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Do you want to learn a new instrument or take your playing to the next level? We’re here to help. From general information, learning resources, tips and tricks, and gear reviews, we have everything you need to help you advance as a musician.

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We aren’t just another music site. We are dedicated musicians and multi-instrumentalists who love to share our knowledge with others. Learning to play an instrument is one of best things you’ll ever do, and everyone deserves to get started off on the right foot. That’s where we come in.

Our gear reviews help you pick the best instruments and accessories for your needs. Our informational articles teach you things you didn’t know. And our tips and tricks are designed to help you along your musical journey. 

Acoustic Bridge was established in 2016 to help musicians of all kinds choose new instruments, get started playing, and upgrade their skills. Our ultimate goal is to be the most comprehensive music resource on the internet!

The Acoustic Bridge team features multi-instrumentalists, gear nerds, and music enthusiasts that are passionate about sharing their knowledge and helping you succeed. We write detailed roundup reviews, hands on reviews of musical equipment, and informational resources on a wide variety of music topics.

Meet Our Team

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founder & editor-in-chief
John Serbell
John is a multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, and dabbles in percussion and a variety of other instruments, as well as recording. He lives in St. Louis, MO with his wife, son, and two dogs.
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editor & contributing author
Andy Kovacs
Andy is a pianist and composer who has been playing since he was a small child. Originally trained as a classical pianist, his style has expanded into jazz, blues, funk, and rock. He is also an audio geek, and frequent dive bar gigging musician.
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contributing author
Emily Marty
Emily is a classically-trained musician and composer with a particular fondness for folk, electronic, post-punk, and Latin music. She plays guitar, bass, and drums, and is also proficient on the keyboard and ukulele. She is an active live member of several projects in Brighton, UK, and also writes and records her own material.
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contributing author
Lizzie Westlake
A ukulele player and writer with a passion for helping others. There’s nothing Lizzie loves more than sharing the joy of music, especially with kids. She also plays a variety of string and wind instruments.
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contributing author
Gerrick Cass
Gerrick is nuts about all things guitar. From acoustic to electric, fingerstyle to metal, he’s played it all, and can show you how to play it too. When he doesn’t have a guitar in his hands, he spends his time writing, teaching, and hiking with his dog.
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contributing author
Jody Schwann
Jody has travelled all over the world with nothing but a backpack and her guitar, busking and playing gigs along the way. While guitar is her primary instrument, she also knocks around on banjo, mandolin, and harmonica.

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