Come join us for a humorous evening filled with spoken word and song.
Caution: This show may include some material not suitable for children under the age of 13
Background on the artists:
Sally Stevens is a singer and vocal contractor who’s worked in film, TV, commercials and sound recordings for a number of decades. She also has run off to the writing workshops at University of Iowa where she pretends to be a serious writer for a couple of weeks every summer. Meanwhile, she’s written lyrics for film, television and recording projects with composers Burt Bacharach, Dave Grusin, Don Ellis, Dominic Frontieri and others, and produced a CD of her own songs, “Things I Should Have Told You,” available on iTunes and Amazon.com She has had flash fiction pieces published in the Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal (July 2014 Issue), and one of her poems will be included in the inaugural edition of Mockingheart Review, (January 2016 edition).
Gary Stockdale is a 2-time EMMY-nominated composer, who has composed music for television shows such as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; To Tell the Truth; Comedy Central’s Last Laugh; Cowboy U; The Independent Spirit Awards; A Home for the Holidays (CBS), and 8 seasons of Showtime’s award-winning Penn & Teller: BULLSHIT! Gary’s well-known theme for that show garnered him an EMMY nomination. Gary studied under Oscar-winning composer, Henry Mancini, and began his film-music composing career working for the legendary director/producer Roger Corman, scoring Corman’s first “art” film (entered in the 1989 Los Angeles Film Festival), Dance of the Damned. Around this time, he started working side-by-side with famed film and television composer Lalo Schifrin, arranging and composing cues for his various projects, including Sudden Impact, FX2, and Sam Peckinpah’s last film, The Osterman Weekend. Along with the Film and Television composition, Gary has also been a busy singer and performer. His latest CD “Sure Of Mice Elf” has become an indy favorite, and he’s been playing various comedy and music venues all over California, and will soon be performing in venues around the country.
Singer/Songwriter, Dick Wells, delivers down home vocals with finger-picking guitar. Autobiographical songs from growing up in Texas to his early days in Los Angeles take the listener on a musical journey. Dick is a L.A. Session Singer veteran of TV and Film.