Since 1927 the Kawai piano company has been building high quality upright and grand pianos in Japan, and along with Yamaha is now considered the largest piano manufacture in the world. Both companies have been known for building consistently good quality piano since the 1970’s. Kawai is one of the few larger companies that are still operated by the Kawai family in Japan with the current owner Hirotaka Kawai leading the company. Used Kawai upright piano models and others are generally hard to find. Family ownership in a business has it’s advantages and has served Kawai well over it’s almost 90 years in business. This particular CX4 is in remarkable shape, and would be a great fit for a beginner or advancing intermediate student.