product types: 

  • banjos
  • ukuleles
  • acoustic guitars
  • classical guitars
  • violins


Buegeleisen and Jacobson (B&J) was a musical instrument distributor based in New York City. B&J was established in 1897, on 17th Street. In 1913, they moved to University Place. Their operations expanded through the 1930s and 1940s. The company finally ceased trading in the early 1970s and became a division of Hornberger Music Ltd (B&J Music Ltd, Toronto) when Greg Hornberger bought the company.

B&J owned or distributed various guitar brands including: Kay De Lux guitars, Serenader guitars, banjos, and ukuleles, S.S.Stewart guitars and National guitars. You can also find B&J own branded instruments


Buegeleisen and Jacobson
5-9 Union Square
New York , NY
United States
New York US