Updated on 1st January 1998
Thanks to these original contributors: Robbie Rhodes , Larry Fisher, Bill Jelen, Mike Ames, Robin Pratt, Richard Tonnesen, and John Grant, who posed the project.
Originally compiled by Robbie Rhodes and Larry Fisher. Further
edited and appended by Paul Johnson. This information may be
freely copied and distributed. Send corrections to: Paul Johnson
Sorted alphabetically by vendor name or proprietor's last
Meliora Music Rolls Tim Baxter E-mail MelioraRol@aol.com http://members.aol.com/meliorarol Limited edition 88 note player piano rolls Tempola Music Rolls Andy & Chris Taylor TEMPOLA,Rt1 Box 59-C Matthews Mo,63867 USA.(573)472-9711 (573)748-5527 http://members.aol.com/meliorarol Rolls for 88 note players and midi files Artcraft Music Rolls L. Douglas Henderson P.O. Box 295 Wiscasset, ME 04578 tel: 207-882-7420 New music rolls for 88-note and reproducing pianos, arranged by Henderson. Bam-Bam Piano Rolls Bill Jelen 1750 Karg Drive Akron, OH 44313 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www: http://users.aol.com/BamRolls 88 note rolls arranged by Jelen. Mostly rock and roll, some ragtime and marches Keystone Music Roll Company Box 650 Bethlehem, PA 18016 1-800-367-8259 (outside PA) (610) 434-5611 (voice) (610) 434-2993 (fax) Reproducing and some 88 note rolls Mastertouch Piano Roll Co. PO Box 206 Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia tel: 612 569-5128 fax: 612 550-0201 88 note rolls Pedals, Pumpers & Rolls, Ltd Roger Dayton 240 E. State St Batavia, Il. 60510 708-879-5555 Nickelodeon O, A, G, and M rolls, originals and recuts The Piano Roll Center Paul & Cindy Johnson 26390 Big Valley Road NE Poulsbo WA 98370 tel: 360-697-2422 fax: 360 697-2522 e-mail: email@example.com Ampico, Duo-Art, Welte and 88 note ragtime, jazz and blues PlayRite Music Rolls, Inc. P.O. Box 1024 Turlock, CA 95380 tel: 209-667-1996 fax: 209-667-8241 QRS Music Rolls, Inc. 1026 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY 14213 tel: 1-800-24ROLLS or 716-885-4600 fax: 716-885-7510 e-mail: QRSBUFFLO@AOL.COM Upright & Grand Eric Bernhoft P.O. Box 421101 San Fransisco, CA 94142 tel: 415-885-3335 New ragtime arangements by Bernhoft, also Duo-Art reproducing rolls played by San Fransisco pianist Peter Mintun
Artists' Choice Music Rolls 630 East Monroe Street Sandusky, Ohio 44870-3708 Periodic listing of Ampico & Welte popular rolls plus Apollo-X and themodist BluesTone Music Rolls Rob Deland 485 Gatewood Lane Grayslake, IL 60030 88 note blues, ragtime, jazz plus Ampico, Duo-Art, Welte and QRS XP Bennett Leedy Rolls 4660 Hagar Shore Road Coloma, MI 49038 tel: (616) 468-5986 fax: 616-468-3844 Periodic listing of Ampico & Welte rolls Claes Friberg PO Box 1014 DK-2960 Rungsted Kyst Denmark "Red" Welte recuts Claes Friberg passed away in late April '96 so I'm not sure as to whether his rolls are still available. Magic Melodies Shelby & Laura Lee Kennard 1356 Versailles Rd. Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 Vintage 88 note and reproducing rolls at fixed prices Patriot Piano Roll Co. 29 Terfidia Lane Milpitas, CA 95035 (408) 263-3382 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Reproducing rolls Playtime Music Co. [ Editors Note: Due to _NUMEROUS_ complaints about this [ dealer, I have deleted the data from this mailing list. [ Robert Malek's behavior on the Internet is being reviewed [ by both his Internet Service Provider and his Web Page [ provider. Both have had candid conversations with me [ about the problems, and the Web Page provider [ hopes to have "things cleared up" soon. I suspect [ that will mean that the Web page will go away. I'll [ keep you posted. Mark Reinhart 118 North Lawrence Street Charlestown, WV 25414 304-728-0277 Recuts of Red Welte rolls. Rock Soup Bob and Ginny Billings 1518 Sunnyslope Ave. Belmont, CA 94002-3732 tel 415-593-4792 fax 4115-592-5722 Specializing in Recordo recuts Mike Schwimmer 325 E. Blodgett Lake Bluff, Il. 60044-2112 708-295-1901 Universal Music Co Michael Boyd 18 Cinque Ports Street Rye East Sussex TN31 7AD ph +44 1797 223688 Universal 88n rolls (accurate copies of UK 1909-1955 Universal/ Metrostyle/Themodist etc plus some new titles); Duo-Arts from UK master rolls; Perforetur (new classical, in Themodist style).
