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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."
1,602 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."
1,603 "VirtuosoWorks, InC." "201 South Elm Street #300, Greensboro, NC 27401. Tel: (336) 275-2994. Toll-free tel; 866-398-2994. Fax: (336) 275-9654. Email: customerservice@notionmusic.com. Web: www.virtuosoworks.com. Contact: Jim Boitnott.Maker of Notion, the first completely integrated package of its kind to take composition from notation to instant concert quality playback."
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."
1,605 "VISUAL EFFECTS, INC." "3946 Merritt Avenue, Bronx, NY 10466-2502. Tel: (718) 324-0011. Toll-free: (800) 422-3639. Fax: (718) 324-0300. Email: info@visualeffectsinc.com. Web: www.visualeffectsinc.com. Contacts: Tom Murphy, Henry Kwitel, Gregg Lloyd.Manufacturer and importer of DJ, special effects, intelligent, and theatrical lighting and accessories."
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."
1,607 "Vitali Import Co, Inc" "13020 Whittier Boulevard, Whittier, CA 90602-3045. Tel: (562) 698-6508. Toll-free: (800) 325-8154. Fax: (562) 698-2429. Email: lcraven@vitaliimport.com. Web: www.vitaliimport.com Importer of a complete line of quality accessories for orchestral string instruments. Aubert, Dorfler,Glasser, Jargar, Kun, Larsen, Pirastro, Prim, Thomastik-Infeld, Supersensitive, Wittner. "
1,608 "VITO, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. The history of Vito band instruments, dates to the last months of World War II and a chance meeting between Léon Leblanc and Vito Pascucci.Born in Kenosha, Vito Pascucci showed a marked interest in music and played cornet in the Kenosha High School band. He became fascinated with the construction and design of musical instruments and learned their repair as a summer apprentice at the Frank Holton Company and later operated an instrument-repair shop at his brother’s music store.In 1943 Pascucci was called into the armed forces. His instrument-repair skills were rewarded when he was assigned as a trumpeter and repairman to Army Field Bands, then to the Army Air Corps Band, led by Glenn Miller. He began with the Miller band in New Haven, Connecticut, then traveled with them to Europe. Miller’s untimely death put an end to those plans, but when the band was sent to newly liberated France, Vito paid a visit to G. Leblanc Cie., and his guide that day was Léon Leblanc. After service discharge in 1946 Pascucci returned to Kenosha, where Mr. Leblanc asked him to establish a foothold for the French company in America.In the 1950s, due to an ever-growing school market, demand for Leblanc instruments in the United States was far greater than the French concern could meet, so Leblanc began producing plastic-bodied clarinets in Kenosha.The Vito line of musical instruments was thus born, thrusting Leblanc to the forefront of the student clarinet market. In 1951 construction of Leblanc’s Kenosha factory was completed, a plant that to this day provides a model for the industry in its modern equipment, efficient operation and attractive appearance. Ever-increasing production called for the factory’s subsequent expansion in 1953, 1960 and 1966 and 1999.In 2004 Leblanc was acquired by Conn-Selmer, Inc. a division of Steinway Musical Instruments (NYSE:LVB). The Vito line of student instruments expanded to include student flutes, clarinets, oboes, trumpets and trombones. "
1,609 "Vocalbooth.com, InC." "P.O. Box 6569, Bend, OR 97708. Tel: (541) 330-6045. Fax: (801) 659-2475. Email: info@vocalbooth.com. Web: www.VocalBooth.com. Contact: Calvin Mann.VocalBooth.com, Inc. specializes in the manufacture of modular acoustic enclosures, sound rooms and isolation booths. "
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."
1,611 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."
1,612 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” "
1,613 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."
1,614 "VOTAW TOOL COMPANY, INC." "1559 North National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803-3843. Tel (417) 865-7509. Toll-free (800) 894-8665. Fax (417) 862-7165. Toll-free fax (800) 894-7165. Email info@votawtool.com. Web www.votawtool.com. Votaw Tool Company offers the professional repair technician a comprehensive selection of high-quality, innovative tools for brass and woodwind repair as well as a complete assortment of supplies including saxophone, clarinet, and flute pads, cork and felt products, finishing products, case hardware, instrument replacement parts, and more."
1,615 "VOX Amplification Ltd. c/o Korg U.S.A., Inc.," "316 South Service Road, Melville, NY 11747. Tel: (631) 390-6500. Fax: (631) 390-6501. Web: www.voxamps.com Vox is exclusively distributed in the United States by Korg U.S.A. Product range includes JamVOX;Valvetronix series modeling amplifiers; Heritage series amps; ToneLab LE amp and effects modelers; AC30 Custom Classic series amplifiers; Classic Plus amplifiers;Virage guitars; Pathfinder amps; Cooltron pedals; wah-wah and volume pedals; foot controllers, and bass and guitar cables"
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. "
1,617 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."
1,618 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."
1,619 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."
1,620 "WALNUTRON INDUSTRIES, INC." "1495 South Campus Avenue #E, Ontario, CA 91761-4358. Tel: (909) 773-1789. Toll-free: (800) 969-6688. Fax: (909) 773-1999. Web: www.kirlincable.com. Email: kirlincable@msn.com.Pro cable and audio connector manufacturer.Pro cable and audio connector manufacturer."
1,621 "WALTON’S IRISH MUSIC/THE JAMES IMPORT COMPANY, INC." "9 Skyline Drive, Hawthone, NY 10532. Tel: (914) 345-1503. Toll-free: (800) 541-5004. Fax: (914) 345-1429. Email: sales@jamesimportco.com. Business hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m."
1,622 Wang Percussion Instrument "No. 2, Lifen Road, Houli Township Taichung County 42146 Taiwan. Email: shipping@wangpercussion.com.tw. Contact: Jessica Wu."
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."
1,624 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."
1,625 WARRIOR INSTRUMENTS "6825 Direct Connection Drive #K, Rossville, GA 30741. Tel: (706) 891-3009. Fax: (706) 891-3935."
1,626 Warwick GmbH "Gerwerbegebiet 46, Markneukirchen D-08258, Germany. Tel: 011-37-4225-5512. Email: presse@warwick.de. Contact: Hans Peter Wilfer."
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."
1,628 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."
1,629 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."
1,630 "WAVES, INC." "2800 Merchants Drive, Knoxville, TN 37917-7548. Tel: (865) 909-9200. Fax: (865) 909-9245. Email: info@waves.com. Web: www.waves.com. Mick Olesh, sales manager. International tel: 972-3-608-4000. International fax: 972-3-608-4056.Waves is a leading provider of software-based audio signal processing software for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets, supporting both Mac and PC platforms and the most popular audio editing programs. Waves also manufactures a state-of-the-art line of hardware."
1,631 "WAY OUT WARE, INC." "2001 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. Tel: (805) 773-7952. Fax: (805) 773-2252. Email: jim@wayoutware.com. Web: www.wayoutware.com. Contact: Jim Heinz."
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. "
1,633 "WD MUSIC PRODUCTS, INC." "17570 North Tamiami Trail Suite 1, North Fort Myers, Florida 33903. Tel: (239) 543-3625. Toll-free tel: 800-449-9348. Fax: (239) 543-5874. Email: sales@wdmusic.com. Web: www.wdmusic.com and www.wdbiz.com. Wendy Davis, president; Larry Davis, vice-president of sales.A complete line of guitar and bass components and hardware, which includes necks, bodies, pickups, bridges, tuning machines, pickguards, nuts, knobs, switches, electronics, and tools. Lines include Grover machine heads, Sperzel locking tuners, L.R. Baggs acoustic pickups, Q Parts custom knobs, Graph Tech nuts and saddles, TonePros locking hardware, Gotoh, Leo Quan, Bigsby, Sharp Concepts, Switchcraft, Mallory, and more.Exclusive lines include Kent Armstrong pickups, genuine Kluson tuners, and Stromberg guitars."
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."
