Born in Weslaco, Texas, Abel moved to Palmdale, California in
1956 with his parents. He graduated from Palmdale High School
and continued to Antelope Valley College.
Abel started playing guitar at the
age of 13 and immediately immersed
himself in his newfound passion.
After years of playing and performing with local bands
and musicians, Abel Garza is one of three who founded
the Boulevard Knights in 1996 with two childhood friends,