Ari-Jukka Luomaranta Finnish gent that manufactures acoustic guitars under the AJL brand, these are not the normal steel string or classical guitars but models inspired by the jazz age with arch-tops, selmer and Maccaferri style models. Homepage:http://www.ajl-guitars.com Ari-Jukka Luomaranta, Korpintie 61, 67600 Kokkola, Finland Tel: +358 40 5071383. E-Mail: aj )at( ajl-guitars.com.
Aristides Instruments Dutch company that manufactures electric guitars out of compound materials. Homepage:http://www.aristidesinstruments.com Aristides Instruments, Humberweg 12, 1043 AC Amsterdam, Holland. Tel: +31 (0)20 614 61 47. E-Mail: info /at\ aristidesinstruments.com. Skype: AristidesInstruments.
USA based company that manufactures and sells musical instruments, including electric guitars, basses and amplification under the Dean Guitars name, guitars, basses, ukuleles and banjos under the Luna Guitars label, guitar and bass amplifiers under the Dime Amplifiers brand and drums and related accessories under the DDrums name.
Company was originally founded in 1994 as Armadillo Case Co. and initially manufactured flight cases and related products and has since then acquired a number of trade mark that they use to brand products that are mostly ODM procured products although the company has some production facilities of their own. Armadillo bought the Dean trademark from Oscar Medeiros in 1997 and the DDrum trademark was bought from Clavia DMI in 2005. Luna is on the other hand a brand the company created in 2005 and the Dime Amplifiers name was started in 2009. The company is no longer manufacturing cases.. Distribution: In the UK by Bill Lewington Ltd. Non-exclusive distribution in the Caribbean and South & Central America by Consolidated Music Export Inc.. Dean Guitars are distributed in Greece by Philippos Nakas S.A. Luna Guitars are handled in Germany by Blue Guitar. DDrum is distributed in Denmark by Musikpartner, in Greece by I. Diamantopoulos and in Indonesia by Melodia Musik Homepage:http://www.armadilloent.com -- Luna Guitars homepage -- Dean Guitars homepage -- Ddrum homepage -- Dime Amplifiers site. Armadillo Enterprises, Inc., 4924 W Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL 33634, USA. Tel: +1 813 600 3920. Fax: +1 813 600 3933.
Aroma Music Co. Chinese manufacturer of musical instrument accessories such as digital tuners, metronomes, capos and piezo pickups, these are usually sold under the Aroma brand but the company is also active as an OEM. Distribution: In France by MGM, in Malaysia by The Guitar Store and in the USA by Morgan Hill Music Homepage:http://www.aromamusic.cn . Aroma Music Co. Ltd., Floor 6 West, Building 56, Baotian Industry Zone, Baotian 3 Road, Bao An District, Shenzhen 518102, China. Tel: +86 755 2977 0450. Fax: +86 755 2977 0452. E-Mail: info (at) aromamusic.cn
Arpege Belgian business that develops music notation and composing software , in addition to generic software they have a number of instrument specific versions and make a keyboard specifically developed to input music notation. Company originally founded in 1990 by Dominique Vandenneucker . Homepage:http://www.arpegemusic.com Arpege Sprl., 29 rue de l'Enseignement, 4800 Verviers, Belgium. Tel/Fax: +32 872 68010 (Sales) or +32 87 55 23 60 (support)..
Artesanía Levante S.L. Spanish company based in Alaquas in Valencia that makes traditional castanets using the Levante brand. Non-exclusive distribution in Portugal and Spain by Enrique Keller Artesanía Levante S.L., c/Cuenca 65a, 46970 - Alaquas, Spain. Tel: +34 961510545. Fax: +34 961516497..
Arturia French manufacturer of synthesis hardware and software, best known for their emulations of vintage analogue synths. Distribution: In Australia by Central Musical Instruments, in France by Algam, in Italy by Midiware, in Japan by Hook Up Inc., in Scandinavia by Luthman Scandinavia, in Taiwan by Midimall, in Thailand by S.D.K. Technology Innovation Homepage:http://www.arturia.com . Arturia, 4 chemin de Malacher, 38240 Meylan, France. Arturia USA, 5776-D Lindero Cyn Rd #239, Westlake Village, CA 91362, USA.
Asano-Taiko Japanese manufacturer of traditional Japanese percussion instruments. At over 400 years old the company is one of the 50 oldest companies in the world and one of the 5 oldest musical instrument manufacturers still with us. Homepage:http://www.asano.jp Asano-Taiko, 587-1 Fukudome, Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-0051, Japan. Tel: +81 (0)76 277 1717. Fax: +81 (0)76 277 2228..
Ashdown Design & Marketing Ltd UK based company that trades as Ashdown Engineering, manufactures and sells amplifiers for acoustic guitars and electric basses. Distribution: In Australia by Music Link Australia, in Croatia by Euromusic Agency, in Indonesia by M Station, in Italy by Proel, in New Zealand by South Pacific Music and in Poland by Soundtrade Homepage:http://www.ashdownmusic.com . Ashdown Design & Marketing Ltd, Stevens Farm (The Stables), Mashbury Road, Chignal St James, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 4TX, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1621 856010.