December 14, 2015

Grammy & Oscar Nominated Stephen Bishop Goes "On and On" with Paul Zollo in Episode 8

The Songwriting School of Los Angeles was honored to welcome Grammy & Oscar Nominated Stephen Bishop to Songwriters on Songwriting, LIVE - Interviews by Paul Zollo. Bishop is no stranger to a great song, having penned and/or recorded smash hits like "On and On," "Separate Lives," and "It Might Be You (theme from Tootsie)." He is also no stranger to The Songwriting School of Los Angeles, having taken THE ROOTS songwriting class nearly six years ago. That experience was detailed in...
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November 18, 2015

Paul Zollo Remembers P.F. Sloan, 1945 - 2015

P.F. Sloan 1945-2015 P.F. Sloan died this week. He’d only learned a few weeks earlier that he had pancreatic cancer, and was just at the early stages of deciding how to proceed. He’d already elected not to do chemo, and to choose an alternate route.  Choosing alternate routes, after all, is something he did his whole life. Like most artists, he was not one to take the prevalent path. But before he had a chance to really fight it, the...
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October 01, 2015

Episode 7: Paul Zollo Interviews Jack Tempchin ("Peaceful Easy Feeling")

Jack Tempchin is best known for writing the Eagles’ classic "Peaceful Easy Feeling," and co-writing other Eagles hits, including "Already Gone," "The Girl From Yesterday," "Somebody," and "It's Your World Now." With Glenn Frey, he wrote “You Belong to the City,” “Smuggler's Blues," “The One You Love,” “I Found Somebody" and "True Love.". He was a founding member of The Funky Kings, along with the great Jules Shear, and for whom he wrote “Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancing)," which they recorded before it became a Top-10...
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August 21, 2015

Grammy-Winning/Oscar-Nominated Arranger/Composer Perry Botkin Joins Paul Zollo for 'Songwriters on Songwriting, LIVE' Th 8/27, 8pm!

Join us Thursday, August 27th, 8pm for Episode 6 of Songwriters on Songwriting, LIVE - Interviews by Paul Zollo. Paul's guest this month is the great PERRY BOTKIN, a Grammy-Winning and Oscar-Nominated Songwriter/Composer/Arranger, perhaps best known as co-author of "Nadia's Theme" as well as iconic tv themes for shows like Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, and Mork & Mindy. As arranger he worked with everyone from Barbra Streisand to Jose Felciano, Carly Simon to Harry Nilsson. Reserve your ticket for the 7:30pm seating/8pm...
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August 03, 2015

Paul Zollo Interviews Terre Roche of The Roche Sisters

We were honored to host the witty and candid Terre Roche for Episode 5 of Songwriters on Songwriting: Interviews by Paul Zollo. She reveals with humor and candor what it's like to be a "hitless songwriter," what it was like to get a ride with Paul Simon while taking a songwriting class from him, and why she only wrote one (beautiful) song on the piano--and then performs that song! A night to be remembered can be because you can watch it,...
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June 21, 2015

Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Jeff Barry

Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Jeff Barry wrote classics like "Be My Baby," "Sugar Sugar," "Hanky Panky," "River Deep, Mountain High," "I Honestly Love You," and so many more. Hear him talk about all of those songs in Episode 2 of SONGWRITERS on SONGWRITING, LIVE! - Interviews by PAUL ZOLLO. And hear fabulous performances of those songs by talented students of The Songwriting School of Los Angeles.
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