Bill Kaman


Oral History Information

Bill Kaman served as president of Kaman Music Corporation, a company started by his father. Under Bill’s direction, Kaman Music expanded its product line, developed overseas markets, and acquired new companies to be managed under the corporation. In addition, he has also insisted on new and innovative improvements to the instruments under the Kaman name, particularly the Ovation guitar. Bill served on the NAMM board during the early days of market and development activities, supporting the industry’s growth beginning in the early 1990s. His interview included his views on his father’s contributions to both the aerospace and music industries.