JAMES GALLARDO – Actor/Musician

Other: Professional musician of nine years playing with a variety of ensembles in California, writing debut album

Awards: Best Community Jazz Combo, Downbeat Magazine 2015, John Patitucci’s Jazz Bass School 2016-2017 on an ArtistWorks scholarship, Charlie and Sandi Shoemake, 501 © 3 tax deductible (non-profit) organization called The Central Coast Jazz Institute scholarship

Training: BA in Music, Classical Double Bass, California Polytechnic State University; AA in Music Performance and Jazz Studies, Cuesta Community College