• Maynard Ferguson

    Change is always happening.

    That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music.

    Maynard Ferguson

  • Bob Moog

    Every tradition was once an innovation.

    Robert Moog

  • Lawrence Welk

    Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.

    Lawrence Welk

  • Joan Jett

    My guitar is not a thing.

    It is an extension of myself.

    It is who I am.

    Joan Jett

  • John Philip Sousa

    Anybody can write music of a sort.

    But touching the public heart is quite another thing.

    John Philip Sousa

  • Lionel Hampton

    Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating.

    Lionel Hampton

    • Muriel Anderson's "Wonderlust"

      Muriel Anderson's "Wonderlust"
      January 26 @ 7:00 PM

      One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists shares music highlighted by a backdrop of stunning visuals.

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    • Sold Out!
      Carl Verheyen Band

      Carl Verheyen Band
      January 28 @ 7:00 PM

      Experience a powerful mix of blues, rock, jazz and even country from three world-class musicians

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    • Lowell Levinger: Banana from the Youngbloods

      Lowell Levinger: Banana from the Youngbloods
      February 4 @ 7:00 PM

      Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of The Youngbloods, at age 70, Lowell Levinger is still rocking, playing and and singing better than ever.

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    • Family Fun Tour

      Family Fun Tour
      February 11 @ 11:00 AM

      Families are invited to an interactive, kid-friendly guided tour through the Museum galleries.

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    • Sensory Friendly KinderKoncert

      Sensory Friendly KinderKoncert
      February 15 @ 11:00 AM

      Presented by the San Diego Symphony, this free sensory-friendly concert provides children on the autism spectrum a comfortable and friendly music environment.

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    • Ages and Ages

      Ages and Ages
      February 17 @ 7:00 PM

      Whether you classify them as indie-folk or choral pop, the Portland-based group Ages and Ages will get your heart pumping and your hands clapping.

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      • Don't miss the Silent Disco at our SoundLounge this Saturday from 5pm-7pm! Food, drinks, music, shopping and more! https://museumofmakingmusic.org/events/soundlounge @silentdiscousa @urbansolace @hothouseflowers @macherie_boutique_sd @dulaneyandco @leekochmusic @djnoel2033
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        New sign! New sign! Check out the fresh look the @carlsbadcagov gave to our directional street signage.
      • That's a lot of pie thanks to The Sharrars! Their client event is a pie<->giftcard exchange benefiting the Museum of Making Music's musicLIFE program.
      • Testing out the Fender Rhodes for tonight's concert with Omar. Sounds nice! The clicking is the damper pedal.
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        We're so excited to be hosting Omar Sosa & Joo Kraus this Thursday at the museum!
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        The "HMS Dreadnought" showcases the origin of the iconic @martinguitar's name.
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        Guitars in the round this morning at the Museum of Making Music's dreadnought exhibition.
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        Here's a donation that truly ROCKS! Big thanks to @warrantrocks for helping our educational outreach programs and upcoming fundraiser on Sept. 17!
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        The fabulous Laurence Juber on set filming for our upcoming Dreadnought special exhibition. @martinguitar @enjetmedia @laurencejuber
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        The talented @fredbenedetti1 presenting an educational training for our volunteers! #steelstring #nylonstring #sixstrings

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