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Manuel de Jesus Sandoval


Manuel de Jesus Sandoval is a guitarist from East L.A. In 2010, he received a Bachelor of Music degree in Guitar Performance from CSULA, and since 2011 has been performing with the East L.A. based Jarocho/Chicano group Cambalache. As a member of Cambalache and of the Jaranerx Community of Southern California, Manuel has facilitated Son Jarocho and Fandango workshops which include playing the jarana, singing, and dancing traditional music from Veracruz, Mexico.

Manuel has also worked as a church musician for over ten years and has taught music at parochial schools in the greater Los Angeles area.

Since 2019, he has co-hosted the radio show Jarochelo en Radio on KQBH in Los Angeles.