Bret Ward

Bret started playing music at the age of 10, then at 11 he learned the trumpet. Shortly after he discovered the guitar, but trumpet was his main instrument until college. His first year of college he discovered jazz and jazz guitar. He quickly picked it up and started playing in combos around his home town of Gainesville, Ga. Bret is a versatile guitarist who is willing to play any genre, and likes to experiment with sound waves, and other funky sounds.

Guitars: Ibanez AK85 Ibanez Artist series Fender Strat Ibanez RG Takemine Acoustic/Electric Effects: -before effects loop Dunlop classic wah Boss TU2 - tuner BBE Sonic Maximizer -after effects loop TS909 Tube Screamer Pro Co Rat II Electro-Harmonix Small Stone Boss CE5 - Chorus Boss TR3 - tremolo Boss PS2 - Digital Delay/ Pitch Shifter Seymour Duncan SFX01 - Pickup Booster Amps: Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Roland AC20 Strings/ picks: Daddario strings Dunlop 205 picks

Primary Instrument



Gainesville, GA

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students


Four year student at Gainesville State College Instructor at The Music Arena Private instructor Rates: $20 per 45 min, available Tuesday, Thursday after 4 and Friday, Sunday anytime.

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