independentaudio.com. Web: www.independent.com."
730 "INNOVATIVE MUSIC SYSTEMS, INC." "11410 NW 56th Drive #115, Coral Springs, FL 33076. Tel: (954) 270-6172. Email: prodinfo@intelliscore.net. Web: www.intelliscore.net. Maker of intelliScore Ensemble music recognition software. Listens to prerecorded or live music (in WAV, MP3, WMA, or CD format) comprised of several different instruments, and helps create a multitrack MIDI file containing the notes played, broken down by instrument. "
731 "Innovative Percussion, Inc." "470 Metroplex Drive #214, Nashville, TN 37211. Tel: (615) 333-9388. Toll- free: (877) 581-9074. Fax: (615) 333- 9354. Email: info@innovativepercussion.com. Web: www.innovativepercussion.com. "
732 Intellistage "2662 Corral Pl Santa Fe Springs Ca 90670 USA Tel: (562) 906-6185 Fax: (562) 906-6186. Email: usa@roadreadycases.com. Web: www.intellistage.roadready cases.com. Contact: Elliott Davis.Manufacturer of portable modular stages and risers for churches, schools, and trade shows. "
733 INTER-AMERICAN TRADING "PO Box 370183, Denver, CO 80231. Tel: (303) 696-2613. Toll-free: (800) 279-4534. Fax: (303) 750-3403. Email: crawfurd@I-at.com. Web: www.i-at.com."
734 "INTER-M AMERICAS, INC." "13875 Artesia Blvd., Cerritos, CA 90703 . Toll-free: (866) 636-5795. Tel: 562-921-0370. Email: info@inter-m.net.Inter-M Americas is a manufacturer of a comprehensive line of commercial and professional audio products including mixer amps and sources, matrix systems, large and small mixers, digital and analog signal processing gear, amplifiers, and a number of specialty products."
735 INTERNATIONAL STRINGS "P.O. Box 2669, Westfield, NJ. Tel: (908) 233-5354. Toll-free: (888) 554-5354. Fax: (908) 789-3025. Web: www.feolds.com. International Strings offers a superb collection of stringed instruments, carefully selected from some of the most renowned European and world luthiers. These meticulous reproductions of Stradivarius and Guanerius models are expertly hand crafted, producing an extraordinary tone and a superior finish. They are then play-tested to ensure their inherent quality and performance. The full line of violins, violas, cellos, and basses include instruments ranging from affordable, fine-quality student models instruments up to exquisite master instruments sought after by professionals throughout the world. International Strings carry a lifetime limited warranty. International Strings is distributed in North America by F.E. Olds and Son, Inc."
736 INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN CO. LTD. "1421 Clarkview Road #118, Baltimore, MD 21209. Tel: (410) 832-2525. Toll-free: (800) 542-3538. Fax: (410) 832-2528. Email: generalinfo@internationalviolin.com. Web: www.internationalviolin.com. Lori S. Kirr, president. Established 1933. Importer and distributor of violins, violas, cellos, string basses, bows, cases, accessories, parts, and strings. European tonewood, tools, books, videos, varnish, micro-mesh, and supplies for instrument makers and repairers."
737 INTERNATIONAL WOODWIND "817 Vine Street #212, Hollywood, CA 90038. Tel: (323) 462-2389. Fax: (323) 462-2390. Email: laksar2@aol.com. Web: www.internationalwoodwind. Laksar Reese, owner. The company specializes in making high-quality woodwind instruments at affordable prices."
738 Irradiant Inc "3848 Swanson Court Gurnee, IL 60031 Tel: (847) 662-3490 Fax: (847) 662-2460 Email: frank@irradianthq.com Contact: Frank Luppino Manufacturer of led lighting, lasers, entertainment lighting, special effect lighting, trussing, audio equipment, fog machines, lighting controllers, cases, and accessories for the music, entertainment, house of worship, and architectural market places."
739 "ISP TECHNOLOGIES, LLC" "5479 Perry Drive, Suite B,Waterford, MI 48329. Tel: (248) 673-7790. Fax: (248) 673-7696. Email: sales@isptechnologies.com. Web: www.isptechnologies.com. Contact: Shelley Waller.State-of-the-art sound reinforcement and guitar products. "
740 IZZO "Rua Hugo D’Antola 46, Sao Paulo 05038-090, Brazil. Tel: 011-55-1136-1126-66. Email: simone@musicalizzo.com.br. Contact: Simone Storino."
741 "Izotope, Inc." "One Kendall Square, Bldg. 200, Cambridge, MA 02139. Tel: (617) 577-7799, Fax: (617) 588-0471, Email: mark@izotope.com, Contact: Mark Ethier Maker of plug-ins for restoring analog feel to digital sound."
742 JA MUSIK GmbH "Isaak-Eschenbach-Platz 1, D-08258 Markneukirchen, Germany. Tel: 011-49-37422-5810. Fax: 011-49-37422-2090. Web: www.ja-musik.com. JManufacturer of B&S Challenger trumpets, B&S tubas, VMI brasswinds, Hans Hoyer French horns, Scherzer rotary valve instruments. Parent company of Wenzel Meinl (Meinl-Weston tubas and euphoniums). Distributor of the following quality instruments: Challenger trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns, and trombones; Scherzer rotary valve trumpets; Hans Hoyer French horns; VMI euphoniums and tubas; and Meinl Weston tubas."
743 JA MUSIK USA "P.O. Box 1681, Elkhart, IN 46515. Toll-free: (866) 594-8664. Fax: (574) 293-9888. Email: bgibson@jamusikusa.com Distributor of the following quality instruments: Challenger trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns, and trombones; Scherzer rotary valve trumpets; Hans Hoyer French horns; B&S saxophones; VMI euphoniums and tubas; and Meinl Weston tubas."
744 JACKSON/CHARVEL GUITAR COMPANY "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Fax: (480) 596-1384. Web: www.jacksonguitars.com."
745 Jacobson Amplifiers "8429 Chaffee Street, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-5009. Tel: (909)-920-9663. Email: kengem98@verizon.net Manufacturer of all-tube guitar amplifiers. The amps are built by hand using point-to-point wiring and high-quality components."
746 "JAMBARREY MUSIC PRODUCTS, LLC" "5007 N. AVRA ROAD TUCSON 85743, AZ UNITED STATES Phone: 520-624-9437 Fax: 520-624-9437 Email: jambarrey@hughes.net "
747 James Trussart Guitars "Tel: (213) 989-1554, Fax: (323) 333-2784, Email: jt@jamestrussart.com. Contact: James Trussart Custom hollow-bodied guitars completely made of steel."
748 Jamms Musical Supplies "2462 Webster Avenue Bronx, NY 10458 Tel: (914) 588-9632 Contact: Andrew Bronen, website: www.jammsmusicalsupplies.com, email: sales@bronenemusic.comCreated by Andrew Bronen of Bronen’s Music, a Bronx dealership founded in 1915, JAMMS Mouthpieces allow woodwind players to hold reeds in place simply by tightening a screw. This eliminates the need for ligatures, along with the chipped, lost and shifting reeds that go with them. Available for saxophone (alto and tenor) and clarinet."
749 JANGLEBOX LLC "11654 Plaza America Drive, PMB 723, Reston, VA 20190. Tel: (866) 352-6453. Email: info@janglebox.com."
750 Jan-Mar Industries Inc "P.O. Box 314, Hillsdale, NJ 07642. Tel: (201) 664-3930. Fax: (201) 666-3693. Email: janmarind@optonline.net. Mark Biddelman, president. Product line includes Bottleneck Slides in six models of glass and steel, Chord Diagram Stamps for guitar and banjo, personalized imprinted wood instrument polishing cloths, and string polish and cleaning cloths. "
751 JAY TURSER GUITARS "Exclusive distributor: American Music & Sound, 5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Toll-free: (800) 431-6699. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Great-looking and great-sounding, the Jay Turser line comes fully set up and ready to sell. Dealers experience terrific sell-through as they enjoy high profits."
752 JBovier Stringed Instruments "P.O. Box 273, Walton, KY 41094 U.S.A. Tel: (859) 363-1026, Fax: (859) 363-7525.Email: sales@JBovier.net. Contact: Jeff Cowherd. "
753 J.B. Player "2456 Remount Road, Suite 305, North Charleston, SC, 29406 Mailing address: P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29419-3366 Phone: (843) 745-8501 Toll-free Phone: (800) 845-1922 Fax: (843) 745-8502 Website: www.musicorp.comJ.B. Player, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, offers a wide variety of quality acoustic guitars, acoustic-electric basses, mandolins and banjos at value price points for intermediate to professional players. The brand has a strong reputation of high quality, value-priced fretted instruments, some which feature Barcus-Berry electronics. In 2001, J.B. Player was nominated for best new acoustic-electric bass for The Music & Sound Awards. J.B. Player has been used by professional musicians, including Tony Garnier (Bob Dylan), Bill Whitbeck (Robert Earl Keen), Terry Hale (George Strait) and Lincoln Schleifer (Donald Fagan and Roseanne Cash)."
754 JBL Professional "8400 Balboa Boulevard, P.O. Box 2200, Northridge CA 91329. Tel: (818) 894-8850. Toll-free tel: (800) 852-5776. Fax: (818) 830-1220. Email: info@jblpro.com. Web: www.jblpro.com. John Carpanini, president. JBL Professional is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of professional loudspeakers for recording and broadcast, musician, cinema, touring sound, commercial sound and contracting applications. JBL Professional is the proud recipient of the 2005 Technical GRAMMY award. JBL Professional is part of the Harman International network of professional and consumer audio companies. "
755 J. CHANDLER COMPANY (PEDALTRAIN) "216 19th Ave, Nashville, TN 37203. Tel: (615) 599-5794. Fax: (615) 599-5795. Email: jc@pedaltrain.com. Web: www.pedaltrain.com. Contact: John ChandlerManufacturer of the Pedaltrain brand of guitar effects, pedalboards and cases."
756 "JEANNÉ, INC." "P.O. Box 49564, Blaine, MN 55449. Tel: (763) 754-6695. Toll-free tel: (800) 831-7691 (U.S. and Canada). Fax: (763) 754-6000. Email: mail@jeanne-inc.com. Contact; Valarie Anderson. Specializing in woodwind solo and chamber music publications; manufacturer of clarinet and oboe reed-making tools and accessories; manufacturer of high-quality clarinet and oboe instrument stands for maximum stability with no danger to the instrument. "
757 JEFFERS HANDBELL SUPPLY "P.O. Box 1728, Irmo, SC 29063-1728. Tel: (803) 781-0555. Toll-free: (800) JHS-BELL. Fax: (803) 781-3020. Web: www.handbellworld.com. Contact: Jill Jeffers.Founded in 1975, Jeffers Handbell Supply is the most comprehensive source of handbell-related products in the world. Focusing on serving handbell ringers, directors, and clinicians, Jeffers offers handbells and handchimes, handbell equipment and mallets, handbell gloves, handbell maintenance and repair, handbell gifts, and a complete catalog of handbell music."
758 "JEMM COMPANY, THE" "c/o K&J Manufacturing, P.O. Box 596, Pine, CO 80470. Tel: (303) 296-1660. Fax: (303) 292-3638. Contact: Matesh Patel.Manufacturer of: practice drum pads (The “Practa-Pal”) and Ken drum major and signal batons."
759 Jet Fretz "6787 Wales Ave. N.W. North Canton, OH 44720 Tel: (330) 497-9292 Fax: (330) 497-9298 Email: jetfretz@aol.com Contact: Cheryl RiveraA new innovative fret with stabilization plates and a large dovetail base. The new Jet Fretz increase sustain, volume & enhance the tone of most fretted instruments. "
760 JET-TONE MUSICAL PRODUCTS "4004 Technology Drive South Bend IN 46628. Tel: (574) 288-1080. Fax: (574) 251-3527. Email: info@jet-tone.com. Web: www.jet-tone.com. Contact: John PrzygockiJet-Tone is recognized as a highly innovative American manufacturer of brass mouthpieces for trumpets, cornets, trombones, and flugelhorns. Jet-Tone mouthpieces offer a variety of sizes to meet the needs of players at the advanced student and professional levels. Jet-Tone also offers the exclusive Merian series of professional-level trumpet mouthpieces, designed in consultation with trumpet virtuoso Leon Merian. Jet-Tone products are distributed by Harris-Teller. For international distribution, contact Jet-Tone directly."
761 "jj BABBITT COMPANY, INC." "2201 Industrial Parkway, P.O. Box 1264, Elkhart, IN 46516. Tel: (574) 293- 6514. Toll-free: (800) 262-6514. Fax: (574) 293-9465. Email: info@jjbabbitt.com. Web: www.jjbabbitt.com. William (Bill) Reglein, owner/chairman; Rocco (Rocky) Giglio, president/chief operating officer;Jim Green, VP/ Manufacturing; Linda Nielsen,cfo. jj Babbitt Company, Inc., founded in 1919 by Jesse J. Babbitt, manufactures hard rubber, sculpted plastic, metal, and gold-plated mouthpieces for saxophones and clarinets. The family-owned firm is the only company to handle hard- rubber molding and vulcanizing in- house for complete control over the quality of its finished products. Mouthpieces are designed and produced for players of all levels, from student to professional. jj Babbitt is acclaimed throughout the world for outstanding variety, quality, innovation and craftsmanship. Annually the firm produces over 300,000 mouthpieces for saxophones and clarinets in over 2,000 different variations under brand names Otto Link, Meyer, jj Babbitt, Wolfe Tayne, Guy Hawkins and Hite. The company also produces custom mouthpieces with private labeling. In 2004 jj Babbitt purchased the Premiere and J & D Hite lines, which they had previously private labeled for David Hite Inc. In 2006 new production efficiencies helped establish stronger working relationships with jj Babbitt’s worldwide distributors, generating record-breaking sales” "
762 "JJ GUITARS, INC." "Tower Farm, Little Wolford, Warwickshire CV36 5NR, England. Tel: 011-44-7973-825-085. Fax: 011-44-1608-684-554. Email: tony@jjguitars.com. Web: www.jjguitars.com.Manufacturer of solid-body electric guitars. JJ Guitars currently represents the high point in English guitar-making."
763 JLCooper ElectronicS "142 Arena Street, El Segundo, CA 90245-3901. Tel: (310) 322-9990. Fax: (310) 335-0110. Email: sales@jlcooper.com. Web: www.jlcooper.com.JLCooper Electronics is a pioneer in the development of professional control, automation, synchronization and interfacing products. "
764 JLH Products "P.O. Box 544, Lake Forest, CA 92630.Tel: (949) 859-7293, Fax: (949) 859-1248, Email: lharris@jlhproducts.com, Contact: Lorelei Harris Maker of the AxeTrak, the ultimate guitar recording device for professional and home recording."
765 J.L. SMITH & CO. "901 Blairhill Road #400, Charlotte, NC 28217. Tel: (704) 521.1088. Toll-free tel: (800) 659-6073. Fax: (704) 521.1099. Email: sales@jlsmithco.com. Web: www.jlsmithco.com. Jeff Smith, president.Manufacturer and distributor of a complete line of brass and woodwind tools, parts, and supplies that are used by repair technicians and factories."
766 JODI HEAD CUSTOM GUITAR STRAPS "195 Chrystie Street #603C New York, NY 10002. Tel and fax: (212) 995-5116. Email: jodi@jodihead.com. Web: www.jodihead.com.Custom guitar straps."
767 "Jodavi, Inc - ZZYZX Snap Jack" "15320 Valley View Ave - #7, La Mirada CA 90638. Tel: (562) 677- 1245, Fax (562) 404-6510. Email: info@zzyzxsnapjack.com, info@jodavi.net,. Web: www.zzyzxsnapjack.com. Vincent Lee, President. Diane Nguyen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Manufacturer of ZZYZX Snap Jack. The award-winning ZZYZX Snap Jack utilizes its world wide patented magnetic technology with their products. Starting with their flagship product - Snap Jack guitar cables - offers an ingenious solution to guitarist in reducing the risk of damage to their equipment, and eliminating any obnoxious popping or squeals sounds by using a precision magnetic design that allows the jack to detach from the cable only when it is subjected to excess tension. By utilizing the extra TIPS, guitarists are able to switch multiple guitars onstage effortlessly and in silence. The new products for 2008-2009 utilizing the magnetic concept are the Magnum Series, Premium Silver cables, XLR cables, Pedal Boards cables, Stereo cables, Patch cables, and Earphone cables."
