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Join the over 530 students at JAMS Music taking private music lessons! We’ve got professional instructors who are dedicated to your learning experience. We offer lessons with Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Drums, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto/Tenor/Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba. Here are some useful facts: Lessons are between $30.00 and $40.00  per half hour, paid directly to the teacher with cash or check Lessons are paid four at a time Payment is made directly to the teacher, cash or check You tell us a day and time that works for you, and we will do our best to accommodate your schedule If you need to skip a lesson, please notify either JAMS Music or your teacher directly prior to 24 hours of your lesson time You will be charged for any lessons skipped or last-minute notification Once you choose a day and time, that is your day and time. You can work out a change in schedule with your teacher. There are no refunds on...


Brass & Woodwind Repair

Now’s a great time to get your brass or woodwind instrument tuned up! Come see JAMS Music In-House Repair Technician, Ian Hart, and he can help solve your problems. Whether you need to have a key adjustment, repair a dent, re-pad, cleaning, or more, JAMS Music is here to help with our professional, certified, in-house repair...


Stringed Repair Technician, Brian Hart, Now Full Time

Let’s give a warm welcome to Brian Hart, our String Repair Technician, who has joined our staff full time. With over ten years of professional experience as a stringed instrument repair tech, Brian has honed in his skilled and gained a reputation for his attention to detail, thoroughness in his quality of work, quick turn around times, and fair prices for labor. Many of you have utilized our repair services, and until recently, Brian has been a behind the scenes figure. You dropped off your instrument, and magically a few days later, you picked it up and it felt better than ever (or at least that’s what we’ve been told many times)! Now, if you need to have Brian take a look at something, have him answer a question, or help you with ordering the right parts for your needs, you can find him at the store Monday through Friday usually in the afternoon and evenings. You can also contact him via email at . In addition to taking care of your stringed instrument repair needs, Brian can assist you on the sales floor with any of your musical...


Welcome to the new JAMS Music Website

You’ll be able to clearly navigate around the site to find information on our instruments, lessons, rentals and repairs. Find out what models we have in stock from our major brands like Taylor Guitars and Mesa Boogie. Learn useful information about our lesson program, our wonderful teachers and type of instruments and styles they specialize in, and see photos of the newly expanded teaching facility. On our rentals page, you can find information about our brass and woodwinds rental program, used by many of the students in our local school band programs. Our repairs page showcases our in-house string instrument repairs, as well as our brass and woodwind and electronic services. Keep up to date on our upcoming events that matter to you. Don’t forget to check out our special deals, features sale items, and consignment inventory. And of course, we’ve got an every growing selection of sheet music ranging from method books, to popular selections, and everything in between. Other cool features include some of the kind words our wonderful customers have posted about us, map with directions to store, and contact information. We appreciate all of your continued support, and know that JAMS Music wouldn’t be where it is without YOU, our awesome customers. We’re working hard to provide you with the service, instruments, and advice you deserve in a clean, safe, and fun atmosphere. Come by and see our expanded space, and I personally look forward to helping you create all of your musical dreams. Musically yours, –...


Remember that First Guitar


"This is my go-to music store. My two kids have taken guitar lessons here, and both loved it...I would give them six stars if I could."

Mark K.
San Ramon, CA

"Just used JAMS Music to repair my daughter's flute. Ian, the brass & woodwind repair tech is excellent. He knows what he's doing and is very ethical. I won't hesitate to bring my future business back there!"

Linda K.
Dublin, CA

"It was about time for the Tri-Valley to get a really top-notch music store.  I have been going to JAMS Music for a little over 2 years, and the place gets better every time I go in...I am a very happy and satisfied customer, and recommend JAMS Music to all my musician friends.  It an absolutely wonderful and friendly environment, and they are very easy to do business with.  

Gail E.
Livermore, CA

"All of the staff were welcoming and always answered my questions thoroughly.  I highly recommend these guys."

Steve B.
San Ramon, CA

"I commuted here all the way from Stockton because of the high praise this place has on Yelp. From my recent experience, JAMS Music has totally exceeded my expectations."

Andy D.
Ripon, CA