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Concise, informative and honest; this illustrated book will take you through the process of buying a piano.
The following points are covered and explained in this manual:
* How does a piano work?
* How large of a piano should I buy?
* How do I choose a good used piano?
* How much should I pay for a piano?
* Should I buy a grand or a vertical piano?
* What makes one piano better than another?
* Now that I have my piano, how do I care for it?
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Kim Rawlings has been tuning, repairing, rebuilding, refinishing, and selling pianos for over twenty-five years. He started his career in the early 1970's at one of the West's largest piano retailers. Kim was involved in all aspects of technical servicing of pianos as well as the sales of pianos. He started his own piano retail store in 1980 and soon developed three additional piano retail outlets. From 1988 to 1998 Kim was the Head Piano Technician for one of the largest piano retailers in America. He now owns and operates his own piano retail store in Washington State selling his dream piano. He has also maintained his own piano servicing business. Kim's piano servicing abilities have made it possible for him to tune for some of the greatest pianists and musicians in the world. From the early 1970's until the present he has tuned for over fifty performers as they performed in concert in his area.
Performers such as Liberace, Lawrence Welk, Elton John, Count Basie, David Lanz, Joe Yamada, Vladimir Jan Kochanski, Suzanne Ciani, Tanya Tucker, The Osmonds, Harry Belafonte, Johnny Mathis, Jim Brickman, Lorie Line, Bob Hope, Barry Manilow, Melissa manchester, Oscar Peterson, and the list goes on. His unique perspective has enabled him to write this "MUST" book for anyone interested in purchasing any piano. This book is easy to understand and provides the consumer with enough knowledge to make a wise buying decision.Review:
"...This educational and informative book is a must for anyone in the market for a new or used piano." -- Joe Yamada - International Recording Artist
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Book Description D & C Pub, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110966000900
Book Description D & C Pub, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0966000900