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1,697 ZUCKERMANN HARPSICHORDS "Box 151, Stonington, CT 06378. Tel: (860) 535-1715. Toll-free: (888) 427-7723. Fax: (860) 535-3724. Web: www.zhi.net. Contact: Dr. Robert Zappulla.Partially assembled harpsichords for completion by customers; also, world-class, custom-built harpsichords and fortepianos."
1,696 ZOOM "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, PresidentThe Zoom Corporation designs and manufactures a variety of innovative digital recording and signal processing products. Their guitar and bass multi-effects pedals faithfully capture the finest models of the most famous guitar sounds in the world and deliver them to the feet of guitarists from beginner to session pros and everyone in between. Renowned for their versatility and power, Zoom’s Handy Recorders set the standard for affordable digital audio capture in the handheld recording market."
1,695 Zoogee World Inc "988 Champlain St. Dieppe, NB, E1A 1P8 Canada. Email: sales@zoogee.com. Contact: Sharon Brown."
1,694 ZON GUITARS "780 Second Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063. Tel (650) 366-3516. Toll-free 877-PLAY-ZON. Fax (650) 366-9996. Email: customerservice@zonguitars.com. Joseph M. Zon, president. Limited production hand-crafted basses with composite necks and exotic wood bodies."
1,693 Zion Guitar Technology "2302 Atlantic Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27604-1408. Tel: (919) 754-9790. Fax: (919) 754-8411. Email: dbrown@zionguitars.com. Web: www.zionguitars.com. Contact: Dale Brown. Manufacturer of high-quality custom guitars since 1980. "
1,692 ZINKY ELECTRONICS "P.O. Box 3973, Flagstaff, AZ 86003. Tel: (928) 522-0800. Email: info@zinky.com and info@suprousa.com. Web: www.zinky.com, www.smokeyamps.com, and www.suprousa.com.Manufacturer and distributor of quality U.S.A.-made guitars, amplifiers, speaker enclosures, effects, and accessories."
1,690 ZICKOS DRUM COMPANY "U.S. address: P.O. Box 140582, Kansas City, MO 64114.In Canada: 1244 Speers Road #7, Oakville, Ontario L6L 2X4. Tel: (905) 469-5944. Fax: (905) 469-8744. Email: john@zickosdrums.com. Web: www.zickosdrums.com.Zickos is a leading manufacturer of acrylic drums."
1,688 ZEON CORPORATION "1500 Cherry Street, Louisville, CO 80027. Tel: (303) 666-9400. Toll-free: (800) 767-8867. Fax: (303) 666-5400. Email: answers@zeon.com. Web: www.zeon.com. Contact: Alan Bloom. The company offers a catalog of stock neon signs designed specifically for music industry retailers, with a variety of colorful graphic and text-only signs."
1,685 Zachary Vex Effects "P.O. Box 26669, Saint Louis Park, MN 55426. Tel: (952) 285-9545. Fax: (952) 285-9546. Email: zvex@zvex.com. Web: www.zvex.com. Contact: Zachary Vex."
1,794 YOUNG CHANG PIANOS "19060 Dominguez Hills Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-6404 Tel: (310) 637-2000 Web: www.youngchang.comYoung Chang offers a line of superior upright and grand pianos in numerous styles and finishes. Each piano is crafted using only the highest quality materials from around the world. Young Chang pianos carry a 15-year full warranty and a lifetime warranty on action and case parts. All Young Chang pianos are uniquely designed with an asymmetrically crowned soundboard that produces very consistent and powerful tone. The design also benefits tuning stability and gives the soundboard a longer life. Young Chang grand pianos feature responsive actions and an exclusive double duplex scale design."
2,035 YORKVILLE "550 Granite Court, Pickering, ON L1W 3Y8. Tel: (905) 837-8481. Fax: (905) 839-5776. Email: info@yorkville.com. Web: www.yorkville.com. Jack Long, chairman; Steve Long, president; Ron Tizzard, vice president; Brian Weafer, vice president.U.S. Sales Office: 4625 Witmer Industrial Estate, Niagara Falls, New York 14305. Tel: (716) 297-2920. Fax: (716) 297-3689.Yorkville distributes the following products in Canada: Audiopro mixers and amplifiers; Micromix powered mixers; TX p.a. cabinets; Élite p.a. cabinets; Performance p.a. cabinets; Coliseum p.a. cabinets; Yorkville studio monitors; Yorkville instrument amplifiers; Yorkville microphone, speaker, and instrument stands; Yorkville cables; Gallien-Krueger instrument amplifiers; Traynor guitar and bass amplifiers; ART signal processors; Rolls signal processors; Bellari tube signal processors; Gibson guitars and accessories; Epiphone guitars and accessories; Dobro guitars and accessories; Apex microphones and accessories; Dean Markley strings and accessories."
1,683 YANAGISAWA WOODINDS "Exclusively distributed in the U.S. by 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.Yanagisawa’s peerless design and construction result in saxophones unrivaled for beauty of tone, liveliness of response, and quality. Visually stunning, with hand engraving on the bell, body, neck and keys, special design features have made the Yanagizawa line highly desirable. Professional features include high F sharp, distinctive octave key, “sway-free’ F-auxiliary and low C-sharp mechanism, contoured independent palm keys, advanced double-action table keys, upper and lower rib-mounted stack posts, double-arm low B and C keys, and a host of other improvements in body shape and tone hole placement"
1,682 YAMAHA PRO AUDIO & COMBO DIVISION (PAC) "6600 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. Tel: (714) 522-9011. Fax: (714) 739-2680. Email: infostation@yamaha.com. Web: www.yamaha.com. A division of Yamaha Corporation of America, Music Marketing Group. Rick Young corporate vice president/general manager. From the first Yamaha reed organ manufactured in 1887, innovation and total devotion to quality control have been key to the success of the company. These trademark characteristics have made Yamaha one of the most sought-after brands in the education, entertainment and performing arts industries. PAC supplies products seen in more homes, on more stages, and in more recording studios than any other manufacturer. It offers a variety of high-quality, innovative professional audio products; recording products; synthesizers; workstations; controller keyboards; digital pianos; electric, acoustic and acoustic/electric guitars; music production gear; portable keyboards; acoustic and electronic drums; and a wide range of accessories. The division serves the needs of the audio professional, musician, recording studio, hobbyist, education, and consumer markets. For the home, PAC offers a comprehensive selection of keyboards, from the luxurious Nocturne™ Grand and Arius series of digital pianos to the more affordable PSR and Portable Grand lines of portable keyboards. Also great for the home are DTX™ electronic drums, which combine forty years of Yamaha drum design experience and today’s hottest technology into an incredible instrument that could only come from a legendary company such as Yamaha. On stage, groundbreaking Yamaha technology steals the spotlight. APX and CPX acoustic/electric guitars boast rich, natural tones made possible by the revolutionary A.R.T. pickup system. Additionally, the RGXA line of electric guitars and basses offers space-age A.I.R. construction, which is both lightweight and great-sounding. For keyboardists, the CP series represents the ultimate in stage pianos, while Yamaha Motif™ synthesizer workstations offer cutting-edge technology. Plus, Yamaha acoustic drums are the most recorded drums in history. These world class instruments all sound their best when run through Yamaha Live Sound products, including MG and EMX mixers, Club Series™ speakers, and the incredible StagePas™ series of portable PA systems. The Yamaha Pro Audio & Combo Division also includes Yamaha Artist Services Hollywood (YASH), a guitar and drum R&D center and custom shop located in North Hollywood, CA, which is dedicated to serving the special needs of professional artists all over the world."
1,793 YAMAHA PIANO DIVISION (YPD) "6600 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. Tel: (714) 522-9011. Fax: (714) 522-9197. Email: infostation@yamaha.com. Web: www.yamaha.com. A division of Yamaha Corporation of America, Music Marketing Group. Paul Calvin, vice president/general manager. From the first Yamaha reed organ manufactured in 1887, innovation and total devotion to quality control have been key to the success of the company. These trademark characteristics have made Yamaha one of the most sought-after brands in the education, entertainment and performing arts industries. Yamaha builds several distinct series of grand pianos: the Handcrafted Concert Collection, including the magnificent CFIIIS concert grand, the S4 and S6; the Conservatory Concert Collection which includes the C6 and C7; the Conservatory Collection, which ranges from 5’3” to 6’1” instruments; and the Classic Collection, which includes 4’11” to 5’3” models. Most grand pianos are also offered with the factory-installed Disklavier® reproducing piano system. The Disklavier is the ultimate “player piano”-it can accompany standard audio CDs, record piano performances, play vocal and orchestral music as well as piano pieces, and entertain 24/7 with live music delivered over the internet through its exclusive “Disklavier Radio” function. In addition to the grand pianos, the Piano division markets a complete line of upright, console, and studio models, as well as two series of digital pianos: Clavinova® and Modus®. Clavinova® digital pianos, the market leaders, include authentic acoustic piano tone and touch as well as exclusive digital features that make it fun, easy and exciting to play music. The unique Guide Lamp system makes the Clavinova perfect for Recreational Music Making and Wellness programs such as the Clavinova Connection. Modus is an ultra-contemporary line of digital pianos for the home. Its unique styles and bold colors clearly separate it from everything else."
1,679 YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA "6600 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. Tel: (714) 522-9011. Fax: (714) 522-9961. Email: infostation@yamaha.com. Web: www.yamaha.com. Hogan Osawa, president; Brian Jemelian, senior vice president. Now in its fifth decade in the United States, Yamaha Corporation of America is the overall market leader in the musical products industry and is also a major supplier of consumer audio electronics products. It is the largest global subsidiary of the Yamaha Corporation (Japan), founded in 1887. From the first Yamaha reed organ manufactured in 1887, innovation and total devotion to quality control have been key to the success of the company. These trademark characteristics have made Yamaha one of the most sought-after brands in the education, entertainment and performing arts industries.Divisions, subsidiary companies and departments include:• Yamaha Pro Audio & Combo Division (PAC), Music Marketing Group. See separate listing.• Yamaha Piano Division (YPD), Music Marketing Group. See separate listing in the Pianos, Organs, & Home Keyboards section.• Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division (B&O), Music Marketing Group. See separate listing.• Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS). See separate listing.• Yamaha Corporate Artist Affairs, Inc. (YCAA). 98 4th Avenue North, Franklin, TN 37064. Tel: (615) 599-0800. Fax: (615) 599-8265. Terry Lewis, president; Chris Gero, vice president.• Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. (YASI). 689 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Tel: (212) 339-9995. Fax: (212) 339-9970. Terry Lewis, president; James Steeber, director, (Piano Salon, Third Floor); Bob Malone, director (Band & Orchestral Atelier, 11th Floor).• Steinberg North America is now a distinct part of the Yamaha Music Marketing Group and offers Steinberg CubaseTM and NuendoTM DAW software along with integrated hardware solutions. Steinberg is the choice of well-respected recording professionals worldwide. • Other Music Marketing Group divisions and department are: Advertising & Creative Services, Academic & Institutional Resources, Music in Education, Corporate Business Development, Corporate Loan Administration and the Yamaha Music Education System."
2,034 YAMAHA CANADA MUSIC LTD. "135 Milner Avenue, Toronto, ON M1S 3RI. Tel: (416) 298-1311. Fax: (416) 292-0732. Web: www.yamaha.ca. Manufacturer of Yamaha brand musical instruments, professional audio, music education, home entertainment products, and services."
1,680 YAMAHA BAND & ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTS (B&O) "6600 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. (Mailing address: P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622-6600.) Tel: (714) 522-9011. Fax: (714) 522-9475. Email: infostation@yamaha.com. Web: www.yamaha.com/band. A division of Yamaha Corporation of America, Music Marketing Group. Jay Schreiber, general manager. From the first Yamaha reed organ manufactured in 1887, innovative engineering and total devotion to quality control have been key to the success of the Yamaha brand. Yamaha quality and innovation have helped to make it one of the most sought-after brands in the education, entertainment and performing arts industries. The B&O Division markets a broad line of Yamaha wind instruments, concert/marching percussion products, acoustic and electric string instruments and related accessory products. In addition, a wide array of clinics, workshops, research, publishing, podcasting and program services are provided to music educators and the music products industry. Yamaha Artists Model, Custom, and Xeno™ brand wind instruments lead the industry, providing musicians with the absolute highest level of performance and craftsmanship available. The Allegro™ and Advantage™ brands give school service dealers and their customers high performance, affordability and long lasting value. The innovative design of the Silent-Electric Series of string instruments brings excitement and performance to the Orchestral String product lineup. The B&O division supports an Education & Artist Relations department in Indianapolis, IN. The division also includes the Los Angeles Atelier-located in Buena Park, CA- and the New York Atelier-located within the Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. facility in New York, NY-which serve the unique needs of product development, performing artists, clinicians, ensembles, drum corps and bands of national prominence."
1,678 YAK IMPORTS/YAK PAK "900 Broadway, New York, NY 10003. Tel: (718) 797-3671. Toll-free: (866) 254-4639. Fax: (718) 624-7460. Email: stephens@yakpak.com. Web: www.yakpak.com. Contact: Stephen Schachtel."
1,677 XYMOX PERCUSSION "4230 East Airport Drive Suite #107 Ontario, CA 91761. Tel (909) 605-1887. Toll-free (866) 333-0007. Fax (909) 605-1818. Email xymoxpercussion@aol.com. Web www.xymoxpercussion.com. Contact Kevin Heuerman.Xymox offers a full line of drum practice pads, available in many types and sizes."
1,673 XOX Audio Tools "Seventh Floor, Hume House, Ballsbridge Dublin 4 Ireland. Email: peter@xoxaudiotools.com. Contact: Paula Acosta. "
1,672 XL SPECIALTY PERCUSSION PRODUCTS "13620 Main Street, P.O. Box 70, Grabill, IN 46741. Tel: (260) 627-8070. Toll-free: (800) 348-1012. Fax: (260) 627-8077. Web: www.xlspec.com. Neal Graham, president. Product line includes: XL-Lite carriers; Protechtor cases; The Claw; and marching percussion accessories. "
1,676 X-Tempo Designs "P.O. BOX 351446, Los Angeles, CA 90035, Tel:(323) 655 0512, Fax: (323) 936 6972, Toll-free: (866) 234 4198, Email: sales@x-tempodesigns.com, Web: www.x-tempodesigns.com, Contact: Trevor NathanialX-Tempo Designs is the developer and manufacturer of the X-Tempo pok, the world’s first wireless remote control pedal for Mac and PC-based digital audio workstations."
1,675 X-TEALTH AUDIO SYSTEMS "1347 Tavern Rd #18 #136, Alpine, CA 91901.Tel: (619) 659-5999. Toll-free: (800) 958-4776. Fax: (619) 659-6060 Email: info@x-tealthaudio.com. Web: www.x-tealthaudio.com. Contact: Jerry E. Talavera"
1,792 WYMAN PIANO COMPANY "P.O. Box 506, Colusa, CA 95932 Tel: 513-543-0909. Fax: (206) 350-7912. Email: info@wymanpiano.com. Web: www.wymanpiano.com. George A. Benson, national sales manager. Wyman Piano Company is a well established piano venture created by experienced former Baldwin executives with more than 60 years of combined piano industry experience. Since the company’s inception, Wyman distribution has grown to include significant key accounts across the USA, as well as in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Wyman is an active participant in the Piano Manufacturers Association International (PMAI) and its educational arm National Piano Foundation (NPF), supported by key piano manufacturers to further develop piano playing in America and elsewhere. Wyman actively supports key industry organizations such as the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) and NAMM by exhibiting at their conventions each year, among others. Wyman has also been an active participant in the international Musikmesse Trade Fairs held each year in Frankfurt, Germany, and Shanghai, China. Wyman offers a complete piano line, consisting of eight Wyman vertical models, and four Wyman grand models, all available in popular styles, finishes, and price points. The new Wyman instruments feature proprietary cabinet designs, including classic grand piano styling. All models are based on proven German scale designs and are manufactured in the company’s state-of-the-art 1.2 million square foot factory in China. New for 2008/2009 are a quality line of Wyman Pianoforte brand premium grand and premium vertical pianos, as well as the exciting new next generation Wyman CD2 player piano system that can be factory-installed on any Wyman grand piano. The Wyman factory has produced pianos since 1949 and now has an annual output that exceeds 50,000 pianos per year. Wyman piano executives make frequent trips to the factory in Asia to personally discuss production plans, monitor products in process for quality, and inspect finished instruments. This collaborative effort across international boundaries is the key to fulfilling the Wyman promise of quality and value."
1,670 wrightway music products "250 North Lake Drive, Cataula, GA 31808-2346. Tel and fax: (706) 320-0920. Email: mwright4@cs.com. Web: www.hangerbra.com. Matt Wright, president.WrightWay manufactures the Hanger-Bra, Stand-Bra, and Bell-Bra protective covers for pegboard guitar hangers and instrument floor stands. Its products offer the very best protection against mars and scratches commonly caused by bare metal or rubber tubing on hangers and stands."
1,846 WREN CHEST COMPANY "309 Harbor Drive, Seneca, SC 29672-2266. Toll Free: (888) 909-9736. Fax: (864) 882-8291. Email: frobbins@bellsouth.net. Web: www.wrenchest.com. The company offers a complete line of classic design music chests, including five-, six-, eight-, and ten-drawer chests for sheet music, manuscripts, books, and documents. W"
1,668 WORLDMAX U.S.A. "333 Wilhagan Road, Nashville, TN 37217. Tel: (615) 365-3965. Fax: (615) 365-9850. Email: worldmaxusa@aol.com. Web: www.worldmaxusa.com. Walt johnston, owner. U.S. and Canadian distributor for the award-winning WorldMax Black Dawg series snare drums and WorldMax custom drum builder supplies. The company’s slogan is We’re the Parts guys."
1,667 World Wide WoodsheD "P.O. Box 2140, Corvallis, OR 97339. Tel: (510) 665-1400. Toll-free: (888) 588-2499. Fax: (503) 961-8757. Email: info@worldwidewoodshed.com. Contact: Warren Sirota."
1,665 Woodies G-BanD "P.O Box 306, Durham DH1 1GT, United Kingdom. Tel: 011-44-780-251-1286. Email: woodie@woodiesgband.co.uk. Contact: Colin Woodland."
1,978 WOODBURY MUSIC CO. "P.O. Box 447, Woodbury, Connecticut 06798. Tel: (203) 263-0696. Fax: (203) 263-5102. Email: info@woodburymusic.com. Web: www.leroyanderson.com and www.pbs.org/sleigh. Publisher of music by Leroy Anderson for orchestra, string orchestra, band, solo, duet and four clarinets, piano, folio of songs from Goldilocks, cut songs from Goldilocks."
1,664 WOOD VIOLINS "P.O. Box 2074, Port Washington, NY 11050. Tel: (516) 767-6677. Email: info@woodviolins.com. Web: www.woodviolins.com. Revolutionary custom-built 4, 5, 6, and 7-string fretless and fretted electric violins, violas and cellos that are so unique and special their design has been patented - now featuring the Stingray SV4 electric violin kit, complete with Wood amp and Wood wah! Wood Violins is the brainchild of Mark Wood, Juilliard-trained lead electric violinist for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and creator of the Electrify Your Strings! music education program. AND, we are the only electric violin company run by string players for string players."
1,662 WOLFE TAYNE MOUTHPIECES "Refer to jj Babbitt Company, Inc"
1,661 WOLF IMPORTS Refer to U.S. Band & Orchestral Supplies in this section.
1,658 WITTNER GmbH & Co. KG "P.O. Box 1464, D-88308 Isny, Germany. Tel:011-49-7562-7040 Fax: 011-49-7562-70414. Email: wittner@wittner-gmbh.de. Web: www.wittner-gmbh.de.Manufacturer of: Taktell metronomes; Maelzel metronomes; tailpieces; tailguts; string adjusters; pegs and peg shapers; capos; music stands; tuning forks; and chin rests. Wholesalers only."
1,657 WITTMAN TUNERS "691 Woodland Ave Williamsport, PA 17701 Tel: 570-3271527. Toll-free: (800) 326-9878. Web: www.wittman-spins.com. Contact: Ken Wittman.Wittman Onboard and stand alone Chromatic Tuners offer the most convenient solution for fast, accurate guitar tuning. The MiniTuner and JackTuner install seamlessly into most guitars using standard tools, requiring no permanent modifications. All Wittman Tuners use the original Q-Circuit and feature lighting fast, automatic note sensing and a easy to read LED display even in the brightest sunlight. The Spectrum standalone tuner has ¼” in and out jacks, a built-in microphone and recalibration for easy alternate tunings. The Q-Circuit provides the fastest tracking and most accuracy of ANY tuner available, in any price range"
1,656 WITTMAN CUSTOM BASSES "691 Woodland Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701. Tel: (570) 327-1527. Toll-free: (800) 326-9878. Web: www.wittman-spins.com. Contact: Ken Wittman.Wittman Custom Basses are hand-carved in the U.S.A. Standard features include comfort contoured body, the ergonomically designed SPINSTRAP, the onboard ProTuner. "
1,655 Winkler Woods LLC "17-4332 Huina Road, Kurtistown, HI 96760. Tel: 877-558-2193, Fax: 808-443-0157, Email: jorma@winklerwoods.com, Contact: Jorma WinklerThe company specializes in exotic woods for the guitar."
1,653 WINDSOR OBOES "909 Emerald Street, Elkhart, IN 46514. Tel: (574) 264-2384. Richard L. Windsor, president.Windsor has offered, since 1967, a complete line of high-quality oboes with specially processed Grenadilla wood."
1,651 WILMINGTON FIBRE "Seventh and Washington Street, New Castle, DE 19720. Tel: (302) 328-7525. Email: info@pickworld.com. Web: www.pickworld.com. Contact: Scott Morris.The company’s PickWorld division makes custom guitar picks."
1,650 WILLSON PROFESSIONAL BRASS "Refer to DEG Music Products, Inc., in this section."
1,648 WILKINS GUITARS "15734 Stagg Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406. Tel: (818) 909-7310. Fax: (818) 909-7439. Email: pat@wilkinsguitars.com. Web: www.wilkinsguitars.com. Contact: Pat Wilkins."
1,647 WIDENER R&D "203 Westbrook Drive, Austin, TX 78746. Tel: (512) 327-1555. Web: mwwidener@austin.rr.com.Custom manufacturer of AccuTone fine electronic tuners for pianos, harpsichords, and other instruments. Non-equal temperings are a specialty of this company."
1,790 WICKS ORGAN COMPANY "1100 Fifth Street, Highland, IL 62249. Tel: (618) 654-2191. Toll-free: 877-854-2191. Fax: (618) 654-3770. Web: www.wicks.com"
1,643 WEXLER MUSIC CO. (David Wexler & Co.) "7807 East Greenway Road Suite #8, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-1717. Tel: (480) 675-8888. Fax: (480) 675-8900. Email: wexlermusic@aol.com. Web: www.wexlermusic.com. B.R. Wexler, president.Active in the music industry since 1920, this firm represents manufacturers of high-quality products and assists them with the marketing, merchandising, and sales in domestic and foreign markets. Most product lines are made in the U.S.A. and sold only to recognized distributors and manufacturers.Lines include: • A&M composer statuettes, 11” and 17” high, made from solid cast (molded) Tuffstone • Admira Classical Guitars manufactured by Enrique Keller, S.A., in Spain since 1944, using delicate woods selected from around the world and unique high-quality handcrafting and production standards; Enrique Keller, S.A., assures the very best in Spanish classical guitars • Amati brass and woodwind accessories and instrument stands • Mike Balter mallets and drumsticks • Blitz care products for all instruments for cleaning, polishing, and general maintenance; the Blitz liquid cymbal polish has become an industry standard; Blitz also provides complete private label and O.E.M. service; all Blitz products are non-toxic • Buckle-Gard belt buckle cover • Conrad instrument accessories • Cory instrument care products for keyboard (acoustic and electric), drums, guitars, and polyester finishes. • Creepnomoreeliminates pedal creep for digital keyboards • Demand silk swabs for brasswind instruments with exclusive features for best performance • DJ music mobile cases • Downbeat merchandise bags of various sizes, including baton and drumstick bags, in paper and poly with dispensing stand • Dr. Dan’s instrument care DVDs • Dukoff metal saxophone mouthpieces • E.A.R. noise filters and ear protection products, including professional musician noise filters and new one-touch dispenser stand and display • Haberline bass and cello bags • Kafko guitar/violin, brass, and woodwind accessories; Kafko specializes in full private-label service and O.E.M. custom requirements • Kazoo (original American metal), including Kazoo instruments of trombone, trumpet, and French horn; also available are the new novelty Kazoos of race car, airplane, tractor, and locomotive, all made in the U.S.A. • King David leader and presentation gift batons; King David exotic gemwood handles complete with carry case and Day-Glo shaft in all lengths and styles • Latin American Percussion • Marcsmen music lamps • Masterpiece clarinet and saxophone reeds made in the U.S.A. by French American Reed Mfg. Co. for more than 50 years • Modular band and orchestra instrument cases, from piccolo to sousaphone • MTS rack and combo cases • Original Swab Co., manufacturer of the largest all-cotton assortment of instrument swabs made in the U.S.A. • Pacific Trends keyboard lamps, solid brass, full-color display box, all CUL approved, four different styles for all lighting requirements; Pacific Trends also makes a music stand lamp, black matte finish, which fits all solid-desk music stands • Padded instrument straps for woodwinds, fretted instruments, and accordions, all made in the U.S.A. • Populaire clarinet and saxophone reeds • Reed-O-Meter and MacPac from French American Reed, 50 reeds per cartridge, available with stand, for clarinet and alto sax • Road Tuff travel cases designed for sousaphone, tuba, tenor sax, bari sax, bass clarinet, and tympani • Shield whistles and lanyards • Strunal string instruments violins, violas, cellos, basses, bows, parts, and accessories made in the Czech Republic • Stump Fiddle • Tone Educator Bells • UniTec instrument and rack case, custom and O.E.M. casing available • Universal tuba and sousaphone cases • Wabash fretted instrument accessories • Whitehall drumsticks and drumsets • Whitehall Saxophone Stands, constructed of solid steel and ABS plastic with all-metal connecting hardware; each stand features rubber-covered feet and rests to protect the floor and instruments; the double stand includes two instrument pegs; all stands are a matte black finish and individually boxed • Windy City Mutes, “World’s Best-Sounding Mutes,” made in U.S.A; Windy City presents a line of premium quality, metal-spun trumpet and trombone mutes; handspun in the factory, using special alloys of aluminum, copper, and brass, these mutes provide the standard of excellence for the mute industry • Woodstock Percussion Instruments for kids of all ages; for 2005 their Toy Piano was a “Toy of the Year” finalist in the Musical Performance Toy Category, receiving a Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child magazine; their Chimalong, celebrating more than 20 years on the market, enjoys the highest recognition given by the Parent’s Choice Awards; over 75 products for preschool and elementary education. Distributor and O.E.M. inquiries are welcome."
1,642 WESTONE MUSIC PRODUCTS "2235 Executive Circle, CO Springs, CO 80906. Tel: (719) 540-9333. Toll-free: (800) 525-5071. Fax: (719) 540-9183. Email: music@westone.com. Web: www.westone.com. A leader in in-ear musicians’ monitoring since the early 1990s, built on Westone’s 50 years of unparalleled experience with the human ear. ."
1,641 WESTHEIMER CORPORATION "3451 West Commercial Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 498-9850. Fax: (847) 498-5370. Email: lgoldstein@westheimercorp.com or jwestheimer@westheimercorp.com. Jack L. Westheimer, president; Lawrence F. Goldstein, vice president.A leading importer and manufacturer of musical instruments, with resident offices in Mainland China and a manufacturing complex (Cort Musical Instrument Company, Ltd.) in Korea, Indonesia, and China. Write or call the company for further information on its complete line of musical products, guitars, percussion, band instruments, and a complete lineup of accessories. Brands: Cort, Basix percussion, Mighty Mite, Roy Benson band instruments, Kansas guitars, Club Salsa."
1,640 Weril 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 tel: (800) 348-7461. Fax (574) 295-8323. Web: www.weril.com. Weril Musical Instruments offers a broad range of brass instruments from the student to professional levels including high, middle, low and marching brass. Weril is available in North America through Gemstone Musical Instruments."
1,639 WERCO-WHITE EAGLE RAWHIDE COMPANY "216 West Campus Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Tel: (847) 392-8966.Manufacturer of a complete line of skin heads. Also, a superior line of tambourines, tunable bongo drums, drumsticks, practice pads, finger cymbals, jingle paddles, guitar hooks, and many other musical accessories. Special custom tambourine manufacturing services available, to customer specifications, for lot purchasing."