768 JodyJazz Inc "35 White Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013. Toll-Free: (866) 563-9529. Tel: (212) 219-4050. Fax: (212) 219-0134. Email: jody@jodyjazz.com. Contact: Jody Espina. Jody Espina, president, has created unique, high-quality saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces to meet the needs of discerning professionals and students alike. As a noted jazz educator, Espina has seen firsthand what the right mouthpiece can do for a student’s sound, improvising and overall self-confidence. The transformation is often amazing. Offering “A Mouthpiece for Every Player” including five completely distinct models in many facings enables JodyJazz to satisfy literally every player. And with retail prices ranging from $100 to $500, there’s truly something for everyone. JodyJazz mouthpieces are sold throughout the world. Retailers can proudly sell JodyJazz knowing that each and every mouthpiece has been play tested and worked on until it meets Jody’s demanding standard. New dealer inquiries are welcome. Mouthpieces are available in Hard Rubber, Composite and 24kt Gold plated Brass. Jody Espina’s highly acclaimed Tenor DV is now available for Alto and Soprano as well. Players looking for an effortless playing experience with a big sound on the bright side will love these mouthpieces. Endorsers include contemporary music stars; Jeff Kashiwa, Andy Snitzer and Ed Calle, as well as tenor straight legend George Garzone. Trademarks: DV; 24kt Gold Plated Brass DV NY; 24kt Gold Plated Brass ESP; 24kt Gold Plated Brass HR*; Hard Rubber Classi. Polycarbonate "
769 JOE MORRELL MUSIC DISTRIBUTING COMPANY "2306 West State Street, Bristol, TN 37620. Toll-free tel: (800) 545-5811. Fax: (423) 968-5409. Curtis Morrell, owner.This full-service, combo-oriented distributing company carries many brand name products, as well as its own lines of Joe Morrell quality products, which include: Joe Morrell books; Joe Morrell strings; Rock Monster strings; Grand Video Productionsa full line of string instrument instruction video tapes (VHS); resonator and lap steel guitar stands; dulcimers; DVDs."
770 JOEMEEK "23775 Madison Street, Torrance, CA 90505. Tel: (310) 373-9129. Fax: (310) 373-4714. Email: justin@pmiaudio.com. Web: www.joemeek.com."
771 JOHN HORNBY SKEWES & CO. LTD "Salem House, Parkinson Approach, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 2HR, England. Tel: 011-44-113-2865381. Fax: 011-44-113-2868515. Email: info@jhs.co.uk. Web: www.jhs.co.uk. Dennis J. Drumm, managing director; Adam Butterworth, export sales manager. Fret-King, Vintage, Metal Axxe, Encore, Santos Martinez, Palma, and Falcon acoustic, electric, and classic guitars are the main export lines of Britain’s No. 1 independent distributor. The company also distributes worldwide: Kinsman bags, cases and stands; Guitar Tech guitar accessories; Encore strings; BB Blaster amplifiers; GYC cables, headphones and microphones; Scanner Radio systems; Performance Percussion kits, percussion, and accessories; Odyssey band instruments; and Antoni orchestral stringed instruments."
772 JOHN NORWOOD LEE "4100 South Michigan Avenue #1038, Chicago, IL 60605. Tel: (847) 831-0075, Fax: (847) 579-1840. Contact: John Guerin.John Norwood Lee is a well known maker of fine bows for stringed instruments."
773 JOHNSON FRETTED INSTRUMENTS & AMPLIFIERS "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California 94005. Tel: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free tel: 888-552-5465. Fax (415) 570-0651. E-mail: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: johnsongtr.com.Johnson guitars and amplifiers started manufacturing instruments in 1993 beginning with a stunning metal-body resonator and what would be one of the most successful brands of traditional instruments in the industry. Johnson instruments are created with a time-tested design to appeal to a broad group of beginning and professional musicians."
774 Johnson Guitars "USA 3178 E. 33rd Place Yuma, AZ 85365 U.S.A. Tel: (928) 726-3490. Email: originaljohnsonguitar@yahoo.com. Contact: Rick Johnson."
775 Jonathan Wilson Designs Tel: (818) 268-5602. Email: togaman@bowedguitar.com. Web: www.bowedguitar.com. Bowed Guitar/viola hybrid that you heard in the movie 300 & IronMan. Crossover stringed instruments for guitar players; guitars for string players. BOWED Horizon pickup technology with MIDI tracking option. Acoustic and electric models available. www.togamanguitars.com
776 JO-RAL MUTES "004 Technology Drive South Bend IN 46628. Tel: (574) 288-1080. Fax: (574) 251-3527. Email: info@jet-tone.com. Web: www.jet-tone.com. Contact: John PrzygockiManufacturer of the world’s finest mutes for brass instruments, Jo-Ral offers a variety of professional-level aluminum-spun mutes for trumpet, flugelhorn, French horn, trombone, and bass trombone. Jo-Ral products are distributed in North America by Conn-Selmer, Inc.; Harris Teller, Inc.; American Way Marketing; and U.S. Band & Orchestra. For international distribution, contact Jo-Ral directly."
777 JORDAN ELECTRIC VIOLINS "1173 Linden Drive, Concord, CA 94520. Tel: (925) 671-9246. Fax: (925) 687-6797. Email: jjordan@jordanmusic.com. Web: www.jordanmusic.com."
778 J. Reynolds "2456 Remount Road, Suite 305, North Charleston, SC, 29406 Mailing address: P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29419-3366 Phone: (843) 745-8501 Toll-free Phone: (800) 845-1922 Fax: (843) 745-8502 Website: www.musicorp.comJ. Reynolds, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, offers a vast selection of color-packaged acoustic and electric fretted instruments, including fractional and child-sized guitars, basses, banjos and mandolins. J. Reynolds instruments are manufactured with quality materials, offered in a variety of colors and styles that provide an excellent-sounding instrument for the beginner and intermediate player. These fun and attractive starter instruments are highly recommended by music instructors."
779 J.R. MUSIC SUPPLY "93 Hazel Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895-0780. Tel: (401) 762-2278. Toll-free tel (orders): (800) 333-EADG. Fax: (401) 762-2215. Email: info@jrmusicsupply.com.Specializing in student to master European violin family instruments and related accessories."
780 JSB WHOLESALE "1050 South Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713-1935. Toll Free: (800) 367-5840 Toll Free Fax: (800) 528-3470 Local: (520)-624-3689 Local Fax: (520) 624-9399. Email: sales@jsbwholesale.com. Web: www.jsbwholesale.com. Importer and distributor of quality stringed instruments and accessories. Sole distributor of Klaus Mueller, Hans Kroger, Yuan Qin and Franz Werner stringed instrument lines."
781 JT Musical Inc "P.O. Box 232, South Elgin, IL 60177. Tel: (847) 622-7262, Toll-free tel: (866) 411-8738, Email: info@jtmusical.com, Contact: R. Scott JohnsonDistributor of Tesla replacement pickups, Parts Planet parts, Proline Cables, Olympia strings, JJ Electronics tubes & capacitors and Gotoh parts. "
782 JT Musical Inc "P.O. Box 232, South Elgin, IL 60177. Tel: (847) 622-7262, Toll-free tel: (866) 411-8738, Website: www.jtmusical.com, Email:info@jtmusical.com, Contact: R. Scott Johnson. Distributor of Parts Planet parts, Proline Cables, Rock ‘n Aroma, Vorson Guitar Tote-Bag"
783 JTS Electronics Co. Ltd. "No. 148, 9th Industry Road, TaLi I Industrial Park, TaLi City 412 Taiwan. Tel: 44938803. Email: jts@jts.com.tw. Contact: Diana Wei."
784 JUICE GOOSE "7320 Ashcroft #104, Houston, TX 77081. Tel: (713) 772-1404. Fax: (713) 772-7360. Email: pcook@juicegoose.com. Web: www.juicegoose.com.The company makes AC power conditioning, distribution, and sequencing devices."
785 Julius KEILWERTH (SonarÉ Winds USA) "1 Clock Tower Place, Suite 300, Maynard, MA 01754, Tel: (978) 461-6111. Fax: (978) 461-6115. Web: www.sonarewinds.com; www.schreiber-keilwerth.com.Julius Keilwerth has made saxophones since 1925, with an emphasis on quality that remains unchanged today. Keilwerth saxophones allow the musician to shape his own sound and style. Highly skilled craftsmen build a complete line of saxophones, ranging from soprano all the way up to bass saxophone, including special models made from nickel silver (SX90R nickel silver and SX90R “Shadow”). Julius Keilwerth saxophones are ideal for all music styles and playing levels, including student, intermediate, and professional. Distribution North America and Canada: Sonaré Winds (a division of Powell Flutes) Tel: +1-978-461 6111 cd@sonarewinds.com."
786 "Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc." "11310 Hwy. 290 West, Austin, Texas 78737 (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 90249, Austin, Texas 78709-0249) Phone: (512) 288-7400 Toll-free: (800) 283-4676 Fax: (512) 288-6445 Email: sales@jupitermusic.com Website: www.jupitermusic.com Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc. is the U.S. distributor of Jupiter woodwinds and brass, Mapex concert and marching drums, Ross mallet percussion, Majestic percussion and Altus handmade flutes. As part of the KHS family, all of the JBI, Inc. brands benefit from being part of a global company with access to an established network of suppliers and controlled manufacturing in company- owned factories ensuring consistent high quality and reliability. Incorporating some of the fastest growing brands today, KHS and Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc., offer a full line of quality instruments to school music programs and individual players. The new Quantum Marching Project, launched in January, is a collaborative effort between Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic brands to develop a family of marching instruments specifically suited to the world’s most competitive marching ensembles. The Jupiter Quantum marching brass, Mapex Quantum marching drums and Majestic Quantum field percussion were created through an ensemble approach to achieve unified voicing. Jupiter brass and woodwind instruments provide superior performance at affordable prices from student models and low brass to the XO professional series. Mapex concert and marching drums, Ross mallet and Majestic percussion offer schools and individuals a complete solution for high performance on the stage, in the studio or on the field. Award winning distribution policies and dealer-friendly programs have helped establish Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc. as one of the fastest growing suppliers in the industry. In addition to some of the most appealing programs and margins, dealers benefit from the support of a true global brand. Jupiter’s commitment to quality, assurance of value, and dedication to progress is quickly making it a recommended choice of leading school music dealers. For more information, visit www.jupitermusic.com . "
787 JZ Microphones Ltd. "Gaujas street 30, Marupe, LATVIA, LV-2167 Tel: +371 67246648 Fax: +371 67246649 E-mail: info@jzmic.com www.jzmic.com JZ Microphones was established in September 2007 in Latvia (EU) to develop modern recording equipment and high quality microphones. "
788 KACES "c/o Ace Products Group, 11 Fifth Street #106, Petaluma, CA 94952. Tel: (707) 765-1500. Toll-free: (800) 950-1095. Fax: (707) 762-1899. Email: info@kaces.com. Web: www.kaces.com. Alan Poster, president; Christian Hölljes, COO.A complete line of carrying gig bags, hardshell cases, and accessories tailored and designed for nearly every musical instrument and playing situation.Band and Orchestra: Kaces polyfoam amazingly light but strong enough to survive the travails of the road or the challenges of an instrument rental program. Available for clarinet, trumpet, flute, trombone, alto sax, and violin. Kaces line also includes Symphony and University grade cello and bass bags, flute and clarinet case covers, a music stand carry bag, snare drum kit bags and porters, universal bell kit bags and porters, and a combination snare/bell kit bag with wheels.Guitar: Kaces guitar bags are world respected; a wide range of designs and price levels. Styles include multi-pocketed gig bags, molded Structure Series bags, polyfoam, and wood hardshell cases. The “wow” factor with Grafix by Kaces: artist-designed, high-definition color printed cases.Percussion: A comprehensive line of percussion products: drum gig bags, hardware porters, drum rugs, cymbal and stick bags, practice pads, djembe bags, and conga porters. Kaces continues its support for gigging drummers with the addition of an HD Series wheeled bass drum bag. The “wow” factor with Grafix by Kaces: artist designed, high-definition color printed drum, stick, and cymbal bags.Electronic Gig Bags: Getting the gig is hard enough, getting there does not have to be: keyboard bags, electronic equipment gig bgs (KEB), rack cases and porters, mic bags, LP bags, and CD cases. Kaces innovative line of keyboard porters marries the convenience of wheels to a practical and well-thought-out design.Grafix by Kaces: In an expressive, style-driven industry, Grafix gives customers another reason to buy. Take advantage of the “wow” factor and sell more cases and bags. Original, artist-commissioned designs and high-definition brilliant color printing increase impulse buys. More Choices = More Sales."
789 KAFKO INTERNATIONAL "3555 West Howard Street, Skokie, IL 60076-4012. Tel: (847) 763-0333. Toll-free: (800) 528-0334. Fax: (847) 763-0334.Private label manufacturer of band and orchestra lubricants and accessories, including valve oil, slide oil, guitar polish, string care, violin rosin, polishing cloths, hankie swabs, and many more."
790 "KAHLER INTERNATIONAL, INC." "2525 Jason Court #101, Oceanside, CA 92056. Tel: (760) 643-0000. Fax: (760) 643-0074. Email: joshvittek@kahlerusa.com. Web: www.kahlerusa.com. Kahler International, Inc., is a world leader in the manufacture of guitar and bass tremolo bridge systems. No other bridge can outperform a Kahler. Kahler offers the Professional line of tremolo systems for guitar and bass and provides retailers exclusively with the all new Hybrid bridge that is either a fixed bridge or full range tremolo at prices of $219"
791 KALA BRAND MUSIC CO. "P.O. Box 751149, Petaluma, CA 94975-1149. Toll-free: (877) 853-3853. Email: info@kalaukulele.com. Web: www.kalaukulele.com. Contact: Michael Upton.With over 80 models available, Kala Ukulele offers the widest range of sizes, body shapes, features, and options. All we do is Ukulele. Check out our Hawaiian koa and mango ukes, Spalted flame maple series and our Archtop ukuleles. We offer ukuleles with color options such as High-gloss Black, White, Transparent Red, Blue, Aqua, and Plush Pink. A Shadow Nanoflex electronic system amplifies many of the ukuleles so the uke sounds as good as it looks. "
792 Kaman Music Corporation "20 Old Windsor Road, Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002. Tel: (860) 509-8888. Toll-free tel: 877-KAMAN-MUSIC. Fax: (860) 509-8890. Toll-free fax: 877-KAMAN-FAX. Email: info@kamanmusic.com or sales@kamanmusic.com. Website: www.kamanmusic.com. Online ordering: www.kmconline.com.Dealer support materials: http://kdn.kamanmusic.com. Image Gallery: www.imagegallery.kamanmusic.com. Ed Miller, President. Larry Dunn, Senior VP Finance & CFO. Paul Damiano, Senior VP Sales & Marketing. Robert E. Lee, VP Sales & Marketing. Bob Crescitelli, VP Operations. Chuck Bashaw, VP Purchasing & Int’l Logistics. Frank Untermyer, VP & GM Ovation/Hamer/Guild and Gretsch Drums. Also: 1042A Fred White Boulevard, Portland, Tennessee 37148. Tel: (615) 325-7104. 3690 Jurupa Street, Ontario, California 91761. Tel: (909) 969-9200. Kaman Music Corporation, headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, is the largest independent U.S. distributor of musical instruments and accessories. Kaman’s musical beginnings came with the development of the unique and famous Ovation guitar (roundback) in 1964 by Charles H. Kaman. In January 2008, KMC was acquired by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation - the world’s foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers and related equipment.KMC operates two full-service warehouses strategically located Portland Tennessee and Ontario California. KMC is committed to high (98%) fill-rates - 99% of orders placed by 4PM are shipped on the same day.In August of 2005, Kaman purchased MBT/Musicorp, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. Musicorp is the second largest U.S. distributor of musical instruments and accessories after Kaman.Kaman Culture: KMC offers its’ dealers unmatched services from its sales team along with a well-established and respected sales culture. Known throughout the industry for its face-to-face communication and holding a strong presence in the field with visits from assigned district sales managers, Kaman has long proven that it is not a company without a face. Inside sales representatives support the district sales managers and top-notch customer service representatives are on hand to assist with any need. Each and every Kaman dealer, no matter how large or small, can take comfort in knowing that they have at least three Kaman sales professionals that they can turn to for any need. From placing an order to resolving a billing dispute to handling warranty claims, Kaman’s sales team handles dealers’ calls professionally and efficiently with a “Customer First” attitude.Business Partner: Kaman pays particular attention to their business partnerships with dealers. Whether a customer has been in business for decades or is a new face in the industry, Kaman’s dedication to partnership is evident. Customers have commented, “Kaman was there to get me started, was there through the rough times, and was there to help me grow.” Kaman’s sales and marketing staff make a concerted effort to be sure its business partners are able to profitably turn the products they purchase from Kaman. District sales managers visit dealers to assist in merchandising and properly presenting the product - a benefit both to the retailer and product brand. Technological Leader: Kaman strives to make business easy for any dealer at any level through many programs, incentives, and technological advancements. Through the years, the company pioneered the industry with its dedicated efforts to technology and has prided itself in its efforts to assist dealers with managing their businesses effectively and reducing costs through “process improvement”. KMCOnline allows dealers to order Kaman products via the Internet. Accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week; dealers can easily and efficiently check inventory and pricing, and they can place their orders online. In 2006, the company unveiled their newest dealer focused Internet application, the Kaman Dealer Network (KDN). Designed to meet the increasing need for immediate real time communication to a growing dealer base, KDN serves as an easily accessible document archive of all dealer support materials as well as a platform to deliver time sensitive sales specials and closeout opportunities. Combined with KMCOnline, KDN provides an additional avenue for dealers to utilize technology solutions to grow sales. Business SolutionKaman Music has the ability to improve its customers’ inventory management and ordering process, and it offers a technical solution for every business need and computer capability. It has the resources and expertise to help determine which solution is right for a dealer’s business. No matter a dealer’s capability and level of computer skills, Kaman has the business solution to fit a dealer’s needs. Product Development & Innovation: Kaman Music is committed to product development and innovation and it strives to maintain market leadership through the artists that perform with the products, expanded product offerings, product clinics and training, and various product promotions. More than half of Kaman’s business stems from its proprietary brands, proving dealers trust the quality they have come to expect from Kaman. Total Percussion Source: Kaman’s percussion offering is incomparable. What began with strong staple brands, including CB drums, Gibraltar hardware, and Toca percussion, has grown to include exclusive worldwide distribution of Gretsch drums and exclusive US distribution of Dixon drums and hardware. In 2002, the percussion product offering was elevated to new heights with the acquisition of Latin Percussion. Kaman Music and Musicorp share exclusive distribution of Sabian Cymbals for the US market. Kaman has coupled the above brands into a preferred customer program (KPP) and has poised itself to be the dealer’s “Total Percussion Source” by offering extra discounts and promotional considerations. Along with expertise to assist dealers in managing this important and profitable area of the business, Kaman has the ability to stock, merchandise, sell and promote these products in a dealership. “One Stop” for the Best Brands in the Business: Through the years, Kaman’s brand offerings have grown to include Ovation, Adamas, Takamine, Hamer, Applause, Jasmine and Slammer guitars; Latin Percussion, Gretsch Drums, Toca Percussion, Gibraltar Hardware, CB Drums, CB Educational Percussion, Dixon Drums, Dixon Hardware, Genz Benz, Fender accessories, TranzAmp, Vic Firth Educational Percussion, Becker, Kessler, Academy, Schuster, Hercules Stands, Seiko, Cherub, Matrix, Lee Oskar, Reunion Blues, Gretsch guitar accessories, Bigsby bridges, Guild guitar accessories and Dean Markley, among many others. Along with the brands above, Kaman Music distributes more than 34,000 items that ultimately reach music lovers of all capabilities and skill levels, whether they play at home, in a high-school auditorium, or on the concert stage. "
793 Kangaroo Amp Covers "P.O. Box 120593, Nashville, TN 37212. Tel: (615) 361-5537. Toll-free: (800) 431-5537. Fax: (615) 717-8994. Email: info@kangarooampcovers.com. Web: www.KangarooAmpCovers.com. Contact: Steve or Pam Purcell. Custom amp/speaker covers with patented side pockets to store gear. The next best thing to having your own roadie. Protects new and vintage amps. Made in the U.S.A."
