Lakewood Live Music Series - April 13, 2010

02/20/2010

A benefit concert series for Lakewood featuring recording artists and songwriters Marv & Rindy Ross, Doug Smith, with Judy Koch Smith and the Daniel Work/Walk in the Rain trio

 

"Lakewood Live Music Series"

Tuesday, April 13th - 7:00 PM

Headlee Mainstage

Lakewood Center for the Arts

368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

 Tickets are $18/adults, $16/under 18

(Half of your ticket price is a tax deductible contribution to Lakewood)

call 503.635.3901 or click here to order online

  Lakewood Live Music Series poster

This is a benefit concert series for the Lakewood Center for the Arts  featuring Gold/Platinum recording artists and songwriters Marv & Rindy Ross (of Quarterflash) Grammy Award winning finger-style acoustic guitarist Doug Smith, with Judy Koch Smith and the Daniel Work/Walk in the Rain trio - "Thoughtful, soft-rock music for the tragically un-hip"

Series Partner: Pacific West Bank

Pacific West Bank

Media Sponsor: Lake Oswego Review


Artist Biographies

 

Marv & Rindy Ross at LakewoodRindy & Marv Ross

are best known for their popular bands Seafood Mama, Quarterflash, and The Trail Band, and have received gold and platinum albums for songs such as "Harden My Heart,""FindAnother Fool," and "Take Me To Heart." They have performed extensively around the world and have toured with Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, The Beach Boys, and Jefferson Star- ship. They are one of the very few American acts to have performed in North Korea where they appeared in several shows as part of a Friendship Festival mission with Mercy Corps. They also wrote and co-produced with Native American musicians Artist-Repertory Theatre's "The Ghosts of Celilo" which garnered 8 Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards including 'Best Score.' Rindy and Marv are recipients of Western Oregon University's "Alumni Award of Excellence," The American Trails Association's "Meritorious Award," and were inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. They are currently composing music for Triangle Production's new musical, "Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex," which opens this June.

Artist website: www.rossproductions.com


 

Doug Smith at LakewoodAcoustic Guitarist Doug Smith

is a Grammy Award winner and the 2006 Winfield International Fingerstyle Champion. His playing has been heard on the big screen in the recent film "August Rush" and others including "Twister"; his original compositions are heard everywhere from Turner Classic Movies to Good Morning America, and he's appeared on OPB's Oregon ArtBeat several times. His association with Mannheim Steamroller includes a book of guitar arrangements of Chip Davis' Christmas tunes. He also has a performance/instructional DVD and book published by Alfred. Popular original tunes, clever arrangements (such as his medley of Ave Maria/Can't Help Falling in Love), and his dynamic stage presence have dazzled audiences around the world. Billboard Magazine wrote, "Inviting melodies . . . stunning fingerpicking" and ChristmasReviews.com raved "Outrageously good!" He currently lives in Vancouver, WA.

Artist website: www.dougsmithguitar.com

Doug & Judy Smith at Lakewood

 

Judy Koch Smith

By weekday, a mild mannered Mobility Specialist with blind students; by weekend, a fun loving musician who enjoys listening to husband-virtuoso-fingerstyle-guitarist Doug perform live. Judy loves adding some flute and vocals to "classic rock or folk" songs in duet with Doug, or in trio with added Three Together friend Don Mitchell. She's been "fluting" and singing since grade school back in Ohio with four musical sisters. After three CD's with their acoustic trio, Judy recently recorded her first vocal solo album Keep It Under 90 in Portland, produced by Terry Robb. This CD is a mix of favorite old standards (Billie Holiday) and folk songs (Judy Collins) with a John Callahan original piece and an array of excellent local artists including Terry Robb, Doug Smith, Terry Prohaska, pianist George Mitchell, flugelhorn by Paul Mazzio, with Dennis Ciazza and Dave Kahl on bass.


 

Daniel Work at LakewoodLake Oswego's Daniel Work

started writing songs when he was 17, with a tune called "Lookin' Back," a pretty serious subject for a young, carefree boy. He's performed professionally for 30 years, as often as 200 gigs in a year. He is a multi-year "ASCAP plus" award recipient; produced/wrote and performed the "I've Got a Name (Obama)" song/ music video, as well as the University of Arizona Wildcat's "R.O.C.K. at the U. of A." song/music video which aired regionally on the Fox Sports Network.

Daniel's original adult-contemporary songs, style and voice are often compared to artists including Steely Dan, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne, Sir Paul McCartney, Randy Newman, Alan Parsons and Colin Hay/Men at Work. His newest CD, entitled "SomeThingsTakeTime" contains a diverse set of 12 original songs recorded at Portland's famed KUNG FU BAKERY featuring Mike Braun (long-time drummer with Hall & Oates), Tim Ellis (Mr. Uber- guitarist), Albert Reda (multi-award winning NW bassist) and guest musical artist, Aaron Meyer (Portland's own electrifying rock violinist). The songs were mixed & tracked by Dean Baskerville (Sheryl Crow, Mark Cohn, Everclear) and mastered by San Francisco's Steve/Savage Music (Robert Cray, Bonnie Hayes). The CD, co-produced by Tim Ellis & Daniel Work, was released in 2009 and has received positive industry reviews. Daniel has been fortunate to share the stage with some amazing Portland talent including Patrick Lamb, Tim Ellis, John Nilsen, Tyler Stenson, Ellen Whyte, Jake Oken-Berg, Miguel Martinez and dozens of other talented musicians/songwriters.

Artist website: www.DanielWork.net

The "Walk in the Rain" trio features Daniel on piano/guitar and vocals, accompanied by industry pro, Mr. Jeff Koch on guitar, and world-class drummer extraordinaire Mr. Mike Snyder.

Artist website: www.WalkintheRain.info


 

 Tickets are $18/adults, $16/under 18

(Half of your ticket price is a tax deductible contribution to Lakewood) 

call 503.635.3901 or click here to order online

 


 

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