Alan Reder

Reder came to San Diego in 1989 to write for the Reader.

Articles by Alan Reder

Local musicians Chuck McPherson and A.J. Croce

How sound travels from father to son

You gotta make money, man! Tired of being broke, man!” Charles McPherson Jr. — son of alto sax giant Charles McPherson — grins as he shouts over the music blaring from the boom box on ...

I play the Grateful Dead to get my baby to sleep

The diaper deejay

My baby loves the Grateful Dead. Loves ’em so much that the quickest cure at our place for an onset of persistent fussiness is rockin’ Ariel in her daddy’s arms to "Touch of Gray,” “China ...