Eastman Music to Distribute Backun Clarinets

[![Backun President Morrie Backun](/content/images/2016/10/376A0224-Headshots-Small-Size-200x300.jpg)](/content/images/2016/10/376A0224-Headshots-Small-Size.jpg)Backun President Morrie Backun
Eastman Music Company has announced they have entered into a long term exclusive distribution agreement with Backun Musical Services, a Canadian manufacturer of  clarinets and woodwind accessories, to bring the Backun line of products to Eastman dealers in North America, including Canada. The Backun line of products joins the Eastman family, which includes Eastman, Wm. S. Haynes Co. and S.E. Shires instruments.

Qian Ni, CEO of Eastman, says, “Backun clarinets have earned a reputation of being among the finest in the world. We are excited to be able to work with our Eastman, Wm. S. Haynes Co. and S.E. Shires dealers to represent these instruments. We are confident that Eastman dealers and their customers will benefit from the innovations and craftsmanship that Backun is known for.”

On the recent agreement, Backun President Morrie Backun, adds, “In partnering with Eastman, we recognize the enormous potential for Backun in the U.S. market. Eastman provides exceptional dealer support, with industry leading financing and terms that will help Backun products reach more dealers and artists. This relationship is a natural fit for both companies.”

Effective immediately, the entire Backun product line of clarinets and accessories will be available through Eastman, with the company offering financing, inventory and domestic shipping to qualified dealers from its Pomona, CA headquarters.

For more information, contact Eastman Music Company: 800-789-2216, FAX 909-868-1773,

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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