1,635 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."
1,636 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. "
1,637 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."
1,638 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."
1,639 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."
1,640 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."
1,641 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."
1,642 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. ."
1,643 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."
1,644 "WHACKY MUSIC, INC." "2085 Mountain Road, Sedona, AZ 86336. Tel: (928) 282-3860. Toll-free: (888) 942-2536. Fax: (928) 282-3877. Email: whacky@boomwhackers.com. Web: www.boomwhackers.com. Contact: Craig Ramsell.Manufacturer of the patented, award-winning Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes, which are colored according to the company’s Chroma-Notes Colored Music System. A full 2-1/2 chromatic octaves are available (3-1/2 octaves possible with the Octavator Tube Caps) in six different combinations of tones, and the color-coded tubes range in length from less than a foot to over four feet. Product line includes the Boomophone XTS Whack Pack, the XyloTote Tube Holder, Whack Tracks CD, and a full line of educational materials developed for the tubes."
1,645 "WHIRLWIND MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS, INC." "99 Ling Road, Rochester, NY 14612. Tel: (585) 663-8820. Toll-free: (800) 733-9473. Fax: (585) 865-8930. Email: sales@whirlwindusa.com. Web: www.whirlwindusa.com.Manufacturer of a wide array of cables, multi-channel cabling systems, transformer devices, and special-purpose boxes for all audio and video applications as well as the E-SYS family of digital audio networking products."
1,646 "WHISPERROOM, INC." "116 South Sugar Hollow Road, Morristown, TN 37813. Tel: (423) 585-5827. Toll-free tel: (800) 200-8168. Fax: (423) 585-5831. Email: info@whisperroom.com Web: www.whisperroom.com. Debbie Sweany, sales manager. Manufacturer of portable sound isolation enclosures. Perfect for recording, broadcasting, practicing, etc. Various sizes and two levels of isolation are available for immediate shipping. "
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."
1,648 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."
1,649 "WILLIAM LEWIS & SON, a division of Conn-Selmer, Inc." "P.O. Box 310, Elkhart IN 46515-0310. Tel: (574) 522-1675. Fax: (574) 295-0334. Email: custserv@conn-selmer.com. Web: www.conn-selmer.com. JWilliam Lewis (1835-1902) achieved initial recognition as a professional violinist and teacher in Chicago. One of his foremost students was Maud Powell, one of the first American-born concert violinists who was also a student of famed French violinist and teacher Charles Dancla. In 1870 William joined the Root-Cady Music Company. Concerned by the lack of quality instruments and service for his students and colleagues, William formed the Chicago Music Company in 1874 with his partners Newell and Gibbs. Located in the heart of the Chicago business district, players from the finest symphony orchestras in the world would often visit Lewis’ shop to have their own instruments appraised or serviced. Amati, Guarneri, and Stradivarius were commonly in inventory. He later renamed the business Wm. Lewis Company (1886) and Wm. Lewis & Son (1896). Fred Lewis succeeded his father as president of the company. Many current players and teachers played Lewis instruments earlier in their careers and are loath to give them up except to the most deserving of their own students. Today, instruments from the Wm. Lewis & Son workshop represent the finest instruments in the Conn-Selmer string line. Combining high performance with high value, Lewis instruments are hand-finished and finely adjusted to provide the best performance experience for advancing players."
1,650 WILLSON PROFESSIONAL BRASS "Refer to DEG Music Products, Inc., in this section."
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."
1,652 "WILSON GUITAR VENTURES, INC." "450 NE Alder Street, Issaquah, WA 98027. Tel: (425) 391-6446. Toll-free: (800) 957-4633. Fax: (425) 391-8346. Email: theventurestw@yahoo.com. Web: www.wilsonguitarventures.com. Contact: Tim Wilson."
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."
1,654 "Windy City Mutes, Inc." "756 Larsen Lane, Bensenville, IL 60106. Phone: (630) 616-8634 Fax: (630) 616-8635 Email: windycitymutes@sbcglobal.net Web: www.windycitymutes.netWindy City Mutes has introduced a new line of premium-quality trombone mutes. Like their trumpet mutes, these professionally-designed mutes are hand-spun in their own factory from proprietary alloys of brass, copper and aluminum. Rigid quality control is maintained. Consistent metal thickness throughout the body of the mute is carefully held, assuring the most precise level of intonation and response. These mutes are free-blowing, play in tune in all registers and are suitable for any venue."
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."
1,656 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. "
1,657 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"
1,658 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."
1,659 "W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC." "201 Airport Road, Elkton, MD 21921. Toll-free: (800) 367-5533. Fax: (410) 996-8585. Email: elixirstrings@wlgore.com. Web: www.elixirstrings.com. Contact: Customer Service.Elixir Strings for acoustic and electric guitars, basses, mandolins, and banjos, featuring patented NANOWEB coating and POLYWEB coating."
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"
1,661 WOLF IMPORTS Refer to U.S. Band & Orchestral Supplies in this section.
1,662 WOLFE TAYNE MOUTHPIECES "Refer to jj Babbitt Company, Inc"
1,663 "WOLFPAK CASES, INC." "P.O. Box 597, Elkhart, IN 46515. Tel: (574) 251-9016. Toll-free: (800) 969-6531. Fax: (574) 251-3559. Email: info@wolfpakcases.com. Web: www.wolfpakcases.com. Contact: Marissa Reinholtz.WolfPak is a manufacturer of high-quality hard-shell instrument cases and accessories bags for trumpets, saxophones, and other brass instruments."
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."
1,665 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."
1,666 "WOODSTOCK PERCUSSION, INC." "167 Du Bois Road, Shokan, NY 12481. Tel: (914) 657-6000. Fax: (914) 657-9506."
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."
1,668 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."
1,669 "WRIGHT GUITAR TECHNOLOGY, INC." "4686-B Isabelle Street, Eugene, OR 97402. Tel and fax: (541) 343-0872. Toll-free: (888) 269-9177. Email: SoloEtte@SoloEtte.com. Web: www.SoloEtte.com."
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."
1,671 "Wristies, Inc" "650 Suffolk St., Suite G-5 Lowell, MA 01854 U.S.A. Tel: (978) 937-9500. Fax: (309) 416-9960. Email: sue@wristies.com. Contact: Sue Gregory. "
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. "
1,673 XOX Audio Tools "Seventh Floor, Hume House, Ballsbridge Dublin 4 Ireland. Email: peter@xoxaudiotools.com. Contact: Paula Acosta. "
1,674 "XP Audio, Inc." "2370 South 3600 West, Salt Lake City, 84119. Tel: 801-265-0917, Fax: 801-265-0978, Email: hajie.goll@xpaudioinc.com, www.xpaudioinc.com. Contact: John Johnson or Rick BosBrands: Motion Sound, Forge, Bolt, Morpheus"
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"
1,676 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."
1,677 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."
1,678 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."
1,679 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."
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."
1,681 "YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS, INC. (YCAS)" "6722 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620. Tel: (714) 522-9011. Fax: (714) 522-9334. Web: www.yamahaca.com. Laurence Italia, 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. For more than 30 years, Yamaha sound reinforcement consoles have been the industry standard. The legacy of the analog PM-series console continues with the analog/digital hybrid Yamaha PM5000 mixing console. For over 17 years, Yamaha has pioneered the development of digital mixers. In 1999, Yamaha debuted the PM1D digital audio mixing system and it has been the leader in large-format digital consoles ever since. The PM1D is now installed in major venues throughout the United States and is also on the road with a number of major concert and theater tours. The evolutionary, high-performance Yamaha DM digital production consoles-such as the DM2000 and DM1000-feature 24-bit/96kHz operation, surround monitoring and extensive integrated Digital Audio Workstation control. These state-of-the-art consoles have been used with great acclaim by such well-known producers and engineers as Phil Ramone; Elliot Scheiner; Hans Zimmer; and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The YCAS division also provides a variety of other digital and analog products such as signal processors, amplifiers, speakers and DSP engines that create a complete integrated solution for an installed sound system. Many stadiums, theme parks, performance centers and other commercial facilities-such as ProPlayer Stadium and Walt Disney World-depend on products like the DME32 Digital Mixing Engine for audio production. In the studio, Yamaha earned a prestigious Grammy™ Technical Award for technological excellence in 2007. YCAS provides an unmatched level of dealer and end-user support, including 24/7 technical support for key products. Regional service centers and applications specialists are available for tel technical support and on-site service calls if needed."
