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Bay Area Beats : Sweet Lew & The Sweet and Lows

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When Lewis Gallardo isn’t working with teenagers, he’s the lead singer and guitarist of the San Francisco soul band Sweet Lew and the Sweet Lows.


The band released their debut EP “From Scratch” in February; Lew sat down with us for this edition of Bay Area Beats to share why hopes his music can help inspire the next generation of Latino musicians.



"I tell my students all the time ... if you find that one thing, you are so lucky, because some people go their whole lives and they never find that thing, or think they found it, and then they let it go ... and they spend the rest of their lives wondering, 'What if?' "