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Casey Turner

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After spending around ten years in Florida, having previously played with punk band Liquid Image in Florida while working at NASA, singer-songwriter Casey Turner arrived in San Diego in 2002.

“I originally came out here for an engineering job,” Turner says. “I worked as a test engineer at a hydrogen fuel cell company out in Poway. We were developing H2 fuel cell cars and buses. I helped develop the 1st ever H2 vehicles for Ford, Chrysler, and Nissan. It was so awesome to be a part of it. The vehicles run on H2 and air and the bi-product is water and some heat. How awesome is that?”

Unfortunately his stay in the automobile business was short lived. “The company closed down, go figure. So now I play my guitar and ukulele. Definitely less stress that’s for sure, hence the title of my new CD, No Stress Express.” Aside from playing with local band Stained Glass Saints, Turner has since become a regular at such local venues as the PB Bar & Grill.

With two new singles and a newly released music video under his belt, he embarked on an early 2015 tour of Hawaii for his Melt in the Shade Islands Tour (Oahu, Kauai, Maui). He self-produced his debut album No Stress Express.

Thanks to former NASA colleagues convincing astronaut Robert “Shane” Kimbrough, Turner's island reggae song “Waves on the Ocean” was played on the International Space Station on September 23, 2016.

“It’s a complete honor,” said Turner at the time. “I immediately contacted the astronaut and thanked him. I hope I can get them to make a video of it when they play it.”

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