27th August 2015
Shop hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm and Saturday 9.00am to 2.00pm. We are not open on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. There may be occasional changes to these times owing to staffing levels, holidays etc - these will be posted here.
We will be closed all day on Friday 28th August and Saturday 29th; we will then be open on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd September then closed for the week re-opening on Tuesday 8th!
The workshop is usually open on Tuesday (ring bell on side door), Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 - 6.00 and Saturday 9.00 - 2.00 but phone to confirm on Graham's direct line 01462 421402.
We only have in stock a small selection of the listed instruments and accessories so please check before making a special journey!
All secondhand instruments are fully checked over and set up in the workshop to ensure they are in good playing order (unlike wind instruments purchased on auction sites which often need large amounts spending to put them into good playing order - beware!).
Every secondhand instrument is listed on the website
with a high quality photo. The secondhand list is revised daily (but please phone before journeying to look at a specific instrument!). All secondhand instruments have been checked over and are in good playing order. Follow us on Twitter (see below) for updates whenever an interesting secondhand instrument comes in.
Instruments currently in stock include
Leblanc, Buffet, Yamaha, Selmer, Noblet, Duval, Hammerschmidt, Cabart, Armstrong, Bettoney, Boosey and Hawkes, Buisson and
Louis clarinets (Bb, A, Eb and alto);
Rudall Carte, Azumi, Jupiter, Yamaha, Allen, FMG, Trevor James, Pearl, Gemeinhardt and
Monnig flutes (wood, silver plated, silver head, silver, bass);
Selmer, Yamaha, Buescher, Martin, Conn, Jupiter, Trevor James, Elkhart, Buffet, Earlham, King, Fremont, Mauriat, Holton, Champion
and Yanagisawa saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone);
lots of sax mouthpieces;
Adler, Fox, Monnig, Moosman and
Yamaha, Buffet, B&H, Howarth, Noblet, Triebert and
Ward and Winterbourn oboes;
Yamaha, Bach, Olds, DEG, Holton, Besson, Stomvi, Reynolds and
Yamaha, Selmer, DEG and
Bach Stradivarius, B&H, Martin, Olds,
Conn, Yamaha, Holton, Blessing and
Conn french horns etc. etc.
Secondhand instruments recently arrived include:
Moosman 222 bassoon
Adler 25 key bassoon
Buffet R13 A clarinet
Buffet RC Bb clarinet
Sovereign 944 trombone
King 3B trombone
Anborg compensator french horn
Gemeinhardt solid silver flute
Buffet B12 Bb clarinet
Trevor James Virtuoso flute
B&H 400 bassoon
Ward & Winterbourn TW1 oboe
Olds Recording trumpet
Jupiter tenor horn
Buffet Artist oboe
Yamaha YTS32 tenor saxophone
Leblanc Opus Bb clarinet x 2
King Zephyr tenor saxophone
Yamaha YTS61 tenor saxophone
Yamaha YCL CX clarinet
B&H 1010 Bb clarinet
Buffet R13 C clarinet
JP bass clarinet
Pearl ST-700E flute
Yamaha YPC62 piccolo
Azumi A2200E flute
Yanagisawa S901 soprano saxophone
Yamaha YSS62 soprano saxophone
Conn 6M Naked Lady alto saxophone
Selmer S80 II tenor saxophone
Yamaha YOB421 oboe
Yamaha YHR664 french horn
Besson Prestige euphonium
Olds Super Star Bb/F trombone
Trevor James Cantabile flute
SECONDHAND INSTRUMENTS WANTED!!!
If you have an instrument you are looking to sell please get in touch and we can talk about the options available to you. We do not normally purchase second hand instruments but sell on behalf of customers deducting a commission in the event of a successful sale. Secondhand instruments are selling very well at present and we desperately need more on the shelf!
Our rental scheme offers 4 months rental of a flute, cornet, trumpet, clarinet or trombone for £50 plus a £50 refundable deposit; curved head flute for £60 plus £60 deposit and alto saxophone for £100 plus £100 deposit. Should you decide to purchase you may deduct the first rental payment and the deposit from the price of the instrument rented.
currently has many items of interest. Have a look NOW as there are many unrepeatable bargains here!
Following the sad closure of Hitchin's guitar shop Machinehead Music we now stock a basic selection of guitar stuff - instruments, cases, straps, strings, picks etc. etc. Phone for details.
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Leading UK wind instrument technician Graham de Vere White has his workshop at the shop and is normally here
on Tuesday (ring bell on side door), Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 - 6.00 and Saturday 9.00 - 2.00.
He can be contacted on his direct line
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We only have in stock a small selection of the listed instruments and accessories so please check
before making a special journey!