Category:Musicians from Anaheim, California
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The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Tairrie B – Tairrie B is an American singer and rapper. Tairrie B started her career as part of the female dance group Bardeux. In 1987, she left the group. - whenever they do an album, all of the guys appear on the last track. Ice Cube was gon na write lyrics to a track called' I Ain't Your Bitch'." She rewrote the track as a diatribe against her labelmates. I took it - I don't know how." It turned out to be the only Comptown Records release. Tairrie B later began working before releasing it decided to change her musical direction away from rap. After being released before his 1995 death, she then formed Manhole, My Ruin and LVRS. In December 2008, Tairrie B married her long-time guitarist of My Ruin Mick Murphy. In August 2015 Tairrie B returned with her 3rd studio rap album Vintage Curses.Tairrie B – Tairrie B performing in 2008
2. Patrick Bonfrisco – Patrick Bonfrisco is a musician and podcaster based out of Orange County, CA. He has performed with several bands, most notably enewetak, joining the band in 1995 following the departure of original drummer Ben Fall. He returned for the reunion shows in 2015. Bonfrisco organized the Novemberfest music festival from 1992 through 2004. Bonfrisco played drums in the following bands: Disturbing the Peace Bobwolf Jackie Paper enewetak The Touching Game Run. Dash. Sprint. Elvis loved them. He resides in Anaheim, CA. He is distant cousin to Italian drummer Mark "Bonfry" Bonfrisco. Patrick Bonfrisco on Band To Band Patrick Bonfrisco on Discogs Bobwolf on Discogs Jackie Paper on Discogs enewetak on Facebook Run. Dash. Sprint. on Facebook King of the Monsters Records KPFK Geek Radio on Facebook That's Life podcast on FacebookPatrick Bonfrisco – Patrick Bonfrisco performing with enewetak
3. Jeff Buckley – Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley, raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2004, Rolling Stone listed him on their list of greatest singers of all time. Over the following two years, the band toured widely to promote Europe, Japan, Australia. In 1996, they made sporadic attempts to record Buckley's second album in New York City with Tom Verlaine as producer. His work remain popular and are regularly featured in "greatest" lists in the music press. Born in Orange, California, Buckley was the only son of Tim Buckley. Buckley had a half-brother, Corey Moorhead. Buckley moved many times around Orange County while growing up with a single mother, an upbringing Buckley called "rootless trailer trash". As a child, Buckley was known as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead based on his stepfather's surname. To members of his family he remained "Scottie". Buckley was brought up around music. His mother was a classically trained cellist. His stepfather introduced him at an early age. Buckley grew up singing with his mother later noting that all his family sang. He began playing guitar after discovering an acoustic guitar in his grandmother's closet.Jeff Buckley – Jeff Buckley
4. Tim Buckley – Timothy Charles "Tim" Buckley III was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Though he did not find commercial success during his lifetime, Buckley is admired as a musician and vocal ability. Buckley's musical life began in earnest after his family moved in 1956. During a game he broke the first two fingers on his left hand, permanently damaging them. He later said that the injury prevented him from playing barre chords. This disability may have led to his use of extended chords, many of which don't require barres. Buckley attended Loara High School in Anaheim, California. He quit cut classes regularly, focusing most of his attention on music instead. During French class, Buckley met Mary Guibert, one grade his junior. Their relationship provided him time away from his turbulent home life. His father had become unstable, occasionally violent in his later years. He had suffered a serious injury during the war; that, along with a severe work-related injury, was said to have affected his mental balance. Buckley and Guibert married on October 1965, as Guibert believed she was pregnant. He did not attend the wedding; Buckley's father attended, but joked to the priest, "I give it six months". Shortly after the wedding Mary realized that she was not pregnant after all.Tim Buckley – Tim Buckley performing at the Fillmore East on October 19, 1968.
5. Austin Butler – Austin Robert Butler is an American actor and singer. He currently portrays Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles. Austin Butler was born in Anaheim, California, the son of Lori Anne, an aesthetician, David Butler. He has an older Ashley, who worked as a background-actor alongside him on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. He found he soon began taking acting classes. In the movie, his character, along with his family, battles to save the world from an alien invasion. Butler portrayed the cousin of Alexa's character Ruby, whom he has a crush on, reasoning that it was because he never grew up with her. In the film, Butler played a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself. It went really well, I ended up doing the movie." The film was released direct-to-DVD on April 19, 2011. In the year 2011, he booked the role of Wilke on the ABC Family Switched at Birth, debuting on June 27, 2011. It follows a group of young burglars as they target the homes of some of Hollywood's celebrities. Jennifer Grey of Dirty Dancing plays one of the defendants. The movie also stars Yin Chang, Spencer Locke. The movie was released on September 2011.Austin Butler – Butler in 2008
6. Tom Dumont – Thomas Martin "Tom" Dumont is an American guitarist and producer. Born in California, the Dumont family lived in Irvine, California. Tom has two siblings. Dumont's father, who played the piano, gave a guitar at age twelve. Dumont practiced by strumming folk songs by the likes of James Taylor. Dumont was influenced by heavy metal bands such as Iron Maiden, KISS. He joined his older sister's heavy band Rising, but left in 1988 for third wave ska band No Doubt. He has one sister named a brother named John. Dumont studied music theory at Orange Coast College. When the band moved on Beacon Avenue in Anaheim, he wrote a poem about being addicted to television. He took the poem to Eric Stefani, who came up with the song "Trapped in a Box". The song was the album's only single. The band later self-released The Beacon Street Collection in March 1995. Dumont left his job as a file clerk at a mortgage company. He had "a good feeling" about having planned to fall back on promoting rock concerts if the album was not successful.Tom Dumont – Dumont, along with Tony Kanal, during No Doubt's 2009 summer reunion tour.
