Gary Hoey, Greg Koch and Jeff Kollman will be demonstrating the American Special guitars and G-DEC 3 amps at music stores in 23 states this spring.

Scottsdale, AZ (March 25, 2010) -- Fender announces several electric guitar clinician tours—featuring Gary Hoey, Greg Koch, and Jeff Kollman—designed to educate, entertain and inspire guitarists throughout the United States.

The tours, which cover 23 states, begin on Tue., March 30 and run through Thu., May 20. Each clinician will introduce and demonstrate the new Fender American Special guitar series and the new Fender G-DEC 3 guitar amplifiers.


Greg Koch, Gary Hoey and Jeff Kollman

Wazoo Music Group recording artist and Fender clinician Gary Hoey, Fender University professor, Favored Nations recording artist and instruction book/DVD guru Greg Koch, and Fender clinician and Marmaduke Records recording artist Jeff Kollman, will explain how to get better tone onstage and in the studio. They’ll also offer technique-improving exercises, perform songs from their extensive catalog, and answer questions from guests.

For more information and a list of dates and locations:
fender.com/promos/2010/clinictour/

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