Ebony & Ivory – Your Local Music Shop


Ebony & Ivory is a family run music shop and music school based on the Edgware Road in Colindale, North-West London. We’re celebrating our 37th year selling musical instruments.

Ebony & Ivory Music Shop ColindaleFrom our origins as piano specialists we’ve evolved to provide a comprehensive service for all musicians – professionals, students and hobbyists alike. We offer a wide range of quality new & used musical instruments and accessories. Our expert repair service can care for pianos, guitars, woodwind and other instruments.

Musical Instruments

Our catalogue includes acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, electronic pianos & keyboards, harmonicas and percussion instruments. Our comprehensive range of music accessories includes guitar, bass, violin, ukulele & banjo strings, guitar tuners, leads, instrument cases and drum sticks. As well as musical instruments we carry a broad range of educational music books and DVDs.

We stock a carefully sourced range of products based on their quality. Whatever your budget, we’re confident that what we offer are instruments of the highest quality for the price. We take pride in having in depth knowledge about all of our products. If you’d like any help or advice with buying musical instruments, accessories or study materials, get in touch, we’re happy to help.

There’s nothing like browsing through a real music shop and talking to experienced staff.

X-Factor Stars Visit Ebony & Ivory

We were excited to get our photos taken with X-Factor stars Ella Henderson and curent finalist Seann Miley Moore who came to visit their vocal coach and singing ledgend in her own right, Stevie Lange who teaches at our music school.

Two X-Factor Finalists Coached At Ebony & Ivory Music School

We are delighted that two of the finalists in the current series of X-Factor are students of our brilliant vocal teachers, Stevie Lange and Elysha West.

Music business legend, Stevie, has helped many stars acheive their full singing potential including Blue, Rita Ora, Connor Maynard, Michael Kiwanuka, Re Connected, Union J, Ella Henderson, Gerri Halliwell (ex Spice Girl), Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams, Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), Girls Aloud, and The Sugababes. She’s been working with Seann Miley Moore to polish his amazing voice and bring out his unique style.

Elysha has been coaching Lauren Murray, for a decade and has mentored the talented singer who’s effortlessly embraced the limelight on the X-Factor.

If you’d like to get your vocal chops together, get in touch with us by visiting our contact page or call 020 8200 5510 to book or to discuss singing lessons or any other music lessons.

In The Pocket Band Workshops

Bass teacher Rodrigo Lemos and drum teacher Joe Ospalla are running band workshops for kids during school holidays. This half-term we had an energetic group of budding young rock musicians who learned to play some of that there olden days rock ‘n’ roll. The workshops run for three days and include learning music theory and history, learning to play songs, rehearsing and playing a lot of music. The workshop culminates in a professional recording session.

If you’re interested in participating, check out the In The Pocket website – www.inthepocketbandworkshops.co.uk

The products we sell include the following well-known, quality brands: Aquila, Bad Boy, Casio, Clarke, Crafter, D’Addario, Ernie Ball, Hohner, Jim-Dunlop, Kala, Mahalo, Makala, Planet Waves, Stentor, Vic Firth, Vintage, & Yamaha.

Musical Instrument Repairs

In addition to selling musical instruments we offer a comprehensive tuning & repair service.


  • Professional piano tuners with years of experience
  • Piano tuning
  • Piano repair and restoration
  • Professional Piano Removals

Guitar & Other String instruments

  • Expert service provided by experienced luthiers
  • Set-up and modification
  • Restringing & tuning
  • Repairs

More details on our Tuning & Repairs page.

Music Lessons at the Ebony & Ivory Music School

We have been running the Ebony & Ivory Music School at our current premises for the past 28 years and currently have more than 600 students attending lessons weekly. We offer tuition for a wide range of instruments:

Click here for more information.

For more information about our products or if you’d like to buy online, you can view our range at our Ebony & Ivory eBay shop.

Please call 020 8200 5510, email ebonyandivoryltd@gmail.com or pop in to our shop in North-West London if you’d like any advice.

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