Echoes Ed Sprankle 1768 Leimert Blvd Oakland, Ca. 94602-1930 510-531-7867 Occasional "A" roll and 88 note roll auctions Bennett Leedy Rolls 4660 Hagar Shore Road Coloma, MI 49038 tel: (616) 468-5986 fax: 616-468-3844 Bi-monthly auctions of 88 note and reproducing rolls The Music Roll Shop Elizabeth & Harold Rettig P.O. Box 510 131-1/2 Gaw Street Rawson, OH 45881 tel (419) 963-3075 Regular auctions of 88 note, reproducing, organ, Aeolian Pipe Organ and `unusual' rolls Dan Inglima PO Box 769 Hayesville, NC. 28904 704-389-3744 88 note rolls The Piano Roll Center Paul & Cindy Johnson 26390 Big Valley Road, NE Poulsbo WA 98370 tel: 360-697-2422 fax: 360 697-2522 e-mail: email@example.com Bi-monthly auctions of 88 note and reproducing rolls QRS Music Rolls, Inc. Dan Wilke 1026 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY 14213 tel: 1-800-24ROLLS or 716-885-4600 fax: 716-885-7510 e-mail: QRSBUFFLO@AOL.COM See also Piano Disks below. 88 and 65 note rolls as well as reproducing rolls Rag Daddy's Music 17342 E. Ford Drive Aurora, CO 80017 88 note rolls Frances Broadway ("Roll Bid Enterprise" - postal auction) 39 Sydner Road (NB Sydner not Sydney) Stoke Newington LONDON N16 7UF ph +44 171 254 6145 fax +44 171 249 0130 (dedicated line) Also the sales outlet for Southport Music Rolls (new, "hotel piano" music, also good Duo-Art recuts) There are also the Player-Piano Group "Post Bid" auctions which are run about four times a year - but you have to be a member ! See Societies - Great Britain.
Custom Music Rolls Richard and Janet Tonnesen 903 Sandalwood Avenue Richardson, TX 75080 tel 214-235-4497 e-mail: VUGU75A@prodigy.com Roll copying; incl. labels. Short runs (5 copies) okay. Michael L. Kitner 162 D Street Carlisle, PA 17013 tel: 717-249-3851 Can duplicate many formats using hand perforator. Laguna Rolls Steve Cox Laguna Lagoon Road PAGHAM West Sussex PO21 4TH ph/fax +44 1243 262041 Makes very good 88n and Duo-Art recuts marketed under "Play Time" (two words !) label. He will copy rolls in very good condition only: you have to buy six unless you can persuade him to buy some. Also has medium stock of 2nd-hand rolls. PlayRite Music Rolls, Inc. John Malone P.O. Box 1024 Turlock, CA 95380 tel: 209-667-1996 Roll copying of many tracker-bar formats (Weber Maesto, Hupfeld Pan, Violana, WurliTzer, etc.), including labels, boxes, lyric stencilling.
