Ohio music shop: the hidden talent of Kent, Ohio

Shane Flanigan

Woody James, 61, opened the Ohio Music Shop in downtown Kent almost three years ago and has been making guitars for the past 28 years. James, who first picked up a guitar at age six, has played with artists such as Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), Gilby Clarke (Guns ‘n Roses) and Elliot Eastman (The Cars) over his muscial career. Photo by Shane Flanigan.