With over a century of history as a music shop in North London’s iconic Muswell Hill, including providing The Kinks with their very first guitars, Les Aldrich Music Shop is the place to come for your musical needs.
We stock a wide range of CDs and are experts in the fields of Classical Music and Jazz. Contemporary musical tastes are also catered for with a range Rock & Pop, World, Folk and other selected genres on CD and Vinyl.
A large portion of our music shop is dedicated to Sheet Music, including everything a student will need for their exams (ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall etc.) as well as a wide range of repertoire, tutor books, children’s books, contemporary songbooks and more.
Instruments are an important part of music and we stock a range of student and intermediate level Guitars (Acoustic, Classical & Electric), Violins, Ukuleles, Flutes, Clarinets, Harmonicas, Recorders and other assorted instruments. We also offer a Violin, Cello and Flute rental service.
We stock a wide range of accessories and consumables, including: Guitar Strings, Violin Strings, Cello Strings, Capos, Reeds, Music Stands, Instrument Stands, Cases, Shoulder Rests, Violin Bows, Cello Bows, Rosin and a wide variety of other essential musical accessories.
If you have a problem with a stringed instrument then our in-house Luthier Enrico Savoncelli is ready to use his extensive expertise to assess and fix the vast majority of issues. We do Guitar repairs, Electric Guitar repairs, Bass Guitar repairs, Violin repairs, Cello repairs and more. Instrument modifications are also well within Enrico’s ability as he has a great deal of experience in hand-crafting his own instruments, particularly Guitars and Bass Guitars.
Bringing music to the local community is also very important to us, which is why we host the largest local teachers’ list on our website. We also use our location and contacts to host free concerts, events and signings as well as instructional workshops hosted by local musicians.