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Pages 38 and 39 of Crescendo, April 1963, Vol.1, No.9. Trade Counter, a regular feature on the musical instrument industry features on page 38, together with a list of music tutors. Page 39 is taken up by a dealers' directory.

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D OSE, Morris have high hopes of the new Brilhart Fibercane reed— which if it catches on could be the answer to long-standing problems. Also available at the end of May will be the new Autocrat metal-shell snare drum.
Mr. Charles Edwards, Vice President of the Conn Corporation, and Dr. Jody Hall, Conn research chief, paid a flying visit to Rose, Morris en route for the Continent where they are carrying out an “economic analysis.
* * * T'JEALER Alan Billington held a very successful instrument demonstration in conjunction with Messrs. Boosey & Hawkes on March 17 in Bexley Heath. Attendance was over 400. Featured
Italian accordion virtuoso Marcosignori has been exercising the very considerable virtues of the Cordo-vox at these events and will do so again at the Accordion Festival at the Central Hall, Westminster.
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Out to Johannesburg to replace a representative injured in a ear crash— Andrew Terry of Boosey & Hawkes. He will be expected to cover a formidable area—South Africa, Nyasaland and North and South Rhodesia. Andrew flew out to take up his duties on March 22.
were Kenny Baker, Judd Proctor and Kenny Clare—augmented by Johnny Mealing (piano), Bob Edwards (bass), Ron Forbes (drums) and Brian Moore (bass).
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Rosetti & Co., Ltd. are shortly moving to larger premises—37 ^un Street, Finsbury Square, London. They now handle the Epiphone bass guitar and say that the new Rivoli model is being well-received over here.
INNOVATION from Trixon — tapered drums. Although African and Latin-American drums have long been tapered, dance band and military drums have kept to the traditional cylindrical pattern. The new Trixon Telstar Kit has a bass drum tapering from 20 inches to 16 inches and a snare drum tapering from 14 inches to 13 inches. Messrs. Arbiter are marketing them here.
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The German Musical Instrument Industries Association threw a dinner for English-speaking members of the Music Section of the Frankfurt Trade Fair. Centre here is the celebrated Dr. Karl Hohner with, left, Mr. Bernard Kornbloom of St. Louis Music Supply, U.S.A. and, right, Mr. Maurice Woolf, Managing Director of Rose, Morris.
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ACCORDING to Selmers, their Cordovox demonstrations around the country have been a notable success. One recent Hull concert, held in conjunction with J. P. Cornell, attracted an audience of 1,000.
Recent recruitment to Arbiters from Selmers—Rep. Doug. Newman. Representative Alan Terry left Arbiters recently to join Boosey & Hawkes, likewise Ken Spacey who is now with B & H Sales Promotion. Len Smith recently joined Messrs. Barnes & Mullins.
All Headings, Musicians Directory, For Sale, Summer Season, Tuition, etc. I/- per word. All advertisements must be pre-paid. Box number 2/- extra.
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Jazz - Pops - Folk ETC. Country and Western
All Types of Foreign Records Imported
19 Gerrard Street, London, W.l Gerrard 4869
JAZZ & SWING RECORD LIBRARY S.A.E. 48 Clapham Park Road, S.W.4.
Originators of the Graded Band System. Sessions evenings and all day Sundays. Studios near Piccadilly Circus.—Apply now to L.S.O., 15 New Road, London, N.8. Mountview 6861.
ACKNOWLEDGED BRITAIN’S best Teacher for PERSONAL Saxophone,/ Clarinet Tuition. Beginners/Advanced pupils encouraged. Patience unlimited. INSTRUMENTS: consult me BEFORE purchase. I test-select instruments free. ALSO POSTAL Saxophone Tuition. Five excellent courses covering playing basics, timing, chords, unique reading methods, improvisation techniques.—LESLIE EVANS, 275 Colney Hatch Lane, N.n. Ent. 4137.
BASS. Solid Groundwork establishes a sure technique. Consult George Gibbs. POPesgrove 3201.
