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The Jimmy Sheldon Geil Story

November 1, 2015 // Personal // No Comments

Jimmy/James Sheldon Composer, pianist, bandleader, entertainment industry executive. Born James Sheldon Geil, Jr. in Bandon, Oregon, September 20, 1926 to James and Beulah (Crow) Geil.  Beulah began teaching her son piano at age three. The family moved to Livermore, California […]

Varaz and Willie

November 29, 2012 // Personal // No Comments

The Artist, the Writer, the Teacher and the Student By Samuel B. Geil It is late summer of 1974 and I am excited about starting my college education. I decided to attend Merced Junior College, a relatively small community college […]