Mike Fazio


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Fazio's Frets & Friends

Mike Fazio opened a small retail shop in St. Louis called Fazio's Frets & Friends.  The year was 1978.  Within a few months it was clear that he found his niche and before long the store became a lifeblood for area musicians as well as traveling performers.  Mike was educated in retail business and worked with Bob McDowell as an intern to apply his teachings in a real store environment. The experience not only resulted in Mike being hooked on retail, but specifically music retail, which is what he did until his retirement!