Jack Tuttle
Performer - Instructor
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I teach at Gryphon. They are good guys and will treat you right.

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  • Gryphon is the excellent stringed instrument store where I teach lessons. They sell, repair, teach, and talk to anyone.

  • My daughter Molly is a pretty fair musician herself, now with her own web site.

  • I do many of my performances with Bluegrass Stomp. We do quite a few weddings, private parties and even contra dances and square dances.

  • The California Bluegrass Association is California's biggest BG organization and they put on the big Grass Valley Bluegrass Festival on Father's Day weekend.

  • The Redwood Bluegrass Association puts on great bluegrass concerts in Mountain View, usually with top bands from back East.
  • Frank Ford is Gryphon's co-owner and repair guru. He has a web site with repair and instrument care tips. Visit frets.com just to see the pictures, if nothing else.

  • I am the music editor for Fiddler Magazine. Pick up a copy at Gryphon or order from their web page.

  • John Kael's BluegrassLyrics.com has the lyrics to a lot of songs and they're pretty accurate. He concentrates on the standards and the big three: Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs, and the Stanley Brothers. What more could you ask for?

  • Ken Torke makes the best picks for bluegrass guitar or mandolin. Find out how on mandoliner.com.

  • Ceolas, the home of celtic music on the internet, since 1994. Want to know something about a fiddle tune? Andrew Kuntz has compiled an amazing index of 55,000 fiddle tunes from all genres on this site.

  • The Santa Clara Valley Fiddler's Association has jams the first Sunday of every month. And you can find out about other jams from their web site.

  • I get all of my books printed at CopyFactory.com in Palo Alto. Great prices and they go the extra mile when needed. On El Camino not very far from Gryphon.

  • Go to the Brittany Haas site for the schedule of one of the greatest fiddlers around.
Updated February 27, 2015