1,638 WENGER CORPORATION "555 Park Drive, P.O. Box 448, Owatonna, MN 55060-0448. Tel: (800) 493-6437. Fax: (507) 455-4258. Web: www.wengercorp.com.Music rehearsal and performance equipment: music posture chairs, music stands, instrument storage cabinets, seated and standing risers, staging, acoustical products, and sound-isolating practice rooms with optional virtual acoustics."
1,637 WEDGIE PRODUCTS "375 Digital Drive, Morgan Hill, CA 95037. Tel: (408)779-3845. Fax: (408)465-2117. Email: info@wedgie.com. Contacts: Tim Bieser or Mike Shellhammer. Musical accessories manufacture. Wedgie guitar picks, pick holders, PowerBand Drum Sticks, and accessories."
1,636 WECHTER GUITARS "P.O. Box 8738, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46898-8738. Tel: (260) 407-3826. Fax: (260) 407-3827. Email: info@wechterguitars.com. Web: www.wechterguitars.com. Contact: Abraham Wechter. Pathmaker double-cutaway acoustic guitars, Scheerhorn Model square neck resonators, full line of solid-top acoustic guitars, including dreadnought, grand auditorium, parlor, jumbo, and travel guitars. NEW- solid body guitars. Amplification options include the company’s three-pickup system. "
1,787 WebOnlyPiano.com "PO Box 1095, Hollywood CA 90078, Email: Main.Office@webonlypiano.com Toll Free tel : 866-932-0039, Tel: 323-962-3456, Web: webonlypiano.com Contact: Ed Vodicka WebOnlyPiano.com produces high-quality studio recordings for all player-piano systems"
1,789 WEBER PIANOS "19060 Dominguez Hills Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-6404 Tel: (310) 637-2000The Weber piano brand is one of the most recognized names in the music industry today. With over 150 years of tradition, the Weber brand is born of an old world craftsmanship that accepts nothing less than excellence. Weber offers a full line of upright and grand pianos in a wide variety of styles, sized and finishes. With models for the school, studio, and home, Weber offers a piano to fit any style or need."
1,635 Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments "5400 Frontage Road, Logan, MT 59741. Tel (406) 284-4390. Toll-free (888) 886-7598. Fax (406) 284-4413. Email info@soundtoearth.com Web www.soundtoearth.com. Established in 1997, the company offers the finest quality hand-crafted, American-made acoustic instruments, all built exclusively with solid woods. These are instruments built the right way - with love and attention to detail, ensuring every instrument’s integrity and acoustic personality. Available worldwide through the company’s respected dealer network, these resophonic guitars, archtop guitars and mandolin family instruments are second to none."
1,788 WEBB PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES Refer to Allied Piano/Webb Phillips & Associates in this section.
1,634 WEBB PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES "3096 Bristol Road, Warrington, PA 18976. Tel: (215) 491-3045. Toll-free: (888) 622-7426. Fax: (215) 491-1352. Email: info@alliedpiano.com. Web: www.alliedpiano.com.Polyester and lacquer repair materials a complete line of repair materials and tools."
1,845 WEBB PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES Refer to Allied Piano/Webb Phillips & Associates in this section.
1,632 Wayne Guitars "P.O. Box 583 Paradise, CA 95967 U.S.A. Tel: (530) 872-5123. Fax: (760) 434-3606. Email: charvels@sbcglobal.net. Contact: Bill Tipton. "
1,629 Wavemachine Labs "346 North Justine Street #200 Chicago, IL 60607 U.S.A. Tel: (877) 317-9283. Fax: (312) 226-8801. Email: teri@drumagog.com. Contact: Teri Grossheim."
1,628 WAVE DISTRIBUTION "1141 Greenwood Lake Turnpike, Ringwood, NJ 07456. Tel (973) 728-2424. Fax (973) 728-2931. Email hype@wavedistribution.com. Empirical Labs Distressor classic knee compressor, which emulates tube compressors from the 1960s; Fatso Jr. analog tape simulator; Lil FrEQ dynamic EQ; Burl Audio B2 Bomber Analog-to-Digital converter, B1 Mi Pc Pre; Elysia Alpha and Mpressor high-end mastering and studio compressors; and Focal Professional analog and digital studio monitors."
1,627 WASHBURN INTERNATIONAL "4444 East Courtland Street, Mundelein, IL 60060. Tel: (847) 949-0444. Toll-free: (800) 877-6863. Fax: (847) 949-8444. Email: washburn@washburn.com. Web: www.washburn.com.Acoustic guitars, classical guitars, electric guitars, basses; banjos; mandolins; guitar strings; and straps. Complete Jam Gear apparel and accessories available."
1,626 Warwick GmbH "Gerwerbegebiet 46, Markneukirchen D-08258, Germany. Tel: 011-37-4225-5512. Email: presse@warwick.de. Contact: Hans Peter Wilfer."
1,625 WARRIOR INSTRUMENTS "6825 Direct Connection Drive #K, Rossville, GA 30741. Tel: (706) 891-3009. Fax: (706) 891-3935."
2,033 WARNER MUSIC CANADA CO. "3381 Steeles Avenue, Main Level #100, Toronto, ON M2H 3S7. Tel: (416) 491-5005. Toll-free: 888-806-4636."
1,624 WARMOTH GUITAR PRODUCTS "6424 112th Street East, Puyallup, WA 98373. Tel: (253) 845-0403. Fax: (253) 848-2415. Email: sales@warmoth.com. Web: www.warmoth.com. Contact: Ken Warmoth.Custom manufacturer of high-quality original and replacement parts for guitars and basses."
1,623 WARBURTON MUSIC PRODUCTS "1293 N. SR 426 Ste.121,Oviedo, FL 32765. Tel: (407) 366-1991. Toll-free tel for US and Canada: (800) 638-1950. Fax: 208-246-3410. Email: sales@warburton-usa.com. Web: www.warburton-usa.com. Terry Warburton, president; Ken Titmus, vice president, Bruce Gordon, national sales managerManufacturer of quality mouthpieces for all brass instruments."
1,622 Wang Percussion Instrument "No. 2, Lifen Road, Houli Township Taichung County 42146 Taiwan. Email: shipping@wangpercussion.com.tw. Contact: Jessica Wu."
1,786 WALTER PIANO CO. "25416 County Route 6, Elkhart, IN 46514. Tels: (574) 266-0615 and (574) 674-9486. Fax: (574) 266-0889. Charles R. Walter, president and general manager.In 1970 Charles R. Walter, who had played a major role in the work done at Conn, purchased this piano company. His intention from the very start was to combine technological advances with his own extensive engineering background and mechanical ability to produce the finest quality pianos in the market. Upon taking control, he immediately cut back production to ensure careful attention to detail and to quality standards. The company’s growth since that time has been specifically directed toward improving and maintaining quality. Walter Piano Co. is a family owned and operated company.Being an instrument of real musical expression, the piano must also be an instrument of exceptional beauty, expressive of the aesthetic values of the home in which it is placed. The Walter piano designers pay particular attention to both traditional styling and the best furniture trends. Expert design is then combined with careful and painstaking craftsmanship to produce pianos with beauty characteristic of the finest home furnishings.The results of these efforts are the Charles R. Walter Studio Console and Studio pianos. Charles Walter has given these pianos his own name as the Signature of Quality in order to emphasize his personal interest in assuring and maintaining the highest quality in design and in production standards. These pianos, introduced in the summer of 1975, are acclaimed to be among the finest-quality vertical pianos on the market today. The 43” console and the 45” studio are noted for the 48” Ao speaking length, 56”x 37” (14.5 square feet) solid Sitka Spruce soundboard, full-size studio direct blow action, and the W-48 scale, designed to incorporate the best in harmonicity characteristics.Other features that point to the quality of this piano include the cross-banded and laminated 29-ply Delignit pin block, five solid Sitka Spruce back posts (2”x3”), back construction to meet school specifications, and five-ply lumber core construction throughout.The 6’4” Walter Grand Piano was added to the company’s piano line in 1996. The piano features a Renner action, Kluge keys, and an all-hard-maple rim and frame construction. It is available traditionally styled in ebony, mahogany, cherry, oak, and walnut finishes. A Chippendale-style is available in cherry and mahogany. The grands are handcrafted instruments with direct production oversight and involvement by Walter family members. Custom features make construction of the Walter Grand similar to the methods used in restoring fine instruments of vintage quality."
1,619 WALLACHER THE GUITAR HANGER "4737 Ortega #18, Ventura, CA 93003. Tel: (805) 658-2102. Toll-free: (800) 9-U-HANG-IT. Fax: (805) 658-6801. Email: john@wallacher.com. Contact: John Moreno.Manufacturer and distributor of flat-folding guitar hangers for retail sales and locking slatwall and flatmount for in-store use. Ten styles for home, studio, amps, or store use."
1,618 Walking Bird Repair Forms "RC Box 1688, Richmond, VA 23173, 1-800-525-TAGS, Fax 804-285-8247, E-mail sales@walkingbird.com, www.walkingbirdmusic.comRepairs are an important profit center for your business and Walking Bird is an industry leader in everything you need. Using the correct forms helps you increase your business and better serve your customers. We have a variety of forms to fit your exact needs. Our products include: • Guitar and Musical Instrument Repair Forms • Inventory & Sales • Specialty Forms • Custom Forms • Metal Bins •. Check us out on-line at: www.walkingbirdmusic.com to see our complete collection of forms as well as useful product tips."
1,844 Walker Piano Service "789 State Route 94 E, Fulton, KY 42041. Telephone: (270) 241-0702. Toll-free telephone: (800) 745-6819. Email: mail@walkerpiano.com. Web: www.walkerpiano.com. Key specialist serving tuners, technicians, rebuilders, and dealers nationwide with molded plastictops with fronts; plastic and ebony sharps; key rebushing with premium quality cloth; key buttons; grand damper felt replacement; grand damper guide rail rebushing; and key duplication. "
1,617 WALKER LABS "P.O. Box 3130, San Bernardino, CA 92413. Tel: (909) 886-8726. Toll-free: (877) 928-8726. Email: donna@walker-labs.com. Web: www.walker-labs.com. Contact: Donna Walker."
1,616 Walden GuitarS "Agoura Business Center East, 5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91304-6013. Phone: 800-431-2609 Toll-free: (800) 431-2609. Email : mindy.galvin@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.waldenguitars.com. Contacts: Jon Lee, Scott Grow.Walden’s full line of acoustic and acoustic/electric guitars are constructed to the highest standards using exceptional tonewoods. "
1,660 W.M. GUITARS "121-B Arroyo Calabasas, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. Tel and fax: (505) 995-8975. Email: info@wmguitars.com. Web: www.wmguitars.com. Contact: Will Miller"
1,073 W. Nirschl Brass "57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel (574) 295-5280. Toll-free tel: (800) 348-7461. Fax (574) 295-8323. Web: www.wnirschlbrass.com. Manufacturer of a wide range of brass instruments including student to professional concert brass, harmony brass and marching brass. W. Nirschl is a division of Gemstone Musical Instruments."
1,613 Voodoo Lab "3165 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. Tel: (707) 545-0600. Fax: (707) 545-9777. Email: info@voodoolab.com. Web: www.voodoolab.com. John Aycock, sales. Manufacturer of the Voodoo Lab line of effects and accessories, as well as the Pedal Power 2+ and Pedal Power AC power supplies for pedal effects, and the Ground Control MIDI switching System."
1,612 VOLCANO PERCUSSION "P.O. Box 6159 Ocean View, HI 96737. Tel: (808) 929-9738. Email: tom@volcanopercussion.com. Website: www.volcanopercussion.com. Contact: Tom Alexander.Conga & bongos drums handmade of Hawaiian exotic woods and designer stainless steel hardware. The finest of everything put into one drum. “Where Every Drum Is An Original” "
1,611 VoiceCraft Electronics Co. "11 F No. 29, Lane 169, Kangning St., HsiChih, Taipei Hsien TAIWAN. Email: isayu@voice-craft.com.tw, Contact: Isabella Yu Manufacturer of high quality electronic tuners."
1,610 VOCOPRO "1728 Curtiss Court, LaVerne, CA 91750. Tel: (909) 593-8893. Toll-free: (800) 678-5348. Fax: (909) 593-8890. Email: info@vocopro.com or sales@vocopro.com. Web: www.vocopro.com. L.J. Janosik, vice president, sales and marketing; Tony Ko, special accounts manager; Pamela J. Edgar, sales and marketing, new accounts.VocoPro offers a complete line of karaoke and DJ equipment for home and professional use."
1,975 VIVACE PRESS "P.O. Box 210788, St. Louis, MO 63121. Tel: (314) 524-6501. Toll-free: (800) 543-5429. Fax: (314) 524-6502. Email: yordy@vivacepress.com. Web: www.vivacepress.com.Publisher of specialized contemporary and historical keyboard and chamber music, including music by women composers."
1,606 VISUAL SOUND "44922 Port Royal Road, B-11, Spring Hill, TN 37174. Tel: (931) 487-9001. Fax: (931) 487-9922. Email: sales1@visualsound.net. Web: www.visualsound.net. Bob Weil, owner.Boutique guitar products at mass-market prices. Jekyll & Hyde Ultimate Overdrive, Route 66 American Overdrive, H2O Chorus & Echo, Visual Volume, 1 SPOT power supplies, Workhorse Guitar Amplifiers."
1,604 VISIOSONIC LTD. "1176 NE Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL 33755. Tel: (727) 799-3828. Toll-free: (877) 999-7235. Fax: (727) 799-2747. Email: sales@pcdj.com. Web: www.visiosonic.com. Contact: Richard Piller."
1,785 VISCOUNT CHURCH ORGANS USA "23184 MT Highway 35, Bigfork, MT 59911. Tel: (406) 982-3354. Fax: (406) 982-3383. Email: kene@centurytel.net. Web: www.viscount-organs.com. Contact: Ken Edgington.Viscount Church Organ products include Viscount Prestige, Viscount Concerto, Viscount Canticus, Viscount Drawbar Organs, and associated sound reinforcement and portable p.a. equipment for institutional and home use."
1,602 Virtual DSP "4119 125th Street SE, Everette, WA 98208. Tel: (425) 379-8888. Fax: (425) 338-5221. Email: info@midiaxe.com and dames@vdsp.com. Web: www.midiaxe.com. Virtual DSP is the developer and manufacturer of the MidiAxe, the latest advancement in MIDI guitar, which incorporates pitch-to-MIDI directly into the body of an exceptional custom guitar."
1,600 VIOLINERSTRING CO. LTD. "Rm. 802, Bldg. #26, Lane 555, Wuyi Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China. Tel: 011-86-21-5481-6045. Fax: 011-86-21-5481-6045. Email: daisy@violinerstring.com. Web: www.violinerstring.com. Contact: Daisy. Manufacturer and wholesaler of violins, violas, cellos, bows, cases, and other related accessories."
1,599 VIOLET DESIGN "P.O. Box 3393, Tallinn 10506, Estonia. Tel: (+372) 6455007. Fax: Fax: (+372) 6466054. Email: edijs@violet-design.com. Web: www.violetdesign.com. Contact: Stanislav Rubintsik."
1,596 VIMEX INTERNATIONAL CORP. "3180 North Kennicott, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Tel: (847) 808-7300. Toll-free: (800) 227-0075. Fax: (847) 808-7687."
1,595 Villex "5372 Pembury Drive La Palma, CA 90623 U.S.A. Tel: (714) 933-0510. Email: tovillex@aol.com. Contact: Villen Khanagov. "
1,594 Viking Cases "10480 Oak Street Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33716. Tel: (727) 577-1216. Toll-free: (800) 237-8560. Fax: (727) 577-2082. Email: sales@vikingcases.com. Web: www.vikingcases.com. Contact: Bruce Stemler.Manufacturer of ATA heavy-duty shipping cases with heavy-duty recessed hardware."
1,593 Vigier GUITARS U.S.A. "1140 North Lemon Street #M, Orange, CA 92867. Tel: (714) 538-1285. Email: info@salwender.com. Salwender IInternational is the exclusive importer and distributor for Vigier guitars, strings, and bass guitars in the United States and North America."
1,592 VICTORIA AMPLIFIER CO. INC. "1504 Newman Court, Naperville, IL 60564-4132. Tel: (630) 820-6400, Fax: (630) 527-2221. Email: sambisbee@sbcglobal.net. Web: www.victoriaamp.com. Contact: Mark Baier.Manufacturer of all-tube guitar amplifiers."
1,589 VHT AMPLIFICATION "1201 South Flower Street, Burbank, CA 91502. Tel: (818) 846-4000. Fax: (818) 846-4040. Email: sales@vhtamp.com. Web: www.vhtamp.com. Steven M. Fryette, president. VHT manufactures top-quality, hand-built, professional tube amplifiers, rack-mounted MIDI tube preamplifiers and stereo power amplifiers, and speaker enclosures and accessories."
1,588 VESTAX CORPORATION "5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91304-6013. Tel: (818) 597-7711. Fax: (818) 597-0411. Toll-free: 866-474-7711. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Vestax offers a range of installed club sound and DJ mixers, turntables, CD players, specialized signal processing units, loudspeakers, and DJ accessories. Vestax enjoys close relationships with world renowned DJs such as Carl Cox and major clubs such as Creamfields and Gatecrasher."
1,585 veillette guitars "2628 Route 212, Woodstock, NY 12498. Tel and fax (845) 679-6154. Email joe@veilletteguitars.com. The company builds innovative, hand-crafted six- and 12-string guitars, baritone guitars, mandolins, and basses for professional players."
1,584 VAUGHNCRAFT PERCUSSION "602 High Street, Baldwin City, KS 66066. Tel: (785) 594-6776. Fax: (785) 594-6777. Email: info@vaughncraft.com. Web: www.vaughncraft.com.Handcrafted percussion instruments, woodblocks, stainless steel mounting systems for woodblocks, log drums, temple blocks, mallets, and snare drum shells."
1,579 VALENTINO "c/o J.L. Smith & Co., 901 Blairhill Road #400, Charlotte, NC 28217. Tel (704) 521-1088. Toll-free (800) 659-6073. Fax (704) 521-1099. Email sales@jlsmithco.com. Web www.jlsmithco.com. Jeff Smith, president. The company’s products include Valentino pads and repair supplies. Technicians and manufacturers favor the Valentino pads as an alternative to traditional pads. "
1,577 V2GO Technology Corp. "9528 Rush Street #I, South El Monte, CA 91733. Tel: 626-582-8098. Fax: 626-582-8908. Email: haroldwang@v2gotech.com. www.v2gotech.com"
1,866 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO "Room 210, Talbot College, London, On N6A 3K7, CANADA. Tel: (519) 661-3497. Fax: (519) 661-3531. Email pianotech@uwo.ca. Web: www.pianotech.uwo.ca.Piano Technology a unique, world-class, one-year program leading to a University Certificate in Piano Technology."
1,569 Universal Audio "1700 Green Hills Road, Scotts Valley, Ca. 95066. Tel (831) 440-1176. Fax (831) 461-1550. Email : Info@uaudio.com. Web : www.uaudio.com. Contact: Derek Bodkin"
1,568 UNITEC PRODUCTS CORPORATION "1300 Market Ave. N., Canton, OH 44714. Tel: (330) 489-6500 Toll-free tel (for orders): (800) 782-3296 Fax: (330) 456-9403. Email: sales@unitecproducts.com Web: www.unitecproduct.com. Manufacture, sales, and distribution of band and orchestral cases, equipment racks, speaker enclosures, DJ cases, guitar cases, utility cases, speaker components, Road Tuff Series Tuba and Sousaphone cases, and custom cases."
1,566 Unigrip DRUMSTICKS "1646 North Lincoln Street, Burbank, CA 91506. Tel: (818) 840-0280. Fax: (818) 841-5088. Email: info@unigrip2000.com. Web: www.unigrip2000.com.Drumsticks, drumstick grips, specialty sticks, percussion accessories."
1,565 UNI-PAR LIGHTING CORPORATION "905 Tyree Road, Paducah, KY 42003-9100. Tel: (270) 933-8242. Toll-free tel: (888) 277-7844. Fax: (270) 898-8932. Email: unipar@unipar.com. Web: www.unipar.com. Contact: Wilmetta Wimberly.Manufacturer of rugged, lightweight engineered thermoplastic par lighting fixtures: UP-1 for PAR 64, or 56 lamps; UP-2 for PAR 38, or 46; UP-3 for PAR 20 or MR-16 lamps."
1,564 Undercover Cases "6125 East 56th Avenue #A, Commerce City, CO 80022. Tel: 303-468-0748. Fax: 303-200-0495. Email: ivy@undercovercases.com. Contact: Ivy.Manufacturer of soft cases for guitars, harps, dulcimers, keyboards, drums, amp/speaker covers and custom cases & covers for any instrument and/or instrument accessory. Impeccable attention to detail, quality, and construction make Undercover the name musicians and dealers ask for."
1,563 ULTRASOUND Amplifiers "2150 Delavan Dr Ste11 West Des Moines, IA 50265 PHONE: (888) 308-1557 FAX: (888) 282-1680 Email: sales@ultrasoundamps.com Web: www.ultrasoundamps.comManufacturer of high-quality acoustic instrument amplifiers."
1,560 ULTRACASE "2921 East Miraloma #4, Anaheim, CA 92806. Tel: (714) 632-7343. Fax: (714) 632-7770. Contact: David B. Eastman. Products: GSX Series of multiple guitar stands for four, six, or eight guitars; Tech Box briefcase workstation for guitar technicians."
1,561 Ultra-Pure Oils "P.O. Box 373, Philomath, OR 97370. Tel and fax: (541) 929-5566. Email: ken@ultrapureoils.com. Web: www.ultrapureoils.com. Contact: Ken Saul. Manufacturer of premium synthetic lubricants for brass musicians. Ultra-Pure Professional Valve Oil And Tuning Slide Lubricants are endorsed by Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Arturo Sandoval, Dave Douglas, Bobby Shew, Alison Balsom, and many other fine players. Ultra-Pure is the oil of choice at Monette, Sonare, Willson Brass, and other fine trumpet manufacturers. Products are non-toxic, long-lasting, and odorless. Selling direct to dealers worldwide at discount pricing, and online to individuals."
1,559 Ultimate Support Systems "5836 Wright Drive, Loveland, CO 80538. Tel: (970) 760-1920. Toll-free: (800) 525-5628. Fax: (970) 776-1941. Email: music.customersupport@ultimatesupport.com. Web: www.ultimatesupport.com. Manufacturer and distributor of a full line of premium stands for instruments and gear, including stands for speakers, monitors, keyboards, guitars, basses, amps, and microphones. "
1,558 UDU DRUM COMPANY "4425 Route 67, Freehold, NY 12431. Tel and fax: (518) 634-2559. Web: www.udu.com. Contact: Frank Giorgini.Frank Giorgini’s original handmade UDU drums, videos, and accessories."
1,575 U.S. MUSIC CORPORATION "444 East Courtland Street, Mundelein, IL 60060. Tel: (847) 949-0444. Toll-free: (800) 877-6863. Fax: (847) 949-8444. Email: washburn@washburn.com. Web: www.usmusiccorp.com."
1,574 U.S. MASTERS GUITAR WORKS "2324 Pinehurst Drive Unit B, Middleton, WI 53562. Tel: (608) 836-5505. Toll-free tel: 877-716-0000. Fax: (608) 836-6530. Email: guitars@usmasters.com. Web: www.usmasters.com. Contact: David Regenberg. Manufacturer of high-performance, all American-made acoustic and electric guitars and bass guitars. "
1,555 tuki COVERS "5060 Coosaw Creek Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29420-7419. Tel: (843) 760-0450. Toll-free: (800) 344-TUKI (8854). Fax: (843) 760-9530. Email: info@tukicovers.com. Web: www.tukicovers.com. Gary Grill, general manager; Brenda Grill, office manager.Manufacturer of padded and unpadded covers for amplifiers, speakers, keyboards, mixers, and pedalboards. Cable organizers. Dealer for Klotz Audio Cables."
1,554 TRX Cymbal Co. "12665 Kling St., Studio City, CA 91604 Tel: (818) 753-1310. Fax: (818) 753-1313. Email: marketing@trxcymbals.com. Website: www.trxcymbals.com Contact: David Levine. "
1,553 Trueline Drumsticks "98 Mill Street, P.O. Box 300, Northfield Falls, VT 05664. Tel: (802) 485-4900. Fax: (802) 485-7800. Email: tim@truelinedrumsticks.com. Web: www.truelinedrumsticks.com. Twenty five years of hand-crafted, professional-quality drumsticks"
1,551 TROPHY MUSIC COMPANY "3800 Kelley Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Tel: (216) 391-1234. 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. Trophy specializes in the manufacture of musical instruments and plastic musical novelties. Products include: the Flutophone; the Cambridge Duranite soprano and alto recorder; the complete line of Tudor plastic recorders, sopranino to bass; Bandstand brass and woodwind accessories; “Just In Case” replacement hardware; Trophy, Maestro, Symphony leader batons; FirstNote music products (specifically designed to introduce children to music); a complete line of guitar, violin, brass, and woodwind accessories; and bandstand lamps and accessories. Division of Grover Musical products"
1,549 Tristar "203 Kothari Industrial Estate, LBS Marg Mumbai, MAH 400078, India. Tel: 011-91-982-113-5526. Email: info@tristarmusic.com. Contact: Alok Chawla."
1,548 TRIPP LITE "1111 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60609. Tel: (773) 869-1111. Fax: (773) 869-2329. Email: info@tripplite.com. Web: www.tripplite.com.Established in 1922, Tripp Lite manufactures UPS systems, AC and dataline surge suppressors, line conditioners, cabling and connectivity products, and network management accessories."
1,547 TRIPLETT HARPS "220 Suburban Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Tel: (805) 544-2777. Fax: (805) 544-2753. Email: info@triplettharp.com."
1,546 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO INSTRUMENTS LTD. "Corner Eastern Main Road and Dorata Street, Laventille, Trinidad & Tobago. Tel: (868) 627-0185. Fax: (868) 623-1634. Email: steelpan@tstt.net.tt. Web: www.steelpansttil.com. Contact: Michael Cooper.U.S. Distributor: TTI Steelpan LLC, 3389 Sheridan Street #210, Hollywood, FL 33021. Tel: (954) 342-6975. Fax: (868) 623-1634. Email: tti@steelpansttil.com. Web: www.steelpansttil.com/tti."
1,974 TRILLENIUM MUSIC COMPANY "P.O. Box 51059, Sarasota, FL 34232-0329. Tel: (941) 377-7375. Fax: (941) 377-9043. Email: trillenium.music@trillmusic.com. Web: www.trillmusic.com.Publisher of chamber music for winds, and music for piano, opera, orchestra, band, and guitar. New catalog now available; write for a free copy."
2,032 Tricerasoft "6 Ruth Avenue, Brampton, ON L6Z 3X4. Tel: (905) 846-8460. Email: gaim@rogers.com. Contact: Gai Marcos.Video, music, and karaoke mixing software."
1,542 Trevor James Woodwinds "57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Web: www.gemstonemusical.com/trevorjames. Tel: (574) 295-5280. Toll-free: (800) 348-7461. Fax: (574) 295-8323. Trevor James flutes feature premier student, intermediate through professional models offering highly refined options recognized for excellence throughout the world. Trevor James saxophones exceed the demands of musicians and teachers worldwide and are distributed through Gemstone Musical Instruments."
1,541 Trem King Vibrato System "Tel: 866-324-6300, email info@tremking.com, or visit www.tremking.com. The Innovative New Fixed Bridge Vibrato System – Stays In Tune. Patented design by Sheldon Lavineway."
1,540 TREE WORKSKS CHIMES "443 Chestnut Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Tel: (615) 780-2641. Toll-free: 877-372-1601. Fax: (615) 780-9911. Email: info@treeworkschimes.com. Web: www.treeworkschimes.com. Contact: Mitch McMichen.Handcrafted chimes for drummers and percussionists."
1,539 TRAX DISTRIBUTORS "16851 Victory Boulevard #11, Lake Balboa, CA 91406-5560. Tel (818) 902-0691. Toll-free (800) 334-TRAX. Fax (818) 902-2126. Email trax@singing.com. Web www.traxdist.com. Contact Ernie Taylor. Established as a multi-line karaoke product wholesale distributor in 1986, Trax Distributors provides its dealer network with a wide variety of the best karaoke products at attractive wholesale pricing."
1,538 TRAVELER GUITAR "325 Alabama Street #15, Redlands, CA 92373. Tel: (909) 307-2626. Toll-free: (800) 476-1591. Fax: (909) 307-2628. Email: travel@travelerguitar.com. Web: www.travelerguitar.com."
1,536 TRADITION GUITARS "P.O. Box 794, Tullahoma, TN 37388. Tel: (931) 455-6873. Toll-free: (888) 361-5838. Fax: (931) 455-4734. Email: info@traditionguitars.com. Web: www.traditionguitars.com.Products include Tradition electric guitars and basses. "
1,533 Trace Elliot "5022 Hwy. 493 North, Meridian, MS 39305. Tel: (601) 486-2255. Fax: (601) 486-1156. Email: domesticsales@peavey.com. Web: www.traceelliot.com. Manufacturer of a full range of professional acoustic instrument amplifiers, plus all accessories. North American distribution by Peavey. "
1,531 TOUGH TRAVELER LTD. "1012 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12307. Tel: (518) 377-8526. Toll-free: (800) 468-6844 ((800) GO-TOUGH). Fax: (518) 377-5434. Email: service@toughtraveler.com. Web: www.toughtraveler.com.U.S. designer and manufacturer of fine quality padded instrument bags made of super abrasion-resistant Cordura nylon. "
1,529 TORNAVOZ MUSIC "1455 19th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Tel: (310) 586-1180. Fax: (310) 586-1181. Email: info@tornavoz.com. Web: www.tornavozmusic.com, www.cordobaguitars.com. U.S. wholesale distributor specializing in nylon string guitars and accessories. Exclusive U.S. distributor of Córdoba guitars, Ramirez guitars, Conde Hermanos guitars, Paco De Lucia guitars, Contreras guitars, Loriente guitars, Matsuoka guitars, Sakurai-Kohno guitars, Antonio Aparicio guitars, and HumiCase self-humidying guitar cases and accessories. Primary U.S. source for Savarez guitar strings. Tornavoz Music is the one-stop shop for all dealers’ nylon-string guitar needs. "
1,528 TOP HAT AMPLIFICATION "5316 Millstone Creek Drive, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526. Tel and fax: (919) 762-9688. Email: tophatamps@aol.com. Web: www.tophatamps.com. Contact: Brian Gerhard."
1,527 Toot & Hoot Didgeridoos "P.O. Box 604, Stevensville, MT 59870-0604. Telephnone: (406) 777-1169. Fax: (406) 777-1169. Email: celia@dij.com. Contact: Cecelia Grohmann."
1,525 ToneGear (The String Cleaner) "110 First Place, Suite 3 Brooklyn, NY 11231 Tel: (310) 699-8519 Email: davemusic@mindspring.com Contact: Dave Chiapetta"
1,526 TONE-KING CORPORATION "49B Nancy Street, West Babylon, NY 11704. (Mailing address: P.O. Box 1095, Wyandanch, NY 11798.) Tel: (631) 643-8333. Toll-free: (800) 662-3478. Fax: (631) 643-8005. Email: tonekingcorp@mindspring.com. Web: www.tonekingcorp.com. Evelyn Conrad, president/general manager; Ron Conrad, director of sales and shipping. Tone-King Corp. is a wholesaler of quality musical merchandise that has been serving the music industry for 54 years. The company’s ever-increasing inventory includes over 17,000 accessory items. Tone-King has become one of the leading distributors of guitar and violin strings, handling all best known brands, such as: Adamas, Aranjuez, Augustine, Black Diamond, Corelli, DAngelico, Darco, Dean Markley, Dr. Thomastik, Ernie Ball, Fender, Gibson, Guild, Jargar, John Pearse, Ken Smith, La Bella, Martin, Pirastro, Prim, Pyramid, Rotosound, Savarez, Snarling Dogs and Super-Sensitive. The company has been designated a direct importer of Savarez and Argentine strings. A rapidly expanding line of guitar-related accessories includes: Capos by Shubb, Kyser, Dunlop, Bird of Paradise, Paige, and Hamilton; picks by Fender, Dava, Herco, Dunlop, DAndrea, Snarling Dogs, Gorilla Snot, Hot Picks, Alaska, Clayton, Gibson, Ernie Ball, Kyser, John Pearse, Performance Plus, and National Picks. Cables and cablegear by Ernie Ball, Cable Corp., A-Flex, Audio Technica, CBI, ACE, Fender, Grover, Signal Flex, Stephens, Cord Lox; Cloths by Blitz, Fender, Herco, Dunlop, Martin, DAndrea, and Ernie Ball; Foot stools; Pitchpipes; Peg winders; Pick holders; Tuning forks; Polishes; Maintenance kits; Glass and metal slides; Tuning machines by Grover, Gibson, Ping, Schaller; Digital Tuners by Korg, Fender, Signal Flex, Intellitouch, Center Pitch, Peterson, Wittner, Farleys, and Qwik Tune; Foot switches; Bags/Cases from Ace, Fender, SKB, TKL, and Performance Plus; Guitar bridges; Pots; Switches; A complete line of WD pickguards and parts."
1,524 Tonareli Music Supply "115 Depot St. Lawrenceville, GA 30045 Tel: (770) 338-0939 Email: ziggy@tonareli.com or ziggy1962@gmail.com Contact: Ziggy Szoltysek."
1,523 TOM CROWN MUTE COMPANY "3907 Howard Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558. Tel: (708) 246-6327. Fax: (708) 246-6314. Contact: Tom Crown.Mutes for trumpet, piccolo trumpet, trombone, and French horn."
79 Tom Anderson Guitarworks "2697 Lavery Court, Unit 27, Newbury Park 91320, CA USAPhone: 805.498.1747 Fax: 805.498.0878 Email: info.aguitars@earthlink.net Web:www.AndersonGuitars.com Contact: Laurie BergWe are a small American Company dedicated to creating the world’s finest feeling, playing and sounding electric guitars-Period!"
1,521 TOLITO SARL "2 rue du pont St. Marcel, Metz 57000, France. Tel: 011-33-387-32-0413. Fax: 011-33-387-31-0734. Email: carlos1@tolito.com. Web: www.skullstrings.com. Contact: Carlos Pavicich.Product line includes Skull strings."
1,520 TOLEETO FASTENERS INTERNATIONAL "1658 Precision Park Lane, San Ysidro, CA 92173. Tels: (619) 662-1355. Toll-free: (800) 267-3569. Fax: (619) 662-1486. Email: sales@cord-lox.com.Manufacturer of: the Cord Lox, a Velcro cord-tie available in various sizes and colors; and Coil ‘n Carry, an adjustable carrying handle for bulky cables and audio snakes."
1,518 ToadWorks "720 South Cannon Street #D, Spokane, WA 99204. Tel: (415) 462-5539. Fax: (708) 570-8303. Email: info@virtualtoad.com. Contact: Ryan Dunn."
1,516 TNT/THE NEW TUBE CO. "P.O. Box 1243, Valley Stream, NY 11582. Tel and fax: (516) 295-0390. Joseph A. Sausa, president. Email info@newtube.com. Web: www.newtube.com.Vacuum tubes: premium tested, burned in, and matched audio tubes for guitar amplifiers and audio equipment. Jolida tube amplifiers, Jenson speakers, MojoTone speakers, Tolca, and grille cloth."
1,515 TKL PRODUCTS CORP "2551 Route 1200, P.O. Box 215, Oilville, VA 23129. Tel: (804) 749-8300. Fax: (804) 749-3442, Email: info@tkl.com. Web: www.tkl.com. Thomas D. Dougherty, president; Donna M. Dougherty, vice president. TKL offers a full line of standard and custom-designed carrying cases and bags for musical instruments and accessories including guitars, stringed, percussion, band and orchestra, and keyboards. TKL is known for innovation , excellence in design, quality, value, and service. All TKL branded cases and bags come with a limited-lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects to the original owner. "
1,514 Tipbook Company Grevelingen 40 2105 ZG Heemstede Netherlands. Email ferry@tipbook.com. Contact Ferry Verhoeve.
1,973 Tipbook Company Grevelingen 40 2105 ZG Heemstede Netherlands. Email ferry@tipbook.com. Contact Ferry Verhoeve.
1,513 Times Square Lighting "5 Kay Fries Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980. Tel: (845) 947- 3034. Fax: (845) 947-3047. Email: info@tslight.com. Web: www.tslight.com. Contact: Robert Riccardelli Jr. Manufacturer of theatrical lighting and accessories for over 70 years. Products include: pattern projectors, followspots, fresnels, ellipsoidals, borderlights, dimming systems and more! Call for more info. "
1,512 Timberline Guitars "P.O. Box 292, Poway, CA 92074. Tel: (858) 382-3658. Fax: (858) 549-4289. Email: timberlineguitars@mac.com. Contact: Rob, Smith."
1,511 TIGA NEGERI MUSIC HOUSE "Jl. Soka No. 4 Bandung 40113, Indonesia. Tel: 011-62-22-7208123. Fax: 011-62-22-7208198. Email: info@tiganegeri.com. Web: www.tiganegeri.com."
1,510 TIANJIN LONGXING GROUP CO. LTD. "No. 5 New Weidi Road, Hexi District, Tianjin 300211, China. Tel: 011-86-22-2827-1139. Fax: 011-22-2830-0896. Email: tmic@mail.zlnet.com.cn. Web: www.longxing-china.com.Products include: accordions, violins, guitars, wind instruments, electric guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, Chinese instruments, mini-instruments, instrument bags and cases, etc. Write or call for price list and catalog, or visit the web."
1,509 THUNDERECHO DRUM COMPANY "2351 Pearl Road Unit 102 , Medina, OH 44256. Tel: (330) 225-1488. Fax: (330) 225-9011. Email: kevin@thunderechodrums.com. Web: www.thunderechodrums.com. Manufacturer of the Trash Kat, the 20 floor drum with the urban look and timp-like sound. "
1,507 THOMASTIK-INFELD GmbH "Diehlgasse 27, Vienna A-1051, Austria. Tel: 011-43-545- 1262. Fax: 011-43-545-3042. Email: info@thomastik-infeld.com. Web: www.thomastikinfeld.com. Contact: Peter Infeld. In the United States: c/o Connolly Music Company, Inc., 8 Vernon Valley Road, East Northport, NY 11731. Tel: (631) 757-0110. Toll-free: (800) 644-5268. Fax: (631) 747-0021. Email: info@connollymusic.com. Contact: Gary Byers. Manufacturer of strings for bowed and fretted instruments. Brands include Dominant, Vision, Belcanto, Spirocore, Superflexible, Precision, Power Bright, Infeld Superalloy, Jazz Swing, Jazz Bebop, George Benson Jazz, Powerbass, Acousticore, and Blues Sliders."
1,506 Third Hand Capo Company "P.O. Box 7461, Madison, WI 53707. Tel and fax: (608) 224-2320. Email: jeff@thirdhandcapo.com. Web: www.thirdhandcapo.com. Contact: Jeff Hickey."
1,601 THE VIOLIN PLACE "1278 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106. Tel (626) 578-0442. Fax (626) 578-0525. Email music@violinslover.com. Web www.violinslover.com. Importer and distributor of handmade stringed musical instruments (violins, violas, cellos, and double basses), and accessories (cases and bows) manufactured in Romania."
1,504 THE VIOLIN PLACE "1250 East Walnut Street #150 Pasadena, CA 91106. Tel: (626) 578-0442. Fax: (626) 578-0525. Email: music@violinslover.com. Web: www.violinslover.com.Importer and distributor of handmade stringed musical instruments (violins, violas, cellos, and double basses), and accessories (cases and bows) manufactured in Romania."
1,503 THE TRUST NETWORK LTD. "Sha-Tin, White Hart Drive, Machen, Caerphilly, CF83 8NH, United Kingdom. Tel: 011-44-1633-441361. Fax: 011-44-1633-441510. Email: info@thetrustnetwork.com. Web: www.thetrustnetwork.com. Contact: Brendan Murray. The company takes care of the A-Z in placing pro audio and M.I. products with highly suitable distributors in export markets worldwide."
1,235 THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY "3581 Larch Lane, Jackson, MO 63755-7121. Tel: (573) 243-1223. Toll-free: (800)-255-9822 and (800)-467-2726 . Toll-free fax: (866) 651-3460.The RapcoHorizon Company, located in Jackson, Missouri, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of audio, video, home theater, data and telecommunications cable in both bulk wire and assemblies. Used worldwide by concert touring sound companies, video and sound contractors, recording studios, system integrators, audiophiles and musicians, The RapcoHorizon Company’s products provide optimal flexibility and premium performance. The company’s state-of-the-art Custom Shop can modify existing products or build new devices to meet any need. For more information, please visit The RapcoHorizon Company’s Web site at www.rapcohorizon.com "
1,502 THE POINT TECHNOLOGIES/ADVANCED TREMOLO "410 Main Street, P.O. Box 402, Coalport, PA 16627. Tel: (814) 672-5780. Fax: (814) 672-5671. Web: www.pointtremolo.com.Products: The Point Classic Tremolo and The Point-Cone Fulcrum System."
2,018 THE MUSIC STAMP SERIES "470 Faith Dr. Unit #10, Mississauga ON L5R 4E8 Tel: (416) 995-4408. Fax: (905) 502-0921. Email: sales@musicstampseries.com. Web: www.musicstampseries.com. Contact: Robert Tardik"
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."
1,872 THE FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT "16331 Lakeshore Drive, Suite G-84, Lake Elsinore, California 92530. www.thefinancialdepartment.com, Email: robert@thefinancialdepartment.com, Tel: : 951 674 3134, Mobile: 951 992-2970, Contact: Robert W. Sandell Certified Accountant.Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor, Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP), 35 years experience as an executive in the music and sound industries. Full-scale Financial and Business Services for retailers and suppliers. Accounting Services, Point of Sale Systems and Enterprise Systems."
1,500 THD ELECTRONICS LTD. "3510 Sixth Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119-1513. Tel: (206) 781-5500. Fax: (206) 781-5508. Email: info@thdelectronics.com. Web: www.thdelectronics.com"
1,505 Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges & Spray Co "P.O. Box 56, Westport, CT06881. Tel: 203-226-0940, Fax: 203-227-8183, Email: jgehr@thayers.com, Contact: John Gaer Maker of lozenges and throat sprays for vocalists."
1,878 TEXTRON FINANCIAL CORPORATION "6110 Golden Hills Dr., Golden Valley, MN 55416. Toll free: (800) 328-0724. Fax: (763) 847-1864.The company is dedicated to providing the music industry with quality service, dependable funding, consistent decisions, and the integrity and instability necessary to make long-term commitments.Textron Financial is a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., a “Fortune 100” company."
1,498 Terry Rogers Guitars "101 Norris St, Jamestown, TN 38556. Tel: (931) 879-4802. Fax:(931)879-4800. Email: terryrogers@infoave.net. Web: www.terryrogersguitars.com. Terry Rogers Custom Designed Masterbuilt Guitars. Worldwide guitar sales and service since 1986."
1,497 TERRY C. McINTURFF GUITARS "978 Chatham Church Road, Moncure, NC 27559. Tel: (919) 542-5382. Email: info@mcinturffguitars.com. Web: www.mcinturffguitars.com.Limited production, ultra-high-quality electric guitars built from scratch in the U.S.A."
1,495 TELACOM CORPORATION "2936 NW Banyan Boulevard Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Tel and fax: (561) 989-0509. Email: info@findanote.com. Web: www.findanote.com. Contact: Joseph Gerardi.Manufacturer of “Find-A-Note” guitar note decals and fret markers."
1,494 TEI ELECTRONICS "750 West 18th Street, Hialeah, FL 33010. Tel: (305) 887-5197. Toll-free: (800) 327-8811. Fax: (305) 885-4950. Email: info@teilighting.com. Web: www.teilighting.com.Manufacturer and international distributor of foreign and domestic special effects lighting and sound reinforcement products."
1,493 TECHRA "Via La Salle, 10 - Romano d’Ezzelino (VI) 36060 ITALY. Tel. +39 0424 512080. Fax +39 0424 511058. Email info@techra.it Web. www.techra.it. Contact: Alessandro Bordignon ITALIAN DESIGNED INNOVATIVE ACCESSORIES AND HAND-WIRED AMPLIFICATION. High-quality all polymer guitar stands unique as completely adjustable suitable for many different shapes, picks with special profile and high performance materials as carbon fibers, cable spools keep any band’s gear tidy, all polymer universal electric guitar cases, feedback reducers for classical and acoustic guitars. Carbon fiber drumsticks for powerful sound and high durability, high-density saddles and nuts for classical, acoustic and electric guitars. High-end, completely hand-wired amplification for electric guitar, combo 60W and head-amp 100W."
1,492 Tech 21 "790 Bloomfield Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07012 Tel: (973) 777-6996, Fax: (973) 777-9899. Email: dale@tech21nyc.com, www@tech21nyc.com. Contact: Dale Krevens. Product line: SansAmp analog pre-amps/stompboxes: Character Series (Blonde, British, California, Liverpool, VT Bass); Classic, GT2, TRI-A.C., Bass Driver DI, Programmable Bass Driver DI, Bass Driver Deluxe, Para Driver DI, PSA, RBI, RPM. Effects: American Woman, Boost D.L.A., Boost R.V.B., Double Drive 3X, XXL Guitar Edition, and XXL Bass Edition. MIDI Mouse and MIDI Moose MIDI foot controllers. Guitar and bass amplifiers: Trademark 30/60, Bronzewood 60, Landmark 300, Power Engine 60/300/400; and speaker cabinets. "
1,491 TEAM INTERNATIONAL CO. LTD. "Suite 1005, Gitic Plaza, 339 Huanshi Dong Road, Guangzhou, China. Tel: 011-86-2-8331-7252. Fax: 011-86-2-8331-7263. Web: www.teamintlco.com."
1,489 TC ELECTRONIC "706 Corsa Avenue #107, Westlake Village, CA 91362. Tel (818) 665-4900. Fax (818) 665-4901. Email info@tcus.com. Web www.tcelectronic.com. Contact John Maier. A world-leading manufacturer and distributor of high-end digital and analog audio signal processing hardware and software."
1,488 TAYLOR-USA "P.O. 1232 39th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310. Tel: (515) 279-0627. Toll-free: 866-388-2956. Fax: (515) 277-7302. Email: info@taylor-usa.net. Web: www.taylor-usa.net. Contact: Susan Chapman.Quality violins, violas, cellos, basses, and bows made in Germany. Hand-cut bridges, soundposts, accessories, and supplies for violin makers and music stores, including a special line of fittings in ebony, rosewood, and boxwood."
1,487 TAYLOR TRUMPETS "Unit 3 Elvin Way, Sweet Briar Ind. Est., Norwich NR3 2BB, England. Tel and fax: 011-44-1603-417436. Email: info@taylortrumpets.com. Web: www.taylortrumpets.com."
1,486 TAYLOR GUITARS "1980 Gillespie Way, El Cajon, CA 92020-1096. Tel: (619) 258-1207. Toll-free: (800) 943-6782. Fax: (619) 258-3797. Email: info@taylorguitars.com. Web: www.taylorguitars.com.A leader in the acoustic guitar industry, the company continues to revolutionize the design and manufacture of high-end acoustics with innovations that produce superior instruments."
1,484 TASCAM "7733 Telegraph Road, Montebello, CA 90640. Tel: (323) 726-0303. Fax: (323) 727-7635. Email: tascampr@tascam.com. Web: www.tascam.com.TASCAM is the professional audio division of TEAC Corporation and produces the most comprehensive line of audio recorders, mixers, and related equipment in the pro audio industry. TASCAM has offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Europe, Japan, and Mexico."
1,481 TAMA DRUMS Refer to Hoshino U.S.A. and to Chesbro Music in this section.
1,480 TALWAR BROTHERS (P) LTD. "EN-42, Sector 5, Salt Lake, Calcutta 700091, India.Tel: 011-91-33-2357-2608/2609 Fax: 011-91-33-2357-0172/7812Email: TBPL2@yahoo.com Web: www.talwarbrothers.com Vijay Talwar, president & CEO; Pooja Talwar, COO; Pankaj Talwar, president’s assistant; Lallan Singh, general manager; Sujit Chandra, production manager (Bags/Wheelies); Kaushal Jha, factory manager (Wood); Suresh Mishra, product manager (Wood)Gard Gig Bags: Unmatched in protection, convenience, innovation, and value for money. They are made of all leather, leather trim, and all cordura for all kinds of musical instruments, especially brasswinds and woodwinds. Most Gard bags can be carried in the hand, over the shoulder and as a backpack.Recently Talwar came out with a mid bag suspension system (patent pending). In ordinary bags the music instrument rests on the bottom of the gig bag. In Gard bags with the mid bag suspension system the music instrument is suspended in mid air inside the gig bag, without touching any of the inside walls of the gig bag. The mid bag suspension system provides possibly better protection than any other gig bag or hard case.Gard Wheelies or Trolley Gig Bags: Similar to the very popular pull-behind luggage, these bags will prove a delight for the doubler or any players wanting to remove the weight of their horns from their back or shoulders. The bags are made with the same quality, craftsmanship, and attention to detail as the Gard gig bags. Each bag features an outer shell of leather or durable cordura nylon and is well padded inside. The wheel rack is lightweight and can be lifted effortless from a car or onto a bus. Wheelie bags also feature a telescopic handle to allow easy adjustment to the height of the player. All wheelie bags can also be carried as a backpack.Other Bags: Talwar makes over three million bags, cases, and covers for musical instruments especially for recorders, drumsticks, mallets, and cymbals.Acura Violin Family Accessories: Hybrid Pegs: Hybrid pegs made of ebony shafts and high-grade plastic are unmatched in quality and value for entry-level instruments. Black plastic head pegs cannot be distinguished from ebony. Metal pegs - Acura metal pegs made from aluminum or brass reduce the force required to turn a violin peg. No more aching fingers, no sticking pegs, no string adjusters. Ideal for children, senior citizens, and music teachers. Acura Acclimatized Pre-fitted Pegs - The fittings are acclimatized in a weather chamber for four weeks. The pre-fitted pegs are suitable for fitting in the instrument without any rework. Sets in Window Display Boxes - Designed for easy sale by the retailer to customers who wish to upgrade. Left-Hand Fittings - Avoid psychological stress to left-handers. Chinrests (Guarneri and Kaufmann) and fingerboards are available. Other Acura Fittings - Non-standard thickness chinrests, special peg shavers and reamers, polysilk dust bags, and carved/inlaid fittings.Buffing Wheels: Specially designed for guitars, pianos, and brasswind instruments.Guitar Accessories: Bridge pins, end pins, and domed knobs made from exotic woods, bone, brass, and buffalo horn. Inlays of mother of pearl, bone, and brass and Parisian eye.Takt Batons: Fancy, hand-balanced symphony conductor batons with inlays of brass, mother of pearl, bone, ebony and Parisian eye. New products include Batons with plastic handles.Percussion: Plastic and wooden castanets and claves in children, student and professional grades. Gig Bags and Wheelies/Trollies."
1,479 TALOS "5418 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22151. Tel: (703) 764-7005. Fax: (703) 764-0079. Email: info@musictechnology.com. Web: www.musictechnology.com. Contact: Doug Weisbrod."
1,972 TalkingTabs LLC "1411 Trovllion Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789 U.S.A. Tel: (407) 740-5080. Fax: (407) 740-4052. Email: mark.hara@talkingtabs.com. Contact: Mark Hara. "
1,477 TAIKI MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. "13, Taoyuan South Road, QiuChan Town, Hui-Yang Dist., Huizhou City, Guang Dong 516221, China. Tel: 011-86-752-355-1341. Fax: 011-86-752-355-9836. Email: service@taikimusic.com. Web: www.taikimusic.com. Y.T. Lo, president; Jay Wang, manager. Acoustic guitar manufacturer. "
1,476 TACOMA GUITAR COMPANY "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Fax: (480) 596-1384. Tacoma Guitars offers a full line of U.S.A.-crafted acoustic guitars, basses, and mandolins direct to independent retailers under the Tacoma brand."
1,543 T-REX "4954 Transport Street #A, Ventura, CA 93003. Tel: (806) 644-6621. Fax: (806) 644-6332. Email: dana@danabgoods.com. Web: www.t-rex-engineering.com. Effects pedals. Exclusive U.S. distributor: Dana B. Goods. "
1,475 SYNTRILLIUM SOFTWARE CORPORATION "P.O. Box 228, Holicong, PA 18928-0228. Tel: (480) 941-4327. Toll-free tel (sales): (888) 941-7100. Fax: (480) 941-8170. Email: sales@syntrillium.com. Web: www.syntrillium.com.The company develops products that enhance individual creativity."
1,473 Synful LLC "2975 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80304. Tel: (303) 786-7619, Fax: (303) 545-5149, Email: eric@synful.com, Contact: Eric Lindemann The Synful Orchestra provides exceptional realism and expressivity for orchestral instruments."
1,472 Synergy House India "2629 Manhatten Ave., PMB 298 Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 U.S.A. Tel: (310) 936-3454. Fax: (310) 318-2775. Email: ceo@synergyhouse.net. Contact: Vikram Vaisoha."
1,471 Sync-A-Song "1201 Duncan Court Longwood, FL 32779 U.S.A. Tel: (407) 782-0196. Email: syncavision@gmail.com. Contact: Allen Guyot."
1,470 SYNAPSE AUDIO "Gerwigstr. 30 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany. Tel: +49 721 6184247. Fax: +49 721 6184247. Email: rdh@synapse-audio.com. Web: www.synapse-audio.com. Contact: Richard Hoffmann."
1,469 SYMPHONIC REEDS "344 Spring Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Fax: (630) 790-9703. Email: dmattob@aol.com.Manufacturer of oboe, English horn, and bassoon reeds, and plastic single reeds."
1,467 SWR SOUND CORPORATION (Division of Fender) "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Toll-free: (800) 488-1818. Fax: (480) 443-9527. Web: www.swrsound.com."
1,465 Sweetheart Flute Co. LLC "32 South Maple Street, Enfield, CT 06082. Tel: (860) 749-4494. Email: ralphsweet@aol.com. Web: www.sweetheartflute.com. Ralph Sweet, president. Product line includes Irish flutes, whistles, wooden folk flutes, and fifes. "
1,784 SUZUKI PIANOS "Suzuki Corporation, P.O. Box 261030, San Diego, CA 92196. Tel: (858) 566-9710. Toll-free: (800) 854-1594. Fax: (858) 560-9517. Web: www.suzukimusic.com."
1,464 Suzuki Corporation "P.O. Box 710459 Santee, CA 92072-0459 Toll Free: (800) 854-1594 Phone: (619) 873-2000 Fax: (619) 873-1988 Email: rhobdy@suzukicorp.com. Web: www.suzukimusic.com."
1,463 SURINE ELECTRIC BASSES "P.O. Box 6440, Denver, CO 80206. Tel and fax: (303) 388-3956. Email: mail@surinebasses.com. Web: www.surinebasses.com."
1,461 SUPER-SENSITIVE MUSICAL STRING "1805 Apex Road, Sarasota, FL 34240-9386. Tel: (941) 371-0016. Toll-free: (800) 375-3234. Fax: (941) 378-3617. Email: supersensitive@supersensitive.com. Web: www.supersensitive.com. John Cavanaugh, chairman; Jim Cavanaugh, President; Ellen Cavanaugh, executive vice president; Ron Van Ostenbridge, vice president/operations; Mary Nell Chadsey, director of sales. This family owned and operated business has designed and manufactured a complete selection of strings made exclusively for bowed instruments, in a complete range of full and fractional sizes, since 1930. These strings have been endorsed by such world-famous performing artists as Bernard Greenhouse, Joseph Silverstein, Roman Totenberg, Ani Kavafian, Charlie Daniels, and many others. In addition to the classical field, several Super-Sensitive string lines are designed for and popular with students, teachers, and jazz and country/western stars.Strings: Super-Sensitive Musical String Co. uses only the finest materials in the construction of its lines of strings for the violin, viola, cello, and bass. Red Label is a full core, nickel-wound string that is favored by Suzuki Method instructors and by school and private music teachers and students. It is America’s best-selling student string because of quality, dependability, and value. Red Label Premium, the company’s newest line of strings, is a chromium wound full core that is engineered to help advanced solid core students play to their highest potential with optimal projection and precise overtones. Stellar is a full core, chromium steel-wound string that is a perfect intermediate string. Super-Sensitive also manufactures three lines of professional strings: Sensicore, Supreme, and Pinnacle. Sensicore is a Perlon core string also available for viola da gamba and as Octave violin strings; Supreme is a multi- stranded rope core string; and Pinnacle is a multi-stranded rope core string with chromium alloy winding. These strings are available with aluminum or nickel and exotic materials such as silver, tungsten, or silver/tungsten winding. Old Fiddle Line is a stainless steel core fiddle string made especially for country/western fiddle players. Octava, introduced a few years ago, is a professional step-up Perlon core string at an economical price. Accessories: Super-Sensitive meets all the needs of bowed instrument players by supplying a complete line of accessories. These include a variety of Super-Sensitive rosins, shoulder rests, acoustic instrument polishes, polishing cloths, and sensor/pickups, as well as Stoppin cello/bass endpin floor protectors, Wolf-Be-Gone, The Tone Shaper bow guide, Clarity hypo-allergenic rosin (new), Spector mute, and The Bowmaster."
