Here’s why the Kimball console is a special piano: they are 2 inches taller than the average 40 inch tall console piano. The added size can give a nice resounding tone. The padded bench can fit your 3 best students at the same time.
During the golden age of grand pianos, many different piano manufacturers competed to gain market share and establish themselves as an industry leader. Kimball specifically became one of the giants in the space, juggling both quality and affordability, while churning out grand and upright pianos on a scale seldom seen by piano manufacturers anywhere. However, like many of the great piano creators before and after, Kimball too would eventually find itself transitioning away from the piano business.