Elise Ashlyn Trouw is a U. S. singer and multi-instrumentalist. Her influences include Radiohead, The Police, John Mayer, Steely Dan and Tower of Power. Born in Newport Beach, California to parents Arie and Anne, Trouw moved to San Diego at an early age. At six, she learned to play the piano with the intent of being able to play "My Immortal" by Evanescence. At age ten, she started drum lessons with instructor Dave Blackburn in Fallbrook, after playing the faux drums on the video game Rock Band. Trouw attended The Bishop's School from 7th to 11th grade, graduating before her senior year to pursue her music career. While attending Bishop's she was selected to be a member of the Grammy Foundation's Grammy Camp alumni band, allowing her to perform alongside Sam Hunt at Club Nokia on February 11, 2016. On February 24, 2017, Trouw released her ten-song debut album, under her own label, Goober Records based in San Diego; the album features Trouw on drums, guitar and bass guitar. Trouw appeared as the drummer on Fox Wilde's "Soap" music video on April 4, 2017.
On May 7, 2017, Trouw celebrated the release of her debut album and her 18th birthday, at University of California, San Diego's Loft. In late 2017 and early 2018, she released two live looping mashup videos that achieved a considerable amount of virality on Facebook and YouTube, she was signed in November 2015 to a one album record deal by Pacific Records of San Diego, California. As of October, 2016, she has released four singles, "X Marks the Spot", "She Talking", "Your Way", "Burn". In September 2016, she left Pacific Records, buying out her contract, retaining all rights to her music. In February 2017 she released her first album, she is listed as an endorsed artist by Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals and Regaltip. Elise appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on February 8, 2018 after being bumped from the January 30, 2018 episode. She was the first artist to be featured on the circular lobby stage at the show where she performed a Foo Fighters / Bobby Caldwell mash up, as well as the song "Awake." In 2016, she was listed as one of San Diego's best new bands by SoundDiego and was named 2017 "Breakout Artist" by NBC 7's SoundDiego.
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Michael Derek Jackson is a retired American professional basketball player, selected by the New York Knicks in the 2nd round of the 1986 NBA Draft. A 6'2" guard from Georgetown University, Jackson played in three NBA seasons for the Sacramento Kings from 1987 to 1990. In his NBA career, Jackson played in 89 games, scored a total of 188 points, had 198 assists, he led the Kings in assists in a number of games in the 1987–88 season. He was a member of Georgetown's 1984 National Championship team. After graduating with a degree in sociology in 1986, he was accepted to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. Upon retirement, Jackson assumed management positions with the United States Olympic Committee and Turner Sports and served as the president of Yankees–Nets, he worked in a number of executive positions at Nike, including vice president and general manager of global basketball from 2014 to 2016. Michael Jackson NBA statistics, basketballreference.com