Get to know: Bobby Medcalf!

Get to know: Bobby Medcalf!

Here's a transcript from a recent interview with one of our fantastic instructors, Bobby Medcalf!

Where are you from? Beech Grove, Indiana. So, I'm from the midwest.

And how long did you live in the midwest before you moved to CA? Until I was 12. My dad is a pastor and he was called to lead a church in CA when I was 12 years old; so we drove out to the Bay Area (Redwood City, CA) and I've lived here ever since.

When did you become interested in the drums? ...

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We Sell Guitars!

We Sell Guitars!

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...

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Get to know: Jim Sturges!

Get to know: Jim Sturges!

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? ...

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Get to know: Tim Schwalbach!

Get to know: Tim Schwalbach!

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? ...

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