794 KANSAS GUITARS "3451 West Commercial Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 498-9850. Fax: (847) 498-5370. Email: sales@westheimercorp.com.Kansas guitars are exclusively distributed worldwide by Westheimer Corp.Kansas Guitars strives to have unique fretted instruments that are carefully quality-controlled. The guitars are affordably prices. Quality has been an important feature of Kansas guitars since their beginning in 1927."
795 "Kanstul Musical Instruments, Inc." "1332 South Claudina Street, Anaheim, CA 92805. Tel: (714) 563-1000. Toll-free tel: 888-KANSTUL (888-526-7885). Fax: (714) 563-1661. Email: sales@kanstul.com. Web: www.kanstul.com. Zigmant J. Kanstul, President; James New, Plant Superintendent; Charles Hargett, Sales and Marketing. Kanstul Musical Instruments, Inc. is proudly celebrating more than 25 years in the design and production of the finest quality brass instruments. Located 1 mile east of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, our modern 32,000 square foot production facility and combination Sales & Showroom annex provide musicians of all levels the advantages of our Old World skilled craftsmen, and our state-of-the-art Computer design capabilities."
796 Kasha Amplifiers "1464 Madera Road #N332, Simi Valley, CA 93065. Tel: (818) 584-2299, Email: sales@kashaamplifiers.com. Contact: John Kasha.Manufacturer of amplifiers and accessories."
797 "KASS, LARRY, MUSIC PRODUCTS" "P.O. Box 1608, Novato, CA 94948. Tel: (415) 897-0982. Fax: (415) 892-3220. Email: larrykass@novato.net.Manufacturer of fine quality violin chinrest in boxwood, ebony, and rosewood, as well as tailpieces, pegs, and fingerboards for violin, viola, cello, and bass."
798 Kay Guitar Company "P.O. Box 8798, Newport Beach, CA 92658. Tel: (949) 752-0050. Toll-free Tel: (800) 893-9033. Fax: (949) 752-0056. Email: info@KayGuitar.com Web: www.KayGuitar.com. Tony Blair, President. Since 1890 Kay Guitar Company has been a recognized leader in the fretted instrument market. The company goal is to provide first-time and professional buyers with the highest-quality instruments at a price they can afford. To meet the changing interest of its international market, Kay manufactures acoustic and electric guitars, resonator guitars, mandolins, banjos, electric bass guitars, violins and ukuleles. Kay also makes amplifiers for electric guitars, acoustic guitars, electric bass guitars, vocal, and keyboard. It also carries a full line of accessories, including Kay Chicago Blues harmonicas and harmonica accessories, instrument bags, and many other popular ite ms for beginning musicians. Music stores internationally know Kay Guitars as a reliable and profitable way to service the needs of their beginning guitar players as well as their professional players. Kay Vintage Reissues In 2008 Kay introduced it’s Kay Kool Klassics of the 50’s and 60’s , a line of Vintage Reissues as originally endorsed by Barney Kessel, Jimmy Reed and other top musicians of that era. All guitars will proudly wear the classic raised Kel-von-a- tor chevron on the headstock. Electric semi- hollow guitars and electric bass guitars, acoustic jazz guitars and amplifiers will be introduced throughout the year with very limited distribution. The reissued vintage line will have two series: production line model for it’s Street Series starting at $900.00 and a custom made Recording Series made to order in the USA! and beginning at $3,500.00. "
799 "KAYLINE PROCESSING, INC." "31 Coates Street, Trenton, NJ 08611. Tel: (609) 695-1449. Toll-free: (outside New Jersey): (800) 367-5546. Fax: (609) 989-1094. Michael Lebwohl, president; Harley Hoffman, vice president, sales/marketing. Check out our website: www.kayline.com for the newest Kayhide finish: ASC99 Black PanamaThis company has been in existence for over 35 years as a leading manufacturer of covering and lining vinyl materials. Its goals are to service the music industry with high quality, economical prices, a wide variety of vintage finishes, and immediate delivery of many stock materials."
800 "KAYSOUND IMPORTS, INC." "5 Coton Lane, Champlain, NY 12919. Tel: (514) 633-8877. Toll-free: (800) 343-0353. Fax: (514) 633-8872. Email: mark@kaysound.com. Contact: Mark Kalisky.Distributor of: Sony, SMPro, Violet Audio, XP Sound, Hercules, SAC, Kaysound portable keyboards, ESI, Jam Session, and CME."
801 KC MUSIC SUPPLY "1300 Quebec, North Kansas City, MO 64116. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1319, Liberty, MO 64069. Tel and fax: (816) 781-7312. Toll-free: (877) 424-9060. Email: kcmusicsup@aol.com.Wholesale distributor of musical instruments and accessories, located in the Kansas City, Missouri, area. Fast service, competitive pricing."
802 "Keeley Electronics, Inc." "6400 Industrial Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034. Tel: (405) 341-2025. Email: fx@rkfx.com. Contact: Robert Keeley."
803 KELHORN CORPORATION/KELISCHEK WORKSHOP "199 Waldroup Road, Brasstown, NC 28902. Tel: (828) 837-5833. Email: susato@susato.com. Web: www.susato.com. Contact: Michael Kelischek."
804 "KELLER PRODUCTS, INC." "41 Union Street, P.O. Box 4105, Manchester, NH 03108. Toll-free: (877) 209-9359. Fax: (603) 627-3110. Email: keller@kellerproducts.com. Web: www.kellershells.com. James J. Decknick, vice president of sales and marketing.With nearly 50 years of experience in the music industry, Keller Products is well known for providing precision-built, custom-molded plywood shells to leading high-end drum manufacturers."
805 KELLY MOUTHPIECES "674 South Pioneer Road, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. Tel: (920) 922-9888. Fax: (920) 922-7308. Email: mail@kellymouthpieces.com. Contact: Jim Kelly.Lexan Polycarbonate mouthpieces for trumpet, cornet, trombone, baritone, euphonium, tuba, and French horn. Available in 18 colors."
806 "KEN-DEL PRODUCTIONS, INC." "1500 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804-3596. Email: info@ken-del.com. Web: www.ken-del.com. Edwin Kennedy. purchase approval.CD, CD-ROM, DVD, VCR, and ACR duplication/replication. Also, in-house graphic design, printing, packaging, and fulfillment. Serving the corporate, education, and music communities since 1950."
807 "KEN SMITH BASSES, LTD." "P.O. Box 199, Perkasie, PA 18944-0199. Tel: (215) 453-8887. Toll-free: (800) 347-6484. Fax: (215) 453-8084. Email: sales@kensmithbasses.com. Web: www.kensmithbasses.com. Ken Smith, president.The only company of its kind wherein all products are designed for the specific professional needs of bass and guitar players by a professional musician, Ken Smith.Product line includes: Electric bass strings Slap Masters, Rock Masters, Metal Masters, Slick Rounds, Compressors, Taper Core, Bass Burners, Double Ball Ends, five-, and six-, and seven-string pre-packaged sets; Smith Burner electric guitar strings, Crystal Classic and Crystal Bronze classical and acoustic guitar strings; and Smith Electric Basses 100 percent handmade in the U.S.A., featuring Smith Handmade Pickups for four-, five-, six-, and seven-string basses, the Smith Quick String Release (QSR) Bass Bridges, and the Smith Three-Band EQ “B.M.T.” circuit. Also, Smith Pro Formula and Classic Wax guitar polish, Smith guitar straps with sheepskin shoulder pads, Smith gig bags, and other state-of-the-art accessories.The company’s new web features a factory tour and a wood species section as well as many other interesting pages."
808 KENDRICK AMPLIFIERS "531 County Road 330, Kempner, TX 78539-5755. Tel: (512) 932-3130. Fax: (512) 932-3135. Email: kendrick@kendrick-amplifiers.com. Web: kendrick-amplifiers.com. Contact: Gerald Weber.Manufacturer and distributor of Kendrick guitar amplifiers, speakers, electric guitars, strings, and necessities. U.S. distributor for Klotz cables."
809 Kerly Music Corporation "66 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ 07030 Tel: (201) 683-7947, Fax: (201) 683-7946. Email: stk@kerlymusic.com. www.kerlymusic.com. Contact: Sean Kerly."
810 KeyStrings "PO Box 8068 , Yakima, WA 98908. Tel (509) 965-7175. Fax (509) 965-6995. Email contact@keystrings.com. www.keystrings.com. Contact Tim Reierson. Licensing patented arrangements of inlay position markers. KeyStrings position markers make it possible for players to quickly recognize notes throughout the fingerboard. For guitar, bass, mandolin, or any stringed instrument. Trial versions available."
811 "Keytar, Inc." "P.O. Box 11547, Fort Smith, AR 72917. Tel: (479) 478-8500. Email: retaylor3@msn.com. Web: www.keytarinc.com. Contact: Ralph Taylor.Manufacturer of Williams Keyboard Guitars, or Keytars, which are real analog electric guitars for keyboard players. Keyboard players can now double on the guitar, right away."
812 "K.H.S. MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CO., LTD." "1F, No. 48, Cheng-ho Street, Lu-Chow City, Tapei Hsien, Taiwan 247, R.O.C. Tel: 011-886-2-2282-5159. Fax: 011-886-2-2281-4038. Email: musixm@khs-musix.com. Web: www.khs-music.com. Wu H. Hsieh, president."
813 KIMA MUSIC PRODUCTS CORPORATION "1230 Santa Anita Avenue #F, South El Monte, CA 91733-3861. Tel: (626) 575-9886. Toll-free: (800) 843-5520. Fax: (626) 575-9882. Email: sales@kimamusic.com. Web: www.kimamusic.com."
814 KING AMPLIFICATION "1141 Campbell Ave, San Jose, CA 95126. Tel: (408) 261-8260. Email: val@kingamplification.com. Web: www.kingamplification.com. Contact: Val King. All-tube hand-wired amplification. The company offers robust push-pull architectures with rich gain staging performance features and rugged construction that deliver years of service. Combo and head models include Tigerhund 18, Uptown 33, and Rocket 88. "
815 "KING, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. The King tradition of excellence goes back to 1893, when Sunday concerts in the park were plentiful and the blare of trumpets in minstrel bands sent shivers down the spine of anyone within hearing distance. Music was appreciated in America, but to some, it was more than just a walk in the park.As a young man, Henderson N. White loved music and theater. He ran an instrument repair shop in Cleveland, Ohio, and became friends with the musicians in the city. One of the finest musicians was Thomas King, a solo trombonist with the Lyceum Theatre Orchestra. He urged White to design a new trombone and offered to help. The two men collaborated, White providing his mechanical skill, King contributing his experience as an artist. They tried their ideas, tested them over a period of months, and finally produced a trombone with a vastly improved slide action and superb tonal quality. White named it the “King” trombone, after his friend. It was an immediate success in Cleveland and soon became one of the most popular trombones in the country.White followed his trombone success by designing and patenting a new silver cornet, which also won almost instant acceptance. Then came King trumpets, French horns, baritones and double-bell euphoniums.And so the company began. It started because its young founder felt that every fine artist deserves the best possible instrument. The company’s continuing developmental work has been motivated by this same commitment ever since.During the early years, White worked at the benches along with his employees to learn the causes of imperfections in band instruments... his own included. He insisted that every flaw be corrected. He even sponsored a 12-piece band that played at the factory three times a week not only for the enjoyment of his people but also as a continuing test of his instruments. He listened critically, and many improvements resulted from these concerts and discussions with the musicians afterward.This dedication to perfection and craftsmanship built the company steadily and solidly. King instruments were introduced to the public only when they offered superior advantages. H.N. White pioneered the use of Sterling silver in making bells for cornets, trumpets and trombones. This resulted in a richer sound with more overtones and greater carrying power than conventional bells.By the time of Henderson White’s death in 1940, he had designed and developed 28 instruments, including a complete line of low brass instruments which provided the player both musical superiority and long-lasting construction. The business was carried on for the next 25 years under the direction of Mrs. Henderson White.In 1964, 12-1/2 acres of land in Eastlake, Ohio, became the site for a new plant and the reputation of King musical instruments grew, as band directors discovered the educational superiority of King instrument design. When Mrs. White retired in 1965, the company was sold to a group of investors who expressed their sincere intentions to carry on the ideals and philosophies of the White family.The expansion program continued, and it was determined that the company could attain even greater growth through an association with a larger organization. In January of 1966, the company was merged with The Seeburg Corporation, a major manufacturer in the electronic entertainment industry. At the completion of this merger, the name was changed from the H. N. White Company to King Musical Instruments and, for a short period, ownership changed once again. King is currently owned by Conn-Selmer, Inc., a division of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.Over the years, many famous professionals have endorsed King instruments. Tommy Dorsey used a King trombone throughout his career. His brother, Jimmy, also played King instruments. Others include “Dizzy” Gillespie, William Bell, Ray Anthony, Vaughn Monroe, Johnny “Scat” Davis, Harry James, Nat Adderley, Kai Winding, Yusef Lateef, Cannonball Adderley and Mel Davis. Today’s best musicians and finest bands insist on the quality and performance of King musical instruments. Today, King legend continues its strong voice in musical performance"
816 KINGSBURY GUITAR STRAPS "95 Stahl Road, Getzville, NY 14068. Tel and fax: (716) 688-5442. Email: straplink@verizon.net. Contact: Edward Isenberg.Factory-made genuine leather guitar straps, in the low-to-mid price range, in a variety of styles and colors."
