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Sam Ash

160 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1522
+1 212-719-2299
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Musicians, your place...

Great place, not only for the amount of instruments, the calm and freedom to play and test options... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edgardo R
Buenos Aires
Way better than Guitar Center

Amazing service, good selection. To me, knowledgable and patient guidance is key in a music store... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
New York City, New York
via mobile
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“Musicians, your place...”
16 Nov 2016
“Way better than Guitar Center”
160 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10036-1522
+1 212-719-2299
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, not only for the amount of instruments, the calm and freedom to play and test options is amazing. High customer service level of all employees. Drums and winds guys are outstanding. Absolutely different are the guys in the drum's area in Sam Ash...More

Thank Edgardo R
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing service, good selection. To me, knowledgable and patient guidance is key in a music store these days. You can get practically anything for about as good a price as you want, but to actually talk to a live salesperson who actually has an idea...More

Thank jinzoningen
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wonderful place to walk around and look at all of the musical instruments and tools. Anything musical - can be found here or can be ordered. The staff is professional and knowledgeable - they were so helpful about placing an order, they made sure it...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Is not just a shop, is a big place to find all that you need in musical instruments, all kind of and the new and modern instruments, so good deals, please dont miss this awesome place.

Thank Juanito49
Reviewed 15 August 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...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

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

Thank drj132014
Reviewed 3 June 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...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 27 January 2015

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

Thank john-hana
Reviewed 26 January 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...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 18 November 2014

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...More

Thank Heather C
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Rudy M
Quiero saber si puedo comprar con tarjeta de crédito american express en cuotas viviendo en Argentina yo estaría en Nueva York del 24 al 28 de abril y quisiera comprar una guitarra de un costo de u$ 5000 mas o menos
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