When The Guitarist opened for business about 25 years ago, we quickly realized that we needed to stock and have guitar available for sale to our students. The main reason being that most students do not know what to look for in an instrument. As a guitarist and instructor, I do know what to look for and can really help make the buying decision simple for my students. Here are a few thing to keep in mind when purchasing a guitar...Read More
Here's a transcript from a recent interview with one of our fantastic instructors, Jim Sturges!
Where are you from? San Jose, California. Actually, not far from here at all. I grew up right on the border of Santa Clara and San Jose.
Does your family have a long history here? My father was from Chicago and my mother was from Angel's Camp, up near Sonora, due east from here.
When did you start playing the piano? ...Read More
Here's a transcript from a recent interview with one of our fantastic instructors, Tim Schwalbach!
Where are you from originally? I was born in Redwood City, but I grew up in Cupertino.
When did you first play the guitar? I started lessons when I was 11, right down the street from where my parents lived. I walked to my lessons.
How did you learn to play? ...Read More
Here's a transcript from a recent interview with one of our fantastic instructors, Ron Jamison!
Where are you from originally? Falls Church, Virginia.
When did you move to the Bay Area? April 1, 1979.
When did you start teaching at The Guitarist? ...Read More