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1949 Martin 000-28


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Events
Rock Your Uke with Greg Vaughan - 9-week group class
with Greg Vaughan
  Next Week Thu, Sep 25, 2014

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Jack Tuttle's 9-week bluegrass classes start 9/30, 10/1 & 10/2
with Jack Tuttle
  Tue, Sep 30, 2014
Every Tues, Weds & Thur, two classes per night! click through to read about all of them
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Carol McComb's Autumn 2014 Folk Guitar Workshops begin October 6, 7 and 8
with Carol McComb
  Mon, Oct 06, 2014
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday eves
Nine weeks; no classes Thanksgiving week
Twelve classes to choose from.
Sign up by Wed, September 10th and take a $10 discount!
Take two workshops during the same series, discount your second class by $10.
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Jam, Man! (And Woman!)
with Mark Hanson
  Sat, Oct 18, 2014
Our Grammy-winning, guitar-author friend from Portland (former Palo Altan!) offers two workshops at Gryphon on Saturday,October 18. Mark's workshops are enlightening and great fun, and students always leave with new insights and plenty of material to practice and absorb.
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Composing for Fingerstyle Guitar - Maybe It''s Easier Than You Think!
with Mark Hanson
  Sat, Oct 18, 2014

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Unlocking the Secrets of Gypsy Jazz Guitar
with Paul Mehling
  Sat, Nov 01, 2014

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A Bonanza of Bluegrass Banjo Choices from Steve Huber

For serious banjo pickers Gryphon now offers a rare opportunity to compare five, that's 5, different Huber banjos that we have in stock. Although each is a different model with subtle differences, most dedicated pickers agree that as with guitars or mandolins, even two banjos that are the exact same model often sound different in subtle ways. Read More

What's With Gryphon Selling Stuff on Ebay?

Some of Gryphon's regular customers have expressed surprise that we're listing things that need repair as "project instruments" on Ebay. Since we have a great repair department, the obvious question is why we don't fix these projects ourselves. (read more for the answer)

A Couple of Ounces of Prevention

I'm sure it seems like we're hammering you with warnings about high temps damaging your instrument, but Calton cases can give you a significantly longer fuse before a hot day causes problems. These fiberglass cases offer additional thermal insulation in a car trunk, and the white ones shown here really offer a lot of additional protection when you're in the sun, such as at a festival. And of course when traveling these have been the standard case for road-warrior musicians for many years. Caltons are currently being made in Austin, Texas, so shipping costs are lower than they were when we had to get them from Eastern Canada.

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Monday through Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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211 Lambert Avenue
at the corner of Park and Lambert
Palo Alto, California 94306
650.493.2131
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