Musical instrument manufacturers - Ba to Bc

Musical instrument manufacturers - Ba to Bc

Babbit (Clarinet & Sax mouthpieces) See --> J.J. Babbit

Babicz Guitars USA
USA based manufacturer of steel string acoustic guitars in addition to acoustic and electric guitar hardware such as bridges and tremolos. The electric guitar hardare products are sold under the Full Contact Hardware brand.
Distribution: In Switzerland by Sticks Musique
Homepage: -- Babicz Signature Series homepage -- FCH homepage.
Babicz Guitars USA, 421 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601, USA.

Bach (Wind instruments) See --> Conn-Selmer

Backun Musical Services
Canadian company that manufactures clarinets but is better known for their mouthpieces, barrells and bells. Their mouthpieces are designed in conjuntion with Ricardo Morales and are sold under the MoBa name, in addition the company offers repair services for all wind instruments.
Distribution: Non-exclusive distribution in the USA by Conn-Selmer
Homepage: .
Backun Musical Services Ltd., 6875 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5J 4J3, Canada.
Tel: +1 604 205 5770. Fax: +1 604 205 5775. E-Mail: info (at)

Bagpipes Galore
Specialist bagpipe store and manufacturer based in Edinburgh, Scotland that manufactures bagpipes and chanters, all kinds of bagpipe related educational material, synthetic bagpipe reeds and other accessories.
Distribution: Non-exclusive distribution/wholesaling in the UK and Ireland by McClelland Music Ltd
Homepage: .
Bagpipes Galore, 82 Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BZ, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)131 556 4073. E-Mail : pipes /at\

Bags from Spain See --> Musical Enterprises (Brass & wood wind bags & cases)

Baja See --> GTRC Services

Baldwin See --> Gibson Guitar Corp.

Ballone Burini

Italian manufacturer of piano and chromatic accordions in addition to Eolinas, that are a sort of upmarket mouth organs that are available with both chromatic and piano keyboards.
Distribution: In Brazil by Acordeon Todeschini
Homepage: .
Ballone Burini Lido &, Via Camerano 19, PO Box 22, 60022 Castelfidardo (An), Italy.
Tel: +39 071 7819841. Fax: +39 071 7819843. E-Mail: info )at(

French manufacturer of musical instruments accessories such as instrument bags and cases for wind and string instruments & accessories, but also cleaning products and sundry small accessories such as finger rests.
Distribution: In Italy by Bode SRL, in Japan by Rokkoman and in South Korea by Shimro
Homepage: -- Bam Accessories.
BAM SAS, Zi Rue de la Vignerie, Dives Sur Mer Calvados, 14160, France.
Tel:+33 (0)231246464. E-Mail:

Bandstand (Band instrument accessories) See --> Grover-Trophy Music Company

Bari (Wind instrument mouthpieces, reeds and accessories) See --> Cavanaugh Company

Barnes and Mullins
A long running UK company that was in the 20th century a large manufacturer of musical instuments with ownership of factories all over the world but started selling them off in the 1990's to concentrate of distributing and the last factory owned by B&M was spun off in 2005 and is now Generation Music.

In addition to the Barnes & Mullins brand the company sells under a variety of other names including Astrea for classical instrument strings, Brunswick for Asian sourced plucked folk instuments like guitars and ukuleles etc., more upmarket acoustic steel string guitars under the Faith name, electric guitars and basses using the Gould stencil, classical string instruments and cases under the Hidersine brand, budget classical guitars under the Jose Ferrer name, beginners drum sets using the Kix label, harmonicas and ukuleles under the Lazy stensil, bows under the P. Hoyer brand and guitar cases, bags, cables stands and similar accessories using the TGI name.

The company is primarily a distributor though and as such handles the UK and Ireland distribution of Admira, Antigua, Augustine, Blue Juice, CodaBow, Electrovision, G7th, Generation Music, Glenroyal, Helin, Höfner, John Walker, Jones Double Reed, King David, Kyser, Lag Guitars, Mapac, Miller Browne, Neotech Straps, Pedi, Petz, Prim, Rico, Shadow Electronics, Schubb Capos, Takstar, TGI, Thomastik-Infeld, Thum-Eez, Viva La Musica, Wittner, Wolf and Yanagisawa

Company originally founded in 1895 by S. Bowley Barnes and Albert Mullins who were well know banjo players in London at the time and has through the years used a number of brands that are not currently in use, the low budger guitar brand during the 60's and into the 80's for instance was Fera.
Distribution: In Spain by Enrique Keller
Homepage: -- Faith guitars homepage.
Barnes and Mullins, Grays Inn House, Unit 14, Mile Oak Industrial Estate, Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 8GA, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1691 652449. Fax: +44 (0)1691 655582. E-Mail: sales :at:

Bartolini Pickups and Electronics
USA based manufacturer of pickups and electronics for electric guitars and basses.
Distribution: In Bulgaria, Moldova and Romania by Togo Media SRL & in Germany and Austria by Music Electronic Company
Homepage: .
Bartolini Pickups and Electronics, 2133 Research Dr # 16 , Livermore, California 94550, USA.
Tel: +1 925 449 7692.

German manufacturer of high end basses, guitars and associated electronics, their instruments are hollow bodied structures made out of composite materials.
BassLab, Lilienthalstr. 21A, D-34123 Kassel, Germany.
Tel: +49 561 56535. Fax: +49 941 5992 56535. E-Mail: chefchen =at=

Bausch (Classical string instrument bridges) See --> Grover-Trophy Music Company

Bazzolo Guitarworks See --> Thomas Bazzolo

Bauer Percussion Indústria e Comércio
Brazilian manufacturer of drums and other percussion instruments, produces most types of western and latin types of percussion product but have also been getting info manufacturing of African style drums lately. Company is run by Ricardo Bauer and has been since 1995 but it was originally founded by his father Paulo Bauer and the drums they produced up to the 95 takeover were sold under the Raul brand although the company had the same name. Note that their homepage has been under construction for a few years, the company is still active though and their myspace page has some revelant info.
Distribution: In Canada by
Homepage: -- Myspace page.
Bauer Percussion Indústria e Comércio, Av. Yervant Kissajikan 2753, Vila Missinaária Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Tel: +11 5625 4766. E-Mail: bauer ;at;

Baxus Pro (MI cases) See --> Quest International

BBE (Guitar pedals & effects) See --> BBE Sound

B. C. Rich (Guitars) See --> Hanser Music Group

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