German manufacturer that trades usign the Helin brand, makes musical instument cleaning products including specialised brushes for a variety of wind and brass instruments, also make straps for band and wind instruments including orthopaedic straps that put no pressure on the neck. Distribution: In the UK by Barnes & Mullins. Export rep by Leed Representation Homepage:http://www.helin-opticare.de . Helga Lindenberg, Rangersgaß 21, Etsdorf, D - 92272 Freudenberg, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)9627 333. Fax: +49 (0)9627 339. E-Mail: info #at# helin-opticare.de
Henri Selmer Paris French maufacturer of high end wind instruments sold under the Selmer brand, also acts as the local distributor of Premier Percussion and Vincent Bach and publishes music and recordings that feature wind instruments. Distribution: In North America by Conn-Selmer Homepage:http://www.selmer.fr . Henri Selmer Paris, 0018 Rue de la Fontaine, Au Roi 75011, Paris 11, France. Tel: +33 1 49 23 87 40.
Heritage Guitars Inc. USA based manufacturer of electric guitars, originally formed in 1985 after Gibson closed down it's Kalamazoo factory leaving a number of skilled people without a job. A protion of them banded toghether to form the HGI company based in the old Gibson plant and much of their model range has definitive similarities to the Gibson models that were originally made in that plant. Distribution: In the Benelux Countries by Van de Haar Guitars, in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Guitar Cube, in Singapore by Woodworkz Sound Engineering Homepage:http://www.heritageguitar.com . Heritage Guitar Inc., 225 Parsons St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA. Tel: +1 269 385 5721. Fax: +1 269 385 3519.
Hermann Beyer (Classical string instruments) See --> Conn-Selmer
Hermann Hauser III German guitar builder that concentrates mostly on Spanish style guitars, the latest in line of the legendary Hauser family but their workshop has been making guitars since 1875 when Josef Hauser founded a zither workshop and publishing house Burhausen, it was later based in München but moved to its current location in Reisbach in the early 1940's.
The workshop has also started selling the products of Kathrin Hauser, as for hr. Hauser himself he only builds 17 instruments a year and has a waiting list as long as your arm. The company also own the right to the Max Amberger name and do manufacture zithers under that name. Homepage:http://www.hauserguitars.de Hermann Hauser III, Clemens-Seidl-Str. 5-7 , D-94419 Reisbach, Germany. Tel: +49 8734 255. Fax: +49 8734 7665. E-Mail: hauser.hermann `at` t-online.de.
Hevos Dutch manufacturer of amplifiers and amplification systems for electric & acoustic bass players. Company originally founded in 1992 by Ben Heil and Rob de Vos. Homepage:http://www.hevos.nl Hevos, Schout van Merwijckstraat 25, 5981EM Panningen, Holland. Tel: +31 (0)645742027.
Hipshot Products Inc. USA based company that manufactures guitar hardware including bridges, tuners and suchlike. Distribution: In Bulgaria, Moldova and Romania by Togo Media SRL & in Japan by Sleek Elite and Zenbu Homepage: http://www.hipshotproducts.com . Hipshot Products Inc., 8248 State Rte 96, Interlaken, NY 14847, USA. Tel: +1 607 532 9404. Fax: +1 607 532 9530.
Hiscox Cases Ltd. UK based manufacturer of cases for musical instruments. Distribution: In Norway by Morgan Instrument. Non-exclusive distribution in the USA by JR Music Supply Homepage:http://www.hiscoxcases.com . Hiscox Cases Limited, Mill Park Industrial Estate, Hawks Green Lane, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 7XT, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1543 571420. Fax: +44 (0)1543 571458. E-Mail: info |at| hiscoxcases.com
Hiwatt (Guitar amps) See --> Fernandes or Hiwatt UK (Below)
Hiwatt UK Ltd. UK based manufacturer of guitar and bass guitar amplification. Distribution: In Italy by Gold Music and in Mexico by Distribuidora Gonher Homepage:http://www.hiwatt.co.uk . Hiwatt UK Ltd, Unit 1, Holmeroyd Road, Bentley Moor Lane, Adwick-le-street, Doncaster DN6 7BH, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1302 330429. Fax: +44 (0)1302 330437.