John Scofield


Oral History Information

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Musician, Guitarist

John Scofield remembers the music retail stores around his town growing up and proudly gives gratitude to the many retail stores involved with his career over the years.  As a guitarist he bought his gear at stores all across the country and as a noted performer and endorsee, John provided clinics and concerts for countless retailers including Manny’s in New York and the first Guitar Center in California.  John’s noted musical career also lead to future involvement with the music products industry as an exhibitors demo artist for many years at various booths at the NAMM Trade Show, most notable: Ibanez. In fact, the company currently offers a John Scofield Ibanez signature model.