About David Dachinger:
A New York native, SESAC composer David Dachinger has found terrific success in his work with CBS sports. A recent coup was with the song, Thunder Meets Lightning which aired on the CBS broadcast of Superbowl XLIV which, subsequently, was the most watched broadcast in television history (106.5 million viewers). His music can also be heard on NFL football, college football, NCAA basketball and U.S. Open Tennis on CBS.
David and his publisher partner, Radical Rob Aster, have been working with the PGA and Masters (viewership up to 30 million people) for the past five years, sparking an iTunes album entitled, Master Works, a collection of the inspiring cinematic music used exclusively on the annual CBS broadcasts of The Masters and the PGA Championship. The score for Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: Seve At The Masters was selected by CBS for submission to the 2009 Emmy Awards. Hasta La Vista Verde is also heard as the theme on the Emmy Award winning segment Swing Vision, which captures high definition footage of top PGA golfers swing mechanics.
CBS anchor and four time National Sportscaster of the Year award winner Jim Nantz says it best: No one has captured the spirit and vibe of CBS golf like Radical Rob, Dave Dachinger and their team. Their music is the perfect accompaniment to our efforts to tell a story from some of the most beautiful landscapes in America."
In addition to his work in television on Dateline (NBC), America's Most Wanted (FOX) and the CBS Early Show, Grammy Award nominee David has worked as an mixing engineer and producer on numerous records with artists such as Usher, Celine Dione, The Isley Brothers, Was (Not Was), TLC and Thalia.
About Katie Neil:
At the age of 8, Katie began working in Broadway and singing and acting in many shows. She worked with Community Theatre and with the Kennedy Center for and at the age of 10, she moved to Manhattan. After a year on Broadway and with all of the performances she did, Katie began to get more active in singing/songwriting and pop music. This is when Neil released her debut album, How I Feel with Cliff Downs. Discography
When Katie was just 13, she released her first album How I Feel in 2003 produced by Cliff Downs. This disc included 11 tracks entitled: It's Alright to Breakdown Sometimes, How I Feel, My Friend Nikki, Till You Need Me, Where the Sadness Dies, Do Without You, Everywhere You Go, Guess I Never Loved You, Can We Go the Distance, Buses and Trains, and Far Away From Here. Later on, at 15, Neil came out with her first EP entitled: Second Story in 2005 produced and mixed by Chris Griffin. This disc includes 5 tracks entitled: Stripped Down, Go Away, It's Not the Same, The Real Me, and School Daze. Katie released her second EP in June 2006 entitled: In Transit. The tracks on this CD are "Stupid Ex Boyfriend", "Bad For You", "Good Day Down", "Unspoken", and "You're Not the Only One". Which is now available on iTunes. The song "Stupid Ex Boyfriend" was a featured "Hip Clipz" tune on the website of Curly Grrlz Skateboards www.curlygrrlz.com.
About Clair Reilly-Roe:
Clair Reilly-Roe (Lemonade Mouth/Disney, Running Russell Simmons, Kraft, KBC Kids) captures the spirit of collaboration that is fundamental to the New York composer’s life. Arriving from Canada with only a single contact, Reilly-Roe “was very green,” she admits. “I only knew one person, producer Tony Black [The Hit Factory, The Diary of Alicia Keys], who has worked with a number of other Canadian artists. Luckily he was a good person to know and we have done some great work over the years together.” Their most recent collaboration is Clair Reilly-Roe's debut album---a laid back, reggae/pop record, called 'Island in the City'.
Reilly-Roe also cultivated connections from her early New York day jobs, turning a stint in the restaurant business into a long-time collaboration. “I met one of my writing partners, Kobie Powell (former member of US3) while I was a waitress in a uptown club.” That early meeting with Powell led to a project writing hip hop for young kids with award winning composer, sound engineer and mixer, Brian Rund. The team, KBC Kids, has placed songs in TV commercials and various film and TV projects as well as creating their own animated tv show idea that is currently in development with 9Story Entertainment (Max & Ruby/Harriet the Spy)
Clair Reilly-Roe jumps between the studio and the stage- writing & producing commercial tracks with KBC Kids, to playing live original work with her band- CT&T- made up by Todd Caldwell (Crosby Stills & Nash/Burlap to Cashmere) on organ and Tanner Jacobson (Michelle Branch & The Wreckers/Marc O'Conner/Jypsi) on drums.
About Anthony Roman:
After fronting the seminal underground NY band Garden Variety in the mid 90’s, Roman formed the noted NYC outfit Radio 4. As chief songwriter and vocalist with Radio 4, he has recorded four albums (DFA/EMI). The band played festivals such as Coachella, Reading, Glastonbury, Benicassim and TV shows such as Conan O’Brien, Carson Daly amongst others. They have performed in places as far reaching as Japan (with the Foo fighters), Brazil (with Franz Ferdinand) and Greece (w/New Order). Their music has appeared in almost every TV show you can think of, and in high profile spots for Mitsubishi, Coca Cola, and Nike. Their hit song “Dance to the Underground” was such as sensation in France that it was listed as one of the hundred best songs of the last decade there.
Additionally, Roman has expanded to music supervision and production in television, advertising and film. He has scored and music supervised the feature film, “Beware the Gonzo” due out this fall from TriBeCa films. He has written and/or produced the music for high profile spots for Microsoft Bing, Sharpie, Bloomberg, Cuervo et al. He also is the music supervisor for the critically acclaimed new FX show “Lights Out”, where he co-wrote the main title and end title music.
He lives in Park Slope Brooklyn with his wife and son.