Harriet Schock

Harriet Schock

 Los Angeles, California, USA
BandCountryAdult Contemporary

Hit songwriter recording artist with seven solo albums/CDs has written Grammy nominated, hit songs as well as theme songs for Film and TV shows, plus scores for 3 Henry Jaglom films. Piano-based strong melodies and multi-leveled lyrics that have emotional impact on first hearing and then deepen.

Biography

Harriet Schock wrote the words and music to the Grammy-nominated #1 hit for Helen Reddy, “Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady,” plus many songs for other artists, including Nancy Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Lee Greenwood, Carl Anderson, Gloria Loring, Manfred Mann and the Little Mermaid. Her songs have been featured in numerous films and TV shows, including “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, ” “Matters of the Heart,” “Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon,” “Baby Geniuses II,” “Delta Force II,” and the animated “Secret Garden.” Currently she has a PBS Emmy-winning series theme song, “Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks,” playing weekly and two cuts on the new Jeannie Kendall album, “All the Girls I Am,” one of which was nominated for Hot AC single of the year by New Music Weekly in 2006. Her fourth, fifth and sixth and seventh CDs, “American Romance,” “Rosebud,” and “Harriet Schock - Live from Fairfax to Pasadena,” and "Breakdown on Memory Lane" are in national release, as well as her book, “Becoming Remarkable: For Songwriters and Those Who Love Songs.” She scored three Henry