Jim McEvoy apprenticed as a piano technician in his native Ireland in 1946. The following decade he and his bride moved to San Diego, CA where he worked at a local music store before opening McEvoy Music. The store had a well-respected sheet music department, which was originally created by Jim and his wife Margret. After the store closed in 2006, Jim continued to tune and restore pianos, including those for the NAMM Foundation’s Museum of Making Music.
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