"Gary Wooten's Low Standards" is a musical endeavor by San Luis Obispo, CA based guitarist Gary Wooten. Gary is a professional eight string hybrid guitarist/bassist who has studied guitar for over 40 years and performed over 4,000 shows in all genres and venues from NFL stadiums to the Grand Ole Opry and almost every fair, festival, and bar in-between. The name "Low Standards" refers to the performance of familiar songs, or "Standards" on an eight-string, or "Low" guitar which encompasses the full range of a guitar and bass on one instrument. Creating the perfect ambience for everything from wineries, weddings, dinner parties, small venues and everything else in-between, and performing songs that are instantly recognizable and easily palatable for wide audiences and can be catered to specific events, Gary Wooten's Low Standards is the perfect musical enhancement to your next special occasion. Gary is currently available for live performances, studio sessions, and private lessons on California's beautiful central coast and surrounding area. Please fill out the "CONTACT" form below or reach out at the following links for more information.

Gary is more than willing to adapt his performance to your specific event, tailoring his playlist to perfectly suit the mood and atmosphere you desire; click below for a sample of his playlist.

Gary Wooten is a guitar player's guitar player in every sense of the phrase. If God had a band Gary would be his guitarist, no question.”

— Jon Folk · Red 11 Music

Gary was a great addition to our party. He played beautifully during the cocktail hour which created a wonderful atmosphere. He was professional and easy to work with. I would highly recommend him for any event.”

— Laura Goldberg · Gig Salad


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