Micky Dolenz

Glendale musician to open for Micky Dolenz of the Monkees at the Rose in Pasadena

Glendale musician to open for Micky Dolenz of the Monkees at the Rose in Pasadena

When Jere Mendelsohn saw the Beatles perform on the “Ed Sullivan Show” as a 6-year-old, it sparked his interest in becoming a musician.

He began experimenting with instruments before settling on the electric guitar. Throughout high school, he played during school dances and for social clubs on the East Coast before moving to Los Angeles to pursue music professionally after earning a bachelor’s degree.

Plans to be a full-time musician fell through when he and his college sweetheart were expecting their first child, but the Glendale resident and English teacher at Verdugo Hills High School continued working on music...

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