Garrett Harris 2 p.m., Dec. 12
RIYL: James Brown, Prince, The Meters, Allen Toussaint, Willie Bobo, Phil Ramone, Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards, Arthur Baker, John Robie, Juan Atkins, Kraftwerk
Influences: Paul Tye, James Brown, Prince, The Time, The Meters, Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Kenny Burrell, George Benson, David Pack, David Paich, James Newton Howard, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, L.T.D., Rudy Van Gelder, Phil Ramone, Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards, Arthur Baker, John Robie, Juan Atkins, Kraftwerk
Julian Tydelski is a composer, arranger, songwriter, producer, engineer, videographer and vocalist who has worked on over fifty releases. Among the local San Diegans he has worked with are DJ Greyboy, Tonéx, Zak Najor, Karl Denson, Duncan Moore, Rob Whitlock, Tonex, The Rugburns, Gregory Page, The Buddy Blue Band, Cindy Lee Berryhill, Frankie J, Marujah, Ramon 'Chunky' Sanchez, Jessie Charnow, and Quino from Big Mountain.
He served as DJ, producer and engineer in the Black Brady's, an underground San Diego hip-hop group that formed in 1991 which, along with Boot Without A Soul and the Lil' Rascals, was seminal in the forming of the Masters of the Universe crew. The band performed around San Diego and Los Angeles, and in 1992, were offered a major label development deal.
Tydelski also played keyboards, percussion, vocoder, and turntable scratching with latin rock band La Gente de Goma, who recorded an all-original 5-song EP and opened up for Kinky and Snoop Dogg, among others. While with Jones'n, he played keyboards and guitar and was again one of the band's principle arrangers, producers, and engineers. Their song "Fast Ride" appeared on the Matchbox Records compilation The Big Indie Comeback, Vol. 2 and was heard on UFC pay-per-view events.
He played keyboards and percussion for Truth On Earth, which included Paul Gil and Tydelski 's father Paul Tye. The band opened up for Sheryl Crow and Slaughter, and won three L.A. music awards. The 2012 video for their song "Happy" was directed by Mike Venezia (Plain White T's).
Julian Tydelski presents Nailuj was released in 2010. His 2018 side project Julian Juno was dedicated in loving memory to his father, Paul Tye.