817 "K-IV ENTERPRISES, LLC/SABRA SOM" "59 Flaming Arrow Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Tel: (201) 828-9492. Fax: (201) 828-9493. Email: paksr@aol.com.Manufacturer of audio accessories."
818 K.J. MUSIC-DRUMSPAN "12620 Raymer Street, North Hollywood, CA 91650. Tel and fax: (909) 989-0246. Email: keith@drumspan.com. Web: www.drumspan.com. Contact: Keith Jones."
819 "K&K SOUND SYSTEMS, INC." "P.O. Box 626, Coos Bay, OR 97420. Tel: (541) 888-3517. Toll-free: (800) 867-6863. Fax: (541) 888-4846. Email: karla@kksound.com. Web: www.kksound.com. Contact: Karla Kaudel.The product range covers: acoustic guitar and instrument transducers; upright bass pickups; amplification systems for vibraphones and marimbas; and instrument microphones."
820 "KLARK-TEKNIK ELECTRONICS, INC." "12000 Portland Avenue South, Burnsville, MN 55337. Tel: 952-736-4031. Toll-free: (800) 392-3497. Fax: 952-736-4582. Email: prosound@telex.com. Web: www.telex.com. Equalizers, compressor limiters, noise gates, digital delays, reverb, and real time analyzers."
821 KLEIN ACOUSTIC GUITARS "2560 Knob Hill Road, Sonoma, CA 95476-9729. Tel and fax: (707) 938-4639. Toll-free: (877) 455-3467. Web: www.kleinguitars.com. Contact: Gerard Serafini.Designer and builder of fine acoustic guitars."
822 Klein Electric Guitars "P.O. Box 247, Linden, CA 95236 Tel and fax (209) 887-2651. Email kleinelectric@yahoo.com. Web www.kleinelectric.com. Contact Lorenzo German."
823 KLUSON TUNING MACHINES "17570 North Tamiami Trail Suite 1, North Fort Myers, Florida 33903. Tel: (239) 543-3625. Toll-free tels: 877-WD-MUSIC and 800-449-9348. Fax: (239) 543-5874. Email: info@kluson.com. Web: www.kluson.com. Larry Davis, vice-president of sales.A complete line of exact vintage replacement tuning machines as originally used in the golden era of American guitar production. Used by companies such as Fender, Gibson, Martin, Mosrite, Rickenbacker, and many others. 43 models available, including the legendary Kluson Super, aka “Waffleback” in all correct finishes and buttons."
824 "K&M Analog DesignS, LLC" "619 Martin Avenue #6, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Tel: (707) 584-8663. Fax: (707) 584-8661. Email: joe@two-rock.com. Contact: Joe Mloganoski."
825 KNILLING STRING INSTRUMENTS "16220 Wood-Red Road NE, Woodinville, WA 98072-9061. Tel: (425) 487-4333. Toll-free: (800) 258-6883. Fax: (425) 487-4337. Web: www.loudtechinc.com"
826 "KNUCKLEHEADMUSIC, LC" "2681 East Parleys Way #201, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-1668. Tel: (801) 466-2630. Toll-free: 866-4-STRINGS. Fax: (801) 466-8721. Email: info@knucklehead.com. Web: www.Knucklehead.com.Manufacturer/distributor of premium-crafted U.S.A. guitar and bass strings."
827 KOLOA "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California, 94005. Tel: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free tel: 888-552-5465. Fax (415) 570-0651. E-mail: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: koloaukulele.com.Koloa is the maker of professional ukluleles. Introduced in early 2007, each ukulele features traditional Hawaiian styling and excellent features at incredible prices."
828 "KOLSTEIN MUSIC, INC." "795 Foxhurst Road, Baldwin, NY 11510. Tel (516) 546-9300. Fax (516) 546-9309.. Barrie Kolstein, president. Manufacturer of the Kolstein Product line, instruments and accessories for stringed instruments. Restorer and appraiser of fine violins, violas, cellos, basses, and bows.Website: www.kolstein.com"
829 König & Meyer "Kiesweg 2A, D-97877 Wertheim, Germany. Tel: 011-49-9342-806-0. Fax: 011-49-9342-806-150. Email: contact@k-m.de. Web: www.k-m.de. Contact: Gabriela König. US distribution by Connolly Music Company 8 Vernon Valley Rd., East Northport, NY, 11731. Tel: 631-757- 0110, Fax: 631-757-0021. Email: info@connollymusic.com. Stand manufacturer: K&M Stands For Music. "
830 Kordex Cable "107 York Drive, P.O. Box 607, Middlebury, IN 46540-0607. Tel: (574) 825-7876. Toll-free: (888) 267-3399. Fax: (574) 825-9556. Email: kordexpt@maplenet.net. Web: www.kordexcables.org."
831 Korg USA Inc. "316 South Service Road, Melville, NY 11747. Tel: (631) 390-6500. Fax: (631) 390-6501. Web: www.korg.com. Joe Castronovo, president; Mitch Colby, executive vice president and CMO; Ken Fuente, vice president of sales. Product lines include Korg keyboards; Korg concert pianos; Korg Music workstations; Korg Soft synths; ToneWorks signal processors and effects; Korg tuners and metronomes; Korg digital recording products; Korg dance/d.j. products, and the following (see separate listings for each): Marshall amplification and Vox amplification. "
832 Kot Basses "1077 Dyer Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Tel: (503) 697-8782,Email: jake@jakekot.com. Contact: Jake KotBassist Jake Kot designs instruments for the bassist, by a bassist."
833 KRANK AMPLIFICATION "1220 West Alameda #121, Tempe, AZ 85282. Tel: (480) 776-2991. Fax: (480) 968-6733. Email: sales@krankamps.com. Contact: Chris Catero."
834 "KRATT PITCH PIPE CO., WM." "40 Lafayette Place, Kenilworth, NJ 07033. Tel: (908) 709-8901. Fax: (908) 8908. Email: krattpitchpipe@aol.com, John McNamara, president.The Wm. Kratt Co., founded in 1918 by Wm. Kratt Sr., is a manufacturer of quality vocal and instrumental pitch pipes for vocal teaching purposes as well as for ear training of pitch The company offers the well known Master Key Chromatic Pitch Instrument, available in two models and six styles, three of which include the Note Selector, a device helpful in stage work. For the tuning of stringed and fretted instruments, pitch pipes are available in three models: Super, Synchrotone I, and Synchrotone II. All models offer pitch pipes with brass reeds for the tuning of instruments ranging from the two-string dulcimer through the Spanish guitar. Also available are pitch pipes for tuning the Bluegrass banjo and the 12-string guitar."
835 "KRAUS MUSIC PRODUCTS, INC." "Mailing address: P.O. Box 22205, Milwaukee, OR 97269-2205. Tel: (503) 722-7977. Fax: (503) 722-8214. Edward Kraus, president.The company sells tools and supplies used for the repair of band instruments; it sells to full-time band instrument repair shops only and does not sell to guitar or drum shops or to the public."
836 "Kremona, Inc." "1637 Halifax Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762. Tel: (916) 835-0743, Email: nick@kremona.com, Contact: Nikolay Iliev.Manufacturer and distributor of stringed musical instruments."
837 "KRK Systems, LLC" "3000 SW 42nd Street, Hollywood, FL 33312. Tel: 954-316-1580. Fax: 954-316-1590. Email: salesorders@krksys.com. Web: www.krksys.com. Contact: Dave Hetrick. Designer and manufacturer of high-quality studio monitors."
838 K&S MUSIC "61 Industrial Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922. Tel: (908) 790-0400. Fax: (908)790-0407. Web: www.kandsmusic.com.K&S Music Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental Affiliate Program. Customized Rent to Own Programs, New and like new brand name instruments, Instruments available for sale or rental. Providing service nationwide for 30 years."
839 KS SPEAKERS "c/o CAP Audio Professional Corp., 1062 Cephas Drive, Clearwater, FL 33765. Tel: (727) 447-9656. Fax: (727) 447-9715. Email: capaudio2@aol.com. Web: www.cap-audio.com.Brands: KS speaker systems made in Germany; p.a., home theater, studio reference monitors."
840 KSM Guitars "50 W. 400 N. Logan UT 84321 USA Tel: (435) 753-6813 Fax: (435) 750-6045, Email: Kevin@ksmmusic.com, Web: www.ksmguitars.net, Contact: Kevin Moore Manufacturer of fine crafted guitars and the source for the revolutionary Foundation bridge."
841 KUFFNER INTERNATIONAL INC. "P.O. Box 141236, Staten Island, NY 10314-1236. Tel: (718) 981-9392. Cell phone: (201) 954-2421. Fax: (718) 816-4553. Email: haphat@aol.com. Specializing in the export of American-made electric guitars, basses, amplification, and accessories. Kuffner also acts as an import/export liaison for other musical instrument companies that either want to source products and secondary lines or set up an export department. Currently, Kuffner International, Inc., is the exclusive export agency for EMG Pickups, Select Design by EMG Pickups, NS Design Electric Bowed Instruments, Tonepros locking bridges, hardware, Kluson tuners and Clayton Accessories as well as other brands "
842 Küng Blockflöten GmbH "Grabenstrasse 3, CH-8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Tel: 011-41-52-639-0999. Fax: 011-41-52-630-0990. Email:info@kueng-blockfloeten.ch. Web: www.kuengblockfloeten.ch. Contact: Andreas Kung. Küng has manufactured high-quality wooden recorders since 1938 and has been famous for its bass, great-bass, and sub-bass recorders for more than 30 years. The combination of an excellent team and a mixture of technology and handicraft produces recorders whose special sound still makes heads turn."
843 KURZWEIL MUSIC SYSTEMS "19060 Dominguez Hills Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-6404. Tel: (310) 637-2000. Web: www.kurzweilmusicsystems.com. A leader in digital keyboards for professional, home, and institutional use, long known for its innovative digital synthesis and digital keyboard technology."
844 Kustom Amplification (Division of Hanser Music Group) "2395 Arbor Tech Drive, Hebron, KY 41048. Orders: (888) 4-KUSTOM. Fax: (888) 258-7866. Local: (859) 817-7100. Email: sales@kustom.com. "
845 KV2 AUDIO "5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Tel: (818) 597-7711. Toll-free: (866) 474-7711. Fax: (818) 597-0411. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Contact: Gabriel Whyel.KV2 Audio produces compact, modular loudspeaker systems that combine advanced acoustic and transducer technology with perfectly matched processing and amplification in a convenient turnkey package for small to medium-sized live and playback applications, portable p.a. systems for speech/multimedia playback, mobile DJ, stage monitoring, and fixed installations."
846 "KWO HSIAO CO., LTD." "10F-3, No. 136, Sec 3, Chung Hsing Road, Hsin Tien City 231, Taipei Hsien, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel: 011-886-2-2910-6235. Fax: 011-886-2-2910-6085. Email: kwohsiao@ms19.hinet.net. Web: www.finaguitar.com.tw.Manufacturer of the Fina guitar, a fine guitar known for its excellent sound and quality."
847 KYSER MUSICAL PRODUCTS "28141 State Highway 64, Canton, TX 75103-3478. Toll-free: (866) 500-2799. Fax: (903) 567-2704. Email: sales@kysermusical.com. Web: www.kysermusical.com.Kyser manufactures the Kyser Quick-Change capo and the Kyser Pro/Am Capo. Also: Kyser PowerCore guitar and electric bass strings; Kyser Classical Strings; Kyser Dr. Stringfellow care products; Kyser Lifeguard Humidifier; and Kyser Old Style finger picks. All Kyser products and their components are made in the U.S.A.Kyser Quick-Change capo, “America’s Capo,” has become the “World’s Capo.” Thanks to its clamping power, fast release, ease of repositioning, and rugged construction, the Quick-Change is the capo favored by guitarists from garage bands to the superstars the world over, and it is consistently one of the industry’s best selling accessories. The Quick-Change line includes models for acoustic, electric, classical, flamenco, and 12-string guitars, as well as mandolins and banjos and a Drop “D” for open E tunings.Kyser’s Pro/Am Capo is a value-priced quick-release capo.Kyser PowerCore strings for acoustic guitars are phosphor-bronze wire wound on steel cores and “pre-tuned” or stretched during production to help hold tuning on the instruments. Kyser PowerCore strings for electric guitar and electric bass strings are nickel-plated on steel-wire cores for maximum magnetic pickup. Kyser also offers two models of strings for classical and flamenco guitars.Kyser’s Dr. Stringfellow line includes String Lubricant/Cleaner, which prolongs string life against skin acids and wear and facilitates fingering. Also, Lem-oil cleans, polishes, preserves, and protects fingerboards and other oil-finish surfaces against drying and cracking. Best Guitar polish is a deep-cleaning wood polish for any fine wood instrument.Kyser Lifeguard Humidifier for acoustic and classical guitars with round sound holes regulates humidity inside acoustic guitar bodies to prevent drying, checking, cracking, and other damage from extremes of temperature and humidity.Kyser Old Style finger picks are hand-made of German nickel silver."
848 "L AND L SALES CO., INC." "P.O. Box 238, Madison, TN 37115. Tel: (615) 868-6976.Products include: George L’s pickups; strings; Cable Warehouse; Cable Checker; Speaker Cable Warehouse with pop-on speaker plugs; 10-string and 12-string steel guitar pickups; and other guitar accessories."
849 LA BELLA STRINGS "E.&O. Mari, Inc., 256 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550. Tel: (845) 562-4400. Toll-free: (800) 750-3034. Fax: (845) 562-4491. Email: bellaon@msn.com. Web: www.labella.com. Richard Cocco, Jr., president; Eric Cocco, vice president; Robert A. Archigian, director of sales.The maker of La Bella Strings, E.&O. Mari has long been a leader and innovator in the field of music strings and is one of the oldest string manufacturers in the U.S. The original firm was founded in Italy in 1600 and has been using the La Bella brand name since the mid-18th century. E.&O. Mari/La Bella offers the largest selection of nylon, steel, and traditional gut strings for virtually all stringed instruments, including: Perfectly Balanced Sets for classical guitar, lutes, and other early instruments; acoustic guitar and bass; electric guitar and bass; ethnic, folk, and international instruments; orchestral instruments; and acoustic double bass. Trademarked products include: 2001, CBGBs, Drop Tunes, Elite, Golden Superior, Folksinger, and Sweetone classical guitar strings; Electrics, Hard Rockin’ Steel HRS electric guitar strings; Silk & Steel acoustic guitar strings; Senorita and La Bella ukulele strings; Hard Rockin’ Steel, HRS, Deep Talkin’ Bass, Super Steps, and Slappers electric bass strings; La Bella Double Ball System for guitar and bass; Elite, Supernil, and Goldentone acoustic double bass strings; House of Mari; Criterion classical, acoustic, and electric guitar and bass strings.The company’s new “String Catalogue for Early Instruments” includes varnished gut, plain gut, and rectified nylon trebles; silver-plated, copper, and bronze wound on nylon basses; and silver-plated and aluminum wound over gut basses in singles or standardized sets for a wide variety of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Romantic guitars, lutes, archlutes, theorbos, violas da gamba, etc.Custom strings and custom sets a specialty ; O.E.M. and Private Labels. All E.&O. Mari/La Bella brands are available through authorized distributors worldwide. All strings are made in the U.S.A. at Newburgh, New York. The current catalog is on the company’s web. Write or call the company for catalogs, retail and export pricing, etc."
850 "L.A. GUITAR WORKS, INC." "P.O. Box 4037, Valley Village, CA 91617-0037. Tel: (818) 760-9164. Fax: (818) 760-9174."
851 LACE MUSIC "5561 Engineer Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Tel: (714) 898-2776. Fax: (714) 893-1045. Email: info@agi-lace.com. Web: www.lacemusic.com. Don Lace Jr., president; Jeff Lace, vice president/engineering; Jim Spanos, vice president/sales.OEM, wholesale, and retail supplier of acoustic and electric guitars and accessories. Developer of world-famous Lace Sensor pickups, now offering a multitude of choices for electronic tone reproduction."
852 "LAKEY, CLAUDE" See Claude Lakey Mouthpieces in this section.
853 LAKLAND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "2044 North Dominick, Chicago, IL 60614. Tel: (773) 871-9637. Email: brian@lakland.com. Web: www.lakland.com."