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."
1,683 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"
1,684 "YORKVILLE SOUND, INC." "4625 Witmer Industrial Estate, Niagara Falls, NY 14305-1218. Tel: (716) 297-2920. Fax: (716) 297-3689. Email: pbetette@yorkville.com. Web: www.yorkville.com. Jack Long, CEO; Steve Long, president; Phil Betette, vice president of marketing and sales, U.S.Yorkville brand sound reinforcement equipment, including: Elite, Pulse, and Performance speaker systems; Audiopro and PowerMax series powered and unpowered console mixers; Micromix series powered box mixers; Yorkville, BassMaster, and AcousticMaster series instrument amplifiers; Audiopro and CR series power amps; Yorkville brand cables; Apex microphones and accessories; and Yorkville stands. The “ART” (Applied Research & Technology) brand includes: home recording and project studio product. The “Artcessories” brand includes solutions and tools for quality Audio. The “Alto” brand includes signal processing and sound reinforcement products for music and sound applications."
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."
1,686 "Zaja Musical Products, LLC" PO Box 262 Livingston NJ 07039 USA Tel: 973-994-1902 Fax: 973-994-2301 Email: info@zajamusic.com Toll-Free: (888) 859-6055 Web: www.zajamusic.com Contact: Vicki Szabo Manufacturers of Zaja Scented Valve Oil for all brass instruments and accessories.
1,687 "ZENITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC." "1855 South Lake Place, Ontario, CA 91761. Toll-free: (800) 579-1268. Fax: (909) 673-1171.Zenith offers a wide range of affordable high-quality drumsets and drum hardware; acoustic and electric guitars; and guitar amplifiers."
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."
1,689 "ZETA MUSIC SYSTEMS, INC." "129 South Rockford Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281-3013. Tel: (480) 557-5003. Fax: (480) 557-5007. Email: info@zetamusic.com. Web: www.zetamusic.com. Gregg Kozak,president.Manufacturer of fine hand-crafted electric and MIDI-compatible violins, violas, cellos, basses, violin amplifiers, and string instrument MIDI converters."
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."
1,691 Avedis Zildjian Company "22 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061. Tel: (781) 871-2200. Toll- free: (800) 229-8672. Fax: (781) 871- 9652. Web: www.zildjian.com. The Avedis Zildjian Company has been crafting cymbals since 1623, when an Armenian alchemist named Avedis first discovered a remarkable alloy treatment process. Using this revolutionary secret process, Avedis manufactured cymbals that became known the world over for their exceptional musicality and durability. Zildjian produces a superior range of both cast and non- cast cymbals for the widest possible range of sound and affordability. Zildjian’s extended ranges of over 200 different models and sizes offer a cymbal for literally any style of musical application. The company also provides orchestral cymbals, band cymbals, crotales, finger cymbals, a wide variety of gongs, and the new Pitch Black cymbal line, Zildjian’s black-coated B12 Sheet Bronze series. Zildjian is also a leading drumstick manufacturer. The company offers a comprehensive range of premium-quality U.S. hickory and maple sticks that are renowned the world over for their straightness, durability, and superlative feel. "
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."
1,693 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. "
1,694 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."
1,695 Zoogee World Inc "988 Champlain St. Dieppe, NB, E1A 1P8 Canada. Email: sales@zoogee.com. Contact: Sharon Brown."
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."
1,697 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."
1,698 "ZZYZX Snap Jack - Jodavi, Inc." "15320 Valleyview Ave., Unit 7, La Mirada, CA 90638. Tel: (562) 677-1245, Fax: (562) 404-6510 Email: diane@jodavi.net. Contact: Diane NguyenManufacturer of the ZZYZX Snap Jack guitar cable."
1,699 AHLBORN-GALANTI ORGANS-c/o Generalmusic Corporation "1164 Tower Lane, Bensenville, IL 60106. Tel: (630) 766-8230. Toll-free: (800) 582-4466. Fax: (630) 766-8281. Web: www.ahlborn-galanti.com www.generalmusic.us, Contact: Artie SpechtThe Electronic Organ for Pipe Organ People. Manufacturer and distributor of Ahlborn-Galanti classic organs, keyboards, and associated products"
1,700 ALLEN ORGAN COMPANY "150 Locust Street, Macungie, PA 18062-0036. Tel: (610) 966-2202. Fax: (610) 965-3098. Email: aosales@allenorgan.com. Web: www.allenorgan.com. Telex: 4972903. Steve A. Markowitz, president.In 1939 Allen introduced the world’s first commercially available electronic organ. These early organs used vacuum tube oscillators, which were replaced in 1959 by transistor oscillators. In 1971 Allen introduced the now-famous Digital Computer Organ. With this system the sounds of organ pipes are recorded and analyzed, and digital representations of the sounds are then stored in the organ’s computer memory for later recall. This allows highly accurate production of the sounds of wind-blown pipes. The Allen Organ Company is the largest manufacturer of classical and theatre organs in the world. The company offers a full line of standard models and limitless custom designs to meet every need."
1,701 ALLIED PIANO/WEBB PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES "3096 Bristol Road, Warrington, PA 18976. Tel: (215) 491-3045. Toll-free: 888-622-7426. Fax: (215) 491-1352. Email: info@webbphillips.com. Web: www.webbphillips.com.Webb and Ruth Phillips specialize in finish repair and complete refinishing. The company’s materials are of the finest industrial quality. It carries the full line of touch-up products for both polyester and lacquer finishes. Seminars offered.The company also offers its extensive experience in piano humidity control service to technicians and dealers. It carries the full line of Dampp-Chaser products and can help dealers with installation and sales advice.Other services and products offered include new pinblocks, block and bridge duplication, Milwaukee and Metabo tools, Vortex air coolers, and HVLP equipment for finish spraying."
1,702 AMERICA SEJUNG CORP. (ASC) "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.(ASC) America Sejung Corp. is the worldwide headquarters for Qingdao Sejung Musical Instruments Company, Ltd., currently the world’s largest single-site manufacturer of acoustic pianos, digital pianos, electric and acoustic guitars, and amplifiers.In addition to producing and distributing its own proprietary lines throughout the world (Falcone Pianos, George Steck Pianos, Hobart M. Cable Pianos, Sejung Digital Pianos, Canvas Guitars, and S101 Guitars), Sejung produces OEM products for its many customers.Sejung’s high quality standards and affordable prices make it the ideal manufacturer of pianos, guitars, and amplifiers for companies worldwide."
1,703 ASTIN-WEIGHT "P.O. Box 65281, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-0281. Tels: (801) 487-0641 and (801) 487-0468. Email: gr8pianos@networld.net. Web: www.astin-weight.com.This company makes a full line of consoles, uprights, and grands. All pianos have patented oversized soundboards."
1,704 ATLANTIC MUSIC CENTER "25 S Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32904. Telephone: (321) 725-5690. Toll-free telephone: 1-888-725-6633. Fax: (321) 725-6779. E-mail: brianatlantic@cfl.rr.com. Website: www.atlanticmusiccenter.com.Atlantic Music Center supplies new and restored premium European pianos. The company is a distributor for Feurich and Steingraeber & Sohne pianos of Germany. It also supplies European restored Bechsteins, Bluthners, Bosendorfers, Steinways and other fine German pianos. It also provides a rebuilding service for other fine pianos."
