The answer is always sooner rather than later. Nobody wants to play an out-of-tune piano, unless you’re Rowlf the Dog… “Aha! Just what I was looking for. Look at this little beauty. Whoa ho! Boy is this piano out of tune! I love out-of-tune pianos.” – Rowlf the Dog, A Muppet Family Christmas But for […]
Category: Piano Tuning
The Top Five Piano Brands I Love to Tune
Everyone has their favorite piano, and I’m no different! Having tuned more than 20,000 pianos over the course of my 40-year career, I’ve worked on pretty much every piano brand out there—American, Asian, and European. And let me say, there are aspects (some might say peculiarities) that make each brand special. But, I do prefer […]
Don’t let your piano get way out of tune
Remember that all musicians ( GREAT and NOT SO GREAT) will get what I call LAZY EARS if you let your piano go too long between TUNE UPS! For each piano the length of time varies on if it is too long or not! For instance some pianos being played a lot will need a […]
Schimmel and Petrof Grands – 2 of my favorites!
If you have never played a SCHIMMEL GRAND PIANO I highly recommend doing so! I tuned a BEAUTIFUL SCHIMMEL yesterday and they are the most wonderful instruments on the planet and are made in GERMANY! The tone is simply the most mellow and purist sounding piano on each and every note from the low bass […]
I still love to tune pianos, folks!
Sometimes when I am tuning I get this feeling inside wondering why I still LOVE to TUNE PIANOS after 40 years! Then it hits me that no matter what the brand name ( STEINWAY – PETROF – YAMAHA – BALDWIN – etc.. ) it just never gets old making any piano sounds as good as […]