854 Landmine Pedals "28-174 Colonnade Road South, Nepean, Ontario K2E 7J5. Tel: (613) 727-6453. Email: mike@mikesmusiconline.com. Contact: Mike Palermo."
855 LANEY AMPLIFICATION "Coombswood Ind. Estate, Steelpark Road, Halesowen, West Midlands B62 8HD, United Kingdom. Tel 011 44 121 508 6666.. Fax 011-44-121-508-6688. Email simon@laney.co.uk. Web www.laney.co.uk. Lyndon Laney, chief executive."
856 LANG PERCUSSION "145-B Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Tel: (718) 624-1825. Fax: (718) 624-5004."
857 Lanthum Products "150 West Edith Ave. #31 Los Altos, CA 94022 U.S.A. Tel: (650) 823-5888. Email: g_gabriel@sbcglobal.net. Contact: Greg Gabriel."
858 Lark in the Morning "P.O. Box 799, Fort Bragg, CA 95437. Tel: (707) 964-5569. Toll-free tel: (866) 964-5569. Fax: (707) 964-1979. Email: info@larkinam.com. Web: www.larkinamwholesale.com. Contact: Bill Taylor. The World’s Largest Selection of Ethnic Musical Instruments: World percussion, harps, bagpipes, accordions, hurdie gurdies, sitars, concertinas, citterns, mandolins, resonator guitars, Latin instruments, wooden flutes, hard-to-find string instruments, dulcimers, bells, sacred instruments, traditional and ethnic instruments, “how-to” books, recordings and videos, and much more. "
859 Larrivee Guitars "780 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1M3. Tel: (604) 253-7111 Fax: (604) 253-5447. Web: www.larrivee.com / www.larriveeelectrics.comFine guitars for knowledgeable musicians. Listing Has Been Revised: Has Been Revised Name (Authorized): Jeannette Villarreal Company Name (Authorized): Jean Larrivee Guitars USA Phone (Authorized): 805-487-9980 Email (Authorized): jeannette@larrivee.com ."
860 LASAR MUSIC "P.O. Box 2045, Brentwood, TN 37027. Tel: (615) 377-4913. Fax: (615) 373-4986."
861 Lashbrook Guitars "912 N.E. 2nd Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 U.S.A. Tel: (904) 376-5366. Email: john@lashbrookguitars.com. Contact: John Lashbrook."
862 "Laskey Company, ThE" "270 Eisenhower Lane North #8, Lombard, IL 60148. Tel: (630) 889-2188. Fax: (630) 889-2190. Email: scott@laskey.com. Web: www.laskey.com.Manufacturer of premium quality trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, trombone, French horn, and tuba mouthpieces."
863 LATCH LAKE MUSIC PRODUCTS "3115 Mike Collins Drive, Eagan, MN 55121. Tel: (651) 688-2540. Toll-free: (800) 528-2437. Fax: (651) 688-6234. Email: info@latchlakemusic.com. Web: www.latchlakemusic.com.Maker of guitar slides for beginners and living legends. Latch Lake has launched the McKing microphone stand and accessory line. Check out the company’s Studio Shop online. The McKing mic stand is “A Big Idea for Small Spaces” a strong idea for rare and vintage mics."
864 LATIN PERCUSSION "160 Belmont Avenue, Garfield, NJ 07026. Tel: (973) 478-6903. Toll-free: 877-526-2668 (Sales and Customer Service). Fax: (973) 772-3568. Email: angelo.arimborgo@kaman.com. Web: www.lpmusic.com.Latin Percussion makes products using the following brand names: LP, Matador, LP Aspire, CP, World Beat, LP RhythMix and LP Music Collection, each appealing to its own market niche."
865 Lauren "2456 Remount Road, Suite 305, North Charleston, SC, 29406 Mailing address: P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29419-3366 Phone: (843) 745-8501 Toll-free Phone: (800) 845-1922 Fax: (843) 745-8502 Website: www.musicorp.com Lauren, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, is an educator-approved line of beginner/educational instruments and musical accessories. The product line consists of fractional to dreadnought-sized acoustic guitars available with acoustic steel string and nylon strings, to a selection of band instruments and violins/violas. The Lauren product line is quality crafted with all violins and violas being serviced and adjusted in the USA to meet MENC educator specifications. To learn more about this educational product line, please visit us at www.musicorp.com or call us today."
866 Lava Cable "P.O. Box 26329 Fayetteville, NC 28314 U.S.A. Tel: (910) 797-7214. Email: mark@lavacable.com. Contact: Mark Stoddard."
867 Lawton Percussion / MARU "Tel: (805) 473-9389. Email: info@lawtonpercussion.com. Contact: Maria LawtonNatural gourd guiros, shekeres, & sound effects. "
868 "LEATHERTONE, INC." "153 Hamlet Avenue, P.O. Box 247, Woonsocket, RI 02895. Tel: (401) 765-2450. Fax: (401) 769-8246.Manufacturer of decorative plastic sheets for drum coverings and guitar pickguards. Most styles and colors in stock."
869 "LEBLANC, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. The story of Leblanc’s inception and ultimate growth is one of the most captivating and well known in the music industry-the stuff of which, as the saying goes, legends are made.Since its modest beginnings in America as a two-man shop, Leblanc grew to a position of international prominence under the leadership of its cofounders, Léon Leblanc (1900-2000) and Vito Pascucci (1922-2003). Leblanc instruments continue to be crafted in Kenosha, Wisconsin and La Couture-Boussey, France.Leblanc in America traces its origins to the founding of Ets. D. Noblet of France in 1750, when the great flourishing of instrumental music at the court of Louis XV created a demand for musical instruments of all kinds. More than any other instrument manufacturer, Noblet refined and developed early woodwind manufacturing techniques, securing for the French nation its preeminent reputation for producing the best wind instruments in the world. Based in La Couture-Boussey for two and a half centuries, it is among the oldest continuously operating companies in France.In 1904, having no heirs, the Noblet family passed its holdings to Georges Leblanc, descendant of a long line of distinguished French instrument makers. By the time he acquired Noblet, Georges Leblanc had gained a reputation as one of the finest woodwind makers in France. The workshop at the Leblanc headquarters in Paris became a meeting place of the great woodwind artists of the era. The subsequent growth and success of G. Leblanc Cie. as a manufacturing entity was largely due to the work of Léon Leblanc, who in addition to his reputation as an instrument maker and businessman, was also a gifted clarinetist, holder of the first prize of the Paris Conservatoire, the first and only instrument maker to have held such an honor.As Léon Leblanc once noted, “Musicians of today should not be handicapped by the deficiencies of those before me. Acoustical, mechanical and musical improvements will be made. To this end, I have dedicated my life.” Monsieur Leblanc served as chairman of the American company and président honoraire of the French firm until his death in 2000 at the age of 99.The history of Leblanc in Kenosha, Wisconsin, dates to the last months of World War II and a chance meeting between Léon Leblanc and Vito Pascucci.Born in Kenosha, Vito Pascucci showed a marked interest in music and played cornet in the Kenosha High School band. He became fascinated with the construction and design of musical instruments and learned their repair as a summer apprentice at the Frank Holton Company, and then, while still in high school, augmented his family’s income by operating an instrument-repair shop at his brother’s music store.In 1943, Pascucci was called into the armed forces. His instrument-repair skills were rewarded when he was assigned as a trumpeter and repairman to Army Field Bands, then to the Army Air Corps Band, led by Glenn Miller. He began with the Miller band in New Haven, Connecticut, and then traveled with them to Europe. Stationed in England, Pascucci and Miller formed plans to set up a chain of music stores after the war.Miller’s untimely death put an end to those plans, but when the band was sent to newly liberated France, Vito paid a visit to G. Leblanc Cie., and his guide that day was Léon Leblanc. After service discharge in 1946, Pascucci returned to Kenosha, where Mr. Leblanc asked him to establish a foothold for the French company in America.A shop for the purpose of disassembling, climatizing and reassembling wood instruments was set up as part of the new firm. After shipment to America by sea (and later by air), the wood was allowed to stabilize under the new atmospheric conditions, and the instruments were restored to original factory specifications, reassembled, adjusted and thoroughly tested.In the 1950s, due to an ever-growing school market, demand for Leblanc instruments in the United States was far greater than the French concern could meet, so Leblanc began producing plastic-bodied clarinets in Kenosha.The Vito line of musical instruments was thus born, thrusting Leblanc to the forefront of the student clarinet market. In 1951, construction of Leblanc’s Kenosha factory was completed, a plant that to this day provides a model for the industry in its modern equipment, efficient operation and attractive appearance. Ever-increasing production called for the factory’s subsequent expansion in 1953, 1960 and 1966 and 1999.In April 1989, Leblanc USA acquired majority interest in the esteemed French firm and assumed responsibility for its management. In 2004, Leblanc was acquired by Conn-Selmer, Inc. a division of Steinway Musical Instruments (NYSE:LVB). Today, Leblanc clarinets are achieving even greater prominence through its new Leblanc by Backun professional instruments. The association of Leblanc and famed instrument designer, Morrie Backun has provided for a superior combination of acoustical and mechanical expertise rarely found in the music industry. Artist like Ricardo Morales, Eddie Daniels, Julian Bliss and host of others continue to perfect their performances with instrument from Leblanc."
870 "Lectrosonics, Inc." "P.O. Box 15900, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. Tel: (505) 892-4501, Fax: (505) 892-6243, Email: kathy@lectrosonics.com, Contact: Kathy BacaProfessional audio systems."
871 LEDFORD’S MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "125 Sunset Heights, Winchester, KY 40391-1724. Tel: (859) 744-3974. Homer C. Ledford, president.Founded in 1946. Handmade dulcimers, $275 and up."
872 LEE OSKAR HARMONICAS "P.O. Box 1120, Duvall, WA 98019. Tel: (425) 844-9889. Email: info@leeoskar.com. Web: www.leeoskar.com. Lee Oskar, president; Leslie Oskar, vice president/director of sales.Lee Oskar, a world-renowned harmonica artist, introduced his innovative line of ten-hole diatonic harmonicas in 1983. Today the Lee Oskar harmonica is available in four tunings with replacement reedplates in every key."
873 "Lee, W.H., & Company, Inc." "410 South Michigan Avenue Annex, Chicago, IL 60605. Tel: (312) 786-0459. Fax: (312) 786-9615. William Harris Lee III, president. W. H. Lee & Company is the largest maker of fine hand-crafted orchestral string instruments in the United States."
874 LEED REPRESENTATION "P.O. Box 33, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 8YS, UK, Tel: INT+ 44 1243 378050, Fax INT+ 44 1243 378050, Email: davidleed@eprimus.co.uk Contact: David Leed.We market Reeds Australia Vintage, Passion (NEW), Studio Plus, RAZZ (NEW) Reeds and other accessories (www.reedsaus.com.au) HELIN Woodwind and Brass Swabs, pullthroughs, straps, and accessories includng OPTICARE (for insertion into woodwind instruments to dry out the pads). Comprehensive marketing activities carried out - all you have to do is ask. New products solicited and welcomed."
875 LEEDY DRUMS "c/o Gretsch Enterprises, P.O. Box 2468, Savannah, GA 31402. Tel: (912) 748-7070. Web: www.leedydrums.com.In 1895 Ulysses G. Leedy began making snare drums and stands. Recognizing the value and prestige of the Leedy name, Gretsch acquired Leedy in 1986 and has taken carefully measured steps to bring Leedy Drums back into the marketplace. Now available are the three standard models that make possible an unlimited number of tonal effects of great vitality and brilliance, placing at the drummer’s command a character of rhythm in exact accord with all styles of music. Even those untrained in music can hear that clear, penetrating Leedy snap. For more information refer to Gretsch Enterprises in this section."
876 "LEGERE REEDS, LTD" "39 Weatherup Crescent, Barrie , ON, Canada L4N 7J6. Tel: (705) 735-1559. Fax: (705) 735-4097. Email: info@legere.com. Web: www.legere.com. Contact: Peter Randall. Légère Reeds makes a full line of premium synthetic reeds for clarinets and saxophones. Légère reeds are used by professional musicians for teaching, recitals, and recording but are also perfect for students, providing instant response and a rich, powerful sound. Sample packages are available for new retailers and distributors."
877 Leprecon LLC "10087 Industrial Drive, P.O. Box 430, Hamburg, Michigan 48139. Tel: (810) 231-9373. Fax: (810) 231-1631. Toll-Free: (888) 422-3537 Email: lepsls@leprecon.com. Web: www.leprecon.com. Leprecon lighting control and dimming equipment."
878 "LESHER, MARLIN, REED CO., INC." "P.O. Box 1004, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Toll-free: (800) 272-1948. Toll-free fax: (888) 591-5827. Email: reed@cablespeed.com.The company makes double reeds using the most advanced manufacturing technique with machines designed specifically for making the oboe and bassoon reeds."
879 LEVY’S LEATHERS LTD. "190 Disraeli Freeway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2Z4. (Mailing address P.O. Box 3044, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4E5.) Tel (204) 957-5139. Fax (204) 943-6655. Email harvey@levysleathers.com. Web www.levysleathers.com. Manufacturer of of leather, nylon, and cotton guitar strap, and nylon and leather gig bags for musical instruments and accessories."
880 LEXICON PROFESSIONAL "8760 South Sandy Parkway, Sandy, UT 84070-6405. Tel: (801) 568-7660. Toll-free: (800) 777-1363. Fax: (801) 568-7662. Email: info@lexiconpro.com. Web: www.lexiconpro.com.Manufacturer of world-class digital reverbs, digital signal processors, and desktop recording devices."
881 "Lightronics, Inc." "509 Central Drive, VA Beach, VA 23454. Tel: (757) 486-3588. Toll-free tel: (800) 472-8541. Fax: (757) 486 3391. Email: gary002@lightronics.com. Web: www.lightronics.com. Gary Hardy, National Sales Manager. Lightronics manufactures quality lighting control systems for entertainment and commercial applications. All registered products are covered by a five-year warranty. "
882 "LightWave Systems, Inc." "6387-A Rose Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013 U.S.A. Tel (805) 684-3216. Fax (805) 684-6696. Email willcox@lightwave-systems.com. Contact Christopher Willcox. Sales: 800.549.6600 / sales@lightwave-systems.com "
883 LINC LUTHIER INSTRUMENTS "1318 North Monte Vista Avenue #11, Upland, CA 91786. Tel and fax: (909) 931-0642. Email: linc@lincluthier.com.Linc Luthier builds top-quality semi-acoustic basses and guitars, and baritones."
884 "LINE 6, INC." "26580 Agoura Road, Calabasas, CA 91302-1921. Tel: (818) 575-3600. Fax: (818) 575-3601. Web: www.line6.com.Incorporated in 1996, Line 6 is a music gear manufacturer dedicated to developing music products to inspire creativity both on the stage and in the studio."
885 "LINTON, J.M., MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS" "1013 Alma Street, Elkhart, IN 46514. Tel: (574) 264-6045. Toll-free tel: (800) 745-6045. Fax: (574) 266-7658. Email: info@lintonwoodwinds.com. Web: www.LintonWoodwinds.com. Jack M. Linton, president.Jack Linton is a hands-on oboe and bassoon maker, rarely seated at his executive desk, more often working at a bench participating in the meticulous progress of a fine new oboe or bassoon. Woodwinds undergo thorough inspection prior to shipment. Oboes and bassoons for the student, the advanced student, and the professional, as well as custom applications, are produced in the Elkhart plant under the supervision of Jack M. Linton. All J.M. Linton instruments are fully warranted for five years.The firm also maintains a complete woodwind service department, and in its accessory line it can supply replacement parts for any age Linton oboe, as well as Linton Model 5K bassoon bocals and bassoon parts.J.M. Linton woodwinds are distributed worldwide and are available throughout the United States at retail music stores."
886 Lipe Guitar USA "10601 Las Lunitas Avenue, Tujunga, CA 91042. Tel: (818) 352-6212, Email: mike@lipeguitars.com, Contact: Mike LipeCustom guitars, custom basses."
887 little labs "6711 Whitley Terrace, Hollywood, CA 90068. Toll-free: (800) 642-0064. Fax: (323) 851-6860. Email: jwl@littlelabs.com. Web: www.littlelabs.com.Featured products: Multi-Z Professional Instrument pre-amp, re-amp, DI; AES Digital Audio mastering router; IBP Sr. Analog phase alignment tool; IBP Jr. Analog phase alignment tool; RedEye passive DI and re-amplification device; PCP guitar splitter re-amp device; STD instrument cable extender."
