Recommended Supplies & Products

Yamaha JR-1 3/4 Size Acoustic Guitar  – A great little acoustic guitar for younger students. Highly recommended.

Squire Mini Strat Electric Guitar   – A three quarter sized Fender Stratocaster, great guitar for the younger electric player.

Korg GA-1 Guitar and Bass Tuner   – An economical tuner that works great and won’t break the bank.

Intellitouch PT10 Mini Clip-On Tuner  – A personal favorite, this tuner clips on the headstock of your guitar, so it’s always there when you need it. Works off the vibration of the guitar so it’s not effected by background noises. A favorite of the singer songwriter.

D’Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze Light Acoustic Guitar Strings  – I’ve been using these strings for years and find them toneful, and consistent in quality.

D’Addario EXL110 Nickel Light Electric Guitar Strings  – See above.

String Winder  – Every guitar player needs at least one. Saves a lot of time when it comes to restringing your guitar.

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks  – Easy to grip and available in lots of different thicknesses.

Kyser Quick Change Capo  – Highly recommended, just clip it to your guitar’s headstock when it’s not in use.

Shubb Steel String Guitar Capo  – High quality capo, preferred by professionals for use on the stage and in the studio.

Guitar Stand  – Always have your guitar in easy reach. You never know when inspiration is going to strike!

Music Stand  – An essential tool for any serious musician.

Mighty Bright Music Light  – A great way to illuminate your guitar stand.

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Friend’s and more:

Eat Street Personal Chef Service  – My wife’s business specializes in custom made, healthy, delicious meals that are delivered right to your home. She also caters smaller parties, and events.

Olympia Dulcimer Company  – My friend Kevin Jones makes these beautiful and unique instruments, designed with the guitar player in mind. No guitar player should be without one!

Doug Clark Steiger  – Fantastic singer songwriter, and guitarist. Doug is the guy to see when you are in the market for a new acoustic guitar. Visit him at the North location of Guitar Center. Tell him I sent you.

Robin Rowell Photography  – Robin did the photography on my site. Highly recommended.

Amy Tisi  – Graphic designer extraordinaire.

Jean Synodinos  – A fantastic singer songwriter, and a good friend. Give her a listen!