1,459 Super Sticks Music "290 White Plains Rd Eastchester, NY 10709 Tel: (914) 202-7339 Fax: (914) 202-7339 Email: President@supersticksmusic.com Contact: James Lento.Super Sticks TM Drum Sticks are an innovative tool for drummers and percussionists of all levels. Super Sticks’ Slogan is: “The technology is in the tip.”The flexible yet resilient construction of Super Sticks’ Tips offers a unique open, flexibledesign, that is able to produce subtle to pronounced rhythms, with an unparalleled and increased stick control, rebound, and vibrational characteristics that have never before been available, while enhancing the tone of cymbals, drums, and any other percussion instrument. Their One of a Kind design also equalizes a stick’s butt-to-neck for Superior balance. This Truly is a Revolutionary Product!"
1,458 SUPER STAR PRODUCTS "211 Conant Street, Maumee, OH 43537. Tel: (419) 893-0581. Email: valleymusic@sbcglobal.net.Manufacturer of quality musical accessories for guitar and drum, including the famous Ax-Wax lemon guitar polish and the Cymtec revolutionary cymbal cleaning system."
1,457 SUNREED WORLD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "Hidden Glen Road, P.O. Box 389, Ascutney, Vermont. Tel and fax: (802) 674-9585. Email: info@sunreed.com. Web: www.sunreed.com. Contact: Zacciah Blackburn. Manufacturer and distributor of fine quality, hand-crafted bamboo flutes, bamboo saxophones, Native American flutes, didgeridoos, bamboo clarinets, and shakuhachi."
1,456 SUNN AMPLIFICATION "8860 East Chaparral Road #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Tel: (480) 596-9690. Fax: (480) 596-1384. Web: www.sunnamps.com.Since the heyday of rock music in the 1960s, Sunn Amplification has stood for high-quality professional guitar and bass amplifiers. Today FMIC continues to manufacture a full line of Sunn-brand professional-grade guitar and bass amplifiers inspired by its long tradition of innovation. Also refer to the listing for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation in this section."
1,455 Sunlite Industrial CorpORATION "2425 Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA 91733. Tel: (626) 448-8018. Fax: (626) 448-9078. Email: info@sunlitedrum.com. Web: www.sunlitedrum.com. Contact: Roger Kao."
1,454 Sun Radius Music International "Logan’s Landing, 2074 South Airport Road West, Traverse City, MI 49684-4711. Tel: (231) 922-9092. Fax: (231) 922-9034. Email: dwarne@traverse.com. Web: www.sunradius.com.Manufacturer of the Convert-A-Tom, which converts a tom-tom to a bass (kick) drum; simple, lightweight, and sturdy."
1,451 Sukop Basses "P.O. Box 1390 Angelfire, NM 87710 USA www.sukop.com e-mail info@sukop.comBuilder of fine handmade bass guitars. Available in 4,5,6 and 7 string configurations"
1,450 Successful Studio Strategies "Ste. 353 19567 Fraser Hwy Surrey, BC V3S 9A4 Canada. Tel: (800) 937-3157. Email: sam@sambeckford.com. Contact: Sam Beckford."
1,449 SUBMERSIBLE MUSIC "505 5th Avenue South #900, Seattle, WA 98104. Tel: (206) 342-2000, Fax: (206) 342-3331, Email: sales@drumcore.com. Web: www.submersiblemusic.com. Contact: Dave Dysart.Manufacturer of percussion products."
1,448 Studio Depot "900 N. La Brea Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038. Tel: (323) 851-0111, Fax: (323) 851-7854, Email: gus@mole.com, Contact: Gus Ferrat Supplies and gear for film, studio, television, digital, video, and photographic production."
1,446 Strum-N-Comfort Picking Systems "PO Box 10847, Santa Ana, CA 92711-0847. Tel: (714) 663- 0071. Toll-free: (866) 851-8606 Fax: None. Email: gatkin@strum-n-comfort.com. Web: www.sharktoothpicks.com. Contact: Greg Atkin The SharkTooth pick and Kodiak pick are the first in a series of “new concept” Crossover picks. Crossover picks combine a neoprene or leather thumb sleeve with a cool flat pick and Velcro strap assembly"
1,445 STROMBERG GUITARS "17570 North Tamiami Trail Suite1, North Fort Myers, Florida 33903. Tel: (239) 543-3625 Ext. 123. Toll-free tel: 800-449-9348 Ext. 123. Fax: (239) 543-5874. Email: info@strombergguitars.com. Web: www.strombergguitars.com. Ron Casella, sales managerA professional grade archtop guitar line featuring both traditional full body and thinline models. These instruments are designed and built with the serious or professional musician in mind but are surprisingly affordable. All instruments feature top grade components such as Kent Armstrong jazz pickups, Kluson tuners, TonePros hardware, and first rate electronics. All instruments are individually finalized and set up before shipping."
1,443 STRNAD HARMONICA PICKUP See American Designs in this section.
1,444 Stringnet Co 5-37-2 Honcho Nakanoku Tokyo 164-0012 Japan. Email: philip@stringnet.co.jp. Contact: Philip Kwak.
1,442 STRING SWING INSTRUMENT DISPLAYS "Toll Free: (888) 455-6628, Fax: (608)435-6120,Web: www.stringswing.com, Email: contact@stringswing.com.Established in 1987, String Swing specializes in musical instrument display fixtures for your home, stage and store use. We offer the highest quality American-made products, with a structural lifetime warranty, at competitive prices. Our product line includes a wide variety of fixtures to meet all of your display needs. We look forward to doing business with you."
1,971 STRING LETTER PUBLISHING "255 West End Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901-2655. Tel: (415) 485-6946. Fax: (415) 485-0831. Email: editors.ag@stringletter.com. Web: www.acousticguitar.com and www.stringsmagazine.com. David A. Lusterman, publisher; Jef Linson, circulation and marketing manager.A source for acoustic music magazines and books."
1,441 Straight Ahead Guitar "P.O. Box 153, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. Tel: (973) 857-5999. Fax: (973) 677-3201"
1,440 STRAD-PAD "17465 Rushing Drive, Granada Hills, CA 91344. Tel: (818) 363-2541. Email: stradpad@socal.rr.com. Gail A. Sattler, owner.Manufacturer of extremely durable pure latex violin and viola chinrest pads. New: Velcro-type attachment. Also: the original Custom-Elastic."
1,783 STORY & CLARK PIANO COMPANY "269 Quaker Drive, Seneca, PA 16346. Tel: (814) 676-6683. Fax: (814) 676-9340. Email: qrssupport@qrsinc.com. Web: www.qrsmusic.com. Thomas A. Dolan, president/CEO.With it’s rich American history which goes back 150 years, Story & Clark remains a respected and loved name in pianos in the United States. The Story & Clark line offers quality sound combined with unique furniture styles at affordable prices. "
1,439 STORCASE TECHNOLOGY "17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. Tel: (714) 438-1850. Toll-free: (800) 435-0642. Fax: (714) 438-1847. Email: info@storcase.com. Web: www.storcase.com. Contact: Keith Schimmenti."
1,438 STONEY END "930 State Highway 19, Red Wing, MN 55066. Tel: (651) 388-8400. Fax: (651) 388-8460. Email: info@stoneyend.com. Web: www.stoneyend.com.Harps, bodhráns, fretted dulcimers, banjos, kits, and instruments. Free catalog."
1,437 STK PROFESSIONAL AUDIO "369-2 Kuraeri, Yangchon-myun, Kimpo City, Kyonggi-do 415-840, South Korea. Tel: 011-82-31-981-1788-8. Fax: 011-82-31-981-1784. Email: stkpro.com@stkpro.com. Web: www.stkpro.com. Contact: S. Kim."
1,435 STEWART MacDONALD "Box 900-W, Athens, OH 45701. Tel: (740) 592-3021. Toll-free: (800) 848-2273. Fax: (740) 593-7922. Email: info@stewmac.com. Web: www.stewmac.com.Repair and building parts, tools, videos, and books for electric and acoustic guitars, banjos, mandolins, and violins."
1,434 Stewart Guitar Company "P.O. Box 995, Swansboro, NC 28584. Tel and fax: (910) 326-3575. Email: stewartguitars@ec.rr.com. Web: www.stewartguitars.com.Highly innovative guitars designed for the traveler. Not to be confused with short-scaled or small “travel” guitars, these high-quality instruments are full-size guitars that are “normal” in all aspects and playable at any venue."
1,433 STEWART AUDIO "14407 Cuesta Court, Sonora, CA 95370-8332. Tel: (209) 588-8111. Fax: (209) 588-8113. Email: faye@stewartaudio.com. Web: www.stewartaudio.com."
1,432 STEVENS ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTS "P.O. Box 1082, Alpine, TX 79831. Tel: (432) 294-1389. Fax: (432) 364-2487. Email: acowboy@stevensguitars.com. Web: www.stevensguitars.com. Mark Pollock, business manager Tel: (432) 837-0101. Email: dallas@guitarshow.com and mtp@transpecosguitars.com.Fretted instrument manufacturer: electric guitars, electric basses, electric five-string mandolins."
1,431 Stephanhöuser Saxophones "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.stephanhouser.com. Stephanhöuser markets and distributes a complete line of saxophones, from student through professional models, offering patented technology with superior quality, creating highly valued instruments for today’s discriminating buyers. Stephanhöuser is a division of Gemstone Musical Instruments. "
1,430 Stentor Music Co Ltd "Albert Road North, Reigate, Surrey RH2 9EZ, United Kingdom. Tel: 011-44-1737-240226. Fax: 011-44-1737- 242748. Email: info@stentor- music.com. Web: www.stentor-music.com. Contact: Michael Doughty. Manufacturer of Stentor orchestral stringed instruments. The company is also a distributor, importer, and exporter of musical instruments, parts, and accessories."
1,428 Stellartone "1257 Siskiyou Blvd. #224, Ashland, OR 97520. Tel: (541) 488-1159, eMail: www.stellartone.com/email, Contact: Don Campbell. Manufacturer of the ToneStyler series of drop-in replacements for the standard guitar tone control "
1,782 STEINWAY & SONS "One Steinway Place, Long Island City, NY 11105. Tel: (718) 721-2600. Fax: (718) 932-4332. Web: www.steinway.com. In March 2008 Steinway & Sons marked its 155th year as a leader in the piano industry in the United States. Recognized throughout the world for its superior quality, Steinway & Sons has also long been acknowledged as a leader in technical development of the piano. This leadership is reflected in over 120 patents granted for improvements in the manufacture of vertical and grand pianos.The Steinway has won international recognition from the most distinguished pianists and musical artists. Steinway pianos are the choice of 98 percent of piano soloists performing with symphony orchestras. Legendary musicians such as Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt, Anton Rubinstein, Ignace Jan Paderewski, and Serge Rachmaninoff have in past years chosen the Steinway. Today well over 1,600 of the world’s most distinguished pianists choose the Steinway exclusively for their performances.The manufacturing facilities of Steinway & Sons in Long Island City, New York, and its branch manufacturing plant in Hamburg, Germany, handcraft pianos for the world markets."
1,780 STEINGRAEBER & SOHNE PIANOS "U.S. Agent: Brian Gatchell, 25 S Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32904. Tel: (321) 725-5690. Toll-free tel: 1-888-725-6633. E-mail: brianatlantic@cfl.rr.com. Web-site: www.atlanticmusiccenter.com www.steingraeberpianos.com. These handcrafted pianos are produced under the direction of Udo Steingraeber in Bayreuth, Germany. Two new designs - the E-272-PHOENIX concert grand and the D-232 "
1,779 STEIGERMAN MUSIC "Steigerman Music Corp., 4902 - 217B Street, Langley, BC V3A 9K1, CANADA. Tel: (604) 514-1122. Fax: (604) 514-1652. Email: pianos@steigerman.com. Web: www.steigerman.com. Contact: Bob Loewen.Complete line of grand and vertical pianos."
1,423 STANFORD ACOUSTICS "470 Stanford Avenue, Danville, KY 40422. Tel: (859) 236-4050. Fax: (859) 236-7476. Contact: David Faulkner.Manufacturer of raw frame cast and stamped frame loudspeakers, titanium and phenolic diaphragm compression drivers, high-power cast frame midrange drivers, exponential and constant directivity horns, coaxial loudspeakers, public address outdoor horns and drivers."
1,422 STANER ELETRONICA LTD. "Rod. Assis Chateaubriand Km 454, 8, presidente Prudente SP19001-97, Brazil. Email: staner@staner.com.br."
1,421 STANDTASTIC "1325 Meridian Street, Anderson, IN 46016. Tel: (765) 642-3802. Toll-free: (800) 876-7651. Fax: (765) 641-1205. Contact: L.J. Mechem. "
1,420 Stageline "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.stagelinestand.comStageline, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, stands and accessories are exactly what musicians are looking for-rock solid, reliable support for their instruments and equipment. In an industry where you truly get what you pay for, Stageline’s value is exceeded by none. Stageline’s product line includes a variety of stands including, folding neck and fixed neck guitar stands, colored guitar stands, racks to hold multiple guitars at once, amplifier/monitor tilt stands, speaker wall mounts, music stands, speaker stands, mic stands, pop filters, rack mounts, and lighting stands. In addition, Stageline also brings competitive options for keyboard and piano players with padded benches and three different styles of sturdy keyboard stands with height adjustments. "
1,419 STAGECRAFT LIGHTING PRODUCTS "3581 Larch Lane, Jackson, MO 63755. Toll-free: (800) 325-0266. Fax: (573) 243-1384.Stage lighting and prism lighting accessories, PAR lamps, PAR cans, controllers, dimmers, and stands."
1,418 Stage Player Guitar Stool "6087 D Jacaranda Way Carpinteria, CA 93013 U.S.A. Tel: (805) 455-7560. Email: vail@cox.net. Contact: Nick Vail."
1,417 ST. LOUIS MUSIC (A Division of Loud Technologies) "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"
1,414 SRK Overseas(P) Ltd. "10,Ganesh Chandra Avenue,4th floor,Suite No.24 A, Kolkata-700 013 INDIA tele:0091 33 2236 6332/6741 Fax: 0091 33 2215 3265 Email: srkoverseas@vsnl.com, Web: http://www.srkoverseas.com.Premier quality makers & exporters of Violin family instruments viz. pegs,tailpieces,chinrests,fingerboards, end pins etc. in ebony,rosewood and boxwood since 1995.You may visit http://www.srkoverseas.com for more information "
1,413 SR TechnologieS "22330 Sherman Way #15, Canoga Park, CA 91303. Tel: (818) 344-2692. Fax: (818) 344-2693. Email: srmthpc@aol.com. Web: www.srtechnologies.com. Contacts: Steve Carr, Ron Singer.Manufacturer of high-quality, computer-machined (CADCAM) saxophone mouthpieces."
1,410 SPL-USA 13509 Laurel Court Corona Ca 92880 Email: marty@spl-usa.com. Contact: Marty Druckman
1,409 SPINSTRAPS "691 Woodland Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701. Tel: (570) 327-1527. Toll-free: (800) 326-9878. Web: www.wittman-spins.com. Contact: Ken Wittman.Wittman The ergonomic Spinstrap is available for Saxophones, Bassoons, Guitar and Bass."
1,408 SPERZEL GUITAR MACHINE HEAD SPECIALIST "15728 Industrial Parkway, Cleveland, OH 44135. Tel: (216) 281-6868. Fax: (216) 281-6810. Email: sperzel@sperzel.com. Web: www.sperzel.com. .U.S.A. manufacturer of the world’s finest machine heads and new generation hardware for all makes of guitars."
1,406 Spectrasonics "P.O. Box 7336, Burbank, CA 91510.Tel: (818) 955-8481. Fax: (818) 955-8613. Toll-free: (800) 764-9379. Email: info@spectrasonics.net. Web: www.spectrasonics.net. Contact: Lorey Persing.A leading innovator of world-class, award-winning virtual instrument software plug-ins, used by top recording artists, producers, remixers, and film composers. Key Spectrasonics products include Trilogy Total Bass Module, Atmosphere Dream Synth Module, and the Stylus RMX Realtime Groove Module and its five S.A.G.E. Xpanders."
1,405 Spectr Audio "P.O. BOX 2607 Seal Beach, CA 90740 Tel: (562) 818-6254 Fax: (562) 961-7805 Email: andre@spectraudio.com Contact: Andre ."
1,402 SPAUN DRUM COMPANY "5505 Daniels Street, Chino, CA 91710. Tel: (909) 364-0100. Fax: (909) 364-0199. Email: info@spaundrums.com. Web: www.spaundrums.com. Contact: Brian Spaun.Spaun custom drumkits, snare drums, and hardware."
1,401 SPARROW GUITARS "360 Glen Drive, Vancouver, BC V6A 4J3, Canada. Tel: (604) 253-3034. Toll-free: (966) 577-2776. Fax: (604) 253-3008. Email: general@sparrowguitars.com. Web: www.sparrowguitars.com. Contact: Billy Bones. Hot-rod-inspired electric guitars. Quality accoutrements and an exceptional commitment to performance and playability have made Sparrow Guitars the new standard in value. The company does all the design, assembly, finishing, and setup work in Vancouver"
1,400 SOUTHWEST STRINGS "1721 South Cherrybell Stra. Tucson, AZ 85713. Tel: 520-624-9390. Web: www.swstrings.com."
1,970 SOUTHERN MUSIC COMPANY "1248 Austin Highway #212, San Antonio, TX 78209. Tel: (210) 226-8167. Toll-free: (800) 284-5443. Fax: (210) 223-4537. Email: info@southernmusic.com. Web: www.southernmusic.com. Arthur Gurwitz, president.Publisher and distributor of the finest educational and performance music for band, orchestra, chorus, and instrumental solo and ensemble, since 1937."
1,969 SOUTHCOAST MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS "1415 NE Fourth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. (Mailing address: P.O. Box 21686, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33335.) Tel: (954) 467-3601. Toll-free: (800) 275-7664. Fax: (954) 467-3606.One of the largest distributors of music books and sheets of all publishers. Fast service, best rack program, and best fill. The company buys overstock. Hard-to-find items are a specialty."
1,399 South Gulf International "25814 Oakridge Drive, Spring, TX 77380. Tel: (281) 298-1617. Fax: (281) 296-6466. Email: ywling@aol.com. Contact: Yongwu (Gary) Liang."
1,398 SOURCE AUDIO LLC "120 Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Tel: (781) 932-8080. Email: info@sourceaudio.net. Web: www.sourceaudio.net. Contact: Roger Smith.Source Audio, the home of Hot Hand and Soundblox effects, is driven by innovation, providing the artist with a broad range of new sounds and expressive capability. Its patented Hot Hand motion-controlled guitar effects technology makes its products truly unique and gives the artist the ultimate expressive potential."
1,396 SOUNDTECH "444 East Courtland Street, Mundelein, IL 60060. Tel: (847) 949-0444. Toll-free: (800) 877-6863. Fax: (847) 949-8444. Email: soundtech@soundtech.com. Web: www.soundtech.com.Professional sound reinforcement: mixers, power amplifiers, EQs, compressors, crossovers, powered mixers, speaker enclosures, and guitar cabinets. Recording studio/broadcast: Panoramic mixing consoles, mic preamps, and noise gates."
1,395 SOUNDRITE MUSIC COMPANY "Industrial Building #1, 18 Depeyster Avenue, Tenafly, NJ 07670. John Cochrane, president.Wholesaler, distributor, importer, exporter."
1,394 Soundline "#A-404, Hagye Technotown, 250-3, Hagye-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul, 139-230, Korea. Email: sales@kpretech.com. Contact H.J. Yoon."
1,393 SOUNDCRAFT USA "8500 Balboa Boulevard, Northridge, CA 91329. Tel: (818) 920-3212. Toll-free: (888) 251-8352. Fax: (818) 920-3208. Email: soundcraft-usa@harman.com. Web: www.soundcraft.com."
1,392 Sound Quest Inc. "1140 Liberty Drive, Victoria, BC V9C 4H9. Tel: (250) 478-9935. Toll-free: (800) 667-3998. Email: sales@squest.com. Web: www.squest.com. Sound Quest features three product lines: Midi Quest, Infinity, and Midi Tools "
1,391 Sound Mirror FOR SAXOPHONE "28003 Norcross, Harrison Township, MI 48045. Tel: (586) 419-8076. Fax: (586) 469-3137. Email: tploeger@aol.com.The Sound Mirror for Saxophone reflects the sound back to the performer, like playing into a wall."
1,390 Sound Innovations "2419 E. Harbor Blvd., Suite 148, Ventura, CA 93001. Tel: (805) 641-0363. Fax: (805) 641-3274. Email: timedwards@dock.net"
1,968 SOUND FEELINGS PUBLISHING "18375 Ventura Boulevard #8000, Tarzana, CA 91356. Tel: (818) 757-0600. Web: www.soundfeelings.com. Howard Richman, president.Publisher of the innovative music instructional book, Super Sight-Reading Secrets for keyboard players."
1,967 SOUND CHOICE ACCOMPANIMENT TRACKS "14100 South Lakes Drive, Suite B, Charlotte, NC 28273. Tel: (704) 583-1616. Toll-free: (800) 788-4487. Fax: (704) 583-1871. Toll-free fax: (800) 577-7464. Email: service@soundchoice.com. Web: www.soundchoice.com. Sound Choice Offers the most accurate arrangements and consistent quality of accompaniment tracks in CD+Graphic format. Sound Choice also carries a range of Karaoke equipment for the Karaoke enthusiast."
1,388 Sound Bridge Acoustic Labs "3508 Interstate 35E, Waxahachie, TX 75165. Toll-free: (800) 628-9084. Fax: 972-935-0539. Email: sales@soundbridge.com. Web: www.soundbridge.com. Contact: Chris Cole. SBAL is a manufacturer of high-quality professional loudspeakers made 100 percent in the U.S.A. from the finest materials and components."
1,385 SONORA INTERNATIONAL "80-15 247th Street, Bellerose, NY 11426. Tel: (718) 343-8700. Fax: (718) 343-7979.Manufacturer of a complete line of strings for electric, acoustic, and classic guitar. Also: electric bass strings, violin, tiple, charango, strings, etc."
1,381 SONARÉ WINDS "A division of Verne Q. Powell Flutes, Inc., 1 Clock Tower Place #300, Maynard, MA 01754. Tel: (978) 461-6111. Fax: (978) 461-6155. Email: mz@sonarewinds.com Web: www.sonarewinds.com.Sonaré Winds manufactures a complete family of intermediate-level flutes, alto flutes, piccolos, and professional trumpets. All flute products feature a hand-cut Powell headjoint. The Sonaré trumpet features a Blackburn leadpipe and mouthpiece, cryogenic treatment, and the exclusive MicroLok valve alignment system."
1,380 Solid State Logic Inc "320 West 46th Street, New York, NY10036. Tel: 212 315 1111, Fax: 212-315-0251, Email: nysales@solid-state-logic.com, Contact: Sales Designer and manufacturer of audio mixing consoles and digital post-production systems."
1,379 Solid Cables "P.O. Box 90846, Pasadena, CA. Web: www.solidcables.com, Tel: (323) 445-8291.Manufacturer of boutique grade musical instrument and speaker cables. We also make custom and OEM wiring harnesses for boutique amplifier and guitar makers."
1,378 SOLDANO CUSTOM AMPLIFICATION "4233 21st Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98199. Tel: (206) 781-4636. Fax: (206) 781-5173. Email: mj@soldano.com. Web: www.soldano.com. Contact: Michael J. Soldano. Manufacturer of hand-built tube amplifiers and speaker cabinets providing an array of power options, from 16 to 100 watts."
1,377 SOFIA VIOLINS c/o Consort International "P.O. Box 1985, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1985. Tel: (317) 264-0444. Toll Free: (800)-733-2063Fax: (317) 264-0555. Email: jw@sofia-violins.com. Web: www.sofia-violins.com. John F. Welch, president. Hamdmade instruments by Consort International, which makes violins, violas, and cellos through East European/American production-sharing consortia."
1,376 Smith ELECTRIC BASS STRINGS "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% 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 3-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."
1,374 Slug Percussion Products "P.O. Box 578306, Chicago, IL 60657-8306. Tel: (312) 432-0553. Fax: (312) 432-0552. Email: info@slugdrums.com. Web: www.slugdrums.com. Contact: Eric J. Behrenfeld. Manufacturer of drumkit accessories and custom-printed drumkey clips. Product line includes: Batter Badge vented impact pads for drumheads; Power Head pedal beaters; Muffelt dampening strips; and Tweek drumkey clips."
1,373 SLS Audio "Phone: (417) 883 4549. Email: marketing@slsaudio.com US Manufacturer of Loudspeaker Systems featuring unique Planar ribbon Driver Technology. System designed for touring, commercial installations, studio, commercial cinema and home theater. "
1,371 Slither Guitar Straps "8326 S.E. 28th Ave. Portland, OR 97202 U.S.A. Tel: (503) 206-2197. Email: tomm@slithergs.com. Contact: Thomas Montgomery."
1,369 SLIM DANDY "7 Old Grove Lane, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. Tel: (407) 754-4413. Email: info@slimdandy.com. Web: www.slimdandy.com. Contact: Andrea Daniel.Designer of original and custom-order guitar straps."
1,368 SLAPSTIK "13636 Ventura Boulevard #183, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Tel (818) 907-7413. fax: (818) 392-8682. Email: info@theslapstik.com. Web: www.theslapstik.com. Russo Anastasio, president. An ingenious and innovative flexible-tipped drumstick, the Slapstik® allows for fast, syncopated, two-handed hi-hat patterns to be played with one hand."
1,367 SKB CASES "1607 North O’Donnell Way, Orange, California 92867. Tel: (714) 637-1252. Toll-free tel: 800-410-2024. Fax: (714) 637-0425. Email: questions@skbcases.com. Website: www.skbcases.com. SKB utilizes the latest technology for manufacturing lightweight, indestructible instrument and equipment cases. The company was founded over 30 years ago to design and manufacture hard-shell cases for guitar, keyboard, violin, cello, drums, DJ, and pro audio rackmount equipment. SKB current occupies over 175,000 square feet, and employs 500 people. SKB is continuously developing new products to meet the needs of its clientele and has developed an extensive line of durable Roto- molded products including the Roto- molded, ATA-rated SKB-18RW acoustic guitar case, the SKB-44RW ATA electric bass safe, stackable lined percussion cases and marching percussion cases as well as uniquely designed trap and cymbal cases for the music industry. SKB also offers many innovative AV products such as new elastomeric shock racks, and lighting and plasma screen cases as well as 3R Mil-Std Utility cases. Adding to the Roto-molded line are the redesigned Gig Rigs, the new Mighty Gig Rig with front and rear rack rails, US Series racks, and new Watertight accessory cases that comply with military standards. Military Standard Watertight Injection Molded cases have been added to the SKB family of cases. The band instrument cases have been designed in both sculpted and stackable styles. Rectangular stackable cases are available for trumpet, clarinet, re-designed flute (C and B foot), and alto and tenor saxophone. The sculpted styles include trombone, French horn, alto and tenor sax, and a “Sousaform” case with wheels for the sousaphone. Design features for these durable cases include: D-rings for optional carrying straps; recessed rubber feet (stackable only); recessed latches (clarinet/flute); plush- lined, custom-fit EPS foam lining; and steel-backed riveting. The DJ Command Module, DJ Shuttle, DJ Capsule, DJ Station, Universal Mixer Safes, turntable and LP Cases, as well as microphone, ATA equipment cases, and pull-handle cases are some of the innovative DJ and audio- video products that SKB manufactures. All SKB cases are manufactured utilizing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, a precision- fitted aluminum valence, neoprene gasket, rivets with steel backing plates, and heavy-duty hardware throughout. All SKB cases carry the Million Mile Lifetime Warranty to the original purchaser and are available worldwide."
1,365 Simba Products "637 Bluewater Road, Nashville, TN 37217. Tel: (615) 366-9007. Email: sales@simbaproducts.com. Contact: John Copley.SIMS America"
1,363 SILVERTONE Guitars and Accessories "329 Gateway Dr, Gallatin, TN 37066. Tel: (615) 206-0777. Toll-free tel: (800) 592-9393. Fax: (615) 452-0451. A division of Samick Music Corp. Dealer inquiries: John Hawkins, vice president, M.I. Division, (800) 592-9393 ext. 112, jhawkins@smcmusic.com. The new Silvertone line offers dealers a proven electric guitar and bass brand name from Samick; www.SilvertoneGuitar.com."