888 Littlite LLC "10087 Industrial Drive, P.O. Box 430, Hamburg, MI 48139. Tel: (810) 231-9373. Fax: (810) 231-1631. Email: sales@littlite.com. Web: www.littlite.com. Contact: Contact: Donn Deniston.Littlite flexible gooseneck tasklamps and accessories."
889 "LM PRODUCTS, INC" "1325 Meridian Street, Anderson, IN 46016. Tel: (765) 643-3802. Toll-free: (800) 876-7651. Fax: (765) 641-1205. Email: info@lmproducts.com. Web: www.lmproducts.com. Contacts: L.J. Mechem, Pres., Troy Parker, V.P. Production, Jeff Messersmith, Controller. Since 1979 the company has been creating quality guitar straps, band instrument accessories, and banjo, mandolin, and percussion accessories for the music industry. LM Products is also the exclusive source for Standtastic keyboard stands, the most versatile sturdy keyboard stands made.The company is the manufacturer of unique products such as: Ralph Marlin Guitar Straps, the line of exciting photo-quality-looking straps from the Ralph Marlin designer tie company; Surelock Straps, the patented locking guitar strap system; Alexis Straps for Girls, the first and most diverse lineup of straps designed by girls for girls. LM is the manufacturer of the Eyeland Luxury straps as well as Ultra Series, the high-end leather and suede straps featuring garment leather padding and top-of-the-line bridle leather; PS Sliders, the unique, easy-to-adjust straps with the vivid design patterns.LM is the manufacturer and distributor of Slider Ergonomic Straps for guitars. "
890 "LoDUCA BROS., INC." "5665 South Westridge Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151. Tel: (262) 754-9850. Fax: (262) 754-0318. Email: info@loducabros.com. Web: loducabros.com. Jim LoDuca, president, Mickey LoDuca, national sales manager, Andy LoDuca, marketing vice president."
891 Lollar Guitars "P.O. Box 2450, Vashon Island, WA, 98070. Tel: (206) 463-9838, Email: info@lollarguitars.com, Web: www.lollarguitars.com.Lollar Guitars manufactures a complete line of electric guitar and bass pickups, including a full line of steel guitar pickups, clavinet replacement pickups and custom design work for guitar manufacturers and repair shops. Jason Lollar also repairs and restores vintage original pickups."
892 LONG HOLLOW LEATHER "1131 West Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064. Tel: (615) 794-7147. Toll-free: (800) 545-1181. Fax: (615) 794-7970. Email: lhlco@bellsouth.net. Web: www.longhollowleather.com.Manufacturer of leather guitar straps."
893 Longo Custom Drums "P.O. Box 170 Sybertsville, PA 18251 U.S.A. Tel: (570) 788-5820. Email: nlongo@ptd.net. Contact: Neil Longo. "
894 Los Cabos Drumsticks "3-140 Mellissa St Fredericton, NB E3A6W1 Canada Tel: (506) 460-8352 Fax: (506) 474-2415 Email: lguay@loscabosdrumsticks.com Contact: Larry Guay"
895 LOU CAPECE MUSIC "2555 North Jerusalem Road, East Meadow, NY 11554-5334. Tel: (516) 221-5596. Toll-free: (800) 321-5584. Fax: (516) 679-9786. Contact: Lou Capece."
896 LOUD TECHNOLOGIES INC. "16220 Wood-Red Road NE, Woodinville, WA 98072-9061. Tel: (425) 487-4333. Toll-free: (800) 258-6883. Fax: (425) 487-4337. Web: www.loudtechinc.com."
897 Lowden Guitars "14950 F.A.A Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Toll-free: (800) 872-5856. Fax: (817) 685-5699. Email: info@lowdenguitars.com. Web: www.lowdenguitars.com.Highest-quality hand-crafted acoustic guitars, built from the finest tonewoods. The unique bracing system produces a distinctive tone."
898 LPD MUSIC INTERNATIONAL "32575 Industrial Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071-5004. Tel: (248) 585-9630. Toll-free: (800) 527-5292. Fax: (248) 585-7360. Email: mail@lpdmusic.com. Web: www.lpdmusic.com and www.parachoelite.com. This full-line musical merchandise distributor has been serving music stores and sound contractors nationwide and internationally for over 40 years."
899 LUCIDA GUITARS "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California 94005. Tel: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free tel: 888-552-5465. Fax: (415) 570-0651. E-mail: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: www.lucidaguitars.com.Lucida Guitars carefully designs and crafts a distinguished line of Spanish classical guitars and traditional mariachi instruments. These guitars range from student to professional models and are affordably priced for anyone interested in exploring classical guitars. Lucida Artista series are handmade in Spain for the professional musician and are the ultimate European guitars. Lucida Artista guitars come in Concerto and Malaga models, featuring a solid cedar top, solid rosewood or laminate mahogany back and sides, and authentic Spanish features."
900 LUSUP "P.O.Box 426, Milford, Massachusetts 01757. Tel: (508) 488-6509. Email: oil@lusup.comLusup (lu-sup) is a complex, clear, and odorless valve and slide oil combination for brass instruments that does not separate and is odorless even in extreme weather conditions. Lusup offers low minimum orders and fast delivery. A sample may be requested via the company’s email address or tel. or web: www.lusup.com"
901 LUTHIER MUSIC CORP. "341 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. Tel: (212) 397-6038. Fax: (212) 397-6048. Email: guitar@luthiermusic.com. Web: www.luthiermusic.com. Contact: Tony Acosta."
902 LUTHIERS MERCANTILE "7975 Cameron Dr. Bldg. 1600 Windsor, CA 95492. Tel: (707) 687-2020. Fax: (707) 687-2014. Web: www.lmii.com."
903 "LYNX STUDIO TECHNOLOGY, INC." "190 McCormick Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Tel: (714) 545-4700, Fax: (714) 545-4777, Email: sales@lynxstudio.com., Web: www.lynxstudio.com. Lynx TWO, L22, AES16 digital interface PCI cards, and Aurora A/D D/A converters."
904 "LYON & HEALY, U.S.A." "168 North Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607. Tel: (312) 786-1881. Toll-free: (800) 621-3881. Fax: (312) 226-1502. Web: www.lyonhealy.com and www.harp.com.Manufacturer of Lyon & Healy harps."
905 LYRIC FLUTES/WESTWIND MUSICAL PRODUCTS "1214 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241. Tel: (319) 341-0042. Fax: (319) 351-0749. Email: cmiller@miyazawa.com. Web: www.lyricflutes.com and www.miyazawa.com.Lyric Flutes are available in limited quantities through a select network of dealers and flutespecialty shops. Manufactured in Taiwan and finished in the United States, Lyric Flutes combine quality and value with outstanding sound, response, and reliability."
906 "MACKIE DESIGNS, INC." "16220 Wood-Red Road NE, Woodinville, Washington 98072-9061. Tel: (425) 487-4333. Toll-free: (800) 258-6883. Fax: (425) 487-4337. Web: www.mackie.com."
907 "Madadot, LLC" "1411 Genesee St., Rear Bldg. Utica, NY 13501 U.S.A. Tel: (315) 533-1389. Email: todd@stickflip.com. Contact: Todd Heselton."
908 Madarozzo "P.O. Box 1209 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE99 1JJ United Kingdom Phone: +44 20 88 16 83 68 Fax: +44 20 76 91 73 23 Email:cbac@mac.com Web: www.madarozzo.com Contact: Mr. Martin RitterMADAROZZO™ offers a stunning range of designer Musical Instrument Bags, Cases, Guitars and Accessories "
909 Maestro Distribution Co. "8175 Stell Road, Sodus, NY 14551. PHONE / FAX (315)483-0504. Email ccuvelier@aol.com. Manufacturer of Maestro Stand-Outs and Maestro’s Musiclips"
910 MAESTRO MUSIC INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURE "U.S. Office: 25814 Oakridge Drive, Spring, TX 77380. Tel: (281) 298-1617. Fax: (281) 296-6466. Email: maestrocase@aol.com. Web: www.maestro123.com. Gary Liang, vice president.Manufacturer of a broad range of affordable brass and wind instruments as well as a full line of instrument bags and cases. OEM and private-label production available."
911 Magic Parts Company "Tel: (800) 451-1922. Email: sharonw@rubytubes.com. Contact: Sharon Wilson.Wholesale distributor, specializing in electronic components used in guitar amplifiers. Magic Parts is the exclusive distributor of highly tested and precisely matched RUBY Tubes and RUBY reverb cans. "
912 MAGNUM STEEL GUITARS "617 West Kearney Street #101, Mesquite, TX 75149. Tel: (972) 475-2324. Fax: (972) 412-7353. Email: orderdesk@magnumsteelguitars.com. Web: www.magnumsteelguitars.com. Contact: Ann Fabian.Carter Steel Guitars dba Magnum Steel Guitars, the world’s largest manufacturer of pedal steel guitars, produces the Magnum Pro Select, the only full-bore professional-level, all-pull pedal steel guitar available to consumers exclusively through musical instrument retailers.Magnums come in two models: the D-10 (two ten-string necks) and the S-10DB, which can be ordered in standard E9/C6 or E9 Nashville tunings; or custom tunings available by special order. The D-10 comes standard with eight pedals and five knee levers, while the S-10DB comes standard with three pedals and five knee levers. Both models also come equipped with a hard-shell case, leg/rod pouch, wrench kit, owner’s manual, and quick-start video."
913 "MAIN STRAP CONNECTION, THE, INC." "3440 Dandolo Circle, Cape Coral FL 33909, Tel: 239-471-0451, Toll Free:800-458-3044, email: Thestrap@msm.com, mainstrap.com. Manufacturer of a wide variety of guitar straps, saxophone straps, mandolin straps, and banjo straps. The company offers a dealer strap insurance policy. Call or fax for a free catalog.."
914 Majestic Percussion "11310 Hwy. 290 West, Austin, Texas 78737 (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 90249, Austin, Texas 78709-0249) Phone: (512) 288-7400 Toll-free: (800) 283-4676 Fax: (512) 288-6445 Email: sales@majesticpercussion.com Web: www.majesticpercussion.com Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc., Majestic features a complete offering of European timpani, concert bass drums and marching field percussion. As an established international brand that is part of KHS, one of the largest musical instrument manufacturers in the world, Majestic offers the highest possible quality instrument for every level of performance. The most recent additions to the Majestic family of percussion instruments were developed through the Quantum Marching project with the aid of top players and educators worldwide. Field marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones and chimes from the Majestic Quantum line were designed using an ensemble approach with Jupiter Quantum brass and Mapex Quantum marching drums to create a unified line for marching performances. Majestic blends traditional craft with modern technology to deliver premium performance, quality and features at a significant price advantage. This value makes Majestic an ideal solution for school bids. As part of JBI, Inc. purchases can be mixed with Jupiter, Mapex and Ross for additional savings. "
915 Major Music Supply "918A Clement St Suite 103,San Francisco,CA 94118. Tel (415)221-6666. Toll-Free 888-996-2567. Fax (415)221-9666. Email:majormusicsupply@yahoo.com. Web: www.majormusicsupply.com. “The Independent Retailers Wholesaler”. Wholesale Distributor of :Revival Acoustics,Revival Mandolins & Resonator Guitars,Vivace Stringed Instruments,Adagio Violins,Makai Ukes,Verano Classical Guitars,WB Percusion,Armor Cases,MMS World Instruments,etc. A Company started by Musicians for Musicians."
916 "MAKEMUSIC, INC." "7615 Golden Triangle Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-3848. Tel: (952) 937-9611. Toll-free: (800) 843-2066. Fax: (952) 937-9760. Web: www.makemusic.com.Music software. Music notation product lines include Finale music notation; Allegro; PrintMusic; SongWriter; and NotePad. Rehearsal software includes SmartMusic."
917 MALLETECH INSTRUMENTS (KP3 LLC) "618 Bangs Avenue, P.O. Box 467, Asbury Park, NJ 07712. Tel: (732) 774-0011. Fax: (732) 774-0033. Email: kp3@mostlymarimba.com. Web: www.mostlymarimba.com. Craig Yarger, sales manager.Manufacturer of fine keyboard percussion instruments, including marimbas, xylophones, and glockenspiels."
918 "MANDOLIN BROTHERS, LTD." "629 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310. Tels: (718) 981-3226 or (718) 981-8585. Fax: (718) 816-4416. Web: www.mandoweb.com. Email: mandolin@mandoweb.com. Contact: Stanley M. Jay.The company provides free evaluation by tel, email, and fax, as well as buys, sells, consigns, and trades fine acoustic and electric guitars, banjos, and mandolins."
919 MANHASSET SPECIALTY COMPANY "P.O. Box 2518, Yakima, WA 98907. Tel: (509) 248-3810. Toll-free: (800) 795-0965. Fax: (509) 248-3834. Email: info@manhasset-specialty.com. Web: www.manhasset-specialty.com. Barry T. Heid, general manager.Manufacturer of Manhasset music stands and accessories, the nation’s most popular school and symphony music stands; the stands are also widely used by performing musical groups throughout the world."
920 "MAN-HOW, INC." "1150 Southard Street, Trenton, NJ 08638. Tel: (609) 392-4895. Fax: (609) 392-0194. Marching band accessories and equipment."
921 "MANIAC MUSIC, INC." "3937 Cranbrook Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Tel: (317) 340-1161. Email: info@sustainiac.com. Web: www.sustainiac.com. Alan Hoover, president.Product line: Sustainiac (produces infinite sustain and harmonic fade-in of notes on electric guitar)."
922 "Manley Laboratories, InC." "13880 Magnolia Avenue, Chino, CA 91710. Tel: (909) 627-4256. Fax: (909) 628-2482. Email: emanley@manleylabs.com. Web: www.manleylabs.com. Contact: EveAnna Manley., president."
923 Manne Guitars "Via Paraiso 28, Schio 36015, Italy. Tel: 011-44-567-3872. Fax: 011-44-551-2452. Email: info@manne.com. Contact: Richard Davidow."
924 MANUFACTURAS ALHAMBRA S.L. "Duquesa de Almodovar, 17, E-03830 Muro del Alcoy, Spain. Tel: 011-34-96-553-0011. Fax: 011-34-96-651-6302. Email: info@alhambrasl.com.In the United States: Alhambra USA, 2002 Riverside Drive #42-i, Asheville, NC 28804. Tel: (828) 254-3380. Fax: (828) 254-3346. Email: info@alhambrausa.com."
925 "MAPES PIANO STRING CO., THE" "#1 Wire Mill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tel: (423) 543-3195. Fax: (423) 543-7738. J.H. Schaff, treasurer; W.L. Schaff, president; R.L. Schaff, executive vice president/sales; Randall Hutchins, plant engineer; Elmer Rehart, vice president, operations; Frank L. Schaff, executive vice president/research and development; Regina S. Harris, secretary; Stephanie Schaff, assistant vice president/finance; Mark Schaff, production coordinator; Lawrence Pierce, piano repair supervisor.For over 90 years the Mapes Piano String Company has been a leader in the production of quality piano wire and musical strings.Founded in 1912 in New York City, Mapes started its wire production operations in operations in the mountains of east Tennessee in 1951. The remainder of its operations were moved to the Tennessee site over the next 20 years. The move was complete by 1972.From its Tennessee complex, Mapes buys its own steel wire rod, from which it draws wire for the spring, automotive, piano, defense, and toy industries. In addition to piano wire, Mapes draws music spring wire, both tin-coated and cd-zn coated, type 430 stainless, type 302 stainless steel, 52100 bearing steel, high-carbon flat wire, and copper.In addition, Mapes is one of the country’s oldest manufacturers of musical strings for use on pianos, guitars, banjos, and mandolins."
926 "MAPEX U.S.A., INC." "118 Wheeler Street, P.O. Box 1360, LaVergne, TN 37086-1360. Tel: (615) 793-2050. Toll-free tel (dealers only): (888) 627-3987. Fax: (615) 793-2070. Email: mapex@mapexdrums.com. Web: www.usa.mapexdrums.com"
927 Marathon Professional "P.O. Box 21201, Los Angeles, CA 90021. Tel: (213) 488-0198, Fax: (213) 488-5187, Email: info@marathonpro.com, Contact: David Saghian.Manufacturer & Distributor of High Quality Pro Audio, DJ Gear & Flight Ready Case Products! Visit www.marathonpro.com for more info."
