Trowbridge Symposium 2002
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AWARDS SHOW August 25 2002 Airport Marriott Hotel, Nashville
Best of Show - Trophy
Ilena Garcia - Nashville Latin
artist and songwriter. Ilena tours and
performs throughout the Southeastern United
Best New Talent - Trophy
Waylon Weaver - Atlanta
Georgia gospel bluesman. Waylon plays guitar,
sings, and writes. He has signed a publishing
deal and is negotiating a recording package.
Best Song - Trophy
Grammy nominated "Song of the Year" [45'th first round "They're All Angels Now"]
John Prue & Fred Prue - MA blues-
rock musicians and songwriters known as "Prues
Blues". Fred is better known as the former
"Freddie and the Freeloaders". The duo is working out a record deal and signed publishing on their winning song "Why I Sing The Blues".
Best Emerging Writer - Trophy
Donnesha Watson -
sixteen year old star. Donnesha
writes and performs her R&B and gospel songs.
McClure & Trowbridge connected Donnesha's
mother Janice with major label A&R
Vice Presidents in CA, NY, Nashville, and FL.
Trowbridge Achievement Award
Presented to Thomas L. Johnson
"This Trowbridge Achievement Award is presented, in recognition of the
writer's civic, career, and humanitarian contributions. It is my
pleasure to award Thomas L. Johnson and his "THE BALLAD OF AMERICAN
STEEL", the Trowbridge Achievement Award.
"Tom Johnson has addressed and lobbied Congressmen in Washington D.C.
concerning the steel crisis in America. Tom performed his "Ballad" at
the St. John's Arena, Steubenville OH with Secretary of Commerce Don
Evans in the audience.
"Johnson, a veteran steel worker from the Ohio Valley, composed "The
Ballad Of American Steel" in 1983, when the U.S. tinplate steel industry was
first threatened by price undercutting. His work has spanned three
decades of involvement and support for steel workers, their families,
Tom nets feature articles in two papers, a live radio interview with talk show host PAT CAMPBELL on WSTV, and receives TV promotion support. See features, left, "Artist Given Honor For Support Of Steel" [Steubenville Star and Weirton Daily Times, 09/15/02]
Update: Tom is singing his "Ballad" with Congressman Ted Strickland in OH and WV.
1'st Place Talent AC/Crossover
- Wendy Jans -
Hendersonville TN singer/songwriter. Wendy received offer of connection to legal support and
artist development in Nashville.
1'st Place Writer Latin/jazz - Lyn Lickliter - FL,
performs from New York City to Miami and
writes country and jazz.
1'st Place Writer Adult Contemporary/Rock - Steven McBride - Oak Ridge,
TN. McBride is an accomplished artist as well as
songwriter, keyboardist, arranger, and singer.
McClure & Trowbridge connected Steven with
Nashville studios and provided Nashville pointers.
1'st Place Talent Country - Kayla Mae Lauzon - Emo, Ontario, is a
twelve year old singer and yodeler who has
just started public appearances. Kayla's parents received gratis career counseling.
1'st Place Writer Country - T.J. Houston - Pittsburgh
PA, is a writer and club performer in PA. TJ
is under review by Virgin, A&M, and other major
1'st Place Talent Country (Traditional) - Rocky - of
Houston TX, is launching his career as a
singer in Houston, and now plans to relocate
to Nashville to pursue singing full time in "Music City".
1'st Place Talent Americana - George Frazier - of
the D.C. area, sings in bars and clubs
three nights a week, and is now under
consideration for a recording project in
1'st Place Writer Country Christian - Catherine Ament - of
Nashville TN, is an actress, writer,
and singer. She appears in lead roles in
several independent films and frequents Nashville
clubs and writers nights. Cathy received management
1'st Place Writer Country - Free Nashville song demo - Mel Long - from Annapolis MD, Mel has one song cut
and avidly works his songwriting career.
Owen Frederic received an artist development
deal, and signed with Trowbridge Publishing.
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