1,362 Sibelius (A part of Avid) "Sibelius USA 1407 Oakland Ave, #103 Walnut Creek, CA. Tel: (925) 280-0600. Email: lspeegle@sibelius.com. Contact: Lisa SibeliusSibelius is the leading music technology company for professionals, students, educators and enthusiasts. Since the introduction of Sibelius music notation software, Sibelius has developed and delivered a complete suite of products for the professional, educational and home user, ranging from Internet publishing to guitar software. "
1,361 SIAN MUSIC HOUSE "Capital Road, Near Fazal Chowk, Sialkot, Pakistan. Tel and fax: 011-92-432-240871. Email: sianmusic@brain.net.pk. Web: www.sianmusic.com.Manufacturer of high-quality musical instruments. Product line includes bongos, djembes, bagpipes, tambourines, children’s drums, drum becks, folk, badges, congas, educational instruments, bodharps, kilts, bugles, trumpets, bodhrans, and other musical instruments."
1,360 SHURE INCORPORATED "5800 West Touhy Avenue, Niles, IL 60714-4608. Tel: (847) 600-2000. Toll-free: (800) 25-SHURE. Fax: (847) 600-1212. Email: sales@shure.com. Web: www.shure.com.Shure is a leader in the design and manufacture of audio electronic products for professional and consumer applications. Products include microphones, mixers, wireless microphone systems, personal stereo monitors, DSP processors, and phonograph cartridges. Brand names include Shure, Beta, MicroFlex, Easyflex, PSM, KSM, Performance Gear, E Series, and Whitelabel."
1,359 SHUBB SOFTWARE "P.O. Box 550, Valley Ford, CA 94972-0550. Tel: (707) 876-3001. Fax: (707) 876-3034. Email: shubb@shubb.com. Web: www.shubb.com.Manufacturer of Gigmaster Software, a database for working musicians. All details of every gig are immediately accessible. Available for Mac and Windows."
1,358 SHUBB CAPOS "14471 Highway One, P.O. Box 550, Valley Ford, CA 94972-0550. Tel: (707) 876-3001. Fax: (707) 876-3034. Email: shubb@shubb.com. Web: www.shubb.com.Inventor and manufacturer of the Shubb Capo for guitar and banjo, the Shubb-Pearse line of guitar steels, the Shubb Fifth String Capo, and innovative computer software for musicians. Each of these totally unique products is respected by musicians throughout the world as the ultimate in both intelligent design and uncompromising quality."
1,357 SHS INTERNATIONAL "1922 West Banta Road, Indianapolis, IN 46217. Tel: (317) 780-0454. Toll-free: (800) 475-7686. Fax: (317) 780-0677. Email: sales@shsaudio.com. Web: www.shsint.net.Indiana Guitar Company, Morgan Monroe acoustic instruments, Rocky Top Bluegrass, Bean Blossom instruments, Devlin Guitars, Sundown amplification, Head Hangers, SHS Audio, Dr. Lixx accessories, Royal Percussion."
1,778 SHOUDA INTERNATIONAL (LOTHAR SCHELL PIANOS) "1224 Santa Anita Avenue #D, South El Monte, CA 91733. Tel: (626) 350-3800. Toll-free: 888-70-PIANO. Fax: (662) 350-1101. Email: shoudausa@aol.com.Lothar Schell, a foremost piano designer in Germany, has won many prestigious awards. Lothar Schell pianos are built by outstanding craftsmen, using a German scale design and the finest materials."
1,356 SHO-BUD PEDAL STEEL GUITARS "c/o Gretsch Enterprises, P.O. Box 2468, Savannah, GA 31402. Tel: (912) 748-7070. Web: www.gretsch.com.First conceptualized by Shot Jackson and Buddy Emmons in the mid-1950s, the single-coil design of the Sho-Bud Pedal Steel Guitar continues to be the favorite of steel guitarists around the globe. For more information, refet to Gretsch Enterprises in this section."
1,355 SHIMRO MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "#701-5, Banpo 1-Dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea. Tel: 011-82-2-544-9934. Fax: 011-82-2-544-9924. Email: shimro@shimro.com. Web: www.shimro.com. Contact: Sung-Ho Lee.Shimro produces violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins, plus bags and cases for these instruments. These fully carved, precisely tuned instruments feature European spruce tops and maple backs with real ebony fittings and genuine inlaid purfling. The bows are made of Brazil wood."
1,777 SHIGERU KAWAI PIANO COMPANY "2055 East University Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220. Tel: 310-233-0900, Fax: 310-223-2082. Web: www.shigerukawai.com.Handcrafted grand pianos."
1,965 SHER MUSIC COMPANY "P.O. Box 445, Petaluma, CA 94953. Tel: (707) 763-8134. Toll-free: (800) 444-7437. Fax: (707) 763-2038. Email: shermusic@sonic.net. Web: www.shermusic.com.Publisher of: The Jazz Piano Book by Mark Levine; The New Real Books; The Standards Real Book; The Real Easy Book, Volumes 1 and 2; The Serious Jazz Practice Book by Barry Finnerty; The Conga Drummer’s Guidebook by Michael Spiro; and many other world-class books."
1,354 Sharktoothpick.com "Strum-N-Comfort Picking Systems, PO Box 10847, Santa Ana, CA 92711-0847. Tel: (714) 663-0071. Toll-free tel: 866-851-8606. Email: gatkin@strum-n-comfort.com. Web: www.sharktoothpicks.com. Contact: Greg M. Atkin.The SharkTooth™ pick and Kodiak™ pick are the first in a series of new concept “Crossover Picks™”. Crossover picks combine a neoprene or leather thumb strap with a cool flat pick & Velcro strap assembly. The pick is fully adjustable and comfortably slips on the player’s thumb.The company recently introduced the Peace Pick Project. Peace Picks are a beautiful series of heart-shaped semi-precious stone guitar picks. There are 10 stone colors to select from. The “Agate” stone pick also integrates with the SharkTooth Crossover Pick. The MSRP ranges from $5 to $12 for each pick unit. In addition, Strum-n-comfort is now stocking one of a kind music-theme jewelry designed by Brother John of Big Sur, CA. In the collection there is an elegant guitar pin, a banjo clip, a treble clef pendant and silver Peace Pick locket and pendant."
1,776 SHANGHAI PIANO CO. LTD. "627 Jiangpu Road, Shanghai 200082, China. Tel: 011-86-21-5521-2098. Fax: 011-86-21-5521-0065. Email: xzl.shpiano@163.com Web: www.shpiano.com Contact: Xie ZhongliangThis company manufactures a complete line of high quality vertical pianos at extremely competitive prices."
1,353 SHANE MUSIC PRODUCTS "3211 Barbara Lane #2, Fairfax, VA 22031-2716. Tel: (703) 208-3339. Fax (703) 641-9211. Email: shanemusic.com or tjt824@cox.net. Tom J. Turrisi, CEO.Fretted instruments and accessories. Power Slams bass strings; Shane electric guitars; Shane electric basses. Gaetano/Grace large-body jazz guitars; JR Acoustics, StudioPro cases and road bags."
1,352 SHAKER MICROPHONE COMPANY "P.O. Box 2634, Harrison, AR 72602-2734. Tel and fax: (870-437-5304. Email: shakermics@ritternet.com. Web: www.shakermicrophone.net. Joseph F. Harless, owner."
2,030 SF Marketing Inc. "325 Boul. Bouchard, Dorval, Qc H9S 1A9. Tel: 514-780-2070 fax 514-780-2111. Email: info@sfm.ca, www.sfm.ca. Distributor, Manufacturer, Year Established: 1978Lines Carried:, Cleartone , J Bovier , Line 6 , Mapex , Moog , NS Design, N-Tune, Prudencio Saez , Schecter, Spector , Steph Accessories , Tanglewood Guitar Company UK, TonePros , Ultimate Support Systems, , Pro Audio Products:, Lines Carried:, Canare , Digiflex , EAW , Furman , Genelec, K&M, Littlite , Neutrik , Pioneer Pro DJ, QSC , Raxxess , Shure, , Lighting Products:, Lines Carried:, Antari, Leprecon, Leviton, Lumi, SGM, Wireless Solution, Digiflex, K&M, Littlite, Marinco, Neutrik, Raxxess, Socapex."
1,350 Seymour Duncan "5427 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93111-2345. Tel: (805) 964-9610. Toll-free: 800-S-DUNCAN. Fax: (805) 964-9749. Web: www.seymourduncan.com. Seymour W. Duncan, chairman; Cathy Carter Duncan, CEO; Lynn Robison, president; Evan Skopp, vice president marketing; Rick McClendon, vice president OTC sales; Kevin Beller, vice president engineering; Paul Davis, vice president operations. A world-leading designer and manufacturer of musical instrument pickups, including innovations such as the all-new patented Stack Plus pickups, the redesigned Rails series, Trembuckers, and Live Wires pickups, as well as pickups for seven-string guitar. Seymour Duncan also manufactures the largest line of vintage guitar and bass pickups. From the classic humbuckers to P-90s, Jaguar, and Jazzmaster, all are executed with the exacting detail that the company is known for worldwide. Seymour Duncan also manufactures the Antiquity series of vintage pickups, each of which is painstakingly hand-aged to capture the look and tone of the 40-year-old originals. The company also manufactures and distributes Benedetto pickups designed for jazz guitar. The company’s latest pickup release are Blackouts, 9-volt active humbucker pickups voiced for heavy metal, and P-Rails multi-voiced humbuckers. The company recently made a foray into the world of stompboxes. Last year saw the release of the SFX-07 Shape Shifter. This year, Duncan releases the SFX-04 Twin Tube Mayhem and the SFX-08 Power Grid distortion. More stompboxes will follow. A full Custom Shop operates in-house to brovide custom winding, artist pickups, and other special projects. All Seymour Duncan products are backed by friendly, knowledgeable customer service, fast delivery, in-store clinics and promotions, a 21-Day Real-World Exchange Policy, and the largest print advertising program of any company in its category. "
1,348 Sennheiser Electronic Corporation "1 Enterprise Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371. Tel: (860) 434-9190. Fax: (860) 434-1759. Email: info@sennheiserusa.com. Web: www.sennheiserusa.com. Sennheiser is celebrating 50 years of wireless technology innovations, and over 60 years as a leading manufacturer of audio gear for performers and engineers alike. Based in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser provides durable microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems that are suitable for virtually any application-from the most raucous stage performance to the quietest acoustic show. Sennheiser instrument and vocal mics lend true, precise sound for recording sessions and live performances. Sennheiser Electronic Corporation is the U.S. wholly-owned subsidiary, with headquarters in Old Lyme, Connecticut."
1,345 SELENIUM LOUDSPEAKERS U.S.A. "15927 Distribution Way, Cerritos, CA 90703. Tel: (562) 921-5138. Toll-free: (800) 562-0510. Fax: (562) 921-5128. Email: info@selenium-usa.com. Web: www.seleniumloudspeakers.com.Headquarters (in Brazil): BR386 KM 435, 92480-000 Nova Santa Rita, RS, Brazil. Tel: 011-55-51-479-1195. Fax: 011-55-51-479-1120.Subwoofers, woofers, compression drivers, neodymium drivers, line array. One of the biggest OEM factories in the world. Made in Brazil since 1958."
1,344 SELECT PICKUPS "Refer to EMG, Inc., and Kuffner International in this section.High-impedance passive pickups for guitar and bass, designed and trademarked by EMG, Inc. Introduced in 1986, Select Pickups maintain a worldwide reputation for affordability, reliability, and quality. Write or call EMG, Inc., for referral to stocking distributors in the United States. Select is represented internationally by Kuffner International."
1,343 SEK’D AMERICA "1155 North La Brea Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90038. Tel: (323) 845-1171. Toll-free: (800) 330-7753. Fax: (323) 845-1170. Email: info2plus24.net. Web: www.plus24.net. Martin Ucik, president.SEK’D is a leading manufacturer of professional software and hardware systems for audio production, audio for video production, and MIDI production on PC computers."
1,774 Seiler PianoS "Ed Seiler Pianofortefabric GmbH & Co. KG, Schwarzacher Strasse 40, 97318 Kitzingen, Germany. Tel: 011-49-9321-9330. Fax: 011-49-9321-93350. Email: info@seiler-pianos.de. Web: www.seiler-pianos.com. Ursula and Manuela Seiler, owners"
1,342 SEIDMAN SALES "8830-B SW 98th Place, Ocala, Fl. 34481, Tel: 954-609-6736, Fax:352-304-8548 Email: norcorp@aol.com.The company specializes in the purchase and sales of USED USA MADE BAND INSTRUMENTS and the distribution of very high grade imported band instruments in the Southeast USA, the Caribbean Islands and South America. "
1,341 SED TUBES "1686 Barcrest Drive, Memphis, TN 38134. Tel: (901) 388-2424. Toll-free: (877) 586-0493. Fax: (901) 388-2405. Email: info@sed-usa.com. Web: www.sed-usa.com.SED Tubes of St. Petersburg, Russia, is the world leader in vacuum tube production. SED offers the ultimate sound to musicians and audiophiles alike. SED audio, RF, and industrial tubes."
1,340 SE ELECTRONICS "27 Gilman Terrace #1, Somerville, MA 02145. Tel: (617) 623-5581. Fax: (617) 623-5857. Email: usa@sonic-distribution.com. Web: www.seelectronics.com. Contact: Bob Reardon.U.S. company manufacturing microphones, acoustic materials, and accessories for studio and live applications. SE was founded by composer, conductor, and technologist Siwei Zou, who brings an unrivaled level of care and passion to design and manufacture. SE specializes in hand-built microphones and audio products offering exceptional quality at affordable prices produced in its own wholly owned manufacturing facility."
1,339 SD SYSTEMS "P.O. Box 2603, Amsterdam 1000CP, The Netherlands. Email: info@sdsystems.com. Web: www.sdsystems.com. Contact: Sergio Schrier."
2,029 SCOTT’S HIGHLAND SERVICES LTD. "143 Stronach Crescent, London, ON N5V 3G5. Tel: (519) 453-0892. Fax: (519) 453-6303. Email: scotts@scottshighland.com. Web: www.scottshighland.com. Contacts: C. James Scott, Beverly J. Scott, and Ian Scott.Jobber/distributor of the following lines: Piper’s Choice bagpipe accessories; McCallum bagpipes; Dunbar bagpipes; Self Tuition product (Celtic); bagpipe reeds; and Premier drums and accessories."
1,337 SCOTT CAO VIOLINS "1860 Winchester Boulevard, Campbell, CA 95008-1111. Tel: (408) 378-3665. Toll-free: 877-647-2651. Fax: (408) 257-3659. Email: scaoviolin@aol.com. Contact: Scott Cao.Crafting stringed instruments, bows, and cases for players of any level and distributing them to dealers around the world."
1,336 SCORE MARKETING "P.O. Box 34431, Bethesda, MD 20827. Tel: (301) 765-7788. Fax: 301-765-7790. Email: scoremktg@aol.com. Web: www.guitarslide.net. Manufacturer of the legendary CORRICIADAN(Medicine Bottle) Guitar Slide. The company also has access to other unique products in the music industry."
1,335 SCHROEDER CABINETS "15146 Walbrook Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745. Tel: (626) 806-8804, Fax: (626) 333-5989. Email: jorgschroedercabinets.com. Web: www.schroedercabinets.com. Contact: Jorg Schroeder.Manufacturer of bass cabinets. Manufacturer of bass cabinets."
1,334 Schreiber & Keilwerth Musikinstrumente GmbH "Phone: +49 (0)6152 9758 0 Email:info@schreiber-keilwerth.com Contact: Andreas Gafke. Distribution North America and Canada by Sonaré Winds (a division of Powell Flutes) phone: (978) 461 6111 www.sonarewinds.comThis German manufacturer produces wind instruments including a complete range of clarinets and bassoons designed for musicians on all levels. The W. Schreiber bassoons are known world wide for their sensitive response, perfect intonation and beautiful sound and are available for both student and professional level players. For Julius Keilwerth saxophones please see the separate entry. York Brass instruments are crafted in Germany by Schreiber & Keilwerth. These brass instruments, from cornet to tuba, produce the legendary British brass sound. A high level of quality control combined with the traditional craftsmanship and dedication can be found in every York instrument."
1,963 SCHOTT MUSIC INTERNATIONAL "Distributed by Hal Leonard Corporation, 7777 West Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53213. Tel: (414) 774-3630.The original publisher of Beethoven and Wagner and home to renowned contemporary composers. Schott is the largest music publisher in Germany."
1,772 SCHIMMEL PIANOS "Wilhelm Schimmel Pianofortefabrik GmbH, Friedrich-Seele-Strasse 20, D-38122 Braunschweig, Germany. Telephone: 011-49-531-8018-0. Fax: 011-49-531-8018-131. Email: info@schimmel-piano.de. Web: www.schimmel-piano.de. Hannes Schimmel-Vogel, president; Georg Garlichs, director of finance.United States sales organization: Schimmel Piano Corporation, 557-B Hackman Road, Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543. Telephone: (717) 627-0684. Toll-free: (800) 426-3205. Fax: (717) 626-0657. Email: schimmel@ptd.net. Web: www.schimmel-piano.de and www.schimmel-piano.com. Hannes Schimmel-Vogel, president/sales, U.S.A.United States sales representatives: Vice President, National Sales Manager: Clarence (Chip) Wise, 557-B Hackman Road, Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543. Toll-free: (800) 426-3205. Fax: (717) 626-0657. Email: schimmel@ptd.net. • Director of Sales, Southeast - Southwest: Donald J. Glasgow, 618 Estates Drive, Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542. Telephone: (251) 967-2431. Email: don.glasgow@gulftel.com. • Director of Sales, Midwest - Northwest: Robert Slayman, P.O. Box 501361, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250. Telephone: (317) 849-8310. Fax: (317) 849-8311. Email: robslay33@sbcglobal.net. • Director of Sales, East and Canada: Glenn Clutter, 301 Upland Rd. Williamsport, PA 17701. Telephone: (570) 322-2882. Email: schimmel88keys@aol.com.Schimmel produces high-quality pianos. It has a proficient, dedicated staff, a well established partnership with its worldwide dealer network, and extensive investments in modern production facilities. All of this forms a sound basis for business.Schimmel was founded on May 2, 1885, by Wilhelm Schimmel as a modest, one-man operation in a small rented workshop in Neuschoenefeld, near Leipzig. In the following years the company grew rapidly, necessitating the hiring of employees and several relocations to larger premises in Leipzig. Before long, Schimmel pianos were winning top awards. Schimmel was appointed as purveyor to the courts of the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar (1899) and the King of Romania (1909), honors seldom conferred on newly established firms.In 1927 the presidency of the company was passed on to Wilhelm Arno Schimmel, the founder’s son. Two years later the company was relocated to Braunschweig. World War II briefly interrupted piano production, but the company soon resumed operations, and by 1948 Schimmel pianos were being exhibited at the trade fair in Hannover.In 1961, following the sudden death of Wilhelm Arno Schimmel, his son, Nikolaus Wilhelm Schimmel, assumed the presidency.In 1995 Schimmel celebrated its 110th year in business. In four generations this family enterprise has grown from the most modest of beginnings to one of Europe’s leading piano manufacturers. Approximately 65 percent of Schimmel production is for export.The Schimmel family tradition will be continued in the fourth generation. Hannes Schimmel-Vogel, husband of Viola Schimmel, followed Nikolaus W. Schimmel in his position as president beginning in July 2003. Despite a worldwide slump in piano sales, the company was able to further strengthen its position in the industry. Probably the most important contributing factor to Schimmel’s success is the dedication to cater to an exclusive clientele with excellent pianos, a clientele that is looking for top quality in sound, workmanship, and touch, exquisite cabinetry, and, above all, a lasting investment, and who is willing and in a position to pay for these things. In addition to the market proven Schimmel Classic Series Instruments, Schimmel introduced in the years 2000 to 2007 its new top Series Schimmel Konzert. The instruments are based on two decades of intensive research and development. The result is the so called Schimmel-Trilogy, which is a world wide unique design concept in the Piano Industry. The Konzert Series distinguishes between the Trilogy I, which includes the Models K 280 - K 256 - K 230, and the Trilogy II, which covers the models K 213 - K 189 - K 169. The main idea is that as many design ideas, in particular the action and scale design, are transferred from the full size grand piano K 280 also into the smaller instruments of the series. Following this idea, touch and sound of all Schimmel Konzert Instruments are related to the full size Konzert grand piano from Schimmel. In addition there are three Schimmel Konzert uprights K 132 - K 125 - K 122 available, which also follow the design idea of the grand piano. Were possible, the design of the grand pianos was transferred in the upright pianos.In February 2003 Schimmel also began producing under the new brand name “Vogel by Schimmel.” These grand pianos for the American market are made in a company-owned plant in Kalisz, Poland. There, under close technical supervision, instruments under the brand name Vogel will be produced. In 2005 introduced a new product series called May Berlin. May Berlin represents a solid and robust piano series targeted at the educational lever of the market and affordable for those with a modest budget, providing an excellent alternative to both, students and family use due to the favourable price performance ratio. This is made possible through the manufacture of these instruments in China, always according to Schimmel specifications and standards. All instruments subsequently receive their finishing touches and undergo a strict final quality control in Braunschweig. This guarantees that customers are purchasing an instrument of value for which Schimmel vouches with its name.The brand name Schimmel will be reserved for the top-of-the-line instruments from Braunschweig. With this step, Schimmel will be achieving multiple goals: the strengthening of its dealers, the profitable expansion of its line of products, and the strengthening of the production site in Braunschweig.Despite the important role played by automatic machines and computers in increasing production efficiency, Schimmel still performs most of the quality building operations by handcraftsmanship in order to maintain its worldwide reputation for excellence.Other important factors are the creativity of the Schimmel management and the motivation and high training standard of its production staff. In the German piano industry, the apprentice/journeyman/master craftsman system still prevails. The supervisors at Schimmel are referred to as “Meister” because they are master craftsmen."
1,771 Schiedmayer Celesta Schaferhauserstrasse 10/2 Wendlingen 73240 Germany. Email: schiedmayer.stuttgart@t-online.de. Contact: Elianne Schiedmayer.
1,331 SCHERTLER USA "218 Main Street #110, Kirkland, WA 98033-6108. Tel: (425) 822-0102. Fax: (425) 822-0739. Email: chris@schertlerusa.com. Web: www.schertlerusa.com"
1,329 SCHECTER GUITAR RESEARCH "1840 Valpreda Street, Burbank, CA 91504. Tel: (818) 846-2700. Toll-free: (900) 660-6621. Fax: (818) 846-2727. Email: info@schecterguitars.com. Web: www.schecterguitars.com. Often imitated, never equaled, Schecter Diamond Series has set the industry standard for quality, affordablity, setup, and features. Used on stage/studio by today’s top bands, including Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, and Seether. Schecter’s USA Custom Shop wields more than ever expected “Where the Exotic and the Extreme collide.”"
1,328 Schatten Design "627 Colby Drive, Waterloo Ontario, Canada N2V 1B4. 877-633-0177 Fax, 519-742-1843. Web: www.schattendesign.com, Email: rodrose@schattendesign.com. Contact: Rod Rose.Schatten Design is an innovative Canadian company that specializes in original hand made acoustic pickups. We have a pickup for acoustic guitar, banjo, resonator, mandolin, violin, piano, bouzouki, folk instruments and everything in between. Our pickups are used by performers and manufacturers around the world.Come and join the Schatten Band and hear what you are missing."
1,327 SCHALLER "P.O. Box 1261, D-92350 Postbauer-Heng, Germany.Manufacturer of machine heads, pickups, bridges, and tremolos for guitars."
1,843 SCHAFF PIANO SUPPLY COMPANY "451 Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Tel: (847) 438-4556. Toll Free: (800) 747-4266. Fax: (847) 438-4615. Email: orders@schaffpiano.com. Robert E. Johnson, president.Wholesale distributor of piano and organ supplies including an extensive inventory of piano repair parts. A complete accessory line is stocked including: House of Troy lamps; brass decorator items; composer busts and plaques; musical statuary; piano benches; and metronomes.In addition, Schaff manufactures and stocks a complete line of piano and organ covers and bench cushions. Movers’ equipment of all types and a thorough line of refinishing supplies complement the line.For the piano service field, Schaff offers a complete line of service and repair tools, electronic tuners, Moto-Tools, tool cases, storage cabinets, and Dampp-Chasers. Replacement parts are stocked in depth, including Hainsworth (English) woven felts and Laoureux (French) damper felts. Roslau quality music wire and Denro tuning pins along with a complete line of action parts are always available from inventory.Schaff also offers complete services such as 24-hour phone service for placing orders around the clock. Duplication is available for bass strings, piano hammers, bridges, pin blocks, and brass flange rails. Key recovering and specially made covers are two additional services.A new line of items that is of great interest to dealers and technicians includes APSCO imported screws and benches, Cory polishes, König polyester supplies, Tokiwa action parts, Genck technician cases, Ramsey piano hardware, Schaff molded keytops, Rosewood tuning levers, Jaras precision tools, artist bench, piano stools, Protek lubricants, wood and plastic caster cups, Performer bench cushions, Imadegawa and Abel piano hammers, Delignit pin block material, and Australian kangaroo skins and pneumatic rubber cloths."
1,770 SCHAFER BROTHERS PIANO MOVERS "1981 East 213th Street, P.O. Box 6278, Carson, CA 90749-6278. Tel: (310) 835-7231. Toll-free: (800) 222-2888. Fax: (310) 830-3362. Email: sales@pianomove.com."
1,326 SCHAFER BAND INSTRUMENTS "Refer to DEG Music Products, Inc., in this section."
1,325 SCANBEAT PEDALS By SCAN-BLOC TRADING & MFG. "455 Glass Mountain Road, St. Helena, CA 94574. Tel: (707) 963-8363. Toll-free: (877) 909-3399. Fax: (707) 963-8353. Email: scanbeat@comcast.net. Web: www.scan-beat.com. Contact: Soren Bloch.Manufacturer, whole saler and retailer of Ergonomic and super-fast Drum Pedals for percussionists. "
1,324 SAVAREZ CLASSICAL GUITAR STRINGS "Savarez SA, 5 av. Barthélémy Thimonnier, Caluire 69300, France. Tel: 011-33-4-3740-3200. Fax: 011-33-4-3740-3210. Email: savarez@aol.com. Web: www.savarez.com. Contact: Brigitte Chabalier.Brands include: Red/Blue, Corum, Corum New Cristal, Corum Alliance, Corum Traditional, Alliance, Traditional, Cristal Soliste, Argentine, Savarez Nail Kit.Exclusively distributed in the U.S.A. by Tornavoz Music; refer to Tornavoz in this section"
1,842 SAV-A-RUG "c/o Schaff Piano Supply Co., 451 Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Tel: (847) 438-4556.Pedal pads molded in a soft beige rubber-compatible with today’s decorator-inspired homes. The new Sav-A-Rug pad gives both beauty and utility when installed under the pedals of a piano."
1,322 SARA-TRANS EXPORT CORP. "SDF-G3/G4, Nodia Special Economic Zone, Noida- 201 305, U.P., India. Tel: +91-120-246 0918 / 19 / 20 FAX: +91-120-246 0977 EMAIL: saratrans@vsnl.net & transind@vsnl.com Web: sara-intl.com Contacts: Jasbeer Siingh & Lali Sohal"
1,855 SAP Renovation sp z o.o. "Obozowa 18, 62-800 Kalisz, Poland. Tel 011-48-62-501-30-30. Fax 011-48-62-501-28-28. Email sap@piano-renovation.com. Web www.piano-renovation.com. SAP Renovation sp z o.o. deals with the renovation of upright and grand pianos."
1,321 SANTORELLI PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONIC COMPANY "22 Second Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706. Tel: (631) 661-2454. Email: santorelli@juno.com. Electronic service of keyboard synths, samplers, mixers, analog and digital recorders, power amps, and outboard effect units. Authorized service for Roland, Kurzweil, Tascam, Otari, Korg, etc. End user and dealer support."
