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Jon Foreman | The Academy Sessions | Taylor Guitars

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The Switchfoot guitarist and songwriter talks about starting to play guitar, writing songs, the central role of music in life, and the Taylor Academy Series.

by Taylor Guitars
September 04, 2018

Before he played with major-label acts like Switchfoot, Jon Foreman was just a kid, soaking up music and melody from an artistic family. Now that he's a pro, he looks back on his first guitar and reminisces on his learning experience and how honesty and imagination play into songwriting and music-making. With the Academy Series, Jon found an instrument that hearkened back to his early playing days, one with a comfortable, inviting feel that would have made learning guitar even more exciting and accessible at the time. With a solid top, a carved armrest, and that inimitable Taylor Guitars feel, the Academy Series opens the door to musicians of all backgrounds and styles to find inspiration in music.

Connect with Jon Foreman:
Visit Jon's Website: https://jonforeman.com/
Follow Jon on YouTube: https://tylrgt.rs/jonforemanYT
Like Jon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jonforeman/
Follow Jon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonforeman
Follow Jon on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonforeman/

Connect with Switchfoot:
Visit Switchfoot's Website: https://switchfoot.com/
Follow Switchfoot on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/Switchfoot
Like Switchfoot on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saosin/
Follow Switchfoot on Twitter: https://twitter.com/switchfoot
Follow Switchfoot on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/switchfoot/

Connect with Taylor:
Visit TAYLOR WEBSITE: https://www.taylorguitars.com/
Follow TAYLOR on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/TaylorQuality...
Like TAYLOR on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/taylorguitars
Follow TAYLOR on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/taylorguitars
Follow TAYLOR on INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/taylorguitars

Captured, edited and directed by Chris "Boosti" Sorenson
Music by Jon Foreman
Produced by Taylor Guitars


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