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Welcome to L. B. Crabb & Associates. We are a school of piano technology, and a team of skilled artisans rebuilding everything from the earliest "square" or "antique" pianos to the modern "concert grand" piano.

                 -Larry B. Crabb, R.P.T.

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L. B. Crabb & Associates

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Larry Crabb School of Piano Technology

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LARRY CRABB, owner

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L.B.Crabb & Associates
4299 Hugh Howell Road
Tucker (Atlanta), GA 30084
ph. 770 491-1432
fax. 770 908-2331
e-mail. info@lbcrabbpiano.com

PERTINENT INFORMATION ABOUT 
L. B. CRABB & ASSOCIATES;
THE LARRY CRABB SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY
AND LARRY CRABB, owner
L. B. CRABB & ASSOCIATES

A well-established piano service business in the Atlanta area for over 30 years, specializing in all phases of piano servicing, repairing, rebuilding, and refinishing.

Established accounts with individuals, commercial organizations (hotels, clubs, insurance claim services), churches and schools (including the total piano maintenance program for the GWINNETT COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM with over 175 pianos).

Excellent relations with all piano dealers in the Atlanta area and throughout the Southeast.

Excellent relations with all piano manufacturers, performing warranty work for all of them.

Excellent credit rating with local and national accounts.

A family-owned company with two sons in the business who work as technicians. and participate in the management decisions.

   

The company's technical employees are members of THE PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD and are active in local and national on-going training programs.

LARRY CRABB, owner

A man in excellent health, Mr. Crabb (A.K.A. Larry) lives in  Gwinnett County Georgia, and is a resident of the city of Tucker which is considered part of Greater Atlanta.  Larry is married and has  two sons Greg and Gary who also work in the business.

Larry  received his undergraduate degree, a BS in Commerce, from Texas Christian University and his MBA in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Quite talented, Larry is musically active in a Barbershop singing organization and Co-organizer of the Gwinnett County High School Quartet Contest.  In addition, Larry is  involved in music programs providing coaching for quartets, choral and music programs. Locally, and is a past Berkmar High School Band Booster President (Co-president with his wife).

If that is not enough to impress you, Larry is also a well respected Member of THE PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD, INC. (PTG)

bulletRegistered Piano Technician, Craftsman
bulletCertified Tuning Examiner
bulletCertified Appraiser
bulletSoutheast Regional Vice-President (PTG), Retired
bulletContinuing delegate to annual PTG Council meetings
bulletOne of the Founders & Charter members of and a continuing delegate to THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PIANO BUILDERS AND TECHNICIANS (IAPBT) and  the International Secretary/Treasurer.
bulletInstructor/lecturer at local, regional and national conventions of PTG in the United States, and guest instructor/lecturer at international seminars in Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Korea, Italy, Japan and Switzerland.
bulletChosen "MAN OF NOTE"---THE PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD¹S outstanding piano tuner/technician (Man of Note Award) for 1990!
bulletOwner/operator of a successful piano service business for 43 years, specializing in tuning, repairing, restoring and general rebuilding (as required) for all makes and types of pianos and electric keyboards, and whose clientele consists of individual, institutional and commercial accounts.  References can be supplied, if requested.
bulletAttended various seminars, schools and training classes and completed factory courses given by Steinway, Baldwin, PianoDisc, Yamaha, Kimball, Wurlitzer, Yamaha, etc. for further educational enhancement and "honing" of the skills needed to service all makes and styles of acoustic and electric pianos and electronic keyboards which are owned by many commercial accounts (clubs, service groups, recording studios), churches and schools.
bulletEstablished THE LARRY CRABB SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY  (established 1974) in Tucker (Atlanta), Georgia, training students to tune, regulate, & rebuild pianos and to use proper business practices.  The school has been very successful and many of its graduates have gone on to become ³Registered Piano Technicians² in THE PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD.)
bulletAssists customers in the selection and purchase of new pianos and assists  churches and schools in new piano evaluations.


Larry Crabb, RPT

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