Clark Music Rolls Don Rand 163 Main Street Thomaston, ME 04861 tel: 207-354-8033 Recuts of A and G nickleodeon rolls under "Clark" label. Also 6 ch./in copying services. Echoes Ed Sprankle 1768 Leimert Blvd Oakland, Ca. 94602-1930 510-531-7867 "A" rolls, recuts Occasional auction and/or recut offerings. Buys and sells nickleodeon rolls, esp. blues and ragtime. Dick Hack 2051 Chesapeake Road Annapolis, MD 21401 tel: (410) 757-2164 (H) Subscription recuts of Violano Virtuoso rolls.
This section includes copying and new music production Tony DeCap, Belgium (contact via J. Verbeeck) Has book music punch controlled by computer. Details unknown. Wayne Holton 6960 Brace Houston, TX 77061 tel: 713-644-6824 Arranger for roll and book music; associated with Mike Kitner. Frederic Keller, Orgelbau Haus #2, Finsterlingen 79875 Dachsberg GERMANY tel: 011-4979875 (fluent French & German, limited English) Punches book music for Bruder, Ruth, Gavioli, Limonaire organs from the original masters of Carl Frei, Sr. & Jr. Can copy and reformat book music for any organ. Gerhard Kern Am Ziegelgrund 26 D-50170 Kerpen-Buir GERMANY tel 02275-6778 fax 02275-4783 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Kern has published a nice catalog of the "Complete Archives of Carl Frei Jr.", containing several thousand songs which Kern can copy from the old templates to new book-music. He can also modify the arrangements for other organs of related scale. Tom Meijer De Spinne 15-18 4463 CL Goes NETHERLANDS tel: 01100-33539 (good English) Talented arrangeur-noteur, actual punching of book or roll by Verbeeck or others. (Ref CD of WurliTzer 146, "Good Old USA Carousel Music", publ. by Marion Roehl.) David Stumpf Arranger for band organ music (details needed ...) John Verbeeck, Orgelbau Eikenlei 179 2960 St.-Job-in't-Goor BELGIUM tel: 011-32-36-63-4203 (best between 7-8 AM local; good English) or 011-32-36-63-0411 fax: 011-32-36-63-0958 Maker and restorer of variety of barrel, carousel, dance and concert organs. Can provide new music and copy and reformat book music for any organ.
Invisible Touch Music Software Box 1651 Fair Oaks, CA (USA) 95628-1651 tel & fax: 916-729-2653 New recordings in your choice of format (Roland, Clavinova, Disklavier, Kurzweil, PianoDisc, General MIDI) Hal Leonard Music 7777 West Blue Mound Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53213 Distributor of Wayne Stahnke's Live Performances (see below) Live Performance Wayne Stahnke 11434 McCune Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90066 tel: 310-391-4921 fax: 310-391-3131 Catalog of new performances and 1920's rolls (via reproducing piano emulation), for Disklavier, PianoDisc and all electronic pianos. Also, all of Wayne's product is now distributed by Hal Leonard Music PianoDisc Mark Johnson 4111 North Freeway Blvd Sacramento, CA 95834 tel: 916-567-9999 or 1-800-566-DISC fax: 916-567-1941 Catalog of new performances for PianoDisc system. Check also with local dealer. PianoMania Music Publishing Richard and Nancy Riley 8300-D Sierra College Blvd. Roseville, CA 95661 tel: 916-791-8079 Catalog of new performances of Ragtime, Blues & Jazz, for Midi, Disklavier and others. [ Editor's Note: E-mail address added from elsewhere in this digest QRS Music Rolls, Inc. 1026 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY 14213 tel: 1-800-24ROLLS or 716-885-4600 fax: 716-885-7510 e-mail: QRSBUFFLO@AOL.COM AOL: via AOL (Music, The Studio, Tools of Trade, QRS) See also Piano Disks below. Catalog "A Guide to QRS Pianomation MIDI Music Library," is selected titles from the main piano roll catalog. Yamaha Piano Co. 6600 Orangethorpe Ave. Buena Park, CA 90620 tel: 714-522-9011 Catalog of new performances for Disklavier system. Check also with local dealer.
