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Out And About, Playing Along With Candelas Guitars

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(FOX 11) Did you know that April is National Guitar Month? Well, it is. And there is no place I'd rather celebrate than at Candelas Guitars, one of LA's hidden musical gems.

Located in Boyle Heights along Cesar Chavez Avenue, this family workshop and retail store has been hand-making Classical, Spanish, Acoustic, Mariachi, Flamenco and Bajo Sexto guitars for the last 75 years. Third-generation guitar maker Tomas Candelas and his family have crafted instruments for musicians around the world including Los Lobos, Jackson Browne and Jose Feliciano, but they also welcome anyone to come browse the shop, take a one-on-one class (even if you're a beginner) with master guitarists like Kenneth Del Rio or simply stop in to say hello.

You never know who might run into -- this morning we have mariachi guitarist Jesus Hernandez from the world-famous Sol De Mexico, renowned performer Ukulele Bartt and guitarists Kenneth Del Rio and Gregg Lum.

-Mar Yvette

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