John Jarvis


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Music Man

John Jarvis is the president and owner of the music retail store in Florida, Music Man. His father was a band director back in 1944 who retired to Florida in 1973 and opened a small store three years later. As a result, John grew up in a very musical home. He played saxophone in his high school band and after college decided to work in the store. He learned how to repair band instruments and later went on the road as a school road rep for the store. After taking over the business he expanded to a second location with a focus on servicing school music programs.