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michael mesmer
an actor, computer programmer, musician, therapist and writer, michael plays guitar, bass, and percussion. he has appeared on mtv unplugged playing congas for huge voodoo (1993) and on cinemax playing "uncle mike" in the film, "deadtime stories" (1987). in january 1999, michael played guitar on and produced the group channel's first cd of ambient music, "one" (utopiate recordings). he currently lives in the multicultural canal district in san rafael, where late on hot summer nights the music and sounds of the barrio infiltrate his dreams.