Tel: +44(0)1243 816600+44(0)1243 816600
Sorry to say, our showroom has now closed after 10 years. As you can see our online store is still running and now with only real-time stock, so if you can see it listed, then we’ve got it.
As ever, we pride ourselves on our exceptional level of customer service and hope that all our customers/friends will continue to let us supply their drum gear.
Call Bernie direct on our usual number. 01243 81660001243 816600 Items will be dispatched as usual, within 24 hours and you may even get a visit from Bernie himself, if you are local to the Chichester area.
After 40+ years in the music trade, the legendary Bernie Smith is now semi-retired so we are now a totally online business!
All our stock is now real-time so if it's listed, grab a bargain.
Bernie worked as a pro drummer in the 1960's beat scene, playing with Johnny Devlin & The Detours and later Beau Brummel & the Noblemen, with whom he recorded at Abbey Road Studios in 1964. In Bernie's professional career he has enjoyed chart success with Detours record "Sometimes", played live on the BBC, supported The Spencer Davis Group at the Big Apple Club in Munich, and even appeared in a feature film with Rachael Welch. Bernie came into the music trade in 1973 as manager of a music shop setting up the original Bern's Music in 1982.
Favourite Drummers: Buddy Rich, Jim Gordon, Tony Meehan, Brian Bennett, Tony Newman, Earl Palmer, Stanton Moore.
Plays: Ludwig Drums, Tosco and Meinl Byzance Cymbals, Vic Firth Steve Gadd Sticks, Toca percussion.