Marty Jourard

Marty Jourard

Marty Jourard

Marty Jourard was born in Atlanta and raised in Gainesville, Florida, where at 15 he began playing in rock bands. Two years after his 1976 move to Los Angeles he became a member of the Motels, an eighties pop group whose recordings include two gold albums and two Top Ten singles. Marty is the author of Start Your Own Band and The Marty Method, a music instruction book. He lives in Seattle where he plays and writes music and writes about playing music. [author photo: Dan Achatz]