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3090 S. Bascom Ave

San Jose, CA 95124

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Hours: M-F: 10-7, Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-6

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Group Coursework:

Introductory SMI group guitar class materials are found below. You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your system. There’s a good chance you already have this program, but if you don't it's free, and you can download it directly from Adobe.


Please right click on the link below to download the class material in PDF Format. After you've right-clicked, select "save link as", followed by “save”, and the file will download to your computer. After the transfer is complete, just double-click the PDF file, which should be named "smi_intro_class.pdf”. You will now be able to see and print all ten pages used in the class.


Introductory Class PDF


Additional printed material used in the SMI group guitar class is available via several methods. You can download both the large comb-bound notebooks used in class below.


RIGHT-CLICK the links, select "save link as", followed by “save”.  These files are rather large, and may take a while with dial-up connections.  The files are password protected – ask instructor for password.


part one

part two


Blank music staff paper for writing tabs, chord, and standard notation are here:

blank staff paper PDF

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