1,705 AUGUST FÖRSTER GmbH "Jahnstrasse 8, 02708, Löbau, Germany. Tel: 011-49-3585-86630. Fax: 011-49-3585-866331. Email: info@august-Foerster.de. Web: www.August-Foerster.de. Wolfgang Förster, president.Manufacturer’s Representative: German-American Trading Co., Inc., P.O. Box 17789, Tampa, Florida 33682. Tel: (813) 961-8405. Fax: (813) 961-8514. Email: germanamer@msn.com.August Förster pianos are handcrafted only in Germany. The factory has been family owned and operated since 1859. Wolfgang Förster and his daughter, Annekatrin Förster, display the pianos at Musikmesse Frankfurt, the NAMM show in the U.S. and the MiAC show in Toronto.The factory builds four sizes of grand pianos and five models of uprights. A network of only the finest pianos dealers carry the instruments in North America."
1,706 "BALDWIN, A Subsidiary of Gibson Guitar Corp." "900 Hwy 463 S., Trumann, AR 72472, Toll Free: 800-444-2766, www.baldwinpiano.com. Baldwin China: Section 5, Bohai Street, Yingkou Liaoning Prov. 115004, China. Tels: 011-86-417-483-2594 and 011-86-417-480-9367. Fax: 011-86-417-483-9057. Manufacturer and distributor of: Baldwin pianos, Baldwin Acrosonic pianos, Baldwin Hamilton pianos, Baldwin ConcertMaster player systems, D.H. Baldwin pianos. "
1,707 BECHSTEIN-AMERICA LLC. "207 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019. Robert Preim, National Sales Manager, Tel: 609-268-4961, or e-mail us at info@bechstein-america.com. or 877-NYPIANO Web: www.bechstein-america.com Email: info@bechstein-america.comIn Germany: C. Bechstein Pianofortefabrik AG, Kantstrasse 17, 10623 Berlin, Germany. Tel: 011-49-30-315-15-211. Fax: 011-49-30-315-15-248. Web: www.bechstein-americ.de.The C. Bechstein firm was established in 1853 by Carl Bechstein in Berlin. Since that time Bechstein pianos have been manufactured by Germany’s finest craftsmen and played by the world’s great pianists. Through the quality of its grand pianos, Bechstein acquired a name famous throughout the world for its superior performance.Today Bechstein upright and grand pianos are to be found in some of the finest homes and most prestigious concert halls in the world.In addition to modern grand cabinets in standard ebony and mahogany polish, Bechstein has introduced a number of exotic woods and finishes, including Vavona polish (a member of the fir family appearing much like birds-eye maple), Moabi polish, Burl walnut polish, Madrone polish, and Bubinga polish. These exotic finishes are especially attractive in “classic” cabinets with rounded/fluted legs and specially carved music racks and lyres. Another particularly beautiful piano in several models is the mahogany polish with many inlaid patterns. Many other satin woods are available.In 1999 Bechstein introduced the new generation of professional C. Bechstein grand pianos completely new scale designs that will meet the taste and requirements of the most demanding pianists worldwide. The new concert grand D-280 is the flagship and is joined in the C. Bechstein lineup by the C-234, B-212, M/P-192, and L167.C. Bechstein has introduced a new academy line of instruments made in Germany under the marque of Bechstein. These pianos are designed to compete in design and price point with other premium pianos from Europe and the United States. They are available in 160cm, 190cm, 208cm, and 228cm sizes. The smaller sizes will make them the ideal piano for the finest American homes and educational institutions where size is an issue.The ProBechstein series of classic upright models includes the Balance, Avance, Ars Nova, and Concert Eight. These vertical models combine outstanding appearance with superior touch and tone. In January of 2007, Bechstein began distributing its products in North America through Bechstein-America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of C Bechstein Pianofortefabrik.AG., Germany, and in May of 2007, C Bechstein Pianofortefabrik AG purchased the controlling interest in the Bohemia piano factory located in the Czech Republic where it now builds the W. Hoffmann line of grand and vertical pianos."
1,708 Beijing Hsinghai Piano Group Limited. "8 Guangda Street, Opto-Mechatronics Industrial Park, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101111, China. Tel: 011-86-10-8150-3663. Fax: 011-86-10-8150-3685.The company was established in 1949. Today it has huge modern production facilities and a selection of fine pianos and grand pianos that meets the ever-increasing domestic and international demands for quality, sound, and performance. "
1,709 BERGMANN PIANOS "19060 Dominguez Hills Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-6404 Tel: (310) 637-2000 Web: www.youngchang.comBergmann offers a full line of quality upright and grand pianos at an affordable price. Sophisticated asymmetrical soundboards are constructed of hand-selected spruce for superior tone. Hammers are made of the finest felt and maple, imparting endurance with great sensitivity. The precision cast vacuum-process iron frame provides superior strength and stability. Bergmann pianos are the work of Young Chang’s 50-year heritage of piano craftsmanship."
1,710 "BLÜTHNER, JULIUS, PIANOFORTEFABRIK GmbH" "Dechwitzer Str. 12, D-04463 Grosspösna, Germany. Tel: 011-49-34297-7513. Fax: 011-49-34297-75150. Email: info@bluethner.de. Web: www.bluethner.de. Board of directors: Ingbert Blüthner-Haessler, Dr. Christian Blüthner-Haessler, Knut Blüthner-Haessler.Representation in the United States: Bluthner USA, 5660 West Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48906. Tel: (517) 886-6000. Fax: (517) 886-1574. Email: info@bluthnerpiano.com. Web: www.bluthnerpiano.com. James M. M. Reeder, managing director.Blüthner and Haessler pianos are crafted by Juliüs Blüthner Pianofortefabrik. The company has been family owned and/or operated since 1853 and is internationally known for its production of highest-quality instruments. Six sizes of grand pianos and four sizes of vertical pianos are manufactured. Blüthner pianos have been favored by Franz Liszt, Claude Debussy, Peter Tschaikowsky, Arthur Rubinstein, and many other famous musicians and music lovers alike. Musicians praise the character of the sound with its famous romantic role.To celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2001, the company introduced the Blüthner Jubilee Edition (6’3”) featuring a new plate design reminiscent of the special edition of 1903. A left-handed piano was introduced in 2003, and in that same year a grand piano action with four pedals was invented. The fourth pedal activates the lift of the dampers, allowing them to drop back when the respective key is played. The remaining undraped strings produce harmonics that enrich the sound.The Haessler line of pianos made by Juliüs Blüthner consists of three sizes of grand pianos and three sizes of upright pianos. The international market will find a price advantage with the Haessler line, which meets Blüthner’s highest quality standard that has been maintained since 1853. These are truly remarkable sounding instruments.The Irmler-Europe line consists of mid-priced European grands and verticals in attractive styles and finishes. All are made to exacting specifications developed by Irmler Piano and reflect Irmler’s long history of piano making (established in 1818 in Leipzig, Germany). The Irmler Piano Company is owned by Dr. Christian and Knut Blüthner-Haessler. The pianos are constructed in Poland with German-made components and parts, with an engineering advantage from Blüthner Leipzig. All instruments are finalized in the Blüthner factory in Germany with extensive quality control.The Breitmann line includes two sizes of grand pianos B-16 5’4” and B-18 5’9” and four sizes of vertical pianos B-110 44”, B-120 46.5”, B-122 48.5”, and B-130 52”. Breitmann pianos, a division of the Irmler Piano Company, are constructed to exacting specifications by the company’s German engineering facility in Leipzig and with German-made components including pin block, strings, hammers, etc. This line of pianos represents the finest in Asian-made instruments for budget-minded buyers.Contact the Lansing, Michigan, office for more information."
