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Kimock is instrumental in the music scene

  Seems like Steve Kimock has made a career out of playing with legendary Northern California musicians. And we’re not just talking members of the Grateful Dead, tho ...

Meadow Vista man expresses soul purely through music

Meadow Vista resident Nate Esway, 28, became a musician through the drums, but has since added several other instruments to his repertoire. Esway was born in San Jose but moved t ...

Zee strums up success

It’s Evan Zee’s time to make music. “I try as best as I can to think of it as a job. I want to be as efficient and driven as possible,” said the 2009 Forest Lake Christian ...

He’ll take Uncle Sam, thank you

As one who loves the visual and auditory beauty of finely crafted wooden guitars, I must respond to John Nightingale’s use of current federal and international laws regarding rar ...

Diehard music fans alive and well in Auburn

Do you remember the Beatles’ final 1966 concert in Candlestick Park in San Francisco? Larry Gosch does because he was there. Gosch, who owns Encore Music on High Street in Downt ...

Community Portrait: Attorney stages concerts for those in the know

John Paulsen spends his days as a high-powered Auburn attorney in a law practice he established in 1975. In 1979, Paulsen limited his practice exclusively to family law, becoming ...

Music holds the strings to his heart

For Vic Yeakle, music has always been a part of his life. At 63, Yeakle dedicates at least four hours a day to playing music on one or more of the nine or so instruments he has ma ...

Singing, strumming the story of her life

Glenna West is just getting started. The Auburn-area great-grandmother started taking guitar lessons just two years ago, and now, at age 78, she’s celebrating the release of her ...

Teen manipulates and masters objects

Sixteen-year-old Kaden Hurst just doesn’t seem to have the same interests as his peers. You could call him a Renaissance man, a throw back, or old school if you want, because he ...

Cool bandmates recall their day in the Dutch sun

Sometimes it’s just so great to see a couple of guys getting a chance to live a dream. Steve Robello and Dan Cunningham grew up in the same Dublin neighborhood, and now both Ba ...