DRUM CITY School of Percussion now open. Moderate charges for first-class tuition by leading teachers.—Apply Ger. 9353/9176.
TROMBONE. Thorough grounding in fundamentals, modem techniques, style. Acorn 5677.
TRUMPET. Modern, scientific tuition. Hillside 5961.
TRUMPET. First-class professional tuition. Maryland 6785.
DON RENDELL offers the best in sax tuition. Edmonton 7831.
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Dealers’ Directory
Arkay Sound Service,
16 York Street, St. Helier, Jersey, C.I. Stockists of all leading makes of instruments and accessories. Amplification and sheet music. Tape recorders etc. Repair#. Rehearsal studio with recording facilities.
Augener Music-Supply Service,
148 Charing Cross Road, London, W.C.2.
Suppliers of music and musical instruments.
The Band Box (Staines),
9 Station Path, Staines.
For all musical instruments.
The Band Box (Wolverhampton) Ltd.
28 Snow Hill, Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton 21420.
Musical Instruments and Accessories, repairs and music.
Barratts of Manchester, Ltd.,
11 Wyndham Arcade, Cardiff.
Musical instrument suppliers. Repair facilities for all instruments. Amplification experts.
Barratts of Manchester, Ltd.,
86 Oxford Street, Manchester 1.
Musical instrument suppliers. Repair facilities for all instruments. Amplification experts.
Barratts of Manchester, Ltd.,
61 New Bridge Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Musical instrument suppliers. Repair facilities for all instruments. Amplification experts.
Barratts of Manchester, Ltd.,
1 Meadow Street, Preston.
John Beirne Ltd.
94 High Street, Shirley, Southampton. Musical instrument specialist.
Besson & Co., Ltd.,
156 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W.C.2. For all your musical requirements.
Allan Billington,
172 Park View Road, Welling, Kent.
Alexander Biggar Ltd.,
127 Douglas Street, Glasgow, C.2.
Quality band instruments and accessories, sheet music, recording studio.
Everything musical.
Boosey & Hawkes, Ltd.,
10 Denman Street, London W.i.
Boosey & Hawkes, Ltd.,
295 Regent Street, London W.i.
Leonard Booth,
25 South Street, Eastbourne.
Eastbourne’s centre for everything musical.
Bradleys (Music) Ltd.,
69a West Regent Street, Glasgow, C.2. Musical instrument specialists. Repairs to all instruments.
Browns of Bristol, Ltd.,
25 St. Stephen Street, Bristol 1.
Specialists in all band instruments, accessories and repairs. Agents for every leading make of instrument.
Chatfields, The Music Stores,
2 Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.
Musical instrument specialists. Sheet music, orchestrations and accessories.
George Clay Music Co. (Birmingham) Ltd.,
257-259 Broad Street, Birmi ngham. 1 Midland 0593.
All musical instruments, electronic organs. School of modern music. Expert repairers. Midlatids largest music showrooms.
Courtney & Walker Ltd.
261 Commercial Road, Portsmouth.
Stockists of pianos, organs. Sheet music and all leading makes of instruments. Amplifiers, microphones. Repairs and tuition. Service by musicians for the music maker.
J. D. Cuthbertson & Co.,
226 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow C.2.
Pianos, organs, musical instruments, radio and television, records and music. Agents for Challen, Hammond, Selmer, Dallas, Besson and all leading makes.
Drum City, Ltd.,
114 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W.i.
Stockists of all leading makes of drums, vibes, etc. Tuition, repairs, servicing on the premises. Manager: Ken Spacey.
Dobell’s Jazz Record Shop,
77 Charing Cross Road, London W.C.2. Jazz record specialists.
Luton’s Music Centre.
15-17 Upper George Street, Luton, Beds. Music and instruments. Records. Radio and TV. Pianos. Theatre bookings.
George Fierstone Music Centre
356 Caledonian Road, London, N.i North 4224
Chas. E. Foote, Ltd.,
20 Denman Street, London W.i.
Drums—Premier main agents. Basses— Europe’s leading specialists. All makes saxophones, brass, woodwind, guitars. Repairs and reconditioning to all instruments.