1,711 "BOHEMIA PIANO AMERICA, INC." "P.O. Box 17789, Tampa, FL 33682-7789. Tel: (813) 908-6471. Fax: (813) 961-8514. Email: bohemiapianousa@aol.com. Web: www.bohemiapiano.cz. Marcela Schramlova, President.The history of Bohemia piano began in 1871 in the town of Jihlava. In 1924 the company started its cooperation with a Viennese firm, Hofmann & Czerny (Austria). The factory’s modernization and assortment expansion continued until 1944, and in 1945 the company was converted to a state-owned corporation. In 1993 Bohemia Piano Ltd. bought the factory from the government and transformed it to a privately owned company again.The new owner has reinstituted the pre-war traditions and has successfully developed the new construction of all piano models in a very short time. With some 2,500 instruments produced annually, the company is one of the largest European manufacturers. The original confined factory space in Jihlava led to the addition of a factory in Hradec Králové for grand piano production. The hand-production of grand pianos is based on the cooperation between the designers and the company’s highly skilled piano builders, whose perfect workmanship and use of top-quality components result in the unique instruments sought after by professional performers, music schools, and concert halls. Each instrument is monitored on an ongoing basis, and the innovations are in accordance with the customer’s satisfaction. Bohemia Piano prides itself in producing the most innovative pianos in an otherwise predominantly conventional handicraft.Using the brand names Bohemia Piano and Hofmann & Czerny, the company produces a full range of upright pianos from size 43” to 52” and grand pianos from 4’11” to 8’11”.Bohemia pianos are preferred by players who enjoy the elegant and mellow European sound as well as the fine variety of cabinets in many different colors and veneers.A few years ago, C. Bechstein became a shareholder of Bohemia Piano s.r.o, Jihlava, and with their investment as well as the assistance of their technicians, the production increased. In April 2007 C. Bechstein bought the remaining shares and renamed the company C. Bechstein Europe s.r.o, Jihlava. Bohemia Piano America, Inc. remains the distributor for North America with their representative, German American Trading. "
1,712 "BÖsendorfer Pianos," "L. Bösendorfer Klavierfabrik GmbH, Graf Starhemberg-Gasse 14, A-1040 Vienna, Austria. Tel: 011-43-(1)-504-66-51-0. Email: mail@boesendorfer.com. Web: www.bosendorfer.com."
1,713 Brodman Piano Group "Viktorgasse 14, Vienna 1040, Austria. Email: christian.heferl@brodmann-pianos.com. www.brodmann-pianos.com"
1,714 Grand and upright pianos.BROOKSIDE PRESS Refer to Piano Book in this section.
1,715 CARL EBEL "c/o Piano Empire, Inc., 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@pianoempire.com. Web: www.carlebel.com. Chris Vance, president."
1,716 "CHICKERING, A Division of Gibson Guitar Corp." "309 Plus Park Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37217. Tel: (615) 871-4500. Toll-free: (800) 876-2976. Fax: (615) 884-7282. Email: info@baldwinpiano.com. Web: www.baldwinpiano.com.Manufacturer and distributor of Chickering pianos."
1,717 Content Classical Organs Elpro BV Kerkdennen 52 NL 3851 BB Ermelo P.O.Box 296 NL 3850 AG Ermelo The Netherlands Tel + 31 341 554876 Fax + 31 341 556887 Directors: Mr Bert and Gerco Foppen Sales manager: Aart van de Beek www.content-organs.com info@content-organs.com
1,718 DIVERSI MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS "P.O. Box 74, Woodlyn, PA 19094. Telephone: (610) 579-9047. Email: info@diversiorgan.com. Web: www.diversiorgan.com. Contacts: Tom Tuson and Sonja Lynne. Diversi is a company dedicated to manufacturing high quality instruments (Drawbar Organs and Keyboards) for gospel churches and demanding musicians. "
1,719 ESTONIA PIANO "Refer to Laul Estonia Piano Factory, Ltd., in this section."
1,720 FALCONE PIANOS "ASC (America Sejung Corp.), 295 Brea Canyon Road, Walnut, CA 91789. Tel: (909) 839-0757. Toll-free: 866-473-5864. Fax: (909) 839-0723. Email: sales@ascpianos.com. Web: www.ascpianos.com.Santi Falcone originally designed the Falcone piano to meet the needs of the most discriminating piano players. European and American construction features, and elements of both tone and response were ever-present in this development.Today, inspired by Santi Falcone’s commitment to craftsmanship and quality, America Sejung Corp., the worldwide headquarters for Qinqdao Sejung Musical Instruments Company, Ltd., distributes the full line of Falcone grand and upright pianos.Sejung strives to uphold the quality and standards of the prestigious Falcone piano line known throughout the world. The full line features both grand and vertical models that will complement the décor and bring enjoyment to any home, studio, or concert hall.The U.S.A. division, America Sejung Corp., handles worldwide sales for Falcone pianos."
1,721 Fandrich & Sons Pianos "7411 Silvana Terrace Road, Stanwood, WA 98292. Tel: (360) 652-8980. Toll-free: 877-737-1422. Fax: (360) 652-3954. Email: fandrich@fandrich.com. Web: www.fandrich.com. Contact:Heather Fandrich. Fandrich & Sons grands and uprights with the patented Fandrich Vertical Action that plays like a grand. Feurich uprights with the Fandrich Vertical Action. Bohemia grands and uprights from Europe. Piano refinishing and rebuilding."
1,722 FAZIOLI PIANOS "Fazioli Pianoforti SRL, Via Ronche 47, Sacile, Pordenone 33077, Italy. Fax: 011-39-434-780-227. Email: ingo@fazioli.com."
1,723 FEURICH PIANOS "U.S. Agent: Brian Gatchell, 25 S Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32904. Telephone: (321) 725-5690. Toll-free telephone: 1-888-725-6633. E-mail: brianatlantic@cfl.rr.com. Website: www.atlanticmusiccenter.com.These handcrafted pianos are made under the direction of Julius Feurich in Gunzenhausen, Germany. Three sizes of grands (172, 197 and 227) are available in the U.S., as well as verticals."
1,724 GENERALMUSIC "1164 Tower Lane, Bensenville, IL 60106. Tel: (630) 766-8230. Toll-free: (800) 323-0280. Fax: (630) 766-8281. Email: gmail@generalmusicus.com. Web: www.generalmusic.com. Generalmusic has 127+ years of manufacturing expertise in electronic keyboards, digital pianos, professional keyboards, and classical organs."
1,725 GENEVA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION "29 East Hintz Road, Wheeling, IL 60090. Tel (847) 520-9970. Toll-free (800) 533-2388. Fax (847) 520-9593. Email pianos@geneva-intl.com and band@geneva-intl.com. Earl Matzkin, president. Exclusive U.S. distributor of Nordiska and Weinbach pianos"
1,726 GEORGE STECK PIANOS "ASC (America Sejung Corp.), 295 Brea Canyon Road, Walnut, CA 91789. Tel: (909) 839-0757. Toll-free: 866-473-5864. Fax: (909) 839-0723. Email: sales@ascpianos.com. Web: www.ascpianos.com.George Steck and Co. began its prestigious history in 1837, when German piano builder George Steck opened his New York City piano factory and showroom, Steck Hall.Today, inspired by George Steck’s commitment to craftsmanship and quality, America Sejung Corp., the worldwide headquarters for Qinqdao Sejung Musical Instruments Company, Ltd., distributes the George Steck line of grand and upright pianos.George Steck grand pianos feature European-style action enabling pianists to play more dynamically and with more control. As elegant in appearance as the sound it produces, the George Steck grand is available in a wide range of sizes, finishes, and styles.George Steck upright pianos feature elegant styling, impressive fallboards, attractively carved music racks, and a brass pedal kick plate. The George Steck pianos offer a responsive touch and a rich, warm tone for any pianist.(ASC) America Sejung Corp., the U.S.A. division of Qingdao Sejung, handles worldwide sales for George Steck pianos."
1,727 "GERMAN AMERICAN TRADING COMPANY, INC." "P.O. Box 17789, Tampa, FL 33682. Tel: (813) 961-8405. Fax: (813) 961-8514. Email: germanamer@msn.com.The company represents the following brands in the United States: August Föerster, Bohemia and Discacciati."
