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Gloucester's Friendly Music Store
(978) 281-7000


John Hicks, Instructor

John Hicks is a veteran of the Greenwich Village folk scene, theater on- and off-Broadway, swing music in Texas and blues in Tulsa. He discovered Hawai’ian music and ukulele 20 years ago in (of all places) Rockport, and has studied slack key guitar and lap steel in Hawai’i, performed at the first NY Uke Fest and Ukulele Noir around Boston. He regularly performs solo for seniors and children, and plays traditional Jazz with Gid’s Giddy Gang, the Good Ol’ Salty Jazz Band, and King Carubia’s Hot Society band. The ukulele instructor at North Shore Community College, John teaches fretted instruments at Diamond Cove Music. Call or visit the shop to schedule a lesson!