Barry Drysdale - Started business in
the Park Centre before purchasing Park Pianos in 1987. Worked on
the road in his youth as a solo organ player, as well as playing
Piano in his church. Apart from his extensive keyboard knowledge,
Barry is also well versed in the world of sound re-inforcement,
and gets deeply involved in the PA Dept. Barry has also Taught Piano
in earlier times
Walter Sinton - One of Perth's better
known Jazz piano players, Walter started his playing career in his
native Scotland before moving to Australia, and getting involved
in Jazz. He can play almost any style of piano and organ. He started
his retail music career in Perth with Lynton Luff in 1975. He has
also taught Piano and Organ.
Tomislav Ngyuen - We don't know what Tom
does here. He just turned up one day and we were too scared to ask
him to leave.
John Pound - Has been in the music industry
for 30 years, starting with Walter at Lynton Luff. John has played
keyboards with a number of bands. He is also a renowned Organist who
regularly performs concerts, covering all styles. In the days when
Yamaha ran it's enormously successful Electone Festivals, John was
one half of Organ Duo "Music Two". He has also worked as
a sound engineer and is our go-to guy for all things sheet music and
musical academinc requirements.
Lee Jammal - A brilliant guitarist with Riff
Raff, Lee is a Mesa Boogie nut. As with most of the staff members,
Lee is deeply passionate about his instrument. If you want to know
anything about Boutique manufacturers, Lee is the man
Sandy Jones - Sandy is our Bass specialist.
He spent many years playing with his church group, and as a youth
worker within his congregation. Currently plays bass with Billitrip.
Jeff "Tully" Bullen - Tully
has played in all manner of bands over the years, playing a vast
array of styles and genres. His current role at Music Park is the
company's guitar technician, setting up all the guitars and stringed
instruments that flow thru the store.
Karina Cass - An outstanding guitarist,
currently with Blaze, formerly with Vamp, Karina is also an authority
on Mesa Boogie and PRS guitars. Tom Anderson guitars and all facets
of classical guitars.
Chris Richardson - Responsible for the
Drum Dept, Richo has been playing for about 25 years, and has been
seen playing with Mad Agent, Perfect Day and Billitrip.
Josh Rampling - Josh started his career
as an 18 yo, and is currently playing with Capetown Lullaby. As
a working muso, he has an understanding of what is required to make
the gig work without a major hassle upsetting the night.
Richardson - Yep, we've got three of them working here - Richardsons
that is - Steve has been on the circuit for about 15 years, and
has played with Tourist, Smokin' Section and Billitrip. Steve can
tell you anything you want to know about Yamaha Drums and Zidjian
Cymbals - and of course he can help you with the entire range of
percussion gear stocked by the store.
Bairstow - Matt is the newest member to the Music Park team.
He is sequestered in the PA department and
he is available for all your PA & lighting requirements. Matt
plays drums in several bands including his original band Injured
Ninja. He likes eating friend rice and growing facial hair.
Derek Rucki - Is our Hi Tech guru, who
has an inate understanding of how computers work and interact with
other inanimate objects. Derek is a Mac nut, and also has a deep
affection for Korg products. He has a reluctant, but knowledgble
understanding of the world of PC's. If you have a Hi Tech problem,
Derek is your man. He has worked in the retail Music Industry for
over 20 years, and is a talented keyboard player, who still gigs
on a regular basis.
Patrick Carre - Has been with the company
since 1988, and started his career as an apprentice Piano Tuner.
He then graduated onto the sales floor working in the Hi Tech area,
where his knowledge of recording, sequencing and software in general
is unsurpassed. Most of Patricks playing has been within the church
arena, and he has toured overseas with his church music team.
Don Morison - Don is the owner of Loop
Studios, and his knowledge of the recording industry is complete.
He is our Pro Tools expert, and looks after the professional recording
clientelle of our company. So if you are into recording - Don is
Mike Richardson - Mike completes a trifecta
of Richardson brothers and his warehouse management skills are essential
to the functioning of such a big business. The third Richardson brother
infiltrating the company, Mike is an excellent bassist working 2-3
times a week in Tourist and Smokin' Section. Mike's skills as a guitarist
make him an all round guy to go to when you need experienced advice.