1,728 GROTRIAN PIANO COMPANY "P.O. Box 5833, D-38049 Braunschweig, Germany. Tel: 011-49-531-210-100. Fax: 011-49-531-210-1040. Email: contact@grotrian.de. Web: www.grotrian.de."
1,729 "Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group, Ltd." "Yu Wei Xi Road, South Hua Di Da Dao, Fangcun, Li Wan Guangzhou, China 510388. Tel: 0086- 20- 81503507/81507678/81405260/81501011- 3213 Fax: 001-86-81502649. Email: wmk@pearlriverpiano.com. Web: www.pearlriverpiano.com. Pearl River, the world’s largest piano manufacturer, also produces over 5,000 violins, cellos, violas, and double basses per month, as well as 50,000 acoustic and electric guitars per month. Add to that one of the most varied collections of musical instruments including drums, brass, wind, and even accordions. Violins are available in all sizes and feature the finest in spruce wood with book- matched backs. Many orchestra and music directors see the Pearl River violin as a “Best Buy” in the American marketplace. The use of high quality materials and workers dedicated to producing the fi nest music products possible have propelled Pearl River violins to the forefront. Pearl River guitars offer high quality and all the important features at exceptionally competitive pricing on all models including professional, classical, acoustic and electric guitars. As the leading guitar manufacturer in China for more than 50 years, Pearl River is internationally renowned for the finest workmanship and consistent quality. The guitar factory is committed to constant innovation. Pearl River is determined to provide the finest guitars at affordable prices with outstanding customer service."
1,730 HAESSLER PIANOS "Juliüs Blüthner Pianofabrik GmbH, Dechwitzer Strasse 12, D-04445, Störmthal, Germany.Exclusive importer and distributor: German Piano Imports, LLC, 5660 West Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48906. Tel: (517) 886-6000. Toll-free: (800) 954-3200. Fax: (517) 886-1574. Email: info@bluthnerpiano.com. Web: www@bluthnerpiano.com. James M. Reeder, president and managing director.The Haessler piano division, founded in 1995, is a wholly owned division of the Blüthner family; the pianos are manufactured in the Blüthner factory in Störmthal (Leipzig), Germany. The line consists of two sizes of grands and four sizes of verticals."
1,731 "Hailun Distribution, LLC" "5400 Lawrenceville Highway Suite #E-2,Lilburn, GA 30047. Tel: (770) 381-3871, Email: Aspire@HailunUSA.com, Web: www.HailunUSA.com.Manufactures five models of uprights (116, 121, H1, 125, H5, H31P) with traditional and cabriolet leg styles including new Estate model H1 ebony with mahogany trim, 116 School Piano and H31P Professional. Upright options include agraffes, coordinated silver or gold trim, and full or half lid styles. Grand piano (sizes 151, 161, 178, 198, 218, 277) styles include Traditional Spade, Cabriolet, Georgian. New Baroque model in ebony with bird’s eye maple trim. Finishes include: ebony, white, light or dark walnut, (polished and satin) and mahogany polished. Grand pianos may be ordered with factory-installed Pianodisc™ units."
1,732 "HAMMOND SUZUKI USA, INC" "733 West Annoreno Drive, Addison, IL 60101-4315.Tel (630) 543-0277. Toll-free 888-ORGAN-B3 (888-674-2623). Fax (630) 543-0279. Email hammondsuzuki@worldnet.att.net Web www.hamondorganco.com.Hammond Suzuki USA manufactures, markets, and distributes Hammond Institutional Organs, Hammond Contemporary Music Systems, Hammond Professional products, and Leslie Organ Speaker cabinets."
1,733 Hangzhou Worlde Digital Piano "Room G& H, 7F, Tower B, Guoji Garden; No Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310012 China. Tel: 8657188211880. Email: sales@worlde.com.cn Contact: Emily."
1,734 HOBART M. CABLE PIANOS "ASC (America Sejung Corp.), 295 Brea Canyon Road, Walnut, CA 91789. Tel: (909) 839-0757. Toll-free: 866-473-5864. Fax: (909) 473-5864. Email: sales@ascpianos.com. Web: www.ascpianos.com.Hobart M. Cable was established in 1900 in LaPorte, Indiana, and was built in the United States for over 65 years. The “Cable” name and, more significantly, Hobart M. Cable have always been recognized as an American standard for upright and grand pianos.America Sejung Corp., the worldwide headquarters for Qinqdao Sejung Musical Instruments Company, Ltd., distributes the Hobart M. Cable line of grand and upright pianos offering styles and finishes that complement any American home.(ASC) America Sejung Corp., the U.S.A. division of Qingdao Sejung, handles worldwide sales for Hobart M. Cable pianos."
1,735 IRMLER-EUROPE PIANOS "Irmler Piano Company, Dechwitzer Strasse 12, D-04445, Störmthal, Germany.Exclusive importer and distributor: German Piano Imports, LLC, 5660 West Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906. Tel: (517) 886-6000. Toll-free: (800) 954-3200. Fax: (517) 886-1574. Email: info@bluthnerpiano.com. Web: www.bluthnerpiano.com. James M. Reeder, president and managing director.Irmler-Europe pianos are designed and made by the Irmler Piano Company of Germany and imported and distributed exclusively by German Piano Imports. The Irmler-Europe line consists of mid-priced European-made grands and verticals in attractive styles and finishes. All are made to exacting specifications developed by the Irmler Piano Company and reflect on the company’s long history of piano-making, which began in the early 1900s. The company is owned and operated by Dr. Christian and Knut Blüthner-Haessler. The pianos are constructed in Eastern Europe with German-made components and parts, with an engineering advantage from Leipzig."
1,736 JOHANNUS ORGANS "Keplerlaan 2, 6716 BS, Ede, The Netherlands. Tel: 011-31-318-637403. Fax: 011-31-318-622238. Email: inform@johannus.com. Web: www.johannus.com. Contact: Gert J. Stoffer."
1,737 KASIMOFF-BLÜTHNER PIANO CO. "337 North Larchmont Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90004. Tel: (323) 466-7707. Fax: (323) 466-7708. Web: www.bluthnerlosangelels.com.The company continues to represent Blüthner pianos, made in Leipzig, Germany, by the same family since 1853. Represented by Kasimoff since 1963."
1,738 KAWAI ACOUSTIC AND DIGITAL PIANOS "Kawai America Corporation, 2055 East University Drive, P.O. Box 9045, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90224-9045. Tel: (310) 631-1771. Toll-free (800) 421-2177. Fax: (310) 604-6913. Email: info@kawaius.,com. Naoki Mori, executive vice president; Brian Chung, senior vice president and general manager.Kawai America Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kawai Musical Instrument Manufacturing Company, Ltd., of Hamamatsu, Japan. Kawai’s unyielding commitment to excellence has been a family trademark for over 80 years. The company’s full line of acoustic and digital pianos is recognized around the world for superb quality and performance. Kawai’s extensive investment in research and development will assure its continuance as a world leader in musical instrument design and manufacturing."
1,739 "KEMBLE AND CO., LTD." "Mount Avenue, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK1 1JE, England. Tel: 011-44-1908-371-771. Fax: 011-44-1908-270-448. Email: brian.kemble@gmx.yamaha.com. Web: www.kemble-pianos.co.uk.Kemble & Company (established 1911) is the largest piano manufacturer in Western Europe. It warehouses its fine British pianos in the U.S.A.; flooring is available."
1,740 "KETRON / CMC Distributors, Inc," "1510 Bath Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11228 Tel (800) 554-5982 and (718) 232-6436 Fax (718) 232-6453 email Tedcmc@aol.com Web: www.ketron.com Contact: Ted Kraus Importer and U.S. Distributor of Ketron Products. “"
1,741 "KEYBOARD CORPORATION, THE" "809 South Park Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Tel: (270) 737-5797 Fax: (270) 737-6640. Dennis Robey, president; Peter Pavkovich, vice president; Mike Lange, operations manager.The nation’s largest transporter of keyboard instruments, the company operates a large fleet of trailers customized for the music business. It offers 48-state delivery consisting of: guaranteed weekly service, air-ride trailers with liftgates for ground level delivery; temperature-controlled trailers; 24-hour notification; and blanket-wrap deliveries."
