Herschel E. Dwellingham, Sr.
Education: berklee school of music, boston ma
Private study: william maloof, professor of music, berklee
Hale smith, professor of music,yale universities
Walter piston, dean of music, harvard university
Broadway shows: the wiz, the lena horne show, your arms too short to box with god, don't play us cheap, raisin, a little night music, bubblin' brown sugar, ain't misbehavin'.
Musical director: the great ladies of blues and jazz; the sugar shack, boston ma, with self-named 13-piece orchestra
Producer/composer/arranger: the escorts, sugar & spice, mongo santeria, timothy wilson, sandy mercer, mary starr, the tavares brothers, marlena lady black lace , melvin van peebles (don't play us cheap), thad jones & mel lewis, frank lynch and others.
Musical scores: little bit, on toby time, festival, the makeover, and the theme song for the off-broadway production of chittlin' circuit, plus other symphonic and chamber music compositions.
Film scores: circle of power, produced by anthony quinn, pbs documentaries; flying high and facing life at fifty, film friends productions; beware, children at play; smut, with melvin van peebles; and a bellyful, directed by melvin van peebles, which won awards at cannes, acapulco and san francisco in 2001. 2002: better dayz, directed by norman linton, distributed by york entertainment.
Affiliated music companies: mood setters music (bmi) 612 agryle road music (bmi), music magic records, tik records, bogue/magic city records, herschey's place/magic city recording studio.
Currently: ceo of bogalusa music group, magic city records, tik, records, co-owner (with marlena) of blace lace productions.
Herschey's place/magic city recording studio is a full-service recording studio featuring tascam d-88(24tracks), sonar 1xd and protools mp9.
I have been in the industry since 1966.