Original Music Written for Pomona College Production

Durwood has written original music for the next POMONA COLLEGE production Medieval Mystery Plays - Modernized.  The production is directed by Giovanni Ortega.  This is Durwood's debut with writing music specifically for theatre.  The actors in the production will not only be acting and singing in the production but will also be playing the accompanying instruments.  We look forward to seeing you there!
 


Please Help the Philippines! Typhoon Hayain Aid

Please consider helping the relief efforts for the people affected by the devastating Typhoon Hayain in the Philippines.  Durwood has put together a video in support of the relief efforts of Operation USA.  You may recognize the original Durwood song Bit by Bit playing in the background.  Thank you for contributing to the on-going relief efforts of Operation USA.  


Original Music for the Short Film TWO WEEKS

Durwood wrote an original song called "Bit By Bit" for the short film TWO WEEKS.  Gertie Meza composed the music score.  

The film is directed by Rodney To (Wilfred) and written by Eileen Rivera.  It also stars Crystal Chiu (Children of Invention) and Paolo Montalban (ABC/Disney's Cinderella).  TWO WEEKS started as one of three films participating in Leviathan Lab's 2012 Short Film Initiative.   

The film won Film Festival Flix's Nation Short Film Competition and will open for the film I DECLARE WAR in several screenings around the country.

For more information, please visit:  Film Festival Flix.
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Durwood Performance on 5/21/2013

Durwood, with special guest artist Glenn Suravech, will be performing Tuesday, May 21 @ 7:30pm.  If you can't be there LIVE, you can watch a stream of the show here:  Tuesday Night Project




Tuesday Night Project presents:

The 1st & 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe
May 21, 2013
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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The Space Show

We are celebrating some of the great open mic and performance spaces in our community!

Please join us at one of the longest running free public arts series in downtown Los Angeles. Highlighting new work in visual and performance arts from the Los Angeles and Asian American artistic community in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.

Host: Tuesday Night Project core

Guest DJ: DJ Nah Phool (Sessions LA)


Featuring:

- Sunday Jump

- Sandy Phan (common ground)

- Durwood, accompanied by Glenn Suravech (Tuesday Night Cafe)

- David Romero (Between the Bars)

- Natalie Patterson (Da Poetry Lounge)

- Shin Kawasaki (Tuesday Night Cafe, MidTones)

Business Spotlight:

Thank you to the Tokyo Cafe

Open Mic sign-ups and lottery at 7 pm


Parking is available across the street at the Aiso Street Parking Lot!
$3 Flat Rate after 5pm

Durwood + PANDORA!

Durwood is now available on PANDORA!  Create a Durwood Station and have fun discovering similar artists!
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Debut album now available!

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Belle of the Ball Music Video!

nice things people say...

"Durwood is like a throwback to one of my favorite singer/songwriter duos, the Indigo Girls in concert with a gorgeous, fresh sound that is modern and all their own. Golda's strong, clear voice mixed with Gertie's deep timbre produces a beautiful, rich harmony that makes you stop and swoon. Their songwriting is personal, poignant, fun, and simply lovely. i love Durwood and want more!"
-- Traci Kato-Kiriyama, Founder/Producer with Tuesday Night Project, www.tuesdaynightproject.org

"When I heard that two members of Boo Boo Kitty had spun off to do some of their own work, I had no idea what to expect. And then I heard them perform. Gertie Meza & Golda Inquito continue to do what they do best - form like a two-headed Voltron with vocal harmonies and a seemingly simple acoustic set up... Don't get it twisted, these ladies got enough gumption to make you shut up and listen. You can't help but give them your full attention."
-- Phloe Pontaoe, Producer, 3rd Annual Chinatown Nite 'N Day Music Festival,
Los Angeles, CA

"Love Durwood! Just love them. When you're in the mood for amazing harmonies and heart breaking lyrics, just spend an evening with this band. Either curled up on your couch or out on the dance floor, this band will deliver!"
-- Christine Keiko Agena, Founder, Mango Pop,
Los Angeles, CA

"Durwood's music is a mixture of ethereal ecstasy and pitch perfect sound. The blend of the instrument with the two vocals reminds me of what it would be like to be in heaven. Golda Inquito and Gertie Meza make it so easy for us to listen to them."
-- Giovanni Ortega, Artistic Director, MEZÇLÃO

Gertie met Golda when they were in the band Boo Boo Kitty. Here's what some folks had to say about that project:

"[We] can't thank [BBK] enough for changing up the vibe and ending our fest on such a high, positive note! You folks were !@#$ing amazing! The sound guy came up to me and was like 'They are my favorite band this whole weekend.' I can't help but concur."
-- Phloe Pontaoe, Producer, 2nd Annual Chinatown Nite 'N Day Music Festival,
Los Angeles, CA

"Boo Boo Kitty is badasskittylicious - full of spunk and heart with gorgeous melodies and lyric! Our audience always looks forward to their regular performances at our venue and the Tuesday Night Cafe Project is grateful to have this yummy band on board as one of our resident-artist bands."
-- Traci Kato-Kiriyama, Founder/Producer with Tuesday Night Project, www.tuesdaynightproject.org

"I've been lucky to have produced [BBK] on many levels. They have a heavenly blend of vocal harmonies with acoustic instrumentation."
-- Glenn Suravech (aka "Mosaic"), Independent Producer/Engineer, Mosaic Sound Recordings (MSR), Los Angeles, CA

"Boo Boo Kitty - I love the name, the people in the band, and the awesome music. I can always count on them to put a smile on my face whenever they perform. And, Boo Boo Kitty is not bitty like a kitty but they're more like a lion that just ate but is still looking for some dessert."
-- Ryan Suda, Owner & Creator, Blacklava , Gardena, CA