Musician's Friend P.O. Box 4520 Medford, OR 97501 tel: 800-776-5173 tel: 541-772-5173 fax: 541-776-1370 Source of hard-to-find midi supplies
Barry Johnson Music Box Company 2423-F Old Middlefield Way Mountain View, CA 94043 (415) 964-0685 Music box disks Porter Music Box Co. Dwight G. Porter Randolph, VT tel: 802-728-9694 Copies of music box disks, many different sizes.
PianoMania Music Publishing Richard Riley 8300-D Sierra College Blvd. Roseville, CA 95661 tel: 916-791-8079 Catalog of CDs of Ragtime, Blues & Jazz made from Disklavier performances. Marion Roehl Recordings 3533 Stratford Drive Vestal, NY 13850-2222 USA Tel: (607) 797-9062 Fax: (607) 797-2624 Tapes and Cds of player pianos, music boxes, photoplayers, calliopes and band organs
The Player Piano Co. 704 East Douglas Wichita, KS 67202 Purchased most of the remaining book stock from Vestal Press Rock Soup Bob and Ginny Billings 1518 Sunnyslope Ave. Belmont, CA 94002-3732 tel 415-593-4792 fax 4115-592-5722 Big 3-volume Rollography of QRS and Recordo rolls. The Vestal Press P.O. Box 97 Vestal, NY 13851-0097 phone: (607) 797-4872 fax: (607) 797-4898 Books with history, illustrations, technicalities about all forms of automatic music instruments. Also audio CDs & cassettes. Sold some stock to the Player Piano Company of Wichita, KS
AMICA International Mike Barnhart, Membership Sec'y 919 Lantern Glow Trail Dayton, OH 45431 AMICA = Automatic Musicial Instrument Collector's Association; many local chapters with regular meetings. MBSI Frank Rider, Membership Chairman 1062 Alber St. Wabash, IN 46992 MBSI=Musical Box Society International SOCIETIES - GREAT BRITAIN Player-Piano Group Membership Secretary:- Malcolm Billingsley 80 Montalt Road WOODFORD GREEN Essex IG8 9SS ph +44 181 505 1850 North-West Player-Piano Association:- Everson Whittle 47 Raikes Road Preston PR1 5EQ Player-Piano Association of South Wales & The West:- J A Frampton 161 Longmead Avenue Horfield Bristol BS7 8QG Friends of the Pianola Institute:- Mike Davies (or myself) 9 Jillian Close Chestnut Avenue Hampton Middlesex Musical Box Society of Great Britain:- Alan Wyatt PO Box 299 Waterbeach Cambridge CB4 4PJ SOCIETIES - NETHERLANDS Nederlandse Pianola Vereniging (NPV), Secr.: Jan ten Horn, Eikendreef 24, NL-5342 HR OSS. SOCIETIES - GERMANY Gesellschaft fuer Selbstspielende Musikinstrumente e.V Dr Jurgen Hocker Heiligenstock 46 51465 Bergish Gladbach SOCIETIES - AUSTRALIA Australian Collectors of Mechanical Musical Instruments Ian Savins 19 Waipori Street St. Ives 2075 SYDNEY Australia Mechanical Music Society of Australia Norman Stallard 41 The Highway Mt. Waverly 3149 MELBOURNE Australia
Specialty Machine Work for players Piano Tools and Piano action parts Robert Streicher PO Box 39 Pond Eddy, NY 12770 717-559-7403 This man is most reasonable, a perfectionist, honest, and comes highly recommended. He produces many parts for Ampico and Duo-Art, including the ball bleed valves for the Ampico model B. A necessity if you ever intend to rebuild one.
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