1,320 Santa Rosa "P.O. Box 8798, Newport Beach, CA 92658. Tel: 949-752-0050. Toll-free: (800) 893-9033. Fax: (949) 752-0056. Email: SantaRosa@KayGuitar.com. Tony Blair, president. Manufacturer of instruments for the price- conscious buyer with a complete line of 1/2- size, 3/4-size, standard, concert, and dreadnought guitars plus five and six-string banjos, mandolins, electrics, Puerto Rican cuatros, violins and ukuleles. All Santa Rosa products have been created to meet the demanding price targets of the price-conscious first-time buyer with a high quality-value ratio. Excellent profit margins can be achieved by merchandising and marketing oriented dealers with the Santa Rosa line of products. Santa Rosa Guitar products are sold through an extensive network of distributors throughout the world."
1,319 SANTA CRUZ GUITAR COMPANY "151-C Harvey West Boulevard, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2126. Tel: (831) 425-0999. Fax: (831) 425-3604. Email: scgc@cruzio.com. Web: www.santacruzguitar.com. Richard Hoover, president.Santa Cruz has emerged as a leading force in the market for fine acoustic guitars. The company hand-crafts beautiful instruments that are designed for a lifetime of excellent sound. New models include the 13-fret H model and the Vintage Southerner, a Mahogany/Sitka slope-shouldered, short-scale (24-3/4”) dreadnought with a sunburst top. Santa Cruz has also introduced a flat top Mandocello."
1,318 Sankyo Flutes "57882 S.R. 19 South, Elkhart, IN 46517. Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel (574) 295-5280. Toll-free tel (800) 348-7461. Fax (574) 295-8323. Web: www.gemstonemusical.com. Sankyo flutes represent the highest level of hand-built craftsmanship excellence, every model receiving the attention of artisans dedicated to producing the renowned Sankyo sound. Sankyo flutes and headjoints boast the highest quality and broadest options available at the professional and custom level. They are available through Gemstone Musical Instruments."
1,317 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, PresidentSamson Technologies designs, manufactures, and distributes high-performance wireless, audio, and music accessory products in the United States and over 100 countries abroad. Samson is also the exclusive worldwide distributor of Hartke products and the exclusive U.S. distributor of Zoom recording and signal processing electronics. "
1,769 SAMICK MUSIC CORP. "1329 Gateway Dr, Building 1, Gallatin, TN 37066. Telephone: (615) 206-0077. Toll-free: (800) 592-9393. Web: www.smcmusic.com. Dick Christian, executive vice president."
1,316 SAMICK MUSIC "1329 Gateway Dr, Gallatin, TN 37066. Tel: (615) 206-0077. Toll-free tel: (800) 592-9393. Fax: (615) 452-0451. Web: www.samickguitar.com. In the U.S. the company markets the Greg Bennett brand guitar exclusively to quality independent music dealers no big boxes, no chains, no internet nightmares! Dealer inquiries: John Hawkins, vice president, M.I. Divsion, (800) 592-9393 ext. 112; jhawkins@smcmusic.com or www.GregBennettGuitars.com http://myspace.com/gregbennettguitars."
1,315 SAM BARNARD’S SUPER GLOSS DRUM COVERING MATERIAL "3971 North 14th Place, Phoenix, AZ 85014-4914. Tel: (602) 279-4041. Fax: (602) 240-5522. Sam Barnard, owner.Sam Barnard offers wholesale prices and a large selection of drum finishes (solids, sparkles, pearls, stones, marble, and satin flame finishes) and contact cement."
1,416 Saint Blues Guitar Workshop "645 Marshall Ave Memphis, TN 38103-3314 Tel: +901 578-3588 Fax: +901 578-3580 Email: bhalley@saintblues.com Contact: Emily Brown "
1,312 SAGEMAN DRUMS "483 Aster Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Tel: (949) 497-6469. Toll-free: (888) 472-4366. Fax: (949) 494-3783. Email: sageman@sagemandrums.com. Web: www.sagemandrums.com. The company specializes in high-quality hand percussion: djembes, djun djuns, frame drums, drum bags, drum harnesses, maracas, guiros, and many other hand instruments. Sageman is a licensee of The Grateful Dead and Bob Marley and has earned a trusted reputation for quality and service through its ten plus years of doing business. The company maintains 5,000+ square feet of products in its Santa Ana facility and ships daily. "
1,311 Saga Musical Instruments "137 Utah Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080. (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2841, South San Francisco, CA 94083-2841.) Tel: (650) 588- 5558. Toll-free: (800) 289-7242 (800-BUY-SAGA). Fax: (650) 871-7590. Email: Canada and Domestic Distributors: lilliana@sagamusic.com and dmccallum@sagamusic.com, International: recchi@sagamusic.com, Domestic Wholesale: sales@sagamusic.com. Web: www.sagamusic.com, Richard L. Keldsen, president. “Saga, The Source” accurately describes this company. Founded in 1974, Saga revolutionized the music trades as the first large-scale manufacturer and importer of high-quality banjos, mandolins, and guitars. The company has also grown to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of bowed and fretted instruments, as well as by supporting its instrument product lines with bags, cases, and other related parts and accessories. Saga’s representatives have traveled throughout the world often to obscure, remote destinations in search of skilled proven manufacturing sources to meet the company’s quality requirements and supply demands. Many members of Saga’s international staff come from the ranks of various string ensembles and bands. Their first- hand experience, years of traditional musical education, and keen working knowledge of string and fretted instruments, enable them to provide the best service possible and to contribute to the design specifications and construction of Saga’s instrument lines. Focusing initially on the Bluegrass, Old-Time Traditional, and Folk Music markets, Saga has successfully established itself as an internationally known company and continues to develop and market highly successful, quality- made, competitively priced products, appealing to Saga’s original markets as well as to the traditional School Music and Suzuki markets. With 2007 marking the company’s 26th year as a pioneer in the growing market of orchestral string instruments, Saga continually raises the bar for expectations of what a superb hand- carved, solid-wood instrument at very accessible prices should be by leading the way with such brands as Cremona, Anton Breton, H. Siegler, F. Cervini, H. Siegler, and J. LaSalle all favorites with knowledgeable teachers and dealers everywhere. Saga is also the premier source for popular fretted instrument brands like the original Saga banjos, banjo kits, Saga electric guitar and bass kits, a full line of Mahalo ukuleles, Legendary Gold Star banjos, America’s favorite Kentucky mandolins, Trinity College guitars, Celtic-style mandolins and concertinas, Regal resophonic wood- body and metal-body Duolian and Tricone-style guitars, J. Navarro Spanish-inspired clasical guitars, Valencia student classical guitars, Durango Vintage Series steel-string guitars, Gitane Gypsy-Jazz guitars featuring signature instruments for some of today’s hottest players (like John Jorgenson, Lulo Reinhardt, and Stephane Wrembel, Jan Akkerman and Dorado Schmidt to name a few,) and the world renowned line of Blueridge guitars, supported by legendary musicians in the fields of Bluegrass and mainstream popular music throughout the world. Saga’s bowed and fretted instrument brands are supported by a wide selection of high-quality parts and accessories with names line Superior, Golden Gate, Boulder, and TraveLite cases. "
1,310 Safehoop Co. "2509 Sharon Circle, Louisville, KY 40218.Tel: 502-550-2904, Fax: 502-459-8142, Email: r.barrickman@safehoop.com, Contact: Richard Barrickman Maker of the S-Hoop, a patented new drum hoop designed by Rick Barrickman, president and founder."
1,309 Sadowsky Guitars "20 Jay Street #5C, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Tel: (718) 422-1123. Fax: (718) 422-1120. Email: roger@sadowsky.com. Web: www.sadowsky.com. Contact: Roger Sadowsky."
1,308 SACCONI "301 Montego Key, Novato, CA 95949. Tel: (415) 884-2697. Toll-free: 800-SACCONI (800-722-2664). Fax: (415) 884-9627. Email: passaconi@aol.com. Web: www.frank-passaviolins.com. Contact: Gabriella Passa.Invented in the 1950s by Frank Passa, a maker of violins and bows. Patent #2,680,987. A family-run business. All “Sacconi” and “Passadjuster” products carry a lifetime guarantee. Sizes available: extra-small violin, small violin, and full-size violin; viola; extra-small cello, small cello, and full-size cello; 19” and 22” double bass; 8-1/2” for arch-top guitars."
1,307 Sabine "13301 Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615-8544. Tel: (386) 418- 2000. Toll-free: (800) 626- 7394. Fax: (386) 418-2001. Web: www.sabine.com. Doran Oster, president; Robert Rothschild, director of marketing. Manufacturer of innovative wireless microphones like the 2.4 GHz Smart Spectrum Systems, unique digital signal processing like the FBX Feedback Exterminator, and professional instrument tuners and metronomes like the new ZOID Tuners."
1,306 SABIAN LTD. "219 Main Street, Meductic, New Brunswick E6H 2L5. Tel (506) 272-2019. Fax (506) 272-2081. Email sabian@sabian.com. www.sabian.com. Robert Zildjian, chairman; Andy Zildjian, president.Sabian is a globally distributed manufacturer of award-winning cymbals (including an unprecedented three M.I.P.A. awards for Outstanding Cymbal), metal percussion instruments, and accessories. Quality, innovation, and value are central to Sabian’s success, with a complete range of cymbal sizes, sounds, and price points. A One-Price Policy ensures the best possible pricing for Sabian cymbals, with no charges for special features. Sabian players include Dave Weckl, Neal Peart, and Chad Smith, as well as percussionists with major bands and orchestras around the world.Cymbal availability Vault (Unique - a collection of uniquely different sounds inspired by today’s players and the music they play); Hand Hammered (Vintage Dark), HHX (Modern Dark), AA (Vintage Bright), AAX (Modern Bright), APX (Modern Cut), Xs20 (Modern Value). Sonically Matched sets available in all series. Bronze beginnings - Budget-priced B8 uni-rolled/sheet bronze cymbals include B8 (Bright) and B8 Pro (Brilliant Value). Other SABIAN products include Quiet-Tone drum/cymbal mutes and practice pads, and Sabian Performers Accessories. Free catalog information is available on request."
1,304 S101 GUITARS "ASC (America Sejung Corp.), 5300 East Ontario Mills Pkwy, Suite 100, Ontario, Ca 91764. Tel: (909) 484-7498. Toll-free: 866-473-5864. Fax: (909) 484-7890. Email: sales@sejungusa.com. Web: www.SejungUSA.com.S101 offers guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, amplifiers, cases, and accessories featuring over 150 models, from the most unique designs in the industry to most classic styles and everything in between."
1,366 S.I.T. STRINGS "815 South Broadway, Akron, OH 44311. Tel: (330) 434-8010. Toll-free: (800) 258-2211. Fax: (330) 434-6654. Email: info@sitstrings.com. Web: www.sitstrings.com. Eddie Speedy, vice president Tim Pfouts, sales manager. The company produces straps, picks, guitar gift boxes, and over 168 pre-packaged sets of electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, electric bass, acoustic bass, banjo, pedal steel, mandolin, semi-flat, double ball, bouzouki, and various other instrument strings."
1,305 S AND H MANUFACTURING COMPANY "316 West Summit Street, Normal, IL 61761. Tel: (309) 452-1450. Fax: (309) 454-3118. Email: MgtyMdgt@aol.com. Donald G. Sherrard, owner/manager. Manufacturer of the Sherrard Roll-Away musical instrument storage racks."
1,303 RUDY MUCK MOUTHPIECES Refer to A&G Music Products in this section.
1,959 RUBANK "Distributed by Hal Leonard, 7777 West Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53213. Tel: (714) 774-3630. Web: www.halleonard.com.Instrumental methods, also known as the famous “blue books,” as well as a vast selection of performance pieces."
1,302 RSQ "17202 Marquardt Avenue, Cerritos, CA 90703. Tel: (562) 404-9950. Toll-free: 866-275-1777. Fax: (562) 404-9951. Email: info@rsqaudio.com. Web: www.rsqaudio.com. Contact: Brian Kim.The company produces a broad range of karaoke equipment including players, portable systems, amplifiers, speakers, microphones, and other accessories."
1,298 ROYER LABS "2711 Empire Ave. Burbank, CA 91504. Tel: (818) 847-0121. Fax: (818) 847-0122. Email: sales@royerlabs.com.."
1,297 ROVNER PRODUCTS "P.O. Box 4116, Timonium, MD 21094. Tel: (410) 252-7750. Toll-free: (800) 899-7750. Fax: (410) 252-7792. Email: rovner@rovnerproducts.com. Contact: Phil Rovner.Manufacturer of Rovner ligatures, mouthpieces, and other woodwind accessory products. Distinctive, quality woodwind products that greatly enhance performance and playing ease, used by many famous artists."
1,296 ROTOSOUND U.S.A. INC. "City National Bank Building, 4605 Lankershim Boulevard #208, North Hollywood, CA 91602-1874. Toll-free: (800) 675-2501. Fax: (818) 505-0582. Email: rotosound@msn.com. Web: www.rotosound.com. Dan Roeber, U.S. operations manager.In the U.K.: Rotosound Manufacturing, Ltd., Unit 3B, Morewood Close, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2HU, England. Tel: 011-44-1732-450838. Fax: 011-44-1732-458994. Email: jason@rotosound.com. Jason How, chairman; Martyn How, commercial director; John Doughty, managing director.Manufacturer of fine strings. Supplied to world-famous musicians for nearly 50 years. Made in England."
1,294 Ross Mallet 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@rossmallet.com Web: www.rossmallet.com Ross mallet instruments is a manufacturer of a full-line of keyboard percussion instruments including marimbas, xylophones, vibraphones and chimes. A wholly- owned subsidiary of Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc. Ross provides beginners and professionals with premium-quality, reliable instruments. As part of JBI, Inc. distributor of Majestic percussion and Mapex concert and marching drums, Ross provides a well-rounded solution to school music programs, dealers and professionals. The innovative Scholastic series, developed from educator feedback, provides young players with the benefits of playing on full-sized real instruments just as economically as their friends playing wind instruments. Ross student percussion models are designed to give the beginning player their best chance for success. Scholastic kits are rugged and durable and they use the same bar materials as Deluxe and Artist models. Since the keyboards begin on F, the transition to playing full- sized models is seamless. Ross’ value allows for their Get Real program, a program designed to give young players the opportunity to rent or purchase full-size, real keyboard percussion instruments. This program gives students motivation and focus, helping them progress more quickly, making them better players at secondary levels. Ross uses the finest materials like premium rosewood, anodized aluminum and Ross’ exclusive materials to construct keyboards with consistently high quality craftsmanship and playability. Along with innovative design, durability and creative programs, Ross offers unbeatable customer service, parts support, and friendly pricing that can only be offered by a brand backed by a global establishment and worldwide dealer base. "
1,293 Roscoe Guitars "P.O. Box 5404 Greensboro, NC 27435 U.S.A. Tel: (336) 274-8810. Fax: (336) 275-4469. Email: info@roscoeguitars.com. Contact: Gard Lewis."
1,841 ROSCO EQUIPMENT CORPORATION "524 South Main Street, Waldo, FL 32694-4010. Tel: (352) 468-3362. Contact: Roscoe Arbogast.Factory: 4418 McCorkle Avenue SW, South Charleston, West Virginia 25309. Tel: (304) 768-6002.Manufacturer of Rosco, an electric, battery-powered, stair-climbing piano dolly."
1,840 RONSEN PIANO HAMMER CO. "Route 28, P.O. Box 488, Boiceville, NY 12412. Tel: (845) 657-2395. Toll Free: (800) 864-0233. Web: www.ronsen-hammer.com. Ray Negron, president.Custom-manufactured piano hammers using high-density Germany felt or American-made felts, whichever the customer prefers. Tokiwa shanks and flanges now available."
1,958 RON GREENE’S MUSIC DIALS "2017 West Second Avenue, Durango, CO 81301. Tel and fax: (970) 259-5214. Toll-free (for orders): (800) 235-9358. Email: ron@musicdials.com. Web: www.musicdials.com. Contact: Ron Greene.Publisher/distributor of unique one-page visual reference guides and learning tools for guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, keyboards, and band instruments."
1,292 ROLLS CORPORATION "5968 South 350 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84107-6981. Tel: (801) 263-9053. Fax: (801) 263-9068. Email: info@rolls.com. Web: www.rolls.com. Marilyn DiFrancesco, president.Rolls manufactures a variety of audio electronic equipment including signal processors, amplifiers, mixers, personal monitors, testing devices, and interface accessories."
1,291 ROLAND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "5100 South Eastern Avenue, P.O. Box 910921, Los Angeles, CA 90091-0921. Tel: (323) 890-3700. Fax: (323) 890-3701. Web: www.rolandus.com.Musical Instruments is Roland’s largest division. Products include keyboards, synthesizers, samplers, sound modules, guitar synthesizers, electronic percussion, digital hard-disk recorders, three-dimensional sound processors, and accessories. MI also administers BOSS products, which are primarily guitar-related effects pedals, signal processors, and accessories."
1,290 ROLAND CORPORATION U.S. "Street address: 5100 South Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90040. Mailing address: P.O. Box 910921, Los Angeles, CA 90091-0921. Tel: (323) 890-3700. Fax: (323) 890-3701. Web: www.RolandUS.com.Roland is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of electronic musical instruments, professional audio equipment, multimedia products, and music accessories."
1,768 ROLAND CONTEMPORARY KEYBOARDS "5100 South Eastern Avenue, P.O. Box 910921, Los Angeles, CA 90091-0921. Tel: (323) 890-3700. Fax: (323) 890-3701. Web: www.rolandus.com.Contemporary Keyboards (CK) is Roland’s second largest division. It manufactures and distributes a variety of musical instruments and accessories for home and educational use. Products include digital pianos, keyboards, organs, sequencers, and sound modules. CK also provides keyboards, teaching labs, and accessories for music education."
1,288 ROCKTRON (A division of GHS Corporation) "2813 Wilber Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49015. Tel: (269)968-3351. Toll-free: (800) 432-ROCK. FAX: (269) 968-6913. Web: www.rocktron.com. Bob Waller, division president/GM. Rocktron features technology for guitarists with a full line of electronics gear including stomp boxes, guitar preamps, rack processors MIDI controllers and guitar amplifiers. "
1,287 ROCKSTOP "370 San Gabriel Drive. Rochester, NY 14610. Tel: (585) 467-9613. E. Rockowitz, owner.Rockstop end pin holders prevent cello, bass drum, and bass viol instruments from sliding on slippery floors. Light, compact, and easy to use. Sold by leading music stores nationwide."
1,285 ROCKET SHELLS "5557 Hemlock Street #A, Sacramento, CA 95841. Tel: (916) 334-2234. Toll-free: 877-R-SHELLS. Fax: (916) 334-4310. Email: info@rocketshells.com. Web: www.rocketshells.com."
1,284 ROCKBAG/ROCKBASS "4054 Transport Street #A, Ventura, CA 93003. Tel: (805) 644-6621. Fax: (805) 644-6332. Email: dana@danabgoods.com. Web: www.rockbag.de. The exclusive U.S. distributor of the RockBag and RockBass is Dana B. Goods. "
1,283 Rockano Productions Limited "P.O. Box 153, Stanmore Middlesex, HA7 2PJ. England. Phone: +44 1923 896 975 Fax: +44 1923 896 985 Email: mikehrano@guitarfacelift.com Web: www.guitarfacelift.co.ukFacelift: reusable vinyl overlay guitar accessory for Strats and Teles (with nine designs to fit each shape). Product officially licensed by Fender."
1,286 ROCK-n-ROLLER MULTI-CART "RDistributed by Ace products, 775 Baywood Drive #100, Petaluma, CA 94954. Tel: (800) 950-1095. Fax: (707) 762-1899. Email: info@aceproducts.com. Web: www.rocknrollercart.com. Contact: Alan Poster. The revolutionary RocknRoller Multi-Carts ingeniously change shape and length to carry huge amounts of music equipment yet fold small for storage. The patented design instantly transforms into any of eight configurations to accommodate any equipment size or shape, replacing the need for eight different carts. RocknRollers reduce equipment moving time and effort up to 50 percent. Lightweight, incredibly rugged, and ergonomically efficient. Five models and accessories available. The critically acclaimed RocknRoller Multi-Carts are the largest selling carts or dollies in the history of the music industry."
1,957 Rock House Method "315 Columbus Avenue West Harrison, NY 10604 U.S.A. Tel: (914) 447-4614. Fax: (203) 934-8723. Email: jp@rockhousemethod.com. Contact: Joe Polombo."
1,282 Roche-THOMAS CORPORATION "3162 Cedar Crest Ridge, Dubuque, IA 52003. Tel: (563) 556-3556. Fax: (563) 556-0405. Email: gcox@rochethomas.com. Web: www.rochethomas.com. Contact: Juliana Cox.Manufacturer of Roche-Thomas lubricants, instrument care kits, and Slikstuf oils."
1,280 RoboKey USA "RoboKey USA-11750 Casa Grande Drive St. Louis, MO 63146 toll free Tel: (888) 884 0004 Fax: (206) 350-6785 Email: robo@robokey.com Contact: Alan Ox. In business more than 24 months! RoboKey features two unique, proprietary tools for MI. The RoboKey 4X, a 4:1 ratio drum key and The Snake, a 3:1 ratio guitar winder. With accolades from players and industry pros, each tool features a new approach to vexing musical tasks."
1,279 ROBIN GUITARS "3526 East T.C. Jester Boulevard, Houston, TX 77018. Tel: (713) 957-0470. Fax: (713) 957-3316. Email: sales@robinguitars.com. Web: www.robinguitars.com. David Wintz, president.A full line of top-quality electric guitars, handcrafted in the U.S.A. in Houston, Texas."
1,278 ROBERT VINSON MUSIC PRODUCTS "P.O. Box 3121, Quincy, IL 62305. Tel: (217) 224-2422. Toll-free fax: (800) 224-0177. Email: equatone@famvid.com. Web: www.great-river.com/equatone. Gustav J. Rieckhoff, owner.Manufacturer and distributor of the Robert Vinson woodwind and brass products and accessories, including the world-class Robert Vinson “Equa-Tone” clarinet and saxophone ligatures (Patent No. 5289743). Also, the “Tom Thumb” clarinet thumb cushion (the dream for all clarinetists)."
1,277 Road Ready Cases "Tel (562) 906-6185 ex 209. Email elliott@cipexinternational.com. Contact Elliot Davis. Manufacturer and distributor of Road Ready Cases Gig Skinz Bags and IntelliStage portable stage systems. Products designed for DJ’s, churches, hotels, trade shows, musical instruments and more."
1,275 RMV-Instrumentos Musicais Ltd "RUA, Engenheiro Albert Leimer 741, Sao Geraldo, Guarulhos, SP 07041-020, Brazil. Email: export@rmv.com.br. Contact: Alessandro Bisetto"
1,274 RMC MUSIC SYSTEMS "1739 Addison Street #15, Berkeley, CA 94703. Tel: (510) 845-9130. Fax: (510) 841-2736. Email: rmcpickup@california.com. Web: www.rmcpickup.com. Contact: Richard McClish.Manufacturer of high-performance bridge pickups and electronics for acoustic and electric stringed instruments, including guitar, bass guitar, cello, upright bass, string harp, and many others."
1,273 RIVERA RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CORP. "9960 Glen Oaks Boulevard #A, Sun Valley, CA 91352. Tel: (818) 767-4600. Fax: (818) 394-2097. Email: support@rivera.com. Web: www.rivera.com. Contact: Paul Rivera."
1,766 RITMÜLLER PIANOS "2260 South Haven Avenue #F, Ontario, CA 91761-0739. Telephone: (909) 673-9155: Toll- free: (800) 435-5086. Fax: (909) 673-9165. Email: info@pearlriverusa.com. Web: www.PearlRiverUSA.com. Jennette Xu, CEO & President, Phil Kennedy, National Sales Director, Jean Hollenbeck, Assistant Manager. Ritmüller acoustic pianos are manufactured by The Pearl River Piano Group, the world’s largest piano company, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Ritmüller, founded in 1795, was one of the first piano production facilities in Germany. Among many innovations, Ritmüller created the double soundboard that gave the special warm, rich tone later to become known as “the European sound.” The Pearl River Piano Group continues the same European techniques in its manufacture of Ritmüller pianos. Ritmüller is Pearl River’s fine, hand-c rafted line directed at upscale buyers who seek both grand and vertical models. Ritmüller acoustic grands are available in ebony, mahogany, and walnut in sizes ranging from 4’10” to 9’. Ritmüller acoustic vertical pianos are available in nine different cabinet styles in sizes ranging from 43.5” to 51”. "
1,271 RimRiser "51-27 63rd Street Woodside, NY 11377 U.S.A. Tel: (917) 501-9973. Fax: (718) 457-6971. Email: drumzordie@aol.com. Contact: James Shepherd."
1,269 RICORDI ARGENTINA - MELOS "Tte. Gral. Juan D. Perón 1558, Buenos Aires C1037ACD-54, Argentina. Email: peraltas@ricordimusica.com.ar."
1,267 RICO "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.ricoreeds.com.A manufacturer of woodwind reeds and accessories since 1928, Rico is now the world’s largest producer of reeds for clarinet, saxophone, and other woodwind instruments. Rico reeds sell under the brand names Rico, Rico Reserve, Rico Royal, La Voz, Plasticover, Symmetricut, Mitchell Lurie, Frederick L. Hemke, Rico Select, Grand Concert Select, and GCS Evolution. Rico also produces ligatures and Rico Royal Graftonite Mouthpieces, as well as accessories such as the Reed Vitalizer, sax straps, cork grease, mouthpiece savers, and starter kits.Rico cane is grown in France and South America, and the reeds are crafted at Rico’s Sun Valley, CA, plant."
1,266 RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL CORP. "3895 South Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Tel: (714) 545-5574. Email: info@rickenbacker.com. Web: www.rickenbacker.com.Rickenbacker is the oldest American electric guitar company and holds the patent for inventing the electric guitar in 1931. From day one all Rickenbacker instruments have been made in the U.S.A. Rickenbacker guitars enjoy a longtime association with many 1960s artists (notably The Beatles, The Who, and The Byrds) and are also popular with diverse modern stylists such as R.E.M., Yes, Motorhead, Oasis, The Jam, and Coldplay. While offering a variety of choices including acoustics, electric mandolins, and vintage reissues, Rickenbacker is best known for its electric bass guitars and is considered by many to be the industry standard for the electric 12-string guitar."
1,265 RICH MUSIC COMPANY "2140 South Harvard Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74114. Tel: (918) 747-1407. Fax: (918) 744-5477. Email: blrch@compaq.net. This company, founded in 1980, manufactures and distributes the FretRest, Truss Rod tools, Trem Tool, the D-Tool, and the 2000 Vintage Guitar Calendar."
1,264 ribbecke guitars "P.O. Box 2215, Healdsburg, CA 95448. Tel and fax: (707) 433-3778. Email: ribguitar@aol.com. Web: www.ribbecke.com. Contact: Tom Ribbecke.Custom maker of guitars for over 32 years archtop, steel string, classic basses, electric, thinline, and solid-body guitars. Member of NAMM, director on the board of A.S.I.A. (Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans), member of the G.A.L."
1,263 RHYTHMS-Exotic Afro Percussions LLC "P.O. Box 70883, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Tel: (408) 246-1002. Toll-free: (888) 838-4426. Fax: (408) 246-8310. Email: joeagu@is.netcom.com. Web: www.afrorhythms.com.Manufacturer of Afro percussion instruments and hard-to-find books on all types of Afro music."
1,262 Rhythmic Magic / DRUM-A-LONG "P.O. Box 28, Frazier Park, CA 93225 Tel and Fax: (661) 245-5628 Email: drumalong@sbcglobal.net Web: www.drumalong.com. Contact: Richard Schwagerl Drum Set Practice Pads The Ultimate Drum Set Practice Pad Quietly provides the look and feel of playing a real drum set. Beyond Age, Fun For Everyone. Give the gift of rhythm to someone you care about. Quiet, Portable, Fun & Affordable. "
1,261 RHYTHM TECH INCORPORATED "29 Beechwood Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Tel: (914) 636-6900. Toll-free: (800) 726-2279. Fax: (914) 636-6947. Web: www.rhythmtech.com. Richard Taninbaum, president.Percussion and musical accessory manufacturer."
