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Third installment of 'Under Cover' to run on Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) through Spring 2009 - Focus on music of Stevie Wonder

Posted on March 16, 2009

Colby and Brian are the co-creators of this popular segment, which runs in 8-to-12 week stretches on the award winning news magazine show Eight Forty Eight on Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ, 91.5 FM). The show features local musicians performing their own arrangements of famous cover songs. Colby and Brian choose the performers for each installment and engineer and produce each session. Colby serves as the on-air guide for the series.

For the first time, invited artists were asked to choose from the canon of a particular artist – soul legend Stevie Wonder. Listen to past installments of the series at www.chicagopublicradio.org


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Producing music for Obama Campaign, Colby and Brian contribute to soundtrack of history

Posted on March 16, 2009

Colby and Brian are proud to have contributed original music to Barack Obama’s historic campaign. Long before Obama was elected president, or was even a frontrunner for the Democratic Party’s nomination, Brian and Colby were writing and producing original music clips to accompany the web spots that were a hallmark of Obama’s trailblazing campaign. Here are links to just a few of the clips that use music written and produced by GLM’s founders and co-owners:



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Colby to direct music for world premiere production on Hurricane Katrina

Posted on March 16, 2009

Colby Beserra will serve as Music Director for the theater production, “Katrina: The Girl Who Wanted Her Name Back.” Produced by Adventure Stage Chicago (named Outstanding New Children’s Theater Company for 2007 by the American Alliance for Theater in education), the show will open in April of 2009. “Katrina” has already received two major honors. It was one of seven plays from around the world selected as part of the 2008 New Visions/New Voices biennial festival at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The show’s author, Jason Tremblay, also received the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Young Audiences Playwriting Award for 2008. More information can be found at www.adventurestage.org


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