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Jerry Danielsen – Composer, Music Teacher, Sound Engineer

by Ashley Andersen
January 26, 2019
Sean(Smile Empty Soul) and Jerry Danielsen
  Jerry Danielsen and his son Sean (Smile Empty Soul) at Busy Signal Studios.

I first met Jerry Danielsen back in the ’80’s when we were both studying music at California Institute of the Arts. I joined his band Busy Signal and it was my first time being the lead singer in a professional band. I was nineteen, it was my first time away from “home” (Santa Cruz, Ca.) and I was living in SO CAL. My bandmates Jerry, Grady Floyd, Carlos Costa and Larry Stein were all so professional, kind and fun to work with! Through that experience, I learned A LOT about being a musician and what it takes to perform live.

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