Luncheon Highlights

  • Bob Bain Luncheon

    Jan 25, 17 • 292 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    Bob Bain is truly a legend… and he showed us why when he joined ASMAC for lunch on January 18th. Introduced by Conrad Pope and Nan Schwartz with a compilation of just a few of his hit recordings, Bob spent the first 45 minutes entertaining the packed room...

  • Nathan Wang Luncheon

    Dec 16, 16 • 213 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    Composer, pianist Nathan Wang was featured at ASMAC’s October 19th, 2016  luncheon with moderator pianist Mike Lang at Catalina’s Jazz Club in Hollywood CA. Nathan spoke passionately about his life in music starting as a child...

  • Mike Post Luncheon

    Oct 3, 16 • 307 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    There was never a dull moment during ASMAC’s (September 2016) Luncheon with celebrated television composer Mike Post at Catalina’s in Hollywood. Don Peake handled the role of moderator with masterful ease. Mike and Don have a decades long bond and touched...

  • Steve Porcaro Luncheon

    Sep 28, 16 • 251 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    Thank you, Steve Porcaro, for your candid interview in June, in which you shared your creative process of writing, your life, and your work. With your new solo album about to be released, “Someday, Somehow,” and your upcoming tour with Toto, we...

  • ASMAC Honors our Own

    Jun 2, 16 • 508 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    ASMAC’s May 18th luncheon was a special “Honor Our Own” event, where we proudly acknowledged two excellent composers/arrangers who have excelled in both their careers and their support of ASMAC. First up to be introduced by President Kim...

  • Dave Black Luncheon

    Apr 28, 16 • 404 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    The ASMAC luncheon event on April 20 featured Dave Black, with Alfred Music Publishers, one of the major distributers of music books and printed music. Dave was introduced by ASMAC Board member Elliot Deutsch, a busy composer and conductor himself.  In...

  • Scott Healy Luncheon

    Mar 17, 16 • 530 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    ASMAC was thrilled to host composer, producer and keyboardist Scott Healy at our March 16th Luncheon.  Scott gave the audience an overview of how he arrived in Los Angeles – from the beginning as he learned to play the piano, through his musical...

  • Greg Phillinganes Luncheon

    Feb 24, 16 • 502 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    Superb musician Greg Phillinganes gave an excellent presentation for the ASMAC luncheon at Catalinas Jazz Club on February 17. It was a most interesting talk about his views of the music business, past and present, and, responding the questions, some of his...

  • Scott Whitfield and Ginger Berglund

    Jan 25, 16 • 611 Views • Luncheon Highlights

    Luncheon Highlights Scott Whitfield and Ginger Berglund were the special guests at ASMAC’s January 20th  luncheon. They said to think Mel Torme meets Julie London…. and that wasn’t far off!  ASMAC President Kim Richmond introduced them and...

  • Holiday Brunch 2015 Highlights

    Dec 9, 15 • 801 Views • Blog, Luncheon Highlights

    ASMAC HOLIDAY BRUNCH AT CATALINA’S… A fabulous day at Catalinas, the venue for the ASMAC/LA Jazz Society Holiday Brunch.  Hosted by ASMAC VP Kim Richmond, the day featured a 14 voice choral group headed up by Sally Stevens and our own Ian...