Gary Hewit came to work for L & L Music · Wind Shop, Inc. in August 2014 after moving to the area from Charleston, South Carolina. Primarily a bass player (double and electric), he has 30 years’ on the job experience repairing all brass and woodwind instruments. After starting at the age of 14 years old in a Los Angeles repair shop, Gary grew into repairing musical instruments and has been doing it ever since. After high school he attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. After earning his degree, he remained in California repairing at high end repair shops and playing bass professionally. He enjoys working on flutes, especially professional models. When he is not repairing or playing, Gary’s hobbies include baseball and travel.