A musician grows on Market Street - Page 2

San Francisco's wunderkind "Trumpet Kid" on the musical education he's gained from playing in the city streets

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Gabriel Angelo
PHOTO BY NICOLAS ALEXANDER BROWN

SFBG Amen. Are you tight with other street musicians downtown? Are there turf wars?

GA No, we all have a lot of respect for each other. It's whoever gets there first. But if someone ever really wanted me to move, that wouldn't be [a big deal].

SFBG How much do you make on a given day?

GA It really depends. Anywhere from a penny to $100. It's all going to help fund my career: paying for costumes, music videos, etc.

SFBG Any big projects coming up?

GA Well, I'm excited that I just signed with Journey's manager. And I'm going to be playing the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show in Arizona. And I met someone who wants to make a movie about me, called "Swaggy." (I'm Swaggy.) So yeah, it should be a fun year.

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