John Standefer, the Digital Download Version
All 13 of John's CDs are now available as high quality mp-3 Digital Downloads !! Every single recording from 1984 to present can be downloaded, including duet projects (yes, this includes Brazilian Guitar with Pat Kirtley). You can buy John's music at a lower price than physical CDs and with no shipping costs or waiting for product to arrive in the mail. We've also reorganized our CD's page to list the Digital Downloads in a separate tab. Check it out!
John teaches Skype lessons 5 days a week!
When John first began teaching guitar lessons on the internet via Skype, his schedule only permitted teaching on Thursdays. Over time, however, the popularity of these online lessons has grown to where they have become John's main thing. Consider becoming one of the many who glean from John's 50 years of playing and teaching experience. Dig into the insights he has to share and explore the 600 TAB arrangements he has written for students. Take Skype Lessons!
John's Guitar Repair Shop
Here is a best kept secret: There are only a handful of people who know that John is an excellent guitar tech with 18 years of experience working on guitars during his music store days (plus another 20 years since then). He has a great shop full of tools and is is particularly good with guitar setup work to make instruments play better (fret work, adjusting and making new saddles and nuts, neck adjustments, strobe tuning, compensation, etc.). Check out his shop on our new Guitar Shop page! If you live near Vancouver, WA, give drop him a line about any guitar issues you are having.
Save $10.00 of the regular price for John's Fingerstyle Master Class DVD featuring the Rogers and Hart song "Dancing on the Ceiling." The Master Class series is designed to provide high quality, affordable video guitar lessons for intermediate to advanced fingerstyle guitarists. This 30 minute lesson gives you insights into arranging the song for guitar, provides a blow by blow description of the arrangement itself and includes John's 'picture-perfect' TAB.
Now that Brooks Robertson is off to a 4-year stint at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, the Brooks & John duo has had to be shelved. John is updating his repertoire and getting back into doing solo guitar concerts, guitar workshops and master classes. If you are interested in booking John, drop him a line. Meanwhile, keep an eye on his Calendar for events near you (such as the upcoming Christian Musician Summit).
The latest question to John is about the process of arranging guitar music. Read John's response on our Ask John page!