1,260 Rhythm Fusion "1541 C Pacific Av Santa Cruz 95060, CA USA Phone: 831-426-7975 or 831-234-0619 Fax: 831/423-2073 Email: dror@rhythmfusion.com"
1,259 RHYTHM BAND INSTRUMENTS "1316 East Lancaster, P.O. Box 126, Fort Worth, TX 76101. Tel: (817) 335-2561. Toll-free: (800) 424-4724. Fax: (817) 332-5654. Toll-free fax: (800) 784-9401. Email: sales@rhythmband.com. Web: www.rhythmband.com. Brad Kirkpatrick , president; Edel Diaz, National Sales Manager , Randy Hargis Marketing manager. The company manufactures resonator bells, Orff instruments, bell sets, tambourines, and all types of rhythm instruments. It is the U.S. distributor for Aulos recorders, and it manufactures Chromaharps, the Kidsplay line of rhythm instruments, and Belleplates. "
1,765 Rhodes Music Corporation "2001 West 14Th Street Long Beach CA 98103 United States Phone: 1-818-981-7602 Toll Free: 1-888-5Rhodes Fax: 1-818-981-7602 Email: SALES@RHODESPIANO.COM Web: WWW.RHODESPIANO.COM Contact: Joseph A. BrandstetterThe world famous electric piano line returns to market in (Electro Mechanical) 61note 73note 88 note sizes in Passive/Active/Active Midi formats with Sound Platforms , stands,and road cases"
1,257 REVEREND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "27300 Gloede Drive, #D, Warren, MI 48088. Tel:(586)775-1025.Web:www.reverendguitars.com Email: khaas@reverendguitars.comPro-quality, import electric guitars designed by award-winning luthier Joe Naylor. Strung, set up, and inspected in the U.S.A., featuring upscale hardware and electronics."
1,256 REUNION BLUES "11 Fifth Street #106, Petaluma, CA 94952. Toll-free: (800) 950-1095. Fax: (707) 762-1899. Email: sales@reunionblues.com. Web: www.reunionblues.com.Reunion Blues was founded in 1976 by people who believe music is essential to the human spirit. For over 30 years the company has created instrument bags that are both luxurious and highly functional. Constructed of the finest materials using state-of-the-art manufacturing, Reunion Blues original designs are recognized and trusted around the world. Chosen by serious musicians for player convenience and durable quality, gig bags are available for brasswind, woodwind, electric, and acoustic stringed instruments, and percussion accessories. Classic Reunion Blues styles as well as Special Collections are introduced at the NAMM and Frankfurt shows and can be viewed on the company’s web. Reunion Blues sells directly to distributors, dealers, and instrument manufacturers worldwide. Sales inquiries are handled through the corporate office, sales@reunionblues.com."
1,255 Retro-Sonic "28 Birdstone Ave Stittsville,ONT K2S 1G8 Canada Tel: (613) 808-5542 Email: tlarwill@retro-sonic.com Contact: Tim Larwill "
1,254 Retail Up! Music Web ServiceS "7913 Taranto Drive, Austin, TX 78729-7440. Tel (610) 407-0115. Toll-free (800) 691.8170. Fax (267) 295-7918. Email info@retailup.com. Web www.retailupmusic.com. Contacts Gordon O’Hara, Bee Bantug. The company provides the industry’s only touch-screen POS and advanced web technology to add to a current site or launch a complete site for piano, band & orchestra, combo, percussion, and sound dealers. It offers eCommerce or product showcase with pre-loaded data from over 400 suppliers, online rentals, downloadable sheet music, lead-generating surveys, eNewsletter programs, event calendars, lessons scheduler online and specials. Retailers can update their site content anytime, from anywhere, without needing programming skills. Altogether, these technology services enable users to improve customer service and sales, reduce their operating costs and increase profits. "
2,069 Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA) "c/o Madeleine Crouch, 14070 Proton Road #100, Dallas, Texas 72544-3601. Tel: (972) 233-9107, extension 204. Fax: (972) 490-4219. Email: office@printmusic.org. Web: www.printmusic.org. Professional trade association of retailers and publishers serving as the unified voice of the print music industry."
1,253 RESOPHONIC OUTFITTERS "21736 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Tel: (301) 733-8271. Toll-free: (877) 737-6448. Fax: (301) 791-7811. Email: sales@beardguitars.com. Web: www.beardguitars.com. Contact: Paul Beard.Builder of fine resonator guitars and accessories since 1985. Quarterman cones; McIntyre pickups; Webb straps; and Beard guitars, capos, and strings."
1,839 RENNER USA "7755 East Redfield Road #200, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Mailing address: P.O. Box 3440, Carefree, Arizona 85377-3440. Tel: (480) 575-1700. Fax: (480) 575-1701 Email: renner@rennerusa.com. Web: www.rennerusa.com. Contact: Lloyd Meyer.The firm Louis Renner was founded in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1882. It is the largest independent purely action manufacturer for upright and grand pianos in the world. It supplies the primary piano action components to the world’s leading piano makers and piano technicians in approximately 80 countries.Renner USA, a Division of LLoyd Meyer & Co., was established in 1988 to provide direct representation of the world-renowned Renner piano actions in the U.S. and Canada, and to provide a U.S.-based facility for the research and development of special piano action parts and tools specifically designed for Baldwin, Mason & Hamlin, Steinway, and other fine pianos; high-quality bushing cloth; special regulating tools; and the highly acclaimed Renner Premium Blue hammerheads that do not require lacquers, chemicals, or other artificial hardeners or felt additives.The company sells direct to piano manufacturers, piano rebuilders, music dealers, and qualified piano technicians. It does not sell to retail customers or through parts distributors. It maintains a large U.S. inventory of piano action parts, bushing cloth, tools, and artist benches. The company produces the official grand action testing model used exclusively by the Piano Technicians Guild for the distinguished achievement of “Registered Piano Technician.” This special action model is built to scale and is also available to piano dealers and music teachers as an educational tool. Additional technical information and publications for the piano are available on the company’s website, including a history of the development of the piano and detailed descriptions of the 5,700 components that make up the piano mechanism."
1,763 RENNER "Louis Renner GmbH & Co., Max-Planck-Strasse 18-24, D-71116 Gärtringen, Germany.In the United States: Renner USA, 7755 East Redfield Road #200, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. Mailing address: P.O. Box 3440, Carefree, Arizona 85377-3440. Tel: (480) 575-1700. Fax: (480) 575-1701. Email: renner@rennerusa.com. Web: www.rennerusa.com. Contact: Lloyd Meyer.The firm Louis Renner was founded in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1882. Today its headquarters and main factory are located in Gärtringen, just outside Stuttgart, with additional factories in Odenheim and Zeitz. Renner manufactures complete grand and upright piano actions in addition to special piano parts, piano hammers, accessories, and piano tools. It is the world’s largest independent purely action manufacturer for upright and upright pianos, and it supplies the primary piano action components to the world’s leading piano makers and piano technicians in approximately 80 countries.Renner USA, a division of Lloyd Meyer & Co., was established in 1988 to provide direct representation of the world-renowned Renner piano actions in the U.S. and Canada and to provide a U.S.-based facility for the research and development of special piano action parts and tools specifically designed for vintage American pianos. These include: original dimensioned action parts for Baldwin, Mason & Hamlin, Steinway, and other fine pianos; high-quality bushing cloth; special regulating tools; and the highly acclaimed Renner Premium Blue hammerheads, which do not require lacquers, chemicals, or other artificial hardeners or felt additives.The company sells direct to piano manufacturers, piano rebuilders, music dealers, and qualified piano technicians. It does not sell to retail customers or through parts distributors."
1,251 RENDANO "V.J. Rendano Wholesale Music Company, Inc., 777 East 82nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44103. Tel: (216) 881-0599. Toll-free: (800) 321-4048. Fax: (216) 432-3642. Email: vjrendanomusic@yahoo.com.Wholesaler of music products and accessories."
1,250 RENAISSANCE GUITARS "815 Almar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Tel: (831) 460-9144, Fax: 831-460-9146, Email: barry@renaissanceguitars.com. Web: www.renaissanceguitars.com. Contact: Barry Pearlman.Guitar manufacturer."
1,249 REMO "28101 Industry Drive, Valencia, CA 91355-4102. Tel: (661) 294-5600. Toll-free: (800) 525-5134. Fax: (661) 294-5700. Email: customerservice@remo.com. Web: www.remo.com. Remo D. Belli, Founder & CEO; Brock Kaericher, president. Remo, Inc., was founded in 1957 when Remo Belli, through his experiments with DuPont Mylar, developed WeatherKing, the first successful synthetic drumhead. Since then Remo has become the world’s leading drumhead and percussion manufacturer.The Weatherking® Coated Ambassador drumhead has become the industry standard. Other popular drumheads are the Emperor®, Diplomat®, Pinstripe®, Powerstroke® 3, PowerSonic™ Bass drumhead, and many more. Remo makes a drumhead to suite any drummers’ style and genre, including symphonic. Remo’s World Percussion offers many percussion instruments from Taiko to Congas to Tambourines plus high quality Kids Percussion®. They have developed a Crimplock Symmetry conga drumhead which is constructed to make them compatible with most major conga drum manufacturers. www.remo.com offers information on the world of percussion, including educational resources, articles on percussion techniques, as well as information regarding drum circles and health related benefits of drumming."
1,247 RELIANCE INTERNATIONAL CORP. (RIC) "3rd Fl., No. 175, Sec. 2, AnHo Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan, P.O. Box 96140. Tel: 011-886-2-2736-8151. Fax: 011-886-2-2738-2614 Email: contact@reliancemusical.com. Web: www.reliancemusical.com.Recognized for its own high quality brands, Reliance’s influence in the music instrument and accessories industry continues to expand. Today Reliance is positioned as one of the largest music instrument OEM corporations in the world. Since its establishment in 1979, Reliance’s dedication to and accomplishments in the music industry have resulted in unprecedented expansion requiring the opening of state-of-the-art factories/warehouses in the U.S.A., Taiwan, and China. This growth has led Reliance to achieve an annual ranking each year since 2000 as one of the “Top 100 Largest Music Instrument Companies” as compiled annually by Music Trades magazine."
1,246 RELIABLE HARDWARE CO. "11319 Van Owen Street, North Hollywood, CA 91605. Tel: (818) 753-8558. Toll-free: (800) 757-5270. Fax: (818) 753-4778. Toll-free fax: (888) 400-1700. Email: gene@reliablehardware.com. Contact: Dan Fowlks."
1,245 REITH GUITARS "P.O. Box 1306, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1451. Tel: (610) 925-2613. Fax: (610) 514-3737. Email: info@reithguitars.com. Web: www.reithguitars.com."
1,244 REGAL TIP/J.D. CALATO MFG. CO. "4501 Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls, NY 14305. Tel: (716) 285-3546. Toll-free: (800) 358-4590. Fax: (716) 285-2710. Email: geninfo@regaltip.com. Cathy Calato, president; Carol Calato, vice president; Carol Calato, director of sales and marketing.Regal Tip’s ever-growing line of percussion products includes the original nylon-tip drumsticks, wood-tip drumsticks, drum brushes, timpani mallets, concert sticks and mallets, and an innovative line of percussion specialty items. Regal Tip recently added the award-winning X-Series and E-Series drumsticks to its line."
1,243 REFERENCE LABORATORY SRL "SS 16 KM 309,530, OSIMO 60027 ITALY Phone: +39/0717202120 Fax: +39/0717108041 Email: reflab@tin.it Web: www.referencelaboratory.com Contact: Angelo TordiniReference Laboratory was established in 1989 in Osimo, Italy and manufactures: Cables (13 families +300 models Audio, Video, Light, AC/line, Multisignal AV/AC and Cat6), Cable Drum (2 families,10 models.”RDQC series certificated “EP- Patented for Live and Studio’s applications), DI BOX, Powered Loudspeaker & Stage Monitor. The production is made 100% in Italy"
1,242 REED-MATE(tm) COMPANY "P.O. Box 1217, Westbrook, ME 04098- 1217. Tel and fax: (207) 797-4799. Email: info@reedmate.com. Web: www.reedmate.com. Contact: George Kirck. The original, patented humidity-controlled woodwind reed cases made in the U.S.A. since 1982; publisher of The Reed Guide, a reed- working handbook for all single-reed instruments."
1,241 REDLAND MUSIC PRODUCTS "3030 W. Directors Row, Salt Lake City, UT 84104. Toll Free: (877) 688-7584 or info@redlandmusic.com www.redlandmusic.com, Contact: Dave Baker.Redland Music Products manufactures the Axe Mat®, featuring high resolution photographic images of popular guitar models, which makes the perfect work surface for guitar maintenance and repair. The incredible images are permanently dyed into the supple top fabric, and will never crack, fade, or wash off. Other Redland accessories include a complete line of products for guitar, piano, brass, woodwind, and drum care. All products are environmentally safe, and contain no harmful solvents, ammonia, or silicone. Redland also manufactures a professional-grade guitar tool kit, and microfiber polishing cloths that feature popular guitar images."
1,239 RECORDING KING "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.recordingking.com.Originally a house brand in the 1930’s for Montgomery Ward, Recording King acoustic guitars and banjos were developed in a period known as the Golden Age of musical craftsmanship. Today’s reissues have the look, feel and sound of the classic models, and bring you new designs with impeccable workmanship and enhancements for contemporary players.Recording King Classic, Contemporary and Historic Series acoustic guitars feature solid tops, all-solid body options, pre-war-style features, and beautiful designs, all at very competitive prices."
1,238 REAL DE LOS REYES "Real de los Reyes #321, Los Reyes Coyoacan, Mexico D.F. 043330, Mexico. Email: real2000@prodigy.net.mex. Contact: Taurion Quezada."
1,237 RDM ENTERPRISES "1302 North Irving Street, Allentown, PA 18109. Tel: (610) 774-9510. Fax: (610) 774-9538. Email: sales@rdment.com. Web: www.rdment.com.For over 45 years RDM Enterprises has been manufacturing and distributing the highest quality accessories for string instruments."
1,956 RBP Music Publishers "PO Box 1812, Houston, TX 77251-1812. Tel: (713) 520-6039. Email: rbpviola@aol.com. Web: www.rbpmusic.com. Stanley Portenot, general manager. Publisher of classical music, specializing in works for the viola. Exclusive publisher of arrangements by Robert Bridges"
1,236 RAXXESS METALSMITHS "261 Buffalo Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07503. Tel: (973) 523-5105. Toll-free tel (orders only): (800) 398-7299. Fax: (973) 523-5106. Contact: Hyman Peller.Manufacturer of a full-range of audio racks, rack accessories, and studio furniture."
1,234 RANE CORPORATION "10802 47th Avenue West, Mukilteo, WA 98275. Tel: (425) 355-6000. Fax: (425) 347-7757. Email: info@rane.com. Web: www.rane.com.Manufacturer of professional and consumer audio products utilizing analog and digital technology such as d.j. mixers, equalizers, crossovers, mixers, signal processing, and amplifiers for sound reinforcement and recording studios."
1,865 RANDY POTTER SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY "61592 SE Orion Drive, Bend, OR 97702. Tel: (541) 382-5411. Fax: (541) 382-5400. Web: www.pianotuning.com. Randy Potter, president.Founded in 1976 by Randy Potter, a Registered Piano Technician and a regular instructor at regional and international conventions of the Piano Technicians Guild. He has authored three books, including the Piano Action Handbook, Third and Fourth Editions, and has produced numerous technical training video tapes.The most complete home study course ever published. Written like a college correspondence course and used by many colleges and licensed apprentice training programs in the U.S., Canada, and around the world. Course includes tuning, repairing, regulating, voicing, business practices, dealer and manufacturer relations, apprentice training program, and written and audio tuning evaluations for students. The only course to include video tape/DVD training in tuning, repairing, and regulating. Many features, including all examinations, available on line. Licensed by the Department of Education and the Canadian Department of Education. An eligible institution for student assistance under the Canada Student Assistance and Alberta Student Assistance programs. Hands-on Intermediate and Advanced Training Seminars held each year at Montana State University in Boseman, Montana, for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students.In addition to the six two-hour video tapes/DVDs that students receive with their course, the school has a Video and Audio Tape Lending Library that includes over four dozen additional videos that students may borrow.The school provides tools, parts, and supplies to students and is an industry supplier of other high-level tools for technicians, including the Sanderson Accu-Tuner and specialized keytop resurfacing tools. The school also supplies technical training tapes for piano technicians, dealers, and stores.The school is the largest producer of technical and training video tapes for piano technicians. It has produced more than two dozen tapes used by technicians, dealers, and factories, both for its own distribution and for distribution by other suppliers.Publisher of: Apprentice Training Manual, used by schools and training courses around the world; the “G” Piano Works Repair Labor Guide, a shop labor rate manual for piano technicians, similar to auto repair flat rate guides; THE PIANO: A Piano Technicians Guide for the Piano Owner by Phil Gurlik, RPT; How to Buy a Good Used Piano by Willard Leverett, RPT; and The Business of Piano Tuning by Willem Blees, RPT,"
1,232 RAMON LATINO "Mesa Mayo Ramón, Kecskemet, Szarvas u. 2/b 6000, Hungary. Email: ramon.latino@t-online.hu Contact: Mesa Mayo Ramón."
1,230 RainSong Graphite Guitars "P.O. Box 834, Woodinville, WA 98072-0834. Tel: (425) 485-7551. Toll-free: (800) 788-5828. Fax: (425) 485-7274. Email: rainsong@aol.com. Web: www.rainsong.com."
1,229 RAIMUNDO U.S.A. "1027 North Coast Highway #E, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Tel: (949) 464-3841. Toll-free: (800) 799-9733. Fax: (949) 464-3851. Email: fcoyner@earthlink.net. Web: www.fredcoynersales.com. Contact: Fred Coyner.Raimundo guitars are handmade in Spain. Featuring solid-top instruments in all price ranges, Raimundo offers Classical, Flamenco, Requinto, and Cutaways."
1,228 RADIKAL TECHNOLOGIES "1119 North Wilson Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666. Tel: (201) 836-5116. Fax: (201) 836-0661. Email: jurgen@radikaltechnologies.com. Web: www.radikaltechnologies.com."
1,227 Radial Engineering Ltd Phone: (604) 942-1001 Email: davids@radialeng.comManufacturer of the world famous JDI and J48 direct boxes and Tonebone distortion pedals as well as other stage and studio signal processing equipment. www.radialeng.com.
1,226 RACKMAN "3120 Damon Way, Burbank, CA 91505. Tel: (818) 846-1317. Fax: (818) 846-0359. Email: rackmanrocks@yahoo.com. Web: www.rackman.com. Contact: Hal Arnstein.Manufacturer of EIA and UL-compliant low-voltage racks and rack-mounted accessories used in the pro audio, data communications, home theater, and music industries."
1,300 R.S. BERKELEY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "P.O. Box 715, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. Tel: (908) 790-9499. Toll-free: (800)-974-3909. Fax: (908) 790-0407. Email: Lbs@rsberkeley.com. Web: www.rsberkeley.com.Manufacturer of musical instruments for woodwinds, brass, strings, and fretted instruments. R.S. Berkeley specializes in student, intermediate, and professional instruments. RS Berkeley company divisions include the “Virtuoso Series Saxophones” (www.virtuososaxophones.com), “Erwin Otto Stringed Instruments” (www.erwinotto.com), and the “Regina Carter Violin Signature Collection”. Dealer opportunities are available."
1,299 R&S INDUSTRIES CORPORATION "8255 Brentwood Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63144-2814. Tel: (314) 781-5400. Fax: (314) 781-5169. Email: ron@miraclepolishingcloth.com. Web: www.miraclepolishingcloth.com. Ronald B. Schwartz, president.Manufacturer of “Miracle Polishing Cloth,” a chemically treated cotton cloth that cleans, polishes, and protects any surface."
1,225 QWIK-TUNE (EVETS) "P.O. Box 1327, Camarillo, CA, 93011-1327. Tel: (805) 389-4605. Fax: (805) 383-2050. Web: www.qwiktunetuners.com. Manufacturer of a full range of affordable tuners and signal processors."
1,224 QUODLIBET "P.O. Box 3780, Englewood, CO 80155-3780. Tel: (303) 779-3083. Toll-free: (800) 59-FHRED. Fax: (303) 779-4571. Email: fhred@quodlibet.com. Web: www.quodlibet.com. Manufacturer and distributor of FHRED, the unique, patented, ergonomic supports for clarinet, oboe, English horn, oboe d’amore, basset horn, bass oboe, soprano saxophone, and trumpet."
1,223 QUIK LOK "5304 Derry Avenue #C, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Tel: (800) 431-6699. Fax: (800) 431-3129. Email: info@americanmusicandsound.com. Web: www.americanmusicandsound.com. Contact: Linda Soccio. Considered a landmark for professional musicians and music lovers, Quik Lok offer products such as X-style stands for keyboard, A-shaped guitar stands, and other innovative metal accessories. All products are designed and produced in-house using only the finest quality materials and the industry’s most technologically advanced machines."
1,219 QSC AUDIO PRODUCTS "1675 MacArthur Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1468. Tel: (714) 754-6175. Toll-free: (800) 854-4079. Fax: (714) 754-6174. Email: info@qscaudio.com. Web: www.qscaudio.com. Leading manufacturer of power amplifiers, loudspeakers, signal processing, digital signal transport, and computer control systems for professional audio markets worldwide"
1,838 QRS MUSIC TECHNOLOGIES "2011 Seward Avenue, Naples, FL 34109. Tel: (239) 597-5888. Fax: (239) 597-3936. Email: qrssupport@qrsinc.com. Web: www.qrsmusic.com. Thomas A. Dolan, president/CEO.The world’s oldest music software company, QRS was founded in 1900 as a maker of piano rolls. In the 1990s the company has established a large market for its Pianomation Piano Reproducing System.Pianomation turns virtually any piano into a self-playing instrument. The system operates in either the analog or digital format, so it can work with accompaniment tracks of real instruments and voices. The Pianomation retrofit system installs easily on grand and upright pianos. Many leading piano manufacturers offer Pianomation as a factory-installed option."
1,837 QRS MUSIC ROLLS "1026 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Tel: (716) 885-4600. Fax: (716) 885-7510. Email: qrs@qrsinc.com. Web: www.qrsmusic.com. Thomas C. Dolan, president/CEO; Robert J. Berkman, director of music. A Division Of QRS Music Technologies.QRS Music Rolls is the world’s oldest and largest maker of piano rolls. Founded in 1900, QRS Music Rolls has spanned the 20th century as a maker of the first music software: piano rolls. The vast and growing library of QRS master recordings includes over 3,000 titles covering everything from classics to current hits. Piano roll recordings made by many of the century’s greatest artists, including George Gershwin, Eubie Blake, and Liberace, are included in the QRS catalog. QRS is also the exclusive distributor of cassettes for The Pianocorder System."
1,216 Prudencio Saez USA "498 SW 1st Street, Boca Raton, FL 33486. Tel 866 396 1933, Fax 561 370 6999. www.prudenciosaezUsa.comPrudencio Saez USA, Inc distributes a wide selection of high quality Classical and Flamenco guitars made by Prudencio Saez guitars in Valencia- Spain. ( www.Guisama.com) We are the exclusive authorized dealers for Prudencio Saez in the USA, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico and South America. We carry a full line of Classical, Flamenco and Classical-electric guitars including student, advanced, professional and concert models. We also carry Granada guitars, our own line from Sevilla- Spain.Granada is a lower budget guitar with a lighter feel but with great resonance. These guitars are among the finest available in the market and are very reasonably priced. Our main accessory is the “Universal Guitar Cover” designed for Acoustic, Classical guitars and Dobors . The UGC sells worldwide. Dealer inquiries welcome. Please contact us at (866) 396 1933"
1,836 PROTEXORGAN COMPANY "Owned by Paul L. Jansen, 1550 Harrison Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901-3008. Tel: (920) 231-5433. Toll Free: (800) 236-2437. Fax: (920) 231-5450. Email: pljansen@aol.com. Web: www.pljansen.com.Specializes in plastic organ pedal guards."
1,215 PROP-IT TABLETOP MUSIC STAND "S.A. Richards, Inc., P.O. Box 1037, Fort Lee, NJ 07024. Tel: (201) 947-3850. Toll-free: (800) 722-6403. Fax: (201) 947-3910. Email: sarichards1@earthlink.net. Web: www.sarichards.com.Manufacturer of accessory products, including portable music stands and storage products for musicians and music teachers. Brands: Prop-IT and Music Manager."
1,213 Prohands Music "185 South Broad Street, Suite 303, Pawcatuck, CT 06379. Tel: (860) 599-1300. Toll Free Tel: 1-(800) 880-3427. Fax: 860-599-1302. Email: prohandsmusic@prohands.net. Web: www.prohands.net. Prohands is the inventors and manufacturers of the popular Gripmaster and the new VIA (beginners) and PRO (professionals) hand exercisers for musicians. Only the patented Prohands family of hand exercisers challenge each finger individually for improved speed and dexterity and overall musical excellence."
1,211 PROFESSIONAL AUDIO SYSTEMS "2270 Cosmos Court, Carlsbad, CA 92009. Tel: (760) 431-9924. Fax: (760) 431-9496. Larry Doran, president.Manufacturer of a complete speaker line."
1,209 PROEL AMERICA LLC "2315 NW 107th Ave, Suite 1M14, Miami, FL 33172. Tel: +1(305)477 0775 , Fax: +1(305)477 0776 , e-mail: miami@proelgroup.com Proel is an Italian based group established in 1991 that currently exports its high quality products to 120 countries all over the world. Proel is a leading company in the design, manufacture and sale of audio, video and lighting systems for the world of entertainment and special events as well as AVL Systems, oferring the complete solution for its customers. The American subsidiary, Proel America LLC, which office and distribution hub is based in Miami, FL is focused on high quality italian engineered sound reinforcement and touring products to USA and Latin America markets."
1,955 PRO-SING KARAOKE "6365 53rd Street North #B, Pinellas Park, FL 33781. Tel (727) 507-0660. Toll-free (800) 776-7464. Fax (727) 533-8760. sales@prosing.com"
1,207 PRO-MARK CORPORATION "11550 Old Main Street Loop Road, Houston, TX 77025-5901. Tel: (713) 314-1100. Toll-free: 877-PRO-MARK (877-776-6275). Fax: (713) 669-8000. Email: info@promark.com. Web: www.promark.com. Maury Brochstein, president; Pat Brown, director of sales and marketing; Marvin Romero, export manager.This firm manufactures drumsticks, mallets and other percussion specialty items. Drumstick lines include premium quality “Pro-Mark,” made of Japanese white oak, American hickory, and maple. Also, an economy line of U.S.A. hickory sticks called “L.A. Special.” All lines include wood tip and nylon models.Other Pro-Mark products include: a full line of indoor and outdoor drum corps sticks and mallets, cymbal polish, deluxe quality drumstick and cymbal bags, professional wire brushes, drumstick display fixtures, timpani sticks, and many other percussion accessory items, including the patented line of “Rods” and the “Performer Series” of concert-quality drumsticks and keyboard mallets.Pro-Mark also offers private label and O.E.M. drumsticks, both premium quality and an economy-priced line, made of select U.S.A. hickory."
1,202 Pro-Active Websites "3319 N. Ridge Avenue Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Toll Free: 1-800-MUSICAL (687-4225) Tel: (847) 398-5480 Fax: (847) 398-5441 Email: sales@pro-activewebsites.com Website: www.pro-activewebsites.com"
1,205 PRO TEC "1340 South Manhattan Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92831. Tel: (714) 441-0114. Toll-free: (800) 325-3455. Fax: (714) 441-0615. Toll-free fax: 800-PROTEC. Email: sales@protecmusic.com. Web: www.protecmusic.com. A leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a wide variety of musical instrument cases, bags, and accessories."
1,204 PRO STAGE GEAR LLC "216 19th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203. Tel: (615) 327-4291. Toll- free: (866) 787-2461 (866-PTRAIN-1). Fax: (615) 269-4434. Email: jc@pedaltrain.com. Web: www.pedaltrain.com and www.prostagegear.com. Contact: John Chandler. Manufacturer of PRO STAGE GEAR brand of flight cases and accessories as well as the PEDALTRAIN brand of effects pedalboards, and cases."
1,201 PRITCHARD AMPS "340 Pritchard Lane, Berkeley Springs, West VA 25411-6312. Tel: (304) 258-9113. Toll-free: 8-SSSO-COOOL (877-762-6665). Fax: (304) 258-4673. Web: www.pritchardamps.com. Contact: Eric K. Pritchard."
2,026 PRIMACOUSTIC "1638 Kebet Way, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2M7. Tel: (604) 942-1001. Toll-free: (800) 929-1001. Fax: (604) 942-1010. Web: www.primacoustic.com.Manufacturer of studio acoustic solutions, including the London Studio in a Box, the Freeport Movable Baffle, and the Razorblade Diffuser."
1,954 PRIDDIS MUSIC "P.O. Box 345, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062-0345. Tel: (801) 785-0949. Toll-free: (800) 326-3062. Fax: (801) 785-6705. Email: sing@priddis.com. Web: www.priddis.com.Professional performance music for singers. Karaoke/Sing-Along. CD and DVD."
1,200 PRESTINI REED CORPORATION "P.O. Box 2296, Nogales, AZ 85621. Tel: (520) 287-4931. Toll-free: (800) 528-6569. Fax: (520) 287-7049. Email: info@prestiniusa.com."
