Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Guy George is a rhythmic, melodic hammered dulcimer player with a definite jazz influence to his playing style. Guy comes from a background in jazz and performance on the saxophone, having studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He presently plays hammered dulcimer, tenor, alto and soprano saxophones, flute, steel drum, penny whistle and keyboard.
Guy has made his name in the dulcimer world as a performer, instructor, author/publisher and recording artist. He tours throughout the United States and Canada performing,recording, and teaching workshops on the hammered dulcimer, steel drums, and penny whistle.
His teaching style is relaxed and fun, as he teaches tunes of many different genres and styles. In addition, he incorporates methods for more advanced practicing and playing techniques while simultaneously entertaining his students. Guy has authored 13 books arranged for hammered dulcimer, steel drum, pennywhistle, and other instruments, which are distributed around the world through Gesani Publications, a company he and his wife, Sharrie, own and operate. Sharrie and Guy also perform together!