Tony Baker - has been playing and teaching professionally for 35 years. He was born and raised in California but moved to Guadalajara Mexico at age 11 where he first studied guitar. Upon returning to the states he studied at Pasadena City College and independently studied jazz with Dave Koonze. He then spent much of his time touring and recording with a variety of rock bands most notably the DeFranco Family, the Drifters, Glenda Griffith, Santa Esmeralda, Joyce Walton, Hank Harris, Mark Gelphen, and David Stone.

Tony teaches: Classical, Bossa Nova, Jazz, Blues, Country, Rock, Funk, R&B, Slide Guitar, Finger Style and Dobro.

Teaching Days
Monday-Friday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you would like to get started, please contact or Teaching Department at 650-365-0875.

Gelb Music Institute Receptionist on duty 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday