It seems like wherever Rich Godinez plays his music, the police are never too far behind him.
am just trying to scrape by, earn an extra buck or two when I can,” he
said. “Two of my kids are stepchildren, and they don't have a dad… I
don't want to let any of my kids down. I don't want to be a deadbeat
The lifelong Orange County resident worked as a truck driver for over 20 years but has a passion for teaching music, and wants start up his own business giving lessons. Godinez has a handful of clients at the moment, using his performances as a way to network to try to earn money to support his family. At the moment, Godinez and his wife barely make ends meet for their children, ranging in ages from 10 to 18, but he hopes he can make his aspiration of teaching music for a living a reality.