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2015 Spring Training Baseball.  Four Games, Three Stadiums, Two Wins, and One tie!  We had great fun with our friends, too.  The Colorado's and the O'leary's -- baseball brings us all together.
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Nate, Spencer, and Jaden perform "Overture" by The Who
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sorry... it gets very dusty near the end.
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School of Rock House Band played a short set before the La Jolla Winterfest Parade and Festival.  The kids added some new songs (Blink 182 "Aliens Exist" and "Last Night" by The Strokes) and as they played a crowd gathered around them.  Very organic and energetic.  The crowd insisted on an encore (that was a first for us!) and they played that old standard "Seven Nation Army" by the White Stripes.  Nate's rocking the bass line in the cover photo.  His guitar "silver shadow" is in the stand behind him.

Orangetheory was the merchant business (store front) that provided our power and gave us access to their lobby as "the green room" and they were generally great sponsors.

Alec (our lead singer) did fantastic vocals on "Creep" by Radiohead... and Elijah just nailed the solo on "Good Times Bad Times"

Max (guitar and bass) and Jack (drums) were solid as always.  Jack especially was getting lots of compliments because the parade organizers made us turn down the amps... but you can't turn down drums!

See you Sunday 12/15 at the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley.  House Band plays two sets in the afternoon.
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This is an interesting startup that's been germinating for a few years.  I've been following along and am interested in seeing where they go.  Gina has been a staple of some of the weekly podcasting programs I listen to... and I've learned a lot from her discussions.

I think Meridith might get more insights from this tool since she uses Twitter and Facebook...
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So... I don't take a lot of pictures... but Google knows how to take lemons and make some kick-but lemonade.  I love the ending snippet of Nate and Collin playing "Cherry Bomb"
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Great job Elijah,  +Nate Coady and +Collin Coady What a fantastic performance.  Elijah did a very nice job on the vocals and I think Collin proved to one and all that he is a drummer in the making!  Nate... what can I say buddy?  You are just awesome.  Keep up the School of Rock.  Just wonderful.
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AWESOME... I give it 100000000 Thumb's Up!!! 
OOOOO I think the toast is done.  The toast is done... gonna top it with a slice of
MY BOLOGNA!
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On Sunday the School of Rock House Band played two one-hour sets at the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley Mall.  The store was pretty busy (but not as wall-to-wall crowded as the Apple store) and the event was part of an XBOX-Music promotion.  So much better than having Christmas Music blaring in the store... but a few geezers asked if they "couldn't play quieter" -- and it was a real struggle.  Still, I think it was one of the best sets they've performed so far.  The group of 5 is the smallest "house band" they've had in several years... and they have developed into a real tight group.  Jack is the heartbeat of the band and had the hardest time playing quietly.  Elijah did awesome on "Paranoid" and nailed the solo.  He's really an awesome lead guitar player... plays with lots of enthusiasm.  Nate and Max played really well too.  Max went out of tune on one of the songs and had to scramble.  Nate played guitar and bass... and was shouting loudly for AC/DC TNT... "OY! OY!"  Alec sang really well.  I think it was his best performance!
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Does Nate do any Ted Nugent ?
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The Thanksgiving Day parking lot on I-15.  Turns out... there was a HOAX bomb threat and traffic was stopped both NB and SB on the freeway.  We just missed the closure and detour - and got trapped in stopped traffic for a little over an hour.  Once we all got our pictures and tweets about the flash mob at the Miramar exit... some industrious motorists turned around on the freeway... and made their way backwards to a point where one could cross the median and enter the SB lane of the freeway.  It was a little risky... because this solution was IN NO WAY COORDINATED by the police.  I think they just turned a blind eye, frankly, because they didn't make any effort in traffic control.  Since we were in the back 1/3 of the stopped traffic... it wasn't too difficult to take advantage of the exit strategy.  However... we witnessed a lot of odd behavior.  One guy was being a real aggressive driver (insisting on proceeding only NB) and was actively disrupting any and all attempts of people trying to turn around.  Other people mistook the movement of exiting traffic as a signal that the lanes were about to be reopened (they weren't) and we actually saw angry tweets of motorists complaining about people driving the WRONG WAY.  Since the NB freeway was closed for 3 hours.. we made the right move.  So much better to watch the news reports from the comfort of the couch.  I got some great pictures.  One... some guys that left their cars to go play football.  Another of Nate at the highway sign (with the stopped cars in the background) and one of the traffic stopped (facing southbound).  Meridith took some pictures too... and hers were used in some of the news reports.
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The thing that still has me puzzled.  What kind of person gets an anonymous call about there being a bomb in their car... and finds the call credible?  
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School of Rock House Band performed two shows at the Del Mar KidsExpo.  The Saturday show was a little rough... this was a last-minute show and the kids had only 3 rehearsals to prepare.  They still rocked... and battled thru their mistakes.  It was awesome to see them not give up.  At one point... the Nirvana song (Smells Like Teen Spirit) was unwinding and the guitar and drums got out of sync... but Nate took control... "Just keep playing!" and then after a measure he counted them back in and they picked up the chorus and finished the song.  I think they were all relieved when the set was over.  "We got thru it!"

On Sunday... they had a longer set and played just about perfect!  It was a fantastic performance and the kids were all proud of the set. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Paranoid" came together just fine...and the additional songs "Creep" and "You Really Got Me" where awesome.  It was fun seeing Nate play bass and sing harmony.  I think he was channeling Michael Anthony (Van Halen era) on that song.

Another set of shows this coming Friday night.

Shout out to Rock And Roll San Diego.  They provided the gear and ran sound.  One of the best sound mixes I've heard.

There was also an indoor stage "Sponsored by Taylor Guitars" with the signage spelled wrong.  Hilarious! I hope they ask the sign vendor for a refund... but I'm sure they initialed the production work order. HA!
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Born in Denver, grew up in Vermont then Ohio then Phoenix.  Met Meridith at the Phoenician. Moved to Los Angeles to work for a division of National Data Corp, got married, moved to San Diego and am raising a family.  Two super-terrific boys; Nate and Collin.  I tolerate the dog Kirby. I drive a LEAF
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