John Diaz




John Diaz was born and raised in Venezuela where he started his musical career playing drums in various local bands in his hometown "Maracaibo." After relocating to San Francisco, CA.

In 2009, he starts a weekly DJ Night called " Take- A- Trip" at a historic Bay Area bar called "The Edinburgh Castle Pub " place that has been the stomping ground of several seminal parties of the vibrant and active scene 50 's and 60's San Francisco scene such as: " 1964 " and " Nightbeat ". Take- A- Trip’s music emphasis was 1960’s Soul and International records. Take- A- Trip ended in 2016 with the impetus on focusing more on playing and recording music. Currently, John plays drums in the Oakland experimental punk outfit “Dots” and resides with his wife and daughter in Oakland, CA.