Fairfax High produced a lot of famous alumni including:

Herb Alpert

Herb is a trumpet player and founder of Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, he is also one of the founders of “A&M Records.”

Jackie Jackson and Tito Jackson

Two of the brothers in the “Jackson Five.”

Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Jack Irons and Hillel Slovak

of the “Red Hot Chili Peppers.”

Steven Adler

Steven was the drummer for “Guns N’ Roses.”


Slash is/was the guitarist for “Guns N’ Roses” and “Velvet Revolver.”

Phil Spector

Phil was a record producer, musician, songwriter, and businessman who developed the Wall of Sound, he was also a convicted murderer. He died in prison in 2021 at the age of 81.

Tracii Guns

Tracii was an original member of “L.A. Guns.”

Rob Gardner

Rob is best known as the drummer for the original lineups of “L.A. Guns” and “Guns N’ Roses”.

Rami Jaffee

Rami is the keyboardist of “The Wallflowers.”

Warren Zevon

Warren was a singer/songwriter best known for his third album, “Excitable Boy” which came out in 1978 and included the hits “Werewolves of London“, “Lawyers, Guns and Money” and “Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner“.

P. F. Sloan

P.F. was an pop-rock singer and songwriter best known for writing Barry McGuire’s “Eve of Destruction“, Johnny Rivers’ “Secret Agent Man” and Herman’s Hermits’ “A Must to Avoid“.

Warren Entner

 Warren was the organist and guitarist for The Grass Roots. He was also the manager for several successful heavy metal/rock groups.

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Los Angeles CA 90046
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