Musical instrument manufacturers - Bl to Br

Musical instrument manufacturers - Bl to Br

Blackbird Guitars See --> Joseph Luttwak (Acoustic guitars)

Black Diamond Strings (Folk instrument strings and accessories) See --> Cavanaugh Company

Blackheart Engineering (Guitar & bass amps) See --> Loud Technologies

Black Sun (Strings) See --> Savarez

Blade (Guitars) See --> Levinson AG

Blazer & Henkes (Acoustic guitars) See --> Wilhelm Henkes & Rudolph Blazer

Blessing brass See --> Verne Q. Powell Flutes

Blitz Inc.
USA based manufacturer of cleaning products, that includes a line of musical instrument specific products.
Distribution: Non-Exclusive distribution in the USA by David Wexler & Co.
Homepage: .
Blitz Inc., 263 America Place, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, USA.
Tel: +1 812 284 2548. Fax: +1 812 288 7766.

Blue Juice (Valve oil) See --> Nelson Enterprises

Blüthner (Pianos & grands) See --> Julius Blüthner Pianofortefabrik GmbH

Bobak Violino
Polish classical string instrument workshop and instrument dealer based in Nowy Targ, in addition to making instruments branded with the company name they make instruments branded with individual resident master builder names including violins, violas and cellos marked Grzegorz Bobak or Jan Bobak, violins and violas marked Andrzej Swietlinski (In some countries marketed as just Swietlinski) and cellos by Jan Szlachtowski.
Distribution: Andrzej Swietlinski violins are distributed in Japan by Mac Corporation and in the USA by JR Music Supply alsongside Jan Szlachtowski cellos
Homepage: .
Bobak Violino, Ogrodowa 95, 34-400 Nowy Targ, Poland.
Tel/Fax +48 18 2664727. E-Mail: violino (at)

Bobby Dukoff Mouthpieces
USA based maker of saxophone mouthpieces, usually marketed as plain Dukoff.
Distribution: Non-Exclusive distribution in the USA by David Wexler & Co.
Homepage: .
Bobby Dukoff Mouthpieces, 14368 S.W., 139th Court, Miami, Florida, 33186, USA.
Tel: +1 305 255 3967. E-Mail: info at

Mouthpiece pullers, distributed in the UK by Bill Lewington Ltd. Non-exclusive distribution in the USA by Conn-Selmer.

Bonmusica (Violin rests) See --> Michael Hammel

Bösendorfer (Pianos) See --> L. Bösendorfer Klavierfabrik

Boss See --> Roland (Guitar pedals, signal processors etc)

Boulder Creek Guitars See --> Morgan Hill Music

Bourgeois (Acoustic guitars) See --> Pantheon Guitars

Bowed (Strings) See --> D'Addario & Co.

Brancher France
A long running mouthpiece specialist that has more recently started producing professional saxophones and reeds, run by and named after Pascal Brancher.
Distribution: In France by SML and in South Korea by Young Chang (Reeds & accesories only)
Homepage: .
Brancher France, L'Etang, 71400 Saint Forgeot, France.
Tel: + 33 (0)3 85 52 76 56. E-Mail: mail -at-

Bravo Audio See --> Bravo Audio (Guitar preamps)

Breedlove Guitar Company
USA based manufacturer of steel string acoustic guitars & basses in addition to mandolins and ukuleles.
Distribution: In France by Algam, in Italy by Gold Music, in New Zealand by Music Works Ltd and in the UK by McClelland Music Ltd.
Homepage: .
Breedlove Guitar Company, 2843 Lolo Drive, Bend, Oregon 97701, USA.
Tel: +1 877 800 4848. E-Mail: info =at=

Brian Barnett
USA based gent that trades as Low End, primarily runs a specialist bass guitar store called Low End Bass Guitar Store that is located in Murfreesboro in Tennessee but also sells basses, guitars, pedals and preamps under the Low End brand, started selling instruments on the net in the 90’s as Low End Distribution and was for a time primarily a wholesale distributor that carried some unusual lines including South American basses seldom seen in the USA but has by now ceased importing.
Homepage: http://www. -- The Low End retail store
Brian Barnett, 2295 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, USA.
Tel: +1 615 893 0205..

Brian Wampler
USA based gentleman that trades as Wampler Pedals, makes boutique guitar pedals. Started out in the early 2000’s trading as offering modification services, started in 2004 selling effect pedal kits and DIY publications with titles such as “DIY Effect Pedal Mod Secrets...REVEALED!”, by 2006 he was offering amplifier modifications as well and had started selling custom pedals on a small scale in addition to having changed his trading name slightly to plain “Indy Guitarist” and in 2008 started selling serially manufactured guitar pedals and changed the trading name again, this time to Wampler Pedals.
Brian Wampler, P.O. Box 353, Trafalgar, Indiana 46181, USA.
Tel: +1 765 352 8626. E-Mail: brian _at_

Brillhart See --> Conn-Selmer

Brodmann (Pianos) See --> Joseph Brodmann Piano

Brubaker (Electric guitars) See --> AP International

Bruce Sexauer
USA based guitar builder, by now specialises in high end acoustic steel string and archtop guitars and makes the odd violin as well, although he has also made electric guitars in the past and in addition to selling his own creations he sells other guitars on consignment and has stocks of mid/high end violins and double basses on top of that. As well as building under his own Sexauer Guitars brand he occasionally makes instruments for other marques, Schoenberg Guitars for instance.
Bruce Sexauer, 724 H Street, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA.
Tel: +1 707 782 1044 E-Mail: bruce at

Bruce Zumsteg
USA based gentleman that manufactures pedal steel guitars and strings under the ZumSteel brand. The Stage One line from the company that used to be their beginner/student line is now manufactured by D. Verle LLC.
Distribution: In Denmark by Henning Kock
Homepage: .
Bruce Zumsteg, 25625 South Brush College Road, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701, USA.
Tel: +1 816 380 4568.

Brunswick See --> Barnes & Mullins (Plucked string folk instruments)

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