Jay Turser is a stringed instrument manufacturer owned by US Music Corporation, located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States. In 2009 U.S. Music Corp. was acquired by JAM Industries of Canada. Today U.S. Music, along with KMC Music and Davitt & Hanser, make up JAM’s U.S. Music operations. According to the Jay Turser website, they are currently affiliated with Davitt & Hanser, a division of JAM Industries, LTD.700 West Pete Rose Way #155 • Cincinnati, Ohio 45203.
Production facilities are located in China and rely primarily on Asian suppliers for parts and electronics but use imported woods, such as mahogany, maple and rosewood, for the body and neck. The products are sold worldwide.
The company produces both electric and acoustic guitars. They also produce a line of acoustic and electric guitars targeted toward entry level musicians, sold in kits that come with accessories and instructional DVDs.
- Guitar Player Magazine, November 2004, Vol. 38 Issue 11