Project Barley Songwriter Showcase - Steve Wood, Beth Fitchett Wood, Cynthia Carle and Jodi Siegel
DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS FOR INDOOR MUSIC THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. I'm excited to host and play a set at this new event right here in the South Bay (Lomita, CA) It will be a monthly series with a limited amount of inhouse audience (due to Covid restrictions) and will be filmed and shown online. A year ago I started doing this show right before Covid hit and am so grateful that it will begin again.
BETH FITCHET WOOD AND STEVE WOOD
Beth and Steve have a long trail of accomplishments in music. A few select milestones would include; members of legendary band Honk, who toured with The Beach Boys, Loggins and Messina, Chicago, etc. and made 3 albums on major labels, live and recording appearances with Jackson Browne, Kenny Loggins, Sting, George Harrison, The Moody Blues, Paul McCartney and others. Steve was Kenny Loggins’ music director and appeared on all his albums throughout the 80’s, as well as having produced and composed music for over 25 IMAX movies, and having won best score awards for at least one third of those. Beth produced the Laguna Tuesday night songwriter’s showcase for nearly 10 years which became a way station for a tremendous number of highly talented and accomplished performers. Both Steve and Beth have recorded extensively and have numerous CD’s to their credit. Beth and Steve have been together for over 48 years, gigging all that time, so they are getting pretty good at performing together. www.bethfitchetwood.com www.stevewoodmusic.com
CYNTHIA CARLE Cynthia Carle is a screenwriter, singer-songwriter, actor & choreographer. She's performed on B’way, off B’way, in regional theater, in film, and with her own songs at venues including Genghis Cohen, McCabe’s, MBar, Molly Malone's, Fanatic Salon, the Lyric Hyperion, Comedy Central Stage’s Sit ‘N’ Spin, the West Bank in NY and the Don Quixote in Santa Cruz. Cynthia choreographed & appeared in the Stuart Gordon-Mark Nutter hit Re-Animator the Musical at the Steve Allen in LA, at NYMF, at the Edinburgh Fringe, and Las Vegas’s Smith Center. Screenwriting credits include co-writing, with Christopher Reed, The Darned, the Touchstone film The Sixth Man, and Disney’s You Wish, for which she was a Humanitas Award finalist. She’s co-creator, with Mark Nutter, of two musicals: Dr. Dungbeetle’s House of Dreams, and the Christmas Smackdown, which received rave reviews in LA, Chicago, and NY.
Jodi Siegel, originally from Chicago, IL, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist. Over the years Jodi has opened for and or shared the stage with many respected musicians including: Albert King, Robben Ford, Robert Cray, J.D. Souther, David Lindley, Fred Tacket and Paul Barrere (Little Feat) and countless others. Her songs have been recorded by Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Tommy Ridgley and Teresa James. She has recorded two CD'S; Stepping Stone and her latest CD, “Wild Hearts,” produced by Steve Postell (Immediate Family, David Crosby, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Iain Matthews), is filled with great songs, cool grooves, intimate, smart lyrics and some of the best of the best musicians in Los Angeles today including; Mike Finnigan (organ, piano), Hutch Hutchinson, Abe Laborial Sr., Alphonso Johnson (bass), Russ Kunkel, Michael Jerome Moore, John Ferraro, Arno Lucas (drums, percussion), Joe Sublett (Saxophone) and Maxayne Lewis and Clydene Jackson (background vocals). Each song has a soulful delivery with an undeniable down-home elegance.
It has received great reviews by Patrick Simmons (Doobie Brothers, Maria Muldaur, Walter Trout, David Mansfield (T Bone Burnett), Leland Sklar, Mike Finnigan and Doug Macleod to name a few.