Tue. Dec 6th, 2022

Marine Band San Diego on the Vacation Bowl Parade in 2018. Picture by Chris Stone

The San Diego Music Corridor of Fame inducts six new members Friday – together with, fittingly on Veterans Day, Marine Band San Diego – at a ceremony in Ocean Seashore.

The Newbreak Church hosts the 7:30 p.m. induction, with Gustavo Romero, Chris Hillman, the Cheathams, the late Alex DePue and Larry Zeiger additionally turning into native Corridor of Famers.

Romero and Zeiger will carry out, together with a slate that features Jeff Berkley and the Banned, Sue Palmer and Jaime Shadowlight.

The inductees:

Marine Band San Diego – the Marine Corps band has been entertaining People for almost a century with a packed schedule of greater than 350 fifty exhibits every year, together with army ceremonies, patriotic performances and highschool and college clinics.​

Romero – The San Diego native has received quite a few prizes together with first place within the prestigious Clara Haskil Worldwide Piano Competitors in Switzerland and the Avery Fisher Profession Grant. He has provided an annual sequence of concert events at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for greater than 20 years.

Hillman – Already a Rock & Roll Corridor of Famer, the nation rock pioneer has spent almost six many years on remodeling West Coast nation music traditions whereas additionally shaping fashionable rock ‘n’ roll as a part of The Byrds, the Desert Rose Band and as a solo act.

DePue – A live performance grasp, DePue (1973–2022) was a pioneering musician recognized for his cross-genre fiddle enjoying, from violin rock with guitarist Steve Vai to bluegrass fiddle with the DePue Brothers Band and classical.

The Cheathams – Jimmy Cheatham (1924–2007) was an American jazz trombonist and instructor who led the UC San Diego jazz program from 1978 till his retirement in 2005. Together with pianist and vocalist Jeannie Cheatham, he fashioned led the celebrated Candy Child Blues Band and performed Kansas Metropolis-style blues.

Zeiger – a composer and writer, the educator spent 31 years as an award profitable instructor in cinema, musical theater and English for Level Loma Excessive Faculty.

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