San Francisco's Barbary Coast was at its zenith-huge open, bawdy, brawling, brimming with uncivilized humanity. Painted dance hall girls flounced their way to fame and fortune as a rough-and-tumble assortment of miners, sailors and railroaders chugged the rawest whiskey in the West. All that remained
Born in Los Angeles, California. Apprenticed to Hans Weisshaar, renowned violin maker and dealer of rare and contemporary violins, violas, cellos, bows in Hollywood from 1948 to 1954 (6 years) From 1954 to 1956 worked for the company of Music Center, Arthur Kates, Hollywood. In charge of sales of stringed
Since 1979, the name R. KASSMAN has been synonymous with fine pianos and the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area performing arts scene. We routinely search every corner of the world to offer you a varied collection of pianos that reflect the highest levels of old-world craftsmanship and modern technology.
Bill Gailes was majoring in music performance at the University of Maryland in 1974 while working as a free-lance musician and studying violin making with a local craftsman. After completing his 1st violin, Op. 1 No. 1, in 1975, Bill decided to concentrate on making and repairing bowed stringed instruments.
At NVTones.com we specialize in Clarinets, Flutes, Guitars, Trumpets, Saxophones, and Violins. These musical instruments are ideal for beginners who wish to build a new talent, students in band class, or even your local church choir. All instruments are brand new and have NEVER been used. We understand