1,199 PreSonus Audio ElectronicS "7257 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-4634. Tel: (225) 216-7887. Toll-free: (800) 750-0323. Fax: (225) 926-8347. Email: sales@presonus.com. Web: www.presonus.com. Contact: Brad Zell.Designer and manufacturer of professional audio products including computer recording interfaces and signal processors."
1,198 Premier Music International Ltd "P.O. Box 325, Norwell, MA 02061 Tel: 866-929-SONG. Email: Info@premier-percussion.com. Web: www.premier-percussion.com. Based in the UK, Premier Percussion is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium percussion instruments including marching and pipeband drums, tuned percussion and timpani, and world-famous drumset and hardware ranges featuring the Premier Series, Modern Classic, Artist Heritage Series, Cabria Series, and Olympic Series."
1,952 Premier Guitar "P.O. Box 127, Mount Vernon, IA 52314. Tel: (319) 895-0050. Fax: (319) 895-0058. Email: jonathan@premierguitar.com. Web: www.premierguitar.com.Our magazine, Web site and weekly eNewsletter provide gear reviews, builder profiles, daily news, tips, features, artist interviews, exclusive web-based stories, video reviews, and online video lessons for the serious and accomplished guitar player. "
1,197 Premier Batons "1000 Wildwood St. Norfolk, NE 68701 Tel 1-800-998-1737 Fax 402-316-3171 . Tel: (402) 379-4926. Fax: (402) 379-4926. Email: info@premierbatons.com."
1,196 Precision Music Technologies "3735 W. Cavalier Drive Phoenix, AZ 85019 U.S.A. Tel: (602) 795-0631. Fax: (602) 861-6991. Email: info@precisionmusictech.com. Contact: Robert Super."
1,195 POWER TECHNOLOGY "100 Northill Drive #24, Brisbane, CA 94005. Tel: (415) 467-7886. Fax: (415) 467-7386. Email: dspfx@dspfx. Web: www.dspfx.com. Contact: Paul F. Titchener. The DSP-FX Virtual Pack is the first Direct-X Plug-In bundle to combine professional audio quality with low CPU usage, allowing real-time effects on most PCs."
2,025 Power GROUP LTD. "7015A Edwards Boulevard, Mississauga, ON L5S 1Z2. Tel: (905) 405-1229. Toll-free: 888-276-9372. Fax: (905) 405-1885. Toll-free fax: 888-298-1133. Email: sales@power-music.com. Web: www.power-music.com. Ron Larcombe, president.Importer and distributor."
1,194 Power Group Ltd. "7105A Edwards Blvd., Mississauga, ON L5S 1Z2 Canada. Tel: (905) 405-1229. Fax: (905) 405-1885. Web: www.power-music.com."
1,190 PORK PIE PERCUSSION "72411-1/2 Eton Avenue, Canoga Park, CA 91303. Tel: (818) 992-0783. Fax: (818) 992-1358. Web: www.porkpiedrums.com."
1,951 POCKET SONGS Refer to Music Minus One/Pocket Songs in this section.
1,188 PMI Audio Group "1845 West 169th Street, Gardena, CA 90247. Tel: (310) 323-9050. Toll-free: (877) 563-6335. Fax: (310) 323-9051. Email: sales@pmiaudio.com. Web: www.pmiaudio.com. Jesse Dean, national sales manager. Distributor and manufacturer of high-quality recording equipment and accessories. Lines include: Joemeek, Studio Projects, Toft Audio Designs, and Valley People. "
1,187 PLUS 24 "1155 North La Brea Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90038. Tel: (323) 845-1171. Toll-free: (800) 330-7753. Fax: (323) 845-1170. Email: info@plus24.net. Web: www.plus24.net. Contact: Martin Ucik.Sanken microphones, Brainstorm Electronics, Marian soundcards, SEK’D soundcards, Sommer cable, Friend-Chip patch bays and digital format converters."
1,761 PLEYEL PIANOS "1709 West New Haven Avenue, West Melbourne, FL 32904. Tel: (321) 725-5690. Toll-free: 888-725-6633. Fax: (321) 725-6779. E-mail: brianatlantic@cfl.rr.com. U.S Agent: Brian Gatchell "
1,186 PLAYERS MUSIC ACCESSORIES "P.O. Box 9210, Mesa, AZ 85214, Tel (480) 833-2500, Toll-free: (800) 817-0017. Fax: (480) 833-2999. Email: sales@playersmusic.com. Web: www.playersmusic.com. JodiAnn Parker, CEO; Tony LaLonde, board member; James Welch, sales & marketing; Aase Jorgensen, international sales.A family-owned business that manufactures a complete line of premium band, orchestra, guitar, and percussion instrument cleaning and maintenance products. Tony LaLonde started in the music industry working in his repair shop in the 1950s. He opened the first of four music retail stores in 1976, and Players Music Accessories was started in January 1984. LaLonde is the holder of five patents for products used in the music industry.Players Maintenance Care Kits: Four distinctive packaging concepts to chose from: Zip Lock Super Savers; Zip Lock Regular Series; Clam Shell Regular Series; and Master Series in a Cordura Case. Kits are available for 22 different instruments. Dealers can determine the contents in a kit to fit their market needs. Add or subtract items substitute and put in a school’s favorite items. Players Music Accessories manufactures and distributes the largest assortment of brushes, oils, greases, polishes, swabs, and polishing cloths in the music industry.Private Label: A company’s name says a lot about the company; dealers can reap the benefits of private labeling by keeping their company name visible throughout their market area.Micro-Fiber Cloths and Swabs: Players Music Accessories leads the industry in silk screening and full-color sublimation printing of logos and images on micro fiber.Duratech and Durawood Drumsticks: The Wood Alternative. These sticks are molded using a polymer formula and a polymer/wood mixture. Durawood sticks are regarded as having the most “wood-like” feel of all synthetic sticks.Players Music Accessories are sold worldwide. Contact leading distributors for these products, or contact the company for more information."
1,949 PLAYER PRESS "139-22 Caney Lane, Rosedale, NY 11422. Tel; (718) 528-3285.Publisher of The Student Clarinetist by Benjamin D. Spieler, a method in two books."
1,185 PLANET WAVES "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.planetwaves.com.Innovation. Technology. Common sense. Planet Waves is the ultimate music utility company, and its musical instrument accessories combine the highest quality and reliability found in the market, with most products backed by a 100% lifetime warranty. "
1,183 PJLA MUSIC SALES/MARKETING "PO BOX 550, Barrington,Il., 60011. Street address: 22159N Pepper Rd., Barrington, Il., 60010 Te l(847)382- 3212 ext 14 , Toll Free (877) 541- 4017, Fax: 847-382-4626 & 847-382-3250. E Mail: pjlabiz2@aol.com, Web: www.pjlamusic.com. Phaeton Artist Trumpets,Pocket Trumpets, Flugelhorns, Sax Dakota Professional Saxophones, F E OLDS, International Strings, Newport USA Band Instruments, Pomarico Crystal Woodwind Mouthpieces, Gard Leather Gig and Wheelie Bags, Calzone “Series I” Flight Cases, Takt Conducting Batons. PJLA MUSIC SALES/MARKETING is the exclusive sales agency/distributor for all the brands listed above."
1,181 PIRASTRO GmbH "Senefelderstrasse 80, D-63069 Offenbach, Germany. Fax: +49 69 831 663. Email: info@pirastro.com. Web: www.pirastro.com. Manufacturer of the famous Pirastro strings. "
1,180 PIONEER ENTERTAINMENT "2265 East 220th Street, Long Beach, CA 90810. Tel: (310) 952-2611. Toll-free: (800) 782-7210. Fax: (310) 952-2791. Email: tbutler@pioneer-usa.com. Web: pioneerprodj.com. A leading manufacturer of pro d.j., karaoke, and pro audio products. Product lines include (but are not limited to) digital turntables, mixers, all-format karaoke players, and karaoke software, as well as CD recorders and other pro audio gear."
1,178 pinta acoustic inc. "3800 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412. Tel: (612) 520-3620. Toll-free: (800) 662-0032. Fax: (612) 521-5639. Email: sales@pinta-acoustic.com. Web: www.pinta-acoustic.com.Acoustical foams, including Class 1 fire-rated, Sonex designed to meet virtually every requirement."
1,177 PikCARD USA "P.O. Box 4806. Chatsworth, CA 91313. Tel: (818) 734-7074. Fax: (818) 474-7009. Email: info@pikcard.com. Web: www.pikcard.com. Contact: Neil Rapaport"
1,176 PIGNOSE INDUSTRIES "2809 Synergy Street, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. Tel: (702) 648-2444. Fax: (702) 648-2440. Web: www.pignoseamps.com, Email: howard@pignose.com"
1,832 PIERCE PIANO ATLAS "P.O. Box PG-20520, Albuquerque, NM 87154-0520. Tel: (505) 296-5499. Fax: (505) 323-0252. Email: larry@piercepianoatlas.com. Web: www.piercepianoatlas.com.Larry Ashley, the son of Bob Pierce, is the publisher of Pierce Piano Atlas. The Eleventh Edition has been published and sells for $26 plus $4 postage and handling in the United States. Also see Decals for Pianos & Organs in this section."
1,760 PIERCE PIANO ATLAS "c/o Larry Ashley, P.O. Box PG-20520, Albuquerque, NM 87154-0520. Tel: (505) 296-5499. Fax: (505) 323-0252. Email: larry@piercepianoatlas.com. Web: www.piercepianoatlas.com.This book lists piano manufacturers by name and serial numbers by year. Now published by Larry Ashley, Bob Pierce’s son. Refer to Pierce Piano Atlas in the Industry Schools and Literature section. Larry Ashley also sells piano and organ decals; refer to “Decals for Pianos & Organs” in the Piano & Organ Supplies section."
1,831 PIANOTEK SUPPLY COMPANY "740 North Rochester Road, Clawson, MI 48017. Tel: (248) 588-9055. Toll Free: (800) 347-3854. Fax: (248) 588-9044. Email: service@pianoteksupply.com. Web: www.pianoteksupply.com. Robert Marinelli, Mark Bisso, and Jane Aisenbrey, owners.Manufacturer and distributor of tools, parts, and supplies for piano technicians and dealers. Specializing in piano hammer duplication, high-quality key recovering, and new keyboard manufacturing. Hammer lines include Ronsen, Imadegawa, and Abel. An authorized Dampp-Chaser distributor, Pianotek also carries several types of humidity gauges for technicians and piano owners. Also: Bolduc five-ply quarter-sawn pinblocks, tuning pins, bass strings, Tokiwa action parts, Fuji HVLP spray systems, and Bolduc soundboards. Manufacturer of the Hands-Off Fallboard Lock.All keywork is of highest quality and is done in-house, including new keyboards and frames, keytops and fronts, bushings, sharps, and keybuttons. The Bushmaster, Accu-Cauls, and Key Easing Iron are unique key bushing tools manufactured by Pianotek. A catalog is available to technicians and dealers for $5."
1,759 PIANOMATION® (QRS Music Technologies) "2011 Seward Avenue, Naples, FL 34109. Tel: (239) 597-5888. Fax: (239) 597-3936. Email: qrssupport@qrsinc.com. Web: www.qrsmusic.com. Thomas A. Dolan, president/CEO.Pianomation retrofit player systems for acoustic pianos can convert any piano into a self-playing piano. Systems are unobtrusive and do not interfere with regular playing of the piano but add to their use and enjoyment. Pianomation plays not only solo piano music but music with orchestral and vocal accompaniment as well. Only Pianomation systems offer exclusive, patent-pending SyncAlong technology that enables the piano to play along with original artist CDs and concert DVDs. Pianomation is supported by an extensive library of popular music in all genres."
1,756 PianoForce "333 East Falkenburg Rd Suite A 122 Tampa Fl 33619. Tel 813-631-8888 Toll Free 877-542-8807, Web: www.pianoforce.com, Email: sales@pianoforce.com. PianoForce manufactures retrofit player systems for acoustic pianos, including the Performance. The company offers a technologically advanced system featuring multiple playback formats, USB ports and direct internet connectivity."
1,758 PIANODISC "4111-A North Freeway Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834. Tel: (916) 567-9999. Toll-free: (800) 566-3472. Fax: (916) 567-1941. Email: sales@pianodisc.com. Web: www.pianodisc.com.PianoDisc manufactures retrofit player systems for acoustic pianos, including the 228-CFX, PianoCD, and Opus7. The company offers an extensive library of software for use with its player systems. Distribution is worldwide."
1,830 PIANODISC "1101 North Market Boulevard #3, Sacramento, CA 95834. Tel: (916) 567-9999. Toll Free: (800) 566-3472. Fax: (916) 567-1941. Email: pianodisc.com. Web: www.pianodisc.com."
2,067 Piano Manufacturers Association International (PMAI) "5960 West Parker Road, Suite 278, #233, Plano, Texas 75093-7792. Tel and fax: (972) 625-0110. Email: don@dondillon.com. Web: www.pianonet.com. Donald W. Dillon, executive director. (This group was formerly National Piano Manufacturers Association/NPMA.) PMAI is an organization of piano manufacturers and suppliers worldwide who sell their products in the U.S."
1,877 PIANO CREDIT COMPANY (A Division of First Mutual Financial) "1100 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH 44077. Toll free: (800) 827-6056. Fax: (614) 761-7609. Toll-free fax: 877-928-4750. Email: pparis@cornerstonecapitalcorp.com. Web: www.pianocreditcompany.com.The Piano Credit Company is a consumer finance company specializing in piano retail financing. The company offers a variety of flexible payment plans that include competitive fixed rate financing for consumers."
1,175 Phonic AmericA "6103 Johns Road #7, Tampa, FL 33634-4428. Tel: (813) 890-8872. Toll-free: (800) 430-7222. Fax: (813) 890-6861. Email: info@phonic.com. Web: www.phonic.com.Hot products: FireWire mixers; powered mixers; Handheld RTA; SPL meter; mobile p.a.; wireless p.a. speakers. Phonic backs up every product it makes with an iron-clad three-year warranty."
1,174 PHOENIX MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "P.O. Box 5310, Santa Cruz, CA 95063. Toll-free tel and fax: (866) 752-9764. Email: sales@phoenixmusical.com. Contact: Mark Nicewonger."
1,172 PHILLIPS MUSIC CORPORATION "17668 State Highway B, Kirksville, MO 63501. Tel: (660) 665-5889. Email: phillipspmc@hotmail.com.Since 1946, specializing solely in expert band instrument repair and restoration. Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians. Comprehensive catalog available."
1,171 Phil Jones Bass "8559 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63114. Tel: (314) 814-3383. Fax: (314) 628-9941. Email: info@philjonesbass.com. Web: www.philjonesbass.com. Contact: Phil Jones.Dedicated to designing and building innovative bass amplification systems for discriminating bass players; electric or acoustic. Audio designer / bass player Phil Jones has a worldwide reputation of designing the absolute best in hi-fi speakers, now he has taken the same approach building the best bass amplifiers in the world."
1,170 Phantom Guitar Works "80353 Quincy Mayger Road, Clatskanie, OR 97016. Tel: (503) 728-4825. Fax: (503) 728-4979. Email: sales@phantomguitars.com. Web: www.phantomguitars.com Contact: Jack Charles."
1,169 PETROS GUITARS "345 County Road CE, Kaukauna, WI 54130-8967. Tel: (920) 766-1295. Email: petros@petrosguitars.com. Web: www.petrosguitars.com.Hand-made acoustic guitars: dreadnought, Grand Concert, and finger-style models starting at $6,800 list."
1,168 PETRO BROTHERS "7 College Road, Sialkot, Sialkot 51310, Pakistan. Tel: 0092-524-603636. Email: petro@skt.pol.com.pk. Contact: Moheen A. Iftikhar. Manufacturer of music accessories: bagpipe accessories, tartan kilts, Jacobite shirts, flashes, etc."
1,167 PETOSA ACCORDIONS "313 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105. Tel: (206) 632-2700. Fax: (206) 632-2733. Email: petacc@aol.com. Web: www.petosa.com. Carl Petosa, president. Manufacturer of Petosa accordions and the Petosa S-2000 MIDI Dynamic Accordion. Retail for m.i. keyboards, sound reinforcement, analog and digital recording, MIDI software and hardware."
1,164 Petersen Designs Inc. c/o Hal Leonard Corporation. "7777 West Bluemound Road, P.O. Box 13819, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53213. Tel: (414)774-3630. Web: www.petersendesigns.com Email: info@petersendesigns.com. Contact: David Jahnke. The Petersen Music Stand is lightweight, durable, and highly portable. Dubbed “The music stand for this millenium”, it is height-adjustable and transforms into a self-contained carrying case. Available in Black and transparent Blue."
1,752 PERZINA PIANOS "13370 East Firestone Boulevard #A, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670. Tel: (562) 926-1906. Toll-free: (800) 576-3463. Fax: (562) 926-0577. Email: info@pianoemnpire.com. Web: www.perzinapianos.com. Contact: Chris Vance. Distributor for Perzina, Gerh. Steinberg, and Carl Ebel pianos."
1,163 Personal Cooling Concepts "3416 South 29th Circle Fort Smith, AR 72901. Tel: (479) 646-0943. Email: james.abell@sbcglobal.net. Contact: Jim Abell."
1,851 Perry’s Piano Restorations "3050 Paradise Hill Road Concord, VA 24538 Tel: (434) 993-3919 Email: perrymark@hotmail.com Contact: Mark Perry."
1,162 PERFORMANCE PLUS "P.O. Box 8798, Newport Beach, CA 92658. Tel: (949) 752-0050. Toll-free: (800) 893-9033. Fax: (949) 752-0056. Email: PerformancePlus@KayGuitar.com. Tony Blair, president. Performance Plus manufacturers a complete line of musical accessories for OEM’s, distributors and retail stores. Performance Plus provides musical instruments and accessories for the world marketplace that combines value, durability, and functionality. Performance Plus is known for quality musical accessories-plus a little more , quality being the key. Performance Plus offers a complete line of stands including: student music and orchestra stands, single, double and triple guitar stands, amp and monitor, speaker stands and adapter mounts, karaoke stands, drum thrones and percussion stands, keyboard thrones and stands, microphone and boom stands, desk and low profile stands. Performance Plus line also includes guitar hangers and guitar trees for in store displays plus accessories that includes a complete line of guitar, banjo, cuatro, mandolin, cello, violin, viola, ukulele pitch pipes, vocal chromatic pitch pipes in two key ranges, metal and all wood foot stools, a complete line of guitar and banjo straps including nylon, tapestry/hootenanny and straps for classic and mariachi guitars, the nation’s largest supplier of string/peg winders, guitar polish and cloths, capos, bridge pins, pick guards, picks, amplifiers, soundhole pickups, drum thrones, drumsticks and drum stick holders and cymbals. The Performance Plus line of percussion instruments and accessories includes the full size, mini and junior drum sets, snare drum kits, revolving toms, practice pads, bongos, maracas, cowbells, triangles, guiros, sleigh bells, wood blocks and tambourines in a wide selection of plastic and wood in colors and shapes. Performance Plus is the nation’s number one supplier of microphone accessories that includes a large variety of microphone holders, clips, clamp-on attachments, ball mic wire grilles, goosenecks, windscreens, mixers, line transformers, and braided cables. The Performance Plus line of hard-shell cases and bags are built for durability and styling. Performance Plus gives retailers’ customers the value, durability, and functionality that they come to expect. Performance Plus is available through a network of distributors nationwide "
2,066 Percussive Arts Society (PAS) "701 NW Ferris Avenue, Lawton, Oklahoma 73507. Tel: (580) 353-1455. Fax: (580) 353-1456. Email: percarts@pas.org. Web: www.pas.org. Michael Kenyon, executive director. PAS is a not-for-profit music service organization promoting percussion education, research, performance, and appreciation throughout the world. It has more than 8,000 members and 71 chapters around the world."
1,159 Percussion Plus "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 Percussion Plus, exclusively manufactured and distributed by Musicorp, has been producing a full-line of top-selling percussion products since 2001. Percussion Plus offers a wide range of high-quality, affordable drums for beginner and intermediate players. Products include all-inclusive 5-piece full size drum sets, 5-piece/3-piece junior and mini drum sets, snare/percussion kits, cymbals, drum hardware and more. Please visit us online at www.musicorp.com to learn more about Percussion Plus products."
2,065 Percussion Marketing Council "P.O. Box 33252, Cleveland, Ohio 44133. Tel: (440) 582-7006. Fax: (440) 230-1346. Email: kbdustman@aol.com. Web: www.playdrums.com. www.rootsofrhythm.net Karl Dustman, executive director."
1,158 Percussa Oudenaardse Steenweg 430 9420 Mere 9420 Belgium. Email: bert@percussa.com. Contact: Bert Schiettecatte.
1,155 Peerless Electronics Inc. "700 Hicksville Road Bethpage NY 11714 USA Phone: (516) 594-3500 Fax: 516-593-0516, Email: nysales@peerlesselectronics.com, Toll-Free: (800) 285-2121 Web: www.peerlesselectronics.com Contact: Kevin Komo Peerless distributes classic and new potentiometers-CGE, Clarostat and CTS pots, toggle switches, Switchcraft plugs, jacks and switches, Electroswitch and OAK rotary switches. "
1,153 Pedalsnake "5209 Birchleaf Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Tel: (919) 828-7652. Email: sales@pedalsnake.com. Contact: Jody Page.PedalSnake “One Cable” for Pedal Users carries audio, power, footswitch lines, MIDI, etc. all in one flexible “snake.” Much faster setup and ultra-cool look. Patented wiring method ensures no noise or tone loss."
1,152 Peavey Electronics "5022 Hwy. 493 North, Meridian, MS 39305. Tel: (601) 483-5365 , Fax: 601-486-1278. Email: domesticsales@peavey.com.Founded in 1965, Peavey is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and produces more than 2,000 products, which are distributed throughout the United States and to 136 other countries. Peavey and its MediaMatrix, Architectural Acoustics, PVDJ, Crest Audio and Trace Elliot brands and affiliates can be found on concert stages and in more than 5,000 airports, stadiums, theme parks and other venues around the world. To find out more, visit www.peavey.com."
2,022 PEATE MUSICAL SUPPLIES LTD. "P.O. Box 964, Lacolle, Québec J0J 1J0. Tel: (802) 879-4977. Fax: (802) 872-1809. Email: repeate@together.net. Web: www.peate.com. U.S. address: P.O. Box 637, Williston, Vermont 05495. Richard Peate, president.Agent, broker, importer, distributor. "
1,751 Pearl River Piano Group America Ltd "2260 South Haven Avenue #F, Ontario, CA 91761-0739. (909) 673-9155. Toll-free: (800) 435-5086. Fax: (909) 673.9165. Email: info@pearlriverusa.com. Web: www.PearlRiverUSA.com. Jennette Xu, CEO & President; Phil Kennedy, National Sales Director, Jean Hollenbeck, Assistant Manager. Pearl River acoustic pianos and Ritmüller acoustic pianos. Pearl River Piano Group America, Ltd. is a division of Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group, Ltd. which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Pearl River Piano Group America is the fastest-growing piano company in North America. The U.S. headquarters were established in 1999. Pearl River Piano Group, Ltd., produces pianos that are shipped to over 100 countries from its headquarters in Guangzhou, China. The company is the world’s largest piano manufacturer. Pearl River acoustic grands are available in a wide choice of finishes ranging in size from 4’7” to 9’. Pearl River acoustic vertical pianos are available in 13 cabinet styles, eight finishes, and eight different sizes ranging from 42.5” to 51”. "
1,149 PEARL CORPORATION "549 Metroplex Drive, Nashville, TN 37211-3140. Tel: (615) 833-4477. Fax: (615) 833-6242. Email:andystrayer@pearldrums.com. Web: www.pearldrum.com. Andy Strayer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Drumsets from beginner to advanced professional. Hand percussion, marching and concert percussion. Pearl Flutes is celebrating 40 years of innovation by offering the finest selection of hand crafted flutes for beginner to professional. Distributor of Adams Percussion the Sound of Quality."
1,148 PEAK MUSIC STANDS Refer to PL&H International in this section.
1,147 Peaceland Music/JamesMusserRing.com "24725 Pennsylvania Avenue #C20, Lomita, CA 90717. Tel: (310) 650-4021. Email: peaceland@earthlink.net. Contact: James Musser."
1,146 PEACE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "18555 East Gale, City of Industry, CA 91748. Toll-free: 877-999-4327. Toll- free fax: (877) 999-8822. Email: info@peacedrum.com."
1,144 Pawar Guitar "5900 Som Center Road, Suite 12 #289, Willoughby, OH 44094. Tel: (440) 953- 1999. Email: dealerservice@pawarguitars.com. Web: www.pawarguitars.com. Jeff Johnston, President. "
1,142 PAUL REED SMITH GUITARS "380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Tel: (410) 643-9970. Fax: (410) 643-9980. Email: custserve@prsguitars.com. Web: www.prsguitars.com. A leading manufacturer of high-quality instruments. "
2,021 PATTERSON & COMPANY "Box 65, Stn. B, Toronto, ON M5T 2T2. Toll-free: (800) 250-7955. Toll-free fax: (866) 454-4284. Email: source@pattersonandco.com. Web: www.pattersonandco.com. Contact: David Patterson, RPT MPT.Patterson & Company is a specialist distributor of piano humidity control solutions, including the Dampp-Chaser Piano Life Saver systems."
1,141 Patricola Brothers Via Beltrami 9C Castelnuovo Scriviaa 15053 Italy. Email: patricola@patricola.com. Contact: Francesco Patricola.
1,140 PASSA VIOLINS "Toll-free: 800-SACCONI (800-722-2664). Tel: (707) 486-4218. Fax: (415) 884-9627 Email: passaconi@aol.com. Web: www.frankpassaviolins.com. Contact: Gabriella Passa.Dealer in rare instruments. Established in 1948. Inventor, manufacturer, and wholesaler of the “Sacconi” tailpiece and “PassAdjuster.” Refer to the “Sacconi” listing and ad in this section."
1,139 PASO SOUND PRODUCTS "4750 Goer Drive #F, North Charleston, SC 29406-6511. Tel: (843) 308-9005. Fax: (843) 308-0904. Web: www.passound.com. Paul Mastrangelo, executive vice president; Ken O’Brien, sales manager.Complete commercial sound product line."
1,138 PAS/Professional Audio Systems "2270 Cosmos Court, Carlsbad, CA 92009. Tel: (760) 431-9924. Fax: (760) 431-9496. Email: info@pas-toc.com. Web: www.pas-toc.com."
1,137 PARTS EXPRESS "725 Pleasant Valley Drive, Springboro, OH 45066. Tel: (937) 743-3000. Toll-free: (866) 366-4909. Toll-free fax: (866) 755-7557. Email: sales@parts-express.com. Web: www.parts-express.com. Contact: Scott Placke.Parts Express has been providing electronics parts and accessories to the audio/video/music industry since 1986. The company provides customers, from sound technicians to audio enthusiasts, with the finest audio and video products for quality home and professional installations."
1,136 PartnerShip "500 East Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074. Tel: (800) 599-2902, Fax: (440) 774-2823, Web: www.@partnership.com.PartnerShip is an Endorsed Business Service Provider for NAMM, and manages the NAMM Discount Shipping Program. NAMM Members may enroll in this free Member benefit, and receive deeply discounted shipping rates with FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery®, UPS FreightSM and Yellow Transportation. PartnerShip has all of your shipping needs covered. Business to business, business to consumer, air, ground, inbound, outbound our services will help reduce your shipping costs and add profits to your bottom line. Enroll today by logging on to www.partnership.com/18NAMM or call PartnerShip at (800) 599-2902. "
1,135 PARKER GUITARS "444 East Courtland Street, Mundelein, IL 60060. Tel: 847-643-5164. Toll-free: (800) 877-6863. Fax: (847) 949-8444. Email: parkersupport@parkerguitars.com. Web: www.parkerguitars.com.Innovative electric guitars, basses; acoustic-electric guitars and accessories."
1,134 PARIS SWING COMPANY "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California 94005. Tel: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free tel: 888-552-5465. Fax: (415) 570-0651. Email: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: www.parisswing.com.The Paris Swing Company offers original swings mandolins all with the tone and signature detailing of the gypsy jazz style. The rhythmic playability and clean cutting tone of gypsy jazz instruments are developed for players that need to play fast and loud.The John Jorgenson signature model has custom features requested by the pioneer of the American gypsy jazz movement. The John Jorgenson model features a solid Sitka spruce top, AAA maple back and sides, a black gloss finish and a clear pickguard with a Jorgenson label."


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