With a passion for music, and a strong commitment to customer service, Howard Taylor and Martin Luck have established TMA as a growing, professional musical instrument distributor.
Howard is the current Musical Director of Australia’s No 1 Brass band Brisbane Excelsior, teaching at the Brisbane Griffith Conservatorium where he recently completed his Masters of Music in Conducting. He travels extensively around Australia and overseas running workshops and working with young musicians. Tonga would be one of his favourite destinations having now been there twice a year for the last 8 years working with schools and local bands.
Martin has a wealth of experience in business, having provided goods and services to local and global organisations. He brings a business discipline to help ensure customers experience high levels of service and support, while working with global brands in order to provide high quality innovative products to the Australian market.
John Packer – John Packer are now the largest supplier of instruments to the Education Sector in the UK, and pInstruments are the best-selling plastic range, and we are very excited about the opportunity to work with selected retailers and grow the brands in Australia. John Packer have recently been the proud recipient of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade 2018 and winner of Best Growth Business 2018 in Regional Business Awards
A few facts about John Packer instruments
John Packer Musical Instruments are designed in the UK, and made at factories across Asia.
The company has collaborated with esteemed professional manufacturers such as Smith-Watkins, Rath, Sterling and Taylor Trumpets to produce high quality professional level instruments.
JPMI provide a large range of instruments for all markets
Newer models offer upgrades for more advanced musicians
JPMI export to over 50 countries
Over 250k JP instruments are in circulation globally
pInstruments – pInstruments are the best-selling plastic brass instrument range, with the pBone and pBone Mini trombones, pTrumpet and pTrumpet HyTech, Pcornet, pBugle and pBuzz, all aimed at providing the beginner with a cost – effective, highly durable instrument that will take them to the next level.
Sela – high quality German made percussion instruments, including cajons with unique qualities and features, and hand pans manufactured to the highest quality and tuning standards
Cascha – the product range, designed in Germany and manufactured in Asia, includes the most popular entry-level instruments such as ukulele, guitar, recorder, harmonica, percussion instruments and much more. Instruments by Cascha offer beginners and advanced musicians excellent quality and a great sound at an unbeatable price/performance ratio. This is why Cascha instruments are often used in music lessons and early musical education.
Freedrum – the virtual drum kit from Sweden that you can take and play anywhere – just attach the sensors to drum sticks and feet, open the Freedrum app, and play!
Silverstein Works – highest quality ligatures manufactured in the USA, using space age technology, and innovative accessories for the aspiring woodwind player as well as performing professionals.