Company Name: Kaman Music Corporation
Business Owner Name: Kaman Music Corporation is a division of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC)
Business Address: 20 Old Windsor Road, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Business Phone Number: 860-509-8888
Fax Number: 860-509-8890
Company E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Years in Business: 44
Years in Profession: 46
Company Founder: Charlie Kaman
Completed InfoFAQ Exclusive Interview: 10/10/2009
InfoFAQ Exclusive Interview: "Musical Instruments"
Company Information: Kaman Music Information
Website: Kaman Music Website
Payment Methods: VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX, DISCOVER
Merchant Category: Musical Instruments
Main Products and Services: Manufacturer/Distributor of Musical Instruments and Accessories
Company Description: Kaman Music Corporation is the largest manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments and accessories in the United States.
Website Description: "Kaman Music Corporation is the largest manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments and accessories in the United States." - Kaman Music
Company History: "Kaman Music Corporation, headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, is the largest independent U.S. distributor of musical instruments and accessories. Kaman's musical beginnings came with the development of the unique and famous Ovation guitar (roundback) in 1964 by Charles H. Kaman. In January 2008, KMC was acquired by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation the world's foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers and related equipment.
KMC operates two full-service warehouses strategically located in Portland, Tennessee, and Ontario, California. KMC is committed to high (98%) fill-rates, as 99% of orders placed by 4PM are shipped on the same day.
In August of 2005, Kaman purchased MBT/Musicorp, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. Musicorp is the second largest U.S. distributor of musical instruments and accessories after Kaman.
Through the years, Kaman's brand offerings have grown to include Ovation, Adamas, Takamine, Hamer, Applause, Jasmine and Slammer guitars; Latin Percussion, Gretsch Drums, Toca Percussion, Gibraltar Hardware, CB Drums, CB Educational Percussion, Dixon Drums, Dixon Hardware, Genz Benz, Fender accessories, TranzAmp, Vic Firth Educational Percussion, Becker, Kessler, Academy, Schuster, Hercules Stands, Seiko, Cherub, Matrix, Lee Oskar, Reunion Blues, Gretsch guitar accessories, Bigsby bridges, Guild guitar accessories and Dean Markley, among many others. Along with the brands above, Kaman Music distributes more than 34,000 items that ultimately reach music lovers of all capabilities and skill levels, whether they play at home, in a high-school auditorium, or on the concert stage." - Kaman Music
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- The Music Trades, Music Inc, Musical Merchandise Review (MMR), The Music and Sound Retailer, Upbeat Daily, Guitar Player, Guitar World, Premier Guitar, Vintage Guitar, 20th Century Guitar, Fretboard Journal, Guitar World Legends, Acoustic Guitar, Frets, Bass Player, Jazztimes, Downbeat, Modern Drummer, DRUM!, Drum Business, Drumhead, Rhythm, Musico Pro, Latin Beat, Making Music, School Band & Orchestra, School Music Dealer, The Instrumentalist, Strings, American String Teacher, Teaching Music
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- Kaman Music Corporation
- NAMM, the International Music Products Association
- GAMA: Discover Guitar
- AMC: American Music Center
- PASIC: Percussive Arts Society
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