• 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

  • John Philip Sousa

    Anybody can write music of a sort.

    But touching the public heart is quite another thing.

    John Philip Sousa

  • Joan Jett

    My guitar is not a thing.

    It is an extension of myself.

    It is who I am.

    Joan Jett

  • Maynard Ferguson

    Change is always happening.

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

    Maynard Ferguson

  • Lionel Hampton

    Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating.

    Lionel Hampton

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        Nice threads! Want to show off your dreadnought love? We have something that might just be the perfect fit for you.
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        What's wrong with this guitar? Absolutely nothing! It's the EXO Insideout Guitar, a dreadnought style guitar built by Steve Rajski. Instead of placing the bracing on the inside, this instrument features it on the outside in an effort to enhance the guitar's tone.
      • Museum of Making Music
        Macy's Museum Month is underway! Get your pass at any San Diego (and Temecula) Macy's for half-price admission at all participating museums including MoMM!
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        50 years ago rhythm was king! This 1967 Maestro Rhythm King drum machine was dubbed the "funk box" by Sly Stone and is on display at the Museum of Making Music's #NAMMSHOW booth in Hall E lobby.
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