J. T. Forbes Ltd.,
351 George Street, Aberdeen.
Aberdeen 22577.
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.
138/140 Charing Cross Road, W.C.2.
Music publishers.
Gilberts Pianos Ltd.,
37 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
The Gough-Adams Music,
6 Gloucester Street, Leamington Spa.
For everything musical. Personal attention by Geoff Gough and Ron Adams.
Gough & Davy, Ltd.,
13-15 Savile Street, Hull, Yorks.
The home of music.
W. H. Grimwood Ltd .The Music People. 71, High Street, Whitstable, Kent. Whitstable 4123.
Hamilton’s Music Store,
45 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough.
Pianos, records, music and musical instruments. Recording studios.
Harker & Howarth (Music) Ltd.
7 The Arcade, Bradshawgate, Bolton.
Harker & Howarth (Music) Ltd.,
29-31 Goodwin Street, Folds Road, Bolton. All leading makes of musical instruments. Sheet music, records, Hi-Fi equipment. Wide choice of pianos and electronic organs.
F. M. Henderson & Sons,
24 Wyndham Arcade, Cardiff, S. Wales. Music dealers in all instruments. String, Wind and Brass. Guitars made to your own specification. Old established firm. Repair service.
L. W. Hunt Drum Co. Ltd.
10; 11, Archer Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W.i.
“The Drummers Headquarters”
Percussion Equipment Specialists.
Hunt’s Musical Supplies,
26 St. Leonards Road, Windsor.
Musical instruments, new and secondhand. All types of music stocked. Part exchanges and repairs.
H. M. James,
81-82 Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall.
R. S. Kitchen & Co., Ltd.,
29-31 Queen Victoria Street, Leeds 1.
Jack Lane Orchestral Service,
367 Hanworth Road, Hounslow, Middlesex. Orchestrations and sheet music.
Leslie Law Music Ltd.,
22 Montagu Street, Kettering.
Bill Lewington Ltd.,
164 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W.C. Cov. 0584.
Specialists in all wind instruments. Many exclusive lines. Professional workshop on premises.
31 Cowcadden Street, Glasgow C.2.
Complete instrument repair shop. First-class repairers only employed.
McCullough’s Ltd.,
9 Dawson Street, Dublin, Eire.
The band instrument specialist.
Rae, McIntosh & Co., Ltd.,
39 George Street, Edinburgh 2.
W. Clement Millard Ltd.,
Clarendon House, Clayton Street West, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1.
''Music service of the North’ Specialists in orchestral music and instruments. Bands for all occasions.
C. Bruce Miller & Co. Ltd.
51-53, George Street,
Aberdeen. Tel: 20278/9.
Miller & Sons Ltd.,
6-7 Sydney Street, Cambridge.
Suppliers of the finest musical instruments, new and reconditioned, in Strings, Brass, Woodwind, Percussion (Orchestral, Military and Danceband). Generous part exchange allowance.
The Music Centre Ltd.
230 Old Christchurch Road,
Bournemouth. Tel.: 25840.
Musical Instruments—Records.
The Music Centre (Plymouth),
110 Tavistock Road, Drake Circus, Plymouth Plymouth 66518.
Specialists in all instruments, accessories and music. Agents for all leading makes of instruments.
Director: Gordon A. Clarke.
The Music Centre,
(Proprietor: Bill Harding)
1 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall.
Band Instruments, Accessories, Music.
Drum and Clarinet Specialist.
A. Moore Ltd.,
26 North Parade, Bradford.
Everything for the musician. All the latest jazz records.
Morlings Ltd.
149/151 London Road, North Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Stockist of Sheet music. Musical Instruments. Pianos, Electronic Organs. Records. T.V. and Radio. Full after Sales Service.
Minns of Bournemouth Ltd.
68 Poole Road and 5/7 Gervis Place, Bournemouth.
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