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Can Science Build a Better Piano?

  Out near Laguardia Airport, in Queens, is the Steinway piano factory. It smells like sawdust and lacquer. Some 1,500 pianos leave this factory every year. And Wally Boot plays every single one. “I’ve been here for 52 years,” he says. “And I love every minute of it. I’m tone inspector. I’m the last one…Continue Reading