7. Eden Espinosa – Of Mexican descent, Eden Espinosa began singing at the age of three, performing at age five, recording at the age of ten. At Canyon High School, Espinosa played the role of Maria in West Side Story. After graduating, she worked at local theme parks such as Disneyland and Universal Studios. Espinosa was also part of The Young Americans, based in southern California and performs in front of audiences worldwide. She made her Broadway debut as a member of the Original Broadway Cast of Stephen Schwartz's musical Wicked, which opened on October 2003. Espinosa started the production for Idina Menzel in the lead role of Elphaba. Espinosa was also an understudy for the role of Nessarose. She performed the lead role of Elphaba continuously during the Summer of 2004 while Menzel was filming Ask the Dust. When going on for Elphaba, she performed alongside opposite Kristin Chenoweth and Jennifer Laura Thompson. She left Wicked on September 2004, to originate the lead for the Broadway debut of Brooklyn. Espinosa replaced Stephanie J. Block while she recovered from an injury. She performed for the Wicked celebration of its 1,000 th performance on March 21, 2006. She played opposite both Megan Hilty and Kate Reinders on Broadway. Espinosa was replaced by Ana Gasteyer. She received the 2006 Broadway.com Audience Award for "Favorite Female Replacement", during her Broadway run as lead.Eden Espinosa – Espinosa at the Latinas of Influence Event 2013
8. Tony Kanal – Tony Ashwin Kanal is an British-American musician, record producer and songwriter. Kanal is the bassist for the American band No Doubt. His mother Lajwanti "Lajju" are from India and are Hindus. His parents emigrated to London, England where Kanal was born. At age eleven, he was taken by his family again to the United States, where the Kanal family settled in Anaheim, California. There, his parents opened a store named "Fashion". Kanal's father suggested that Kanal learn to play the saxophone since it was the former's favorite instrument, so he bought one for Kanal. Kanal later learned how to play the bass from his schoolmate Dave Carpenter. After seeing one of third ska band No Doubt's early shows, he joined the band as its bassist. Kanal enrolled to major in psychology. In October 1991, No Doubt began recording with producer Dito Godwin. When Interscope Records began turning songs down, No Doubt did it on their own. Over two years they released it independently. When No Doubt went on hiatus, Kanal began a career behind the mixing console. In 2004, Kanal produced three songs to 50 First Dates.Tony Kanal – Tony Kanal
9. Marcus Mumford – Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford is an American-born English singer, songwriter, musician and producer best known as the lead singer of the band Mumford & Sons. He also plays a number including guitar, drums and mandolin. Marcus was born on 31 January 1987, in Orange, California, to English parents. As a result, he has held both British and US citizenship from birth. Mumford has James. His aunt is also an academic in law at the University of Bristol. Mumford's family moved back to their native England when Marcus was six months old. He attended King's College School in Wimbledon. There he met future fellow member Ben Lovett. He returned to London to focus on his music career at the University of Edinburgh. It was in Edinburgh that he penned most of Sigh No More. He began his musical career playing drums with the other current members of Mumford & Sons. Mumford was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list of music stars in December 2012 with Mumford & Sons. Individually, they are engaging, incredibly hardworking." Mumford sang a cover of "Dink's Song" with Oscar Isaac for the 2013 Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis.Marcus Mumford – Dot To Dot Fesival, Bristol 23 May 2009
10. Gwen Stefani – Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked by releasing her debut studio Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Inspired from the 1980s, the album was met with both commercial success. In 2006 Stefani released her second studio album The Sweet Escape. The album produced two successful singles: "Wind It Up" and the album's title track "The Sweet Escape". Stefani has won three Grammy Awards. As a artist she has received several accolades, including an American Music Award, Brit Award, two Billboard Music Awards. In 2003, she expanded her collection with drawing inspiration from Japanese culture and fashion. Stefani performs and makes public appearances with four back-up dancers known as the Harajuku Girls. She was married to British musician Gavin Rossdale from 2002 to 2015 and they have three sons. Billboard magazine ranked Stefani the 54th most successful artist and 37th most successful Hot 100 artist of the 2000–09 decade. VH1 ranked her 13th on their "100 Greatest Women in Music" list in 2012.Gwen Stefani – Stefani at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival
11. Lisa Tucker (singer) – This article is about the singer and American Idol finalist. For the American author, see Lisa Tucker. Lisa Gabrielle Tucker is an American singer, television actress, the tenth-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. She has two older brothers: Billy and Stanley III. Both of her brothers were backup choreographers for Tucker's concert in 2002. She is learning to play the drums. She attended La Palma's John F. Kennedy High School. Tucker was returned to John F. Kennedy High after she was voted off. She was encouraged by her parents to audition at Orange County Children's Theater. Despite the fact it was her first audition, Tucker landed the lead role. When Tucker was 13, Tucker eventually made it to the finals. Tucker was the runner-up to Tiffany Evans. Simon Cowell said she was the best 16-year-old to ever audition for the show. Later, the judges made a unanimous decision to put her through to the season's final 24. America voted her through to the top 12.Lisa Tucker (singer) – Lisa Tucker