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Welcome to J Reid Pianos

Welcome to the J Reid Pianos website! We are a family business that have been selling and delivering pianos in London and internationally for generations. You will find our large selection of good quality New and Second-Hand pianos on our website. … Continue reading

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Pianos in the Snow

As you would expect from J Reid Pianos, we deliver whatever the weather. To cheer us all up in this rather chilly weather – we’ve decided to use the picture below for this week’s caption competition. Please suggest a caption … Continue reading

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Buying a Piano – FAQ

Whatever reason you have for wanting to buy a piano, sound advice can be a bit difficult to find on the internet. However, since you have managed to find this posting you are well on your way to finding what … Continue reading

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Recording Session at J Reid

Pianists were invited to take part in a recording session on Monday 8th November 2010 at J Reid Pianos. The piano-fest culminated in over 20 grand pianos being played together to create a new recording for Lover-Lover. Jarvis Cocker was … Continue reading

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Pianos on eBay – a Warning

Pianos, like anything have a life-span. The average piano will last for 70-90 years if they are looked after. After that time however they are no longer useable as a musical instrument. They will constantly sit out of tune, even if you get a good … Continue reading

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Piano Restoration

Piano restoration by true craftsmen. Some of the best pianos ever made are well over 100 years old. During their time they have ‘lived’ through two World Wars, natural disasters and all manner of testing events that have caused damage. … Continue reading

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Piano Hire

Uprights or grands for hire – J Reid Pianos can supply your piano for hire on a long or short-term basis. Hiring is a great way to ‘try before you buy.’ J Reid Pianos also offer a partial refund of … Continue reading

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Traditional Pianos versus Digital Pianos

Because J Reid Pianos can supply both traditional and digital pianos, they are very well placed to offer good sound advice. Generally, the traditional piano offers benefits which digital pianos simply cannot. However, J Reid Pianos believe that both kinds … Continue reading

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Finest Tuning

Why fine piano adjustments are so very important. Experienced or aspiring players often prefer a particular kind of ‘weight’ to their piano’s keys. A player should always be happy with these settings on their piano. When a piano has been … Continue reading

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Piano Choice

J Reid Pianos have an unrivalled range of pianos available. You will probably find at least five hundred pianos to choose from on any occasion you visit. In the uniquely welcoming and relaxed showrooms, you can compare the impressive depth … Continue reading

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