Musical instrument manufacturers - Dav

Musical instrument manufacturers - Dav

Dave Smith Instruments
USA based manufacturer of analogue synthesisers and drum machines.
Distribution: In Australia by Audio Chocolate, in Croatia by Provox, in Finland by Soundata, in France by MESI, in Hungary by Absolute Bt., in Indonesia by Melodia Musik, in Singapore by Audio Bridge and in Turkey by BL Müzik
Homepage: .
Dave Smith Instruments, 1210 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1449, USA.
Tel: +1 707 963 7006. Fax: +1 707 286 5501. E-Mail: mail at

David Antony Reid
UK based guitar builder that manufactures acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars including some types that are seldom seen here in the UK such as Tenor guitars. Also offers a repair service for acoustics and electrics.
Distribution: In the USA by Guitar Gallery
Homepage: .
Tel: +44 (0)7714 768 957. E-Mail: Davidantonyreidluthier *at*

David Budzinski
USA based manufacturer of guitar pickups and saddles, sold under the Budz Guitars name.
Distribution: In Singapore by Malcolm Tan
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David Budzinski, 17996 N. Territorial Rd., Chelsea, Michigan 48118, USA.
Tel: +1 734 475 2355. E-Mail: budzguitars =at=

David D. Schramm
USA based maker of high end classical and flamenco style acoustic guitars including an 8 string model, often trades as Scramm Guitars even though in a true classical guitar fashion he labels his guitars with his name rather than a trademark.

Also does make guitar building educational materials , from time to time sells used classical guitars and distributes rosettes from Dmitry Zhevlakov locally.
David D. Schramm, 2470 Polson Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611-5355, USA.
Tel: +1 559 325 8057. E-Mail: dave &at&

David E. King

USA based gent that trades as Naylor Engineering and sells guitar amplifiers, amp cabinets and loudspeaker drivers under the Naylor brand that he bought off Naylor Engineering in 1999.
David E. King, P.O. Box 222058, Dallas, Texas 75222-2058, USA.
Tel: +1 214 628 4710..

David Gage String Instruments

USA based company, primarily a musical instrument retailer and workshop specializing in cellos and basses but also sell a travel sized double bass under the Czech-Ease label, cello and bass cases under the Gage stencil, bass bows using the Metropolitan brand, tuning machines for double basses sold under the Irving Sloane name and manufacture an electric violin and pickups for acoustic string instruments under The Realist brand, but the acoustic pickups were designed in conjunction with Ned Steinberger.
Distribution: In Italy by Bode SRL
Homepage: -- The Realist homepage.
David Gage String Instruments, 36 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013-3514, USA.
Tel: +1 212 274 1322. Fax: +1 212 274 9634.

David Gries
USA based manufacturer of boutique guitar amplifiers inspired by American amps of the 50's and 60's, sold under the Gries Amplification brand. Note that they are usually built to order rather than in stock.
Distribution: In Singapore by Malcolm Tan
Homepage: .
David Gries, PO Box 514, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA.
Tel: +1 508 287 2339. E-Mail: info }at{

David Homann & Thomas Kortmann

Two German gentlemen that run an on-line guitar parts store under the name, an on-line guitar accessories store under the Red Dog Music name that includes some own branded products, in addition to running a local guitar store and manufacturing high end guitar parts & custom made guitars under the Kortmann Guitars brand. The store also handles guitar repairs and used to sell sundry accessories and hardware under the Homann Music name but they have by now been rebranded as Red Dog. Hr. Kortmann used to be one half of Bingenheimer & Kortmann BTW.
Homepage: -- Kortmann guitars homepage -- Red Dog Music homepage
David Homann & Thomas Kortmann, Bartholomäus-Arnoldi-Str. 78, 61250 Usingen, Germany.
Fax: +49 (0) 6081 984912. E-Mail: info "at"
Kortmann Guitar Shop, Vorstadt 13, 61440 Oberursel, Germany.
Tel: +49 (0) 6171 52262. E-Mail: info !at!

David Konig
UK based gent that trades under a variety of names, primarily offers computer related services but also sells basses designed by him but built in China under the Retrovibe brand.
David Konig, 16 Coombend, Radstock, Somerset BA3 3AJ, United Kingdom.
Tel: +44 (0)7795 264246.

David T. Van Zandt
USA based gent that makes high end violins, violas and cellos.
David T. Van Zandt, 1119 NW 60th Street, Seattle, Washington 98107, USA.
Tel: +1 206 478 9603. E-Mail: dvz ¦at¦

David Wexler & Co.
USA based musical instrument and accessories distributor, sells drumsticks under the Whitehall brand, handheld percussion products under the Latin American Percussion name, conductor batons under the King David and Gemwood stensils, guitar and other music accessories using the Wabash and Conrad names, cello and bass bags under the Haberline brand, tamborines using the Custom Percussion and EFRI Products names and educational products under the Tone Educator stensil.

Handles the USA wholesailing/non-exclusive distribution of Admira, Amati, Blitz Inc., Bucklegard, Classic American Kazoo, Cory Care Products, Creepnomore, Dr Dan, Dukoff, Kafko International, Marcsmen Lighting, Mike Balter Mallets, MTS Products, My Masterpiece, Original American Kazoo, The Original Swab Co., Populaire, Pacific Trends, Road Tuff, Shield, Strunal, Unitec Products, Windy City Mutes and Woodstock Chimes

In the 60's and 70's the company also sold elcectric guitars, basses, amplifiers and PA equipment primarily under the Conrad brand, prior to that using the Wabash name and for a long time sold student level band instruments under the Whitehall brand and for a time drums as well some of the of quite good quality for the time, supplied by Japanese companies such as Pearl Drums and Hoshino Gakki. The comany did sell brass instruments under the Franklin name at the least since the 40's, recorders and accordions under the Weiss brand and flutes and piccolos under the La Paree name and accordions under the Cortini name, and for a short while in the 70's products were offered under the more "hip" Mad Cat and Head brands.
Distribution: King David batons are distributed in the UK by Barnes & Mullins
Homepage: .
David Wexler & Co., 7807 East Greenway Road, Suite #8, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260-1717, USA.
Tel: +1 480 675 8888. Fax: +1 480 675 8900.

David W. Wallace Jr.
USA based builder of custom guitars, makes both acoustic and electric models and lap steels as well, as with many such builder he usually has a few models in stock in addition to his custom work. Usually trades as Wallace Custom Guitars and the headstocks are marked Wallace. Please note that when his pages present "classical" acoustic guitars, they are referring to about steel string guitars that look like the gut sting Western/German style guitars of yesteryear, not Classical guitars in the common meaning.
David W. Wallace Jr., P.O.Box 21, 303 Green Street, Niota, TN 37826, USA.
E-Mail: randy ]at[ or wallacer [at]

Day's Corporation
Japanese manufacturer of high end electric guitars, basses, effect and preamp pedals and related accessories, all sold under the Atelier Z trademark. The company was for a long time an electric bass specialist and to a degree still is, but in the west they are as well known for their see-through guitar straps as they are for their instruments, which is a shame.
Day's Corporation, 1F, HI Buliding 1-2 Sadohara-Cho, Ichigaya, Shinjuku-Ku,Tokyo, 162 0842, Japan.
Tel: +81 33268 0151. Fax: +81 33268 0161..

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