New Members

The following musicians have joined Local 325 in the past year

May 2021

Ashland Cooper
Ashland is an arranger. Check out this website for a sampling: Beautiful Melodies from Around the World – Music for Two Violins eBook – Mel Bay Publications, Inc. : Mel Bay

April 2021

Brenden Tacon
Brenden plays Congas, Bongos, and various Percussion instruments. He is soon to launch a Latin Jazz Grateful Dead tribute band and will be looking to hire local musicians. Brenden began his musical career in New York circa 2005 playing Percussion both locally and touring nationally in various groups; primarily Latin, but some Reggae and Indie-Electro. He studied at Purchase Conservatory on Lehman College of the Bronx Latin Jazz Program. We welcome Brenden to San Diego and Local 325.

January 2021

Gilvan Aparecido Valerio dos Santos
Gilvan plays Electric Bass, Acoustic Guitar and Cavaco. He has recently performed with the Super Sonic Samba School, Grupo Resenha California and Life Point Church. Gilvan performed with some notable musicians in Brazil – Katinguele Group, Pericles, Lucas Morata, Vava, and the Karametade Group to name a few. We welcome him to Local 325.