928 "Marc Ingber, Inc." "11725 Gainsborough Road. Potomac, MD 20854. Tel: (301) 765-7788. Fax: (301) 765-7790. Email: marc@marcingber.com. Marc Ingber, principal. This firm represents manufacturers of quality products who sell primarily through established distributors in the U.S. and Canada. It has a proven record of success in retail, distribution, and as a factory representative. Marc Ingber was the founder and CEO of M&A Sales of Rockville, Maryland; he sold that company in 2003. As a manufacturer’s representative, the company works for both large and small entities. Its experience has given it the know-how to help suppliers and customers in areas such as marketing, pricing, packaging, and the launching of new products. Companies represented include: Mollard Conducting Batons; ProCo Sound cables and RAT pedals; Shubb Capos; Mighty Moe AmpStraps; Corriciadan slides; RoboKey Drum Tools and Snake Guitar Stringwinders; Lute Hole feedback reducers; Extreme Isolation Headphones; Boomwhacker percussion tubes; E-Pad practice pads; ; Mighty Grip Drummers gloves and stick powder; FingerStix; Chopsaver lip balm; Giglight music stand lights; the Chromatic Watch Company."
929 M.A.R.C.A. "Le Grand Plan, BP 48, Ollioules 83191, France. Tel: 011-49-463-0484. Fax: 011-49-463-700. Email: direction@marcafrance.com. Contact: Guccini Franco."
930 "MARCINKIEWICZ CO., INC." "593 SE First Avenue, Canby, OR 97013. Tel: (503) 263-2456. Fax: (503) 263-2484. Email: info@marcinkiewicz.com.Manufacturer of precision brasswind mouthpieces and artist-quality trumpets and cornets."
931 Marcodi Musical Products "312 Foreland Garth Abingdon, MD 21009 U.S.A. Tel: (410) 808-5724. Email: jaymelani@gmail.com. Contact: Jason Melani."
932 MARI STRINGS "14 West 71st Street, New York, NY 10023. Tel: (212) 799-6781. Fax: (212) 721-3932. Contact: Daniel Mari.Private label strings; hand made, machine made. Every type of string available."
933 Mark-My-Time "P.O. Box 9325, Chandler Heights, AZ 85227. Tel: (480) 786-4481. Fax: 480-503-8100. Email: sales@mark-my-time.com. Contact: Joe Farinella."
934 MARK OF THE UNICORN "1280 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138. Tel: (617) 576-2760. Fax: (617) 576-3609. Email: info@motu.com. Web: www.motu.com. Dave Roberts, sales.Innovative computer music software and hardware.Innovative computer music software and hardware."
935 "Marlo Plastic Products, Inc." "289 Highway 33, Manalapan, NJ 07726. Tel: (732) 792-1988, Fax: 732-792-1996, Email: Becky@marloplastics.com, Contact: Becky Livingston Manufacturer of choral folders."
936 "Marshall Amplification c/o Korg U.S.A., Inc.," "316 South Service Road, Melville, NY 11747. Tel: (631) 390-6500. Fax: (631) 390-6501. Web: www.marshallamps.com. Joe Castronovo, president; Mitch Colby, executive vice president and CMO. Marshall products are exclusively distributed in the United States by Korg U.S.A., Inc. Product range includes JVM series, Vintage Modern, AVT2000 series, MGIII series, Mode Four family, Hand Wired series, Acoustic Soloist series, Bass Amp range,classic reissues, mini amps, Artist signature series and accessories"
937 Marshall Electronics / MXL Microphones "1910 East Maple Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245. Tel: (310) 333-0606. Toll- free: (800) (800) 6608. Fax: (310) 333-0688. Email: sales@mxlmics.com. Web: www.mxlmics.com Among the many products manufactured and distributed by the company is Mogami, the world’s premier cable supplier to the professional recording studio community. Marshall also manufactures the renowned range of MXL studio condenser microphones. "
938 MARTIN AND DARCO STRINGS "510 Sycamore Street, Nazareth, PA 18064. Tel: (610) 759-2837. Toll-free tel: (800) 633-2060. Fax: (610) 759-5757. Email: info@martinguitar.com. Web: www.martinstrings.com.World-class manufacturer of acoustic and electric strings for guitars and basses, acoustic strings for mandolin, banjo, ukulele, and classical guitar. Sold under various trade names, including Martin SP (Studio Performance), Martin SP Marquis, Martin SP+, Martin SP Fingerstyle, Martin SP Bluegrass, Martin Artist’s choice, Martin, Martin Marquis, Martin Vega Banjo, Darco."
939 "MARTIN, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. The original Martin band instrument plant was established in Chicago prior to 1871 and could have become America’s oldest band instrument company, had it not been for one of the many fires that claimed much of the city at that time. In 1876, after a fire completely wiped out Henry Martin’s business, it is said that he walked the entire distance to Elkhart, Indiana, where he joined an instrument company just being formed by C.G. Conn as its sixth employee. Henry retired from C.G. Conn in 1902 and died in 1920. However, in 1907, Henry Martin’s five sons, who had learned the art of building instruments from their father, established the new Martin Band Instrument Company. Martin instruments were truly a cottage industry, with each brother building instruments in their homes during the early years. It wasn’t until 1910 when the Martin factory opened its doors in Elkhart. Through the years, Martin built a reputation for outstanding quality wherever its instruments were sold. In 1928 Martin acquired The Indiana Band Instrument Company, giving Martin a lower priced student line for this growing market.One of the most famous Martin instruments, the Martin Committee trumpet, earned its name by being designed by a committee of trumpet experts in the 1930’s. It dominated the jazz trumpet market from the late 1940s. Committee trumpets were played by Miles Davis throughout his career, as well as Chet Baker, Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, and Al Hirt. In 1962 Martin was acquired by Richards Music Corporation. RMC was absorbed by Wurlitzer Corporation in 1965. Production at the Elkhart plant ceased in 1968. The brand was later sold to the G. Leblanc company and manufacturing moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1971. It was during this time that renowned trombonist Urbie Green worked with Leblanc engineers to create the Martin Urbie Green trombone.With the sale of Leblanc to Conn-Selmer, Inc. in 2004, Martin instruments have joined the growing number of legendary brands under the Conn-Selmer banner. Martin now enters its second century with a renewed commitment to provide the highest level of professional craftsmanship to these classic instruments."
940 MARTIN GUITAR COMPANY "P.O. Box 329, Nazareth, PA 18064-0329. Tel: (610) 759-2837. Toll-free: (800) 633-2060. Fax: (610) 759-5757. Email: info@martinguitar.com. Web: www.martinguitar.com. C. F. Martin IV, chairman of the board and CEO.Celebrating 175 years, C. F. MARTIN & CO. is the largest and most respected manufacturer of acoustic guitars and acoustic strings in America. World-renowned guitars like the iconic D-18®, D-28®, D-45®. From Vintage recreations, Limited and Special Editions to Travel and Backpacker® guitars. Prices range from $399-$109,999. Design your own one-of-a-kind Martin through the Martin Custom Shop. Visit the Martin Guitar Museum and Visitors Center. Free public tours conducted weekdays."
941 Martin Sound Products "28 Alpha Park, Highland Heights, OH 44143. Toll-free: (800) 321-6306. Fax: (440) 442-7713. Email: sound@ncweb.com. Web: martinsoundpro.com.Martin Sound is a distributor of audio components for the professional, commercial, and residential markets."
942 "MARTINSOUND, INC." "1151 West Valley Boulevard, Alhambra, CA 91803-2493. Tel: (626) 281-3555. Toll-free: (800) 582-3555. Fax: (662) 284-3092. Email: info@martinsound.com. Web: www.martinsound.com. Manufacturer of: Martech MSS-10 microphone preamplifiers; MAX monitoring and recording products; and Flying Faders console automation."
943 MARTIN STRINGS "A division of C. F. Martin & Co., Inc., P.O. Box 329, Nazareth, PA 18064-0329. Tel: (610) 759-2837. Toll-free: (800) 633-2060. Fax: (610) 759-5757. Email: info@martinguitar.com. Web: www.martinstrings.com.World-class manufacturer of acoustic and electric strings for guitars and basses, acoustic strings for mandolin, banjo, ukulele and classical guitar. Sold under various trade names, including Martin SP (Studio Performance), Martin FX (Flexible Core), Martin and Darco."
944 MASECRAFT SUPPLY CO "254 Amity Street, P.O. Box 423, Meriden, CT 06450. Tel: (203) 238-3049. Toll-free: (800) 682-5489. Fax: (203) 238-2378. Email: masecraft@masecraftsupply.com. Website; www.masecraftsupply.com Contact: Chris Hartman. Inlay materials and inlays: Mother of Pearl, Abalone (solid and laminated), imitation pearl, imitation tortoise, alternative ivory, reconstituted stone, and hundreds of other patterns and colors in polyester, acrylic, celluloid, casein and more"
945 Master Guitar Works "P.O. Box 60053, Harrisburg, PA 17106. Tel: (717) 805-5657. Email: bluegras@ptd.net. Contact: Doug Moats. This company specializes in repairing and building bowed and fretted stringed instruments."
946 MASTER WORKS "36613 U.S. 70, Bennington, OK 74723. Tel: (817) 472-6991. Toll-free: (888) 752-9243. Fax: (817) 472-7704. Email: dulcimer@woodnstrings.com. Web: www.woodnstrings.com.Master Works handcrafts hammer dulcimers and bowed psalteries and is the instrument builder of choice of many National Hammer Dulcimer Champions."
947 "MasterWriter, Inc." "740 State Street #203, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Tel: (805) 892-2656. Toll-free: (866) 892-8844. Fax: (805) 892-2696. Email: barry@masterwriter.com. Contact: Barry DeVorzon."
948 Matchless Amplifiers "1933 Pontius Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Tel (310) 444-1922, Fax (310) 444-1942, Email Sales@matchlessamplifiers.com ,Contact Phil Jamison.Producer of high quality amplifiers."
949 MATON GUITARS "6 Clarice Road, Box Hill, Victoria 3128, Australia. Fax: 011-63-9896-9501. Email: anthony@maton.com.au. Contact: Anthony Knowles."
950 Mattrixx-N Inc. "6130 W. Flamingo Rd No 763 Las Vegas, NV 89103 Tel: (702) 301-8895 Fax: (702) 364-5180 Email: genej@it.lvcoxmail.com Contact: Gene Juall"
951 "M-AUDIO, A part of Avid Technology, Inc." "5795 Martin Road, Irwindale, CA 91706. Tel: (626) 633-9050. Toll-free: (800) 969-6434. Fax: (626) 633-9060. Tech support: (626) 633-9055. Email: info@m-audio.com. Web: www.m-audio.com. Leading provider of innovative tools for today’s computer musicians and audio professionals. Products include: PCI-, FireWire- and USB-based audio interfaces; USB/MIDI keyboard controllers and digital pianos; microphones, preamps and reference monitors; and DJ tools."
952 "MAVEN PEAL INSTRUMENTS, INC." "P.O. Box 71, Strafford, VT 05072. Tel: (802) 765-4607. Email: dave@mavenpeal.com. Web: www.mavenpeal.com.Exclusive manufacturer of Zeeta, the world’s only amplifier with the patented Maven Peal Sag Circuit."
953 "MAXTONE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MFG. CO., LTD." "3F, #400 TAICHUNG-KANG ROAD SEC.1 TAICHUNG 403, TAIWAN R.O.C. TEL:886-4-2313-0174 FAX:886-4-2313-2493 E-mail: maxtone@ms7.hinet.net Web Site: http://www.maxtone.com.twManufacturer of a full line of standard drum outfits, hardware, bongos, and congas for more than 32 years."
954 MBT Cases "2456 Remount Road, Suite 305, North Charleston, SC, 29406 Mailing address: P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29419-3366 Phone: (843) 745-8501 Toll-free Phone: (800) 845-1922 Fax: (843) 745-8502 Website: www.musicorp.com MBT Cases, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, provide ultimate support for band, fretted instruments, keyboards, lighting stands, rackmounts, speakers and violins. Case designs include wooden cases, nylon padded bags, vinyl cases, lightweight cases and molded plastic cases. MBT molded guitar cases are molded from high quality extruded resin compounds and coupled with rigid aluminum valences for road-worthy durability and maximum impact resistance. Visit us at www.musicorp.com or give us a call today."
955 MBT Lighting & Sound "2456 Remount Road, Suite 305, North Charleston, SC, 29406 Mailing address: P.O. Box 63366, North Charleston, SC 29419-3366 Toll-free Phone: (800) 641-8392 Fax: (843) 745-8502 Website: www.mbtlighting.com MBT Lighting & Sound, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, is a leading source of disco, band and DJ lights, special effects, stage lighting and DJ audio gear. Since 1991, MBT Lighting & Sound has been providing DJs, nightclubs, bands, theaters, churches and schools with the most up-to-date lighting and sound equipment. Lighting products include LEDs, par cans, stage lighting packages, sound-active dance floor lighting, intelligent lights, fog machines, strobe lights, lasers and more. Audio products include name brand microphones, DJ mixers, CD players, karaoke equipment, turntables, speakers, road cases and a large variety of audio accessories. Learn more about MBT Lighting & Sound at www.mbtlighting.com."
956 McMILLAN MUSIC CO. "1120 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland, PA 18974. Tel: (215) 441-0212. Toll-free: (800) 441-0603. Fax: (215) 441-8531. Email: mcmillan@comcat.com.Specializing in band instrument lubricants. Capable of “custom packaging” valve, slide oil, or cork grease tubes under the name of the customer’s firm. McMillan also manufactures a complete line of flexible cleaners for trumpet, trombone, French horn, and sax neck. Brass and reed mouthpiece brushes and “Thirsty” Cotton clarinet, flute, piccolo, oboe, and bassoon swabs are packaged under the Venture name."
957 McNALLY Instruments "11 Long View Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866. Tel: (973) 983-9153. Toll-free: (800) 397-6563. Fax: (973) 625-7794. Email: info@strumstick.com. Contact: Bob McNally.Acoustic musical instruments; the McNally StrumStick, an instrument anyone can play."
958 McSPADDEN MUSICAL "P.O. Box 1230, Mountain View, AR 72560. Tel: (870) 269-4313. Fax: (870) 269-5283. Email: mcspadden@mvtel.net. Web: www.mcspaddendulcimers.com. Contacts: Jim and Betty Woods.Manufacturer of mountain dulcimers and mountain dulcimer kits."
959 ME&A "Mikel Estrin & Associates, P.O. Box 2557, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Tel: (510) 276-6764. Email: info@mikelestrin.com. Web: www.meainternational.com. Business Writing for articles, press releases, product documentation, manuals, ad copy, etc. Product Management & Evaluation services for M.I. & Recording hardware & software. Business Development: Sales & Marketing for North America, Europe & Asia.International business development specialist, helping music manufacturers increase business in other countries. Services include representation, distribution development, contract negotiations, finding localization, PR and marketing resources, product management, getting press coverage and reviews, merchandising, etc.ME&A also specializes in helping select manufacturers enter the U.S. market and increase sales and strategic alliances."
960 "MEDELI ELECTRONICS, LTD." "20/F, Cheung Lee Ind. Bldg., 9 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong. Tel: 011-852-2898-8831. Fax: 011-852-2558-2639. Email: sales@medeli.com.hk. Web: www.medeli.com.hk. Contact: James Cheng. Manufacturer of digital pianos, electronic drum kit, guitar effects and electronic keyboards."
961 MEDIAMATION "2461 West 205th Street #B100, Torrance, CA 90501. Tel: (310) 320-0696. Fax: (310) 320-0699. Email: MediaMat@aol.com. Web: www.mediamat.com."
962 MediaRain "255 S. Orem Blvd., Orem, UT 84058. Tel: (801) 802-6464. Fax: (801) 802-6463. Email: amyh@mediarain.com. Web: www.mediarain.com."
963 MEDIASYNC CORP. "13855 Redwood Avenue, Building C, Chino, CA 91710. Tel: (909) 287-0609. Fax: (909) 287-0699. Email: amycho@rsqaudio.com. Contact: Amy Cho."
964 MEDINA ARTIGAS "12 de Octubre 292, Avellaneda, Buenos Aires 1870, Argentina. Email: strings@medinaartigas.com.ar Contact: Vanina Araceli Medina"
965 MEINL CYMBALS & PERCUSSION "Roland Meinl Musikinstrumente GmbH & Co., Am Bahnhof 2, 91468 Gutenstetten, Germany. Tel: 011-49-9161-77250. Fax: 011-49-9161-662525. Email: info@meinl.de. Web: www.meinlcymbals.com and www.meinlpercussion.com. Contact: Udo Heubeck.In the United States: Meinl U.S.A., 3354 Ambrose Avenue, Nashville, TN 37207. Tel: (615) 227-5090. Toll-free: 877-88-MEINL. Fax: (615) 227-0290. Email: info@meinlusa.com. Web: www.meinlcymbals.com and www.meinlpercussion.com. "
966 MELANCON GUITARS "249 West Main Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301. Tel (985) 447-4090. Fax (985) 447-4099. Email melanconguitars@charter.net. www.melanconguitars.com. Top-of-the-line custom-made electric guitars.Models Classic Artist, Classic Artist T, Custom Artist, Custom Artist T, P-90 Artist, Pro Artist, Pro Artist T, P-90 Pro, Cajun Gentleman, MB4, and MB5."
