Keyboards | Organs
Welcome to Music Direct - One of Manchester's largest music shops.
With over 40 years experience in the music industry, we can give help and advice on most musical instruments. We are musicians, and can assist you with our expertise.
Peter Braid who owned Keys Musical Instruments, 71 Henshaw Street, near the market in Oldham manages this new store in Chadderton situated in Stockfield Mill near Dale Bathrooms. He brings with him the skills and expertise to provide customers with the very best service.
This new music shop, larger than any previous store in Oldham, Manchester offers much more scope, with tuition of most musical instruments including Acoustic Pianos, Acoustic Guitars, Violins, Saxophones, Brass, Woodwind and Drums.
Meet the team
Jack Taylor : Sales Manager
Jack has been with the store since he started as a work experience assistant around 10 years ago. He has been playing guitar for around 14 years and has played in multiple bands, as well as session work throughout this time. He brings his knowledge and skills to enable our customers choose their perfect guitar. In addition to this, he has also achieved a BSC degree in Music Production and has been a sound engineer in both live and studio settings.
Having worked along with Peter for many years, his extensive knowledge is not restricted to guitars. He can assist with all aspects of sales in the store and our online sales. He has enabled his time during "lockdown" to redesign and decorate the store...
Lol Harris : Keyboard Sales
Lol started playing piano at age seven
He was classically trained through the grades by Max Richie at the Chetham's School of Music
He opened his recording studio in 1986 to present called Lolipop studios
He has produced music for Russell Watson in the early years and is the current MD for Catherine Tyldesley ( Coronation Street)
Performing as MD at the Willows Variety Show from 1990 for 14 years and resident pianist at the Midland Hotel Manchester from 2006 for 11 years, Lol now brings his expertise to the professional demonstration of our pianos and organs
John Stewart : Guitar Repairs
Self -taught guitarist from the 60's era spent many years in bands in the pubs and clubs around the North West mainly with Idol Fret in the 70's and 80's.
Then mid 80's moved into recording with Reeltime Studio, an eight track facility in Uppermill. He learned such a lot about tastes and techniques of different genre's of music trying to be "George Martin" for customers.
Went back into acoustic jam sessions with local muso's which was great fun. He is now our guitar technician .
Our repair service is second to none offering service for keyboards, guitars (including restringing and setups), piano tuning, violin, brass and woodwind instruments. Our service is unrivalled throughout the Manchester area.
Our huge retail area offers more choice and competitive pricing. Our large range of instruments are available in store or online. We are the largest music shop in Oldham with hundreds of instruments to choose from.
We are experienced in removals of large instruments such piano and organs, so no need to worry if you order a piano or organ, it is in good hands.
Our product specialist, Lol Harris is here to help you choose your perfect instrument
Free shipping on all orders over £500,
within a 10 mile radius of the store.
30 days money back guarantee on new products
We offer a repair service for most musical instruments