1,742 KEYBOARD EXCHANGE INTERNATIONAL "6914 Hanging Moss Road, Orlando, FL 32807. Tel: (407) 671-0730. Fax: (407) 671-2272. Web: http://b3world.com. Email: B3buyer@aol.com. Jim Huss, president.This company buys, sells, and trades select used Hammond organs."
1,743 KURZWEIL MUSIC SYSTEMS "19060 Dominguez Hills Drive, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-6404. Tel: (310) 637-2000.. Web: www.kurzweilmusicsystems.com.A leader in digital keyboards for professional, home, and institutional use, long known for its innovative digital synthesis and digital keyboard technology."
1,744 "LAUL ESTONIA PIANO FACTORY, LTD." "7 Fillmore Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980. Tel: (845) 947-7763. Fax: (845) 947-7863. Email: LaulEstoniaPiano@aol.com. Web: www.EstoniaPiano.com.The Laul Estonia Piano Factory, a European maker of handcrafted first-tier pianos, specializes in making grand pianos. The Studio Grand 168 (5’6”), Parlour Grand 190 (6’3”), and Concert Grand 273 (9’) instruments have been praised by many concert pianists, including Oscar Peterson, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, and Dave Brubeck."
1,745 LOWREY ORGAN COMPANY "825 East 26th Street, La Grange Park, IL 60526. Tels: (708) 352-3388 and (Service Department) (708) 352-3467, ext. 236 or 248. Toll-free (Sales): (800) 451-5939, ext. 210, 229, or 231. Toll-free (Service Parts Hotline): (800) 451-5940. Fax: (708) 352-3464. Web: www.lowrey.com. Contact: Frank A. West.Lowrey Organ Company has a long, proud history of innovation in the recreational music making business. The company remains exclusively focused on servicing the needs of the hobby music maker and maintains industry leadership by coupling fresh new ideas and groundbreaking technology with sales-proven designs and strategies. Lowrey’s complete line of home organs provides hot-selling entry-level organs up through fully featured state-of-the-art models. The Lowrey sales and marketing team has the knowledge and experience to get the organ business going in retail stores. The company welcomes calls from prospective dealers."
1,746 MASON & HAMLIN PIANOS "Factory: 35 Duncan Street, Haverhill, MA 01830. Office: 4111-A North Freeway Blvd., California 95834. Tel: (916) 567-9999. Toll-free: (800) 566-3472. Fax: (916) 567-1941. Email: sales@masonhamlin.com. Web: www.masonhamlin.com.Mason & Hamlin recently celebrated its 150th anniversary with the introduction of the CC-94, at 9’4” the first American-made concert grand in over 50 years. Mason & Hamlin also builds the Model 50 professional upright; the Model A (5’8”) grand; the Model AA (6’4”) grand, and the Model BB (7’) semi-concert grand. Mason & Hamilin pianos are hand-built to its Boston-era specifications and include such exclusive features as the Tension Resonator, a Mason & Hamlin invention first introduced in 1900."
1,747 "MEDELI ELECTRONICS, LTD." "20/F, Cheung Lee Ind. Bldg., 9 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong. Tel: 011-852-2898-8831. Fax: 011-852-2558-2639. Email: sales@medeli.com.hk. Web: www.medeli.com.hk. Contact: James Cheng.Manufacturer of digital pianos."
1,748 Modern Piano Moving "992 Highway D, Sullivan, MO 63080. Toll-free: (800) 737-5600. Fax: (573) 860-6887. Email: modrnpno@fidnet.com. Web: www.modernpiano.com. Contact: Michael Bailey."
1,749 "NORTH AMERICAN MUSIC, INC." "11 Kay Fries Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980. Tel (845) 429- 0106 Hallet Davis & Co. pianos, Hardman pianos, Private label pianos, and pre-owned Yamaha and Kawai pianos."
1,750 PALATINO PIANOS "P.O. Box 162, Brisbane, California, 94005. Telephone: (415) 570-0970. Toll-free telephone: 888-552-5465. Fax (415) 570-0651. E-mail: sales@themusiclink.net. Web: palatinousa.com.Palatino pianos have built a solid reputation in the piano industry because of their remarkable value and superior craftsmanship. The piano line consists of vertical pianos that range from 43.5 to 50 upright sizes, all made with fine material and international excellence. Palatino’s finely crafted grand pianos are available in sizes from 54 to 69.All pianos are manufactured in a specialized, dedicated piano plant, using a time-honored tradition where every detail is heavily scrutinized for the highest quality and consistency possible. The pianos feature imported Italian keys, Mapes strings, German Roslau steel strings, durable Japanese wool hammers, and Renner-style action parts. The solid spruce soundboard on the pianos is cut precisely using high-quality Toyo CNC routers from Japan for perfect symmetry in tone and tolerance.Palatino pianos are available in eight finishes, from ebony matte to red gloss, and are some of the best-sounding traditional and classic instruments the educational market has ever seen.Palatino prides itself on being able to keep its prices down without sacrificing the quality of these finely crafted instruments. Palatino remains focused on providing high-quality, well-built pianos at budget prices that are perfect for first-time buyers or rental programs. Palatino pianos are available from The Music Link."
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”. "
1,752 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."
1,753 "Petrof PIANOS, spol. s.r.o." "5400 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite B1 Liburn, GA 30047 U.S.A. Tel: (404) 310-5519. Fax: (909) 673-9165. Email: aer1@mindspring.com. Contact: Al Rich."
1,754 "PIANO BOOK, THE" "Brookside Press, P.O. Box 300168, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130. Tel: (617) 522-7182. Toll-free: (800) 545-2022. Fax: (617) 390-7764. Email: info@pianobook.com. Web: www.pianobook.com. Contact: Larry Fine.The Piano Book by Larry Fine has been the standard consumer reference in the piano business in the United States and Canada since 1987. It contains listings, descriptions, and evaluations of all brands and models available; explanations of sales features; information on buying a used piano, including a depreciation schedule and pricing guide; and special sections on older Steinways, moving and storage, and piano care and servicing. Piano dealers and technicians use the book as a sales aid and reference and sell or give the book to customers as part of special promotions or for general customer education. It is also used for training new salespeople and technicians and as a college text for music majors. The Fourth Edition of The Piano Book, extensively revised and updated and 25% longer than the previous edition, was published in January 2001. The 2008-2009 Annual Supplement to The Piano Book contains updated product information since publication of the Fourth Edition, current “list” prices for all makes and models of new pianos, and suggestions on how to estimate actual “street” prices. Both books are available from Brookside Press. Substantial discounts are available for quantity purchases. The Piano Book is also distributed to the print music trade by Alfred Publishing Co."
1,755 "PIANO EMPIRE, INC." "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."
1,756 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."
1,757 "PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD, INC." "4444 FOREST AVENUE, KANSAS CITY, KS 66106-3750. Tel: (913) 432-9975. Fax: (913) 432-9986. Email:ptg@ptg.org. Web: www.ptg.org. Barbara Cassaday, Executive Director. PTG, the organization of the Registered Piano Technician, is the world’s premier source of piano service expertise. PTG offers a technician referral service and a wide variety of informational materials for technicians, piano owners, teachers and students. PTG serves over 4,000 members throughout the world with opportunities for accreditation and professional development along with publication of the monthly Piano Technicians Journal."
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."
1,759 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."
1,760 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."
