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Address: 160 W. 48th St, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 719-2299
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Dear God, where do I start? Knowing the actual Sam & Paul Ash personally, you can get discounts left and right and easy financing. This is the store where I actually got my Yamaha... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Dear God, where do I start? Knowing the actual Sam & Paul Ash personally, you can get discounts left and right and easy financing. This is the store where I actually got my Yamaha PSR-S950, and where I might get my Motif XF8 if Yamaha doesn't put out a new model yet...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Amazing selection of guitars, amps, everything. The staff is very helpful and let you try any equipment you want. Great service as well. Check for their special prices

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As soon as we got off the bus to NYC my boyfriend saw this store and we had to go. They had a huge variety of all musical equipment, the staff was extremely helpful and accommodating. You can try all the equipment before you make a purchase.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Picked up a new Soprano Sax. Knowledgeable sales staff and co petite pricing. What more can you ask for.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I went here to buy a new electric guitar. I have used "Guitar Centre" shops in Manhattan and Queens before and been satisfied. But I read that Sam Ash gives you better service, so as a visitor I tried it out. I was not over impressed. I had telephoned them prior and enquired about the guitar I was interested in,... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went to buy a violin and the people at Sam Ash were so patient and accomodating. Not giving 5 stars because I don't think I got expert help, but rather was left to rummage myself. I appreciate low pressure sales, but this might be too low.

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North Bergen, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I mean everything! You need, they have it. I went there many times looking for some mouth piece for my cousin in Brazil. They are very attentive, great service.

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I just bought a getzen 770 sp select trumpet from sam ash in new haven ct. The staff was friendly, helpful and professional. The trumpet was mailed to my house. It arrived in goo condition and plays beautifully. Thanks for making my buying experience at your store so successful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Large store, great selection, Eric was very patient with us and very passionate and knowledgable. Thanks for your help. They even held the items for us untill we shopped elsewhere and got back to collect them. Their prices are lower than B&H nextdoor too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a really large store with a great selection. Thankfully there are plenty of employees to help.

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