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Nate Jarrell’s Carmel Valley classroom

At first glance, you might not peg guitarist Nate Jarrell as a high school teacher — maybe it’s the modified mohawk. The heavily tattooed Jarrell still looks every bit the punk rocker he was nearly ...

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Cult author Philip K. Dick was only apparently real

Wally World & King Neptune is a comedic rock band from Encinitas featuring singer-guitarist Wally Passet (Snakebyte, King Neptune), alongside Ben Petrella (Echelons, the Drive-Ins, King Neptune) and Loren Kofsky (Infidelz). “Just finished up a ...

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The yin and yang of Tim Rose

“I have lived full-time in my van since 2015,” says singer/songwriter Tim Rose, who frequently plays Mission Bay Resort and Estancia La Jolla. “I first lived in a little Nissan NV200 on Oahu for about ...

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Leavers trade skate culture for soccer talk

In late-2019, Daggers 86 was a band in its infancy. The initial seeds for the project were planted during a dinner Ryan Allen (Powerballs, Cedar Fire) had with John Mattos (Stewardess, Warsaw, Dreams Made Flesh). ...

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Louis Valenzuela turns Fakebook into Realbook

When Howard Mandel, President of the Jazz Journalists Association, emailed Louis Valenzuela to congratulate him on being selected a Jazz Hero by the organization, the guitarist almost missed it. “I didn’t recognize the name,” says ...

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Local teen Isaac Guerrero taps into secret sound of plants

Plant jam : Sixteen-year-old musician and aspiring botanist Isaac Guerrero attends San Diego Met High School on the campus of Mesa College, which he describes as “a college prep high school that allows students to ...

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