1,761 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 "
1,762 "QRS MUSIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC." "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® Computerized Player System that turns virtually any piano into a self-playing instrument. The Pianomation library includes solo piano CDs, CDs with instrumental and/or vocal accompaniment and SyncAlong™ CDs which are original recordings from mainstream artists like Elton John and Billy Joel. QRS also makes Story & Clark pianos that all come standard with PNOscan™, an optical sensor strip that converts performances into digital information making it possible to have all the features and benefits of a digital piano with the sound, beauty and lasting value of an acoustic piano. "
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."
1,764 "RETAIL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC." "1579 Ravanusa Drive, Henderson, NV 89052. Tel and fax: (702) 897-6708. Email: ads@rbsolution.com. Web: www.customerfrontline.com. Alan D. Slivinski, president.A business management consulting company to help musical instrument retailers improve sales results with the Customer Frontline contact management and marketing database software program. Consulting services include sale training, management development, business analysis and software support. The company provides monthly business analysis reports for the Piano Sales Management Group."
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"
1,766 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”. "
1,767 "Rodgers Instruments LLC," "1300 Northeast 25th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Tel: (503) 648-4181. Fax: (503) 681-0444. Email: marketing@rodgers.rain.com. Web: www.rodgersinstruments.com. Lloyd A. Robbins, president. Rodgers Instruments is the world’s leading builder of stereo imaged digital church organs and pipe/digital combination organs. The sound of Rodgers organs sets them apart from all other products available today. Rodgers is part of Roland Corporation, a world leader in digital musical instrument technologies and digital musical instrument sales and manufacturing. The Rodgers/Roland partnership brings together hundreds of engineers specializing in high-resolution stereophonic musical instrument sound generation and the resources of a recognized industry leader with more than $1 billion per year in revenues. No other company in pipe organ or digital organ building is backed by such a large pool of specialized engineering talent or financial resources on such a large scale. Many of the most notable advances in organ technology have been introduced by Rodgers: the first all-transistor church organs, first transistorized organ amplifiers, first computer memory capture actions, first microprocessor church organs, first MIDI church organs, and the first Digital Signal Processing (DSP) in church organs. Rodgers is the only company to use stereo sampling in church organs, and created Parallel Digital Imaging® to capture true pipe organ sound. Rodgers also builds world-class organs with pipes for churches and concert halls. The result is a full line of professional-grade organs that have become the reference standard among organists and church musicians worldwide"
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."
1,769 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."
1,770 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."
1,771 Schiedmayer Celesta Schaferhauserstrasse 10/2 Wendlingen 73240 Germany. Email: schiedmayer.stuttgart@t-online.de. Contact: Elianne Schiedmayer.
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."
1,773 "Schoenhut Piano Company, Inc." "6480-B U.S. 1 Nortth, St. Augustine, FL32095. Tel: 888-414-2739, Fax: 904-823-9213, Email: info@toypiano.com, www.toypiano.com Contact: Renee Trinca Manufacturer of toy pianos."
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"
1,775 .SEJUNG DIGITAL PIANOS "ASC (America Sejung Corp.), 295 Brea Canyon Road, Walnut, CA 91789. Tel: (909) 839-0757. Fax: (909) 839-0723. Email: sales@sejungusa.com. Web: www.sejungusa.com.Sejung Digital Pianos continue to set the standard for affordability and ease of use in a full line of digitals ranging from uprights to a full 4.8’ grand.Sejung’s 88-note Hammer-Action Keyboard gives users the same responsiveness and touch as an acoustic piano. The key action can actually be adjusted to four different responses, while the improved stereo-sampled sounds allow a wide selection of instrument tones from a Concert Grand Piano to true drum percussion to enhance any performance.All Sejung digital pianos have built in Song Recorders that make it possible to save performances, while an onboard metronome helps the user stay in time when practicing.Large backlit LED displays make the menus easy to navigate and simple to use. Built-in speakers provide crystal clear sound and make all Sejung digital pianos the perfect choice for concert halls, churches, schools, and homes.Additional features include a music rest, soft and sostenuto pedals, stereo headphone outputs, and AC power cord or AC adapter.Sejung Musical Instruments of Qingdao, China, the world’s largest single-site piano and guitar production facility, is recognized as a major OEM manufacturer of pianos and fretted instruments. Sejung, in a few short years, has quickly gained a reputation for producing top-quality products at affordable prices.The U.S.A. division of Sejung, (ASC) America Sejung Corp, handles worldwide sales for Sejung Digital Pianos."
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."
1,777 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."
1,778 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."
1,779 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."
1,780 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 "
1,781 "STEINBERG, GERH." "c/o Piano Empire, Inc., 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@pianoempire.com. Web: www.steinbergpiano.com. Chris Vance, president."
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."
1,783 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. "
1,784 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."
1,785 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."
1,786 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."
1,787 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"
1,788 WEBB PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES Refer to Allied Piano/Webb Phillips & Associates in this section.
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."
1,790 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"
1,791 ".WURLITZER, A Division of Gibson Guitar Corp." "309 Plus Park Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37217. Tel: (615) 871-4500. Toll-free: (800) 876-2976. Fax: (615) 884-7283. Email: info@baldwinpiano.com. Web: www.baldwinpiano.com.Manufacturer and distributor of: Wurlitzer pianos and Wurlitzer Historic Collection pianos."
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."
1,793 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."
1,794 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."
1,795 AETNA FELT CORP. "2401 West Emaus Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103. Tel: (610) 791-0900. Toll Free: (800) 526-4451. Fax: (610) 791-5791. Email: info@aetnafelt.com. Web: www.aetnafelt.com.Felt: woven, pressed, plain-adhesive backed. Die cuts; yard goods, stripping. Cork: die cut, stripping, sheets adhesive backed. Moleskin wiper pads. Felt picks. Seventy-five years of supplying customers’ needs; the company slogan is “You need it, we have it in stock.”"
1,796 ALLIED PIANO/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. Specializing in wood and finish repair products and services, Allied Piano is scheduling hands-on seminars from Alaska to Panama. With 60 years of experience in industrial and shop settings, the company is prepared to provide professional materials and instruction in their use. Polyester and lacquer repair and touch-up.The company also offers its extensive experience in piano humidity control service to technicians and dealers. It carries the full line of Dampp-Chaser products and can help with installation and sales advice.Other services and products include new pinbocks; block duplication; Milwaukee, Metabo, and Porter-Cable tools; Vortex air coolers; and HVLP equipment for finish spraying."
1,797 "AMERICAN PIANO SUPPLY CO., A Division of Schaff Piano Supply Company" "451 Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Tel: (847) 438-4556. Fax: (847) 438-4615.Manufacturer and wholesale distributor of piano tools, hardware, and supplies. See Schaff Piano Supply Company listing in this section."
1,798 "BROOKS, LTD." "376 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371. Tel: (860) 434-0287. Toll Free: (800) 326-2440. Fax: (860) 434-8089. Email: BrooksLtd@sbcglobal.net.Brooks, Ltd., established in 1980, is the importer and supplier of Abel Encore piano hammers and action parts. Bolduc wood supplies, soundboards, and pinblocks (quantity discounts). Dampp-Chaser products. With 45 years as piano technicians and rebuilders, the company provides fast, expert service, quality supplies, and honest technical support. Phones answered daily 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. High-quality custom hammer boring and shaping. Pre-hanging grand hammers is a specialty."
1,799 BROOKSIDE PRESS Refer to Piano Book in the Keyboard section.
1,800 CAMPBELL & YOUNG MUSIC LTD. DBA BENCHWORLD "118 – 930 W. 1st St. NV, BC, V7P 3N4, CANADA, 443-250 H Street, BLAINE, WA, 98230, USA. Tel: 1800-326-0577, or, 778-987-4266, FAX: 604-980-4993, Email: sales@benchworld.com Contact: Michael Sayyad, Sales ManagerImport & Distributor of Piano Benches & Piano Accessories. Keyboard, due, artist benches, adjustable, leather, concert & premium benches. Wide choice of tops, legs, colors, and finishes. Wooden music stands of different styles. Metronomes. Largest selection of piano benches in North America."


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