967 Memorial Music Imports "12748 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024. Tel: (713) 461-1060. Email: ronaldohudson@yahoo.com. Contact: Ron Hudson."
968 MERANO MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "10423 Valley Boulevard #G, El Monte, CA 91731. Tel: (626) 575-5126. Toll-free: (888) 998-8838. Fax: (626) 575-5127. Email: fenglingus@yahoo.com. Web: www.merano.us.Fine quality stringed instruments, cases, bows, and accessories at factory-direct prices."
969 "Merlin 5 Products, Inc." "2572 East Fender #B, Fullerton, CA 92831. Tel: (714) 879-7508. Fax: (714) 879-0951. Contact: William Gerien."
970 Mesa/Boogie Ltd. "1317 Ross Street, Petaluma, CA 94954. Tel: (707) 778-6565. Fax: (707) 765-1503. Email: info@mesaboogie.com. Web: www.mesaboogie.com."
971 Metasonix "PMB 109, 881 11th Street, Lakeport, CA 95453. Tel (707) 263-5343, Email synth@metasonix.com, Contact Eric Barbour Maker of vacuum tube modules for electronic music."
972 Metropolitan Drum Company "101 Varnum Street, City: Arlington, MA 02474. Phone: (617) 921-1830, Email: sales@metrodrum.com, Web: www.metrodrum.com, Contact: Matthew Belyea Manufacturer of quality cocktail drums. "
973 METROPOLITAN MUSIC CO. "4861 Mountain Road, P.O. Box 1415, Stowe, VT 05672. Tel: (802) 253-4814. Toll-free tel: (866) 846-3461. Fax: (802) 253-9834. Email: info@metmusic.com. Web: www.metmusic.com.Established in 1920. Manufacturer, importer, exporter. Wholesaler of stringed instruments, cases, bows, accessories, strings, luthier’s tools, woods. Exclusive distributor of: John Juzek violins, violas, cellos, and basses. Manufacturer of: Ibex Luthier Tools; Juzek Tools USA; Resonans Shoulder Rests; and Ultra Practice Mutes."
974 MEYER MOUTHPIECES "Refer to jj Babbitt Company, Inc., in this section."
975 "MEYER SOUND LABORATORIES, INC." "2832 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702. Tel: (510) 486-1166. Email: info@meyersound.com. Web: www.meyersound.com. Designer and manufacturer of high-quality sound reinforcement loudspeakers, studio monitors, equalizers, and sound measurement tools for the professional audio industry."
976 "MiBAC MUSIC SOFTWARE, INC." "P.O. Box 468, Northfield, Minnesota 55057. Tel: (507) 645-5851. Toll-free tel: (800) 645-3945. Fax: (507) 645-2377. Email: info@mibac.com. Website: www.mibac.com. Contact: Helen or John Ellinger. MiBAC produces interactive music education software for Windows and Macintosh: comprehensive music theory and ear training programs MUSIC LESSONS I Fundamentals and MUSIC LESSONS II Chords and Harmony; and MiBAC JAZZ accompaniment software. Single copies, lab packs, and site licenses are available."
977 MicFX "27031 Edgemoor St. Farmington Hills, MI 48334 U.S.A. Tel: (248) 478-5051. Fax: (248) 478-5051. Email: brucepooley@msn.com. Contact: Bruce Pooley."
978 "MICKELSON MUSIC ENTERPRISES, INC." "P.O. Box 182, Milan, IL 61264. Tel: (309) 787-6997. Email: mickelson@revealed.net. Neil Mickelson, president. This company specializes in the high-quality repair of woodwind and brass instruments. Dealers may request a Dealer Information Packet."
979 MICRO MUSICAL PRODUCTS CORP. "180-08 Liberty Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11433. Tel: (718) 658-1030. Fax: (718) 658-5942. Phil Passin, president and secretary; Glenn Mentzel, general manager.Micro has been a creator, manufacturer, and distributor of music instrument accessories and specialties since 1923. The company has a quality line of valve, slide, woodwind (bore), and key oils and lubricants. Micro’s Slide-Glide, for all tuning and trombone slides, is a completely clear, non-toxic lubricant.Also: Nu-Shine liquid in bottles for silver-plated and gold-plated instruments; Nu-Shine guitar and violin polish; Tommy Dorsey plunger and plunger-mute; Micro cork grease, available in compact and twist tubes; Classic, Duplexo, Pro-Sling, and shock-proof sax straps with plastic-covered hooks; Micro flexible brass cleaners and brass and woodwind mouthpiece brushes as well as a trumpet valve brush, including sax neck cleaner; Micro clarinet, flute, piccolo, recorder, oboe, and bassoon swabs; Le Pactole clarinet and saxophone swabs; Bassoon Bocal brush cleaner; Micro clarinet and flute pads; sax pads; Micro clarinet and utility repair kit, including Micro Kwikset pad and cork cement, pads, and springs for emergency repairs; neck corks for sax, straight and tapered; sheet cork; water key corks; washers; felts; sax bumpers in three sizes; brass instrument valve springs; water key springs; screwdrivers; the Perfect guitar nut; Propic white hard felt picks; and the all-new dry shine polishing puff or cloth, a perfect way to keep instruments looking good.Newly added items include Thermo-Flex all-plastic tubing cleaners for trumpet, trombone, and sax neck. Also: a 1” web sax strap with plastic swivel lock hook (with or without padded neck); trumpet valve protectors; and, completing the full line, maintenance kits for wood and composition clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet, and trombone."
980 Microboards Technology LLC "8150 Mallory Court, P.O. Box 846, Chanhassen, MN 55317. Tel: (952) 556-1600. Fax: (952) 556-1620. Email: sales@microboards.com."
981 "Microsonic, Inc." "2960 Duss Avenue, Ambridge, PA 15003. Tel (877) 376-7139, Fax 724-266-9482. , Email jlybarger@microsonic-inc.com, Contact Janis Lybarger A full-service earmold laboratory."
982 "MID-EAST MFG., INC." "7694 Progress Circle, West Melbourne, FL 32904. Tel: (321) 724-1477. Fax: (321) 952-1080. Web: www.mid-east.com."
983 Middle Atlantic Products "300 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004. Tel: (973) 839-1011. Toll-free tel: (800) 266-7225. Fax: (973) 839-1976. Email: info@middleatlantic.com. Web: www.middleatlantic.com.Featuring the Music Accessories brand by Middle Atlantic Products an extensive collection of studio racks, rack accessories, rackmount storage, power and quiet cooling products and led by the revolutionary new Split Screen Pop Filter featuring APDT (Air Pressure Dispersion Technology) to eliminate unwanted explosive “P” and “B” consonant pops."
984 MidiSoft Corp. "24325 Crenshaw Blvd. #108, Torrance, CA 90505. Tel: (310) 602-5000. Email: mmartin@midisoft.com. Contact: Monica Martin."
985 "MIDWEST CLINIC, THE" "828 Davis Street #100, Evanston, IL 60201-4423. Tel: (847) 424-4163. Fax: (847) 424-5185. Email: info@midwestclinic.org. Web: www.midwestclinic.org.Annual instrumental music education conference. Held in Chicago, this event draws people from all 50 states and from as many as 30 nations."
986 Midwest Folding Products "1414 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608. Tel: (312) 666-3366. Toll-free: (800) 344-2864. Fax: (312) 666-2606. Email: marketing@midwestfolding.com. Web: www.midwestfolding.com.Manufacturer of high-quality portable band and choral risers, mobile and portable stages (all with a ten-year warranty) for the music industry since 1947. Portable stages are also available in dual heights."
987 "MIDWEST MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS, INC." "7135 Shady Oak Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. Tel: (952) 925-1928. Toll-free: (800) 332-9872. Fax: (952) 925-2541. Email: sales@mmdicompanies.com. Web: www.midwestmusic.biz.Wholesale distributor of musical instruments and accessories. Instrument include E.M. Winston, Eleca, and Flinthill. Representing over 250 manufacturers of fretted, percussion, and band/orchestra products. The company also publishes a full-line catalog."
988 "Mighty Bright/Gold Crest, LLC" "650 Ward Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93111. Tel: (805) 683-9000. Toll-free: (800) 922-3233. Fax: (805) 683-7661. Toll-free fax: (800) 877-8782. Email: sales@mightybright.com. Web: www.mightybright.com. Keith Severson, VP of sales and marketing.Since 1985, Mighty Bright has been on the vanguard of personal lighting for the Music Business. Millions of Mighty Bright portable clip-on lights have been sold throughout the world, filling the need for proper lighting for musicians of every type and ability. From the beginning, the mission has always been clear: to be a singularly focused “Light & Sight” company dedicated to the music industry.All Mighty Bright® lights clip onto music stands or can sit on mixers, soundboards, or DJ equipment. You can even use them as a flashlight backstage. Ideal for pianos, schools, nightclubs––great for gigs or practice sessions––they’re a must for every musician and music "
989 "MIGHTY MITE, a division of Westheimer Corp." "3451 West Commercial Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 498-6483. Fax: (847) 498-5370. Email: mitesales@mightymite.com. Web: www.mightymite.com.Complete line of professional and original replacement parts for electric and acoustic guitars and basses. Featuring a complete line of U.S. retro fit parts, pickups, bodies, and necks."
990 MIKE BALTER MALLETS "15 East Palatine Road, Suite 116, Prospect Heights, IL 60070. Tel: (847) 541-5777. Toll-free: (888) MALLETS. Fax: (847) 541-5785. Email: info@mikebalter.com. Web: www.mikebalter.com. Manufacturer of: Mike Balter keyboard percussion, timpani, gong, chime, and marching mallets; the Louie Bellson drumset mallets; JPC mallets (Japan); Mike Balter Pro triangle beaters; and Mike Balter mallet cases. Private Label (House Brand) mallets and beaters are available. The company provides a full range of percussion mallets and beaters for the beginner to the professional. Mike Balter mallets are the standard of excellence and the choice of today’s most discriminating players. Mike Balter Mallets has the strongest guarantee in the industry. Percussionists around the world have learned to depend on the Mike Balter name. As a first-call percussionist and drummer, Michael Balter, based in Chicago, was acutely aware of the need for quality products. Drawing upon his years of experience as a professional percussionist and drummer, he has developed the most extensive line of mallets. He has performed with the National Touring Company of such Broadway hits as A Chorus Line, Pippin, Dancin’, Annie, Evita, They’re Playin’ Our Song, Jerry’s Girls, Beatlemania, The Wiz, Joseph & The Dream Coat, Dreamgirls, Best Little Whorehouse, Grand Tour, Pirates of Penzance, 42nd Street, and Cats. The list of stars Mike has played with include Frank Sinatra, Barry Manilow, Dionne Warwick, Bette Midler, Nancy Wilson, Patti Labelle, Pearl Bailey, Johnny Mathis, Andy Williams, Steve Allen, Steve & Eydie, Dean Martin, Carol Channing, Della Reese, The 5th Dimension, Robert Goulet, and many many more.Michael’s enthusiasm and dedication to total perfection has earned him a well-respected name in the music business as a player. The same passion and attention to detail has established Mike Balter Mallets as a leader within the music and percussion industry.For sixteen years Mike had the distinct pleasure of serving on the Executive Board of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) including an unprecedented eight consecutive terms as PAS Treasurer. He received the PAS Distinguished Leadership Award, the only recipient to earn such an honor in the Society’s forty-seven year history.Mike Balter Mallets are, indeed, a stroke to perfection®. Quality products at a very affordable price along with dealer support and customer service have made Mike Balter today’s choice of mallets."
991 Mike Lull Custom Guitars "13240 NE 20th Street #2, Bellevue, WA 98005. Tel: (425) 643-8074. Fax: (425) 746-5748. Email: service@mikelull.com. Web: www.mikelull.com. Contact: Roger Gee.Manufacturer of Mike Lull basses and guitars. Full onsite repair shop."
992 "MIKLAS WHOLESALE MUSIC, INC., WALT" "P.O. Box 26, Fanwood, NJ 07023. Tel: (908) 753-5330 Fax: (908) 757-8384. Walter J. Miklas Jr., president; Walter J. Miklas, sales representative.Van jobber, wholesaler, manufacturers’ representative, and importer of musical instruments and supplies. The company carries a large selection of domestic and imported folk, classical, and electric guitars; sound systems and microphones; drum sets; guitar cases; fibre drum cases; guitar strings and accessories; and miscellaneous musical supplies.Among the many well known name products distributed by Miklas are: Atlas stands and booms; Ace straps; TKL products; French American Reed; Duracell batteries; manuscript books; Camber cymbals; Eleca products; Dinosaur amplifiers; guitar packages; Mighty Bright lights; Gill recorders; Al Cass oil; Dunlop products; Kratt pitch pipes; Avanti cymbals; Blue Juice; Hamilton stands; Qwik Tune products; Mel Bay publications; Pro-Mark, Regal-Tip, and Mainline drumsticks; J.Z. Music band instruments; D’Carlo string instruments; custom guitar cases; Kyser Musical products; Shubb capos; Super Star products; Werco tambourines; WJM stands; WJM percussion; WJM cables and accessories; Pocket Tones; Trophy Music products; Supreme drums; Pignose and Gorilla amplifiers; and many other well known lines too numerous to list.The company’s unique van system offers the ultimate in service to dealers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Maryland."
993 Minarik Guitars "413 Ross Street, Glendale, CA 91207. Tel: (818) 243-3733. Fax: (818) 243-3779. Email: minarikguitars@aol.com. Contact: Bill Minarik."
994 MIRAPHONE e.G. "Traunreuter Str. 8 D-84478 Waldkraiburg Germany Tel: 011-49-8638-96820 Fax: 011-49-8638-82863 Email: info@miraphone.de Web: www.miraphone.de Markus Theinert, president Wilhelm Girschele, sales manager Manufacturer of all brass instruments."
995 "Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc." "52 Aberdeen Street, Newton, MA 02461. Tel: (617) 795-2146. Fax: (617) 795-2146. Email: sioffe@mi-si.com. Web: www.mi-si.com. Contact: Simona Ioffe.Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc. offers a line of innovative products based on proprietary battery-free technology for various acoustical instruments. Products manufactured in USA."
996 Mitchell Forest Products Inc. "690-A E. Los Angeles Ave. Suite #114, Simi Valley, CA 93065 Tel: 805-582-2363 Fax: 805-582-0459 Email: kamomate@hotmail.com Toll-Free: 800-509-2363 Web: www.mitchellforestproducts.com Contact: Robert C. Mitchell, President. Kameron Shannon, Sales Manager Mitchell Forest Products has long been a trusted name in premium wooden musical instrument components. We specialize in Honduras Mahogany guitar components; ribs, backs, necks, billets, etc."
997 "MIYAZAWA FLUTES, LTD." "1214 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241. Tel: (319) 341-0042. Toll-free: (800) 967-6733. Fax: (319) 351-0479. Email: info@miyazawa.com. Web: www.miyazawa.com. Exquisite handmade professional flutes with many options available for customization. Exclusive Brögger System mechanism. Miyazawa combines the best of traditional flute making techniques with advanced state-of-the-art technology, ensuring the highest quality mechanism and sound."
998 MKS PROFESSIONAL STAGE PRODUCTS "5610 South Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, KS 66609. Tel: (785) 862-4723, Fax: (785) 862-5723, Email: michael@pedalpad.com. Contact: Michael Stratton.Manufacturer of the MKS Pedal Pad pedal board."
999 M&M DISTRIBUTING CO. "2465 South Industrial, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Tel: (734) 665-7715. Toll-free: 800-984-STRAD. Fax: (734) 665-0829.Wholesale distributor of all bowed instruments, cases, strings, and accessories."
1,000 "M&M MERCHANDISERS, INC." "1923 Bomar Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76103. Tel: (817) 339-1400. Toll-free: (800) 299-9035. Fax: (817) 339-1426. Toll-free fax: (800) 687-0203. Martin Stenzler, president and CEO; Chuck Franklin, COO.In its 32nd year of operation, M&M Merchandisers provides a wide variety of guitars, amplifiers, banjos, mandolins, percussion products, microphones, band instruments, accessories, and total customer satisfaction. The company’s motto is “M&M Merchandisers will exceed your expectations.”"

     
     






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