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  • ABWA - American Business Woman Group Dinner
  • Stockton One Festival Produced by Gary Hansen
  • St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Luau Fundraiser
  • Crab Feed - Pearls of Pacific St. George Church Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Edison High Reunion - All alumni reunion, Class of '71
  • Spanish Concilio - 2000, 2001 - guest Jim Plunkett
  • 4th of July Parade 2001 - Stockton, Manteca
  • Manteca Pumpkin Festival
  • Filipino Barrio Festival - Stockton, Sacramento
  • Big Valley Helping Hands Luau Fundraiser
  • Rey Velera Show
  • California Filipino Educator Conference - Stockton 2000 Berkely 2001 guest Angela Perez Baraquio (Miss America 2001)
  • Fil Am Club Jazz Reunion - San Jose 2001
  • Kundirana Choir Show (Choir from the Philippines)
  • St Mary's 150th Anniversary - featuring Sonora Dinamita
  • Annual OP Show at Orchid Restaurant
  • Oakland Aids Benefit
  • Rex Navarette Show

  •                 ENTER O.P.'s MUSIC WEBPAGE

    Oscar Aban aka "Shy Boy"
  • Member of the doo wop group, "Bad Collections"     during the late 1970's
  • Fronted the blues band, Prince Oscar and the Soul     Prophets, in Sacramento during the mid '80's
  • Plays guitar, keyboards, trumpet and radio(probably     his best instrument)
  • Arranges some of O.P.'s music
  • Appeared and sang in "Vanishing Heroes", an award     winning documentary about our manongs who worked     in the labor camps
  • Greatly influenced by his singin', guitar playin' father     whose band "Romeo and his Manila Men" played the     dance halls throughout the Central Valley
  • Played all 5 positions for the Stockton Fils/Bruins     basketball team in the '70's - ("I'm a legend in my     own mind")
  • Addicted to golf - ("Swing hard, you just might hit it!"     and, "Always play with clean balls")
  • Graduated from Edison High, Class of 1972
  • Earned his B.S. in Marketing from California State     University, Sacramento 1976
  • Currently a Distribution Center Circulation Manager     for The Sacramento Bee (19 years)
  • Quote - "If I was half as funny as Fred, I wouldn't be     half as funny as Fred - he's that funny!"

    Geoff Aspiras aka "G"
  • Newest, youngest, and most humble member of O.P.
  • Graduated from Edison High Class of 1977
  • 23 years Air Force Veteran (retired)
  • Pharmacy technician and Postmaster
  • Choir Director at Yokota Air Force Base Chapel
  • Pianist at Yokota Air Force Base Chapel and Trinity     Presbyterian Church
  • Entertained audiences throughout Japan
  • A member of the Sing Inspirational Team at Trinity     Prsbyterian Church
  • A master on the keyboard, piano, and trombone
  • Arranges music and is a master at the computer

  • Mel Sugitan aka "Mel"
  • 20 years Air Force Veteran (retired)
  • Featured vocalist United States Air Force Band
  • Sang for former President Ronald Reagan. Bob Hope,     Queen Elizabeth, and Heads of State
  • Sang the National Anthem for Oakland Athletics,     Raiders, San Francisco Giants, 49ers, Padres, and     the Angels
  • Graduated from Edison High Class of 1972
  • Plays guitar, piano, violin, and various percussion     instruments
  • Directed / performed in a Rock Band in Saudi Arabia     during Desert Storm
  • Member of the band called "California" and "Galaxy"     that played throughout Southern California
  • Air Force-Directed Pop-Jazz band the last 13 years,     and played in the Concert Band, Marching Band     (Drum Major and percussionist)
  • Played basketball with Bruins and the Fils (Filipino     Teams), plays golf (4 Hole-In-One)
  • Attended University of the Pacific with the     emphasis on the Violin
  • Graduated from Loma Linda University with a     Bachelors of Music degree
  • Choir director for Stockton Unified School District     Summer Performing Art Institute and Stagg High     School City of Stockton after school program San     Joaquin Elementary School, Trinity Presbyterian     Church

    Fred Yurong aka "The Man"
  • Resident comic/prop master for O.P. (aka Pinoys to     Men)
  • Opened for Robin Williams, Pat Collins - L.A. Caberet,     Encino
  • Appeared at Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion, Holmby     Hills
  • Graduated from Edison High Class of 1965
  • Stage work for Stockton's 1st Jazz at the Waterfront     featuring Rudy Tenio, Josie Canion, Flip Numez, Pete     Escovedo, Kitty Margolis, Ron Moton, and others
  • Provided sound / lighting for Anthony Castelo, Rey     Valera and Tony Washington's Apollo Night
  • Karate demo / fashion modeling at Universal Studios
  • Hollywood free-lance photographer (Hasselblad's,     Leica's, and Nikons. OH MY!)
  • Studied at Thomason Modeling Agency (Pasadena);     Russ Larson Acting workshop (Sherman Oaks)
  • Commercials for Dorma Morris Agency, Hollywood
  • Best actor ward, "Teahouse of the August     Moon," (lead role - "Sakini")
  • DJ for former Vice-President Al Gore; Fairmont Hotel,     ABC News; Macy's; Beverly Hills, San Francisco     State, Chippendale Dancers, Bell-Air, Corvettes of     Fresno; Coyote Creek Golf, San Jose; USLA and     FANHS

  • To OP's Schedule Calendar

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    Featuring "My Girl by O.P."

    To OP's Oldies Music

    (209) 475-0700 (209) 406-7507 (209) 466-3431

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