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Which is your favorite street musician in Santa Cruz?

lt johnMy favorite street performer goes back a few years, when I first moved to Santa Cruz, it's Tom Scribner. And a relative of his was a student in one of the classes I taught maybe 15 years ago.

John Christopher
Santa Cruz | Retired Teacher

 

 

 

 

lt robbie

 Frank Lima [The Great Morgani]. He's just a nice guy, and he's very creative.

Robbie Schoen
Santa Cruz | Turbo Charger

 

 

 

 

lt larryThe Great Morgani would be my favorite. He's been here for so long and he's just so good. People love him and he adds a flavor to the Pacific Avenue shopping area that doesn't exist without him.

Larry Harden
Davenport | Retired Artist

 

 

 

 

lt VnesI like it when the Shady Groove/China Cat crew comes down and plays for the lovely people of Santa Cruz on a Farmers’ Market Wednesday. That is a beautiful, quintessential downtown Santa Cruz music scene.

Vnes of Santa Cruz
Concierge

 

 

 

lt dylanThe Great Morgani, but aside from him the gentleman that plays the hang drum in front of Logos, which reputedly they only made a limited number of first but had to make more to supply increasing demand.

Dylan McCrystal
Santa Cruz | Book Buyer

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Conga guy
written by Jimm, March 28, 2014
I dig the guy with the conga (sometimes two) who plays one steady beat, eyes clothes, animate face, for long periods, a trance. He plays across the street from the 99 Bottles pub, usually, I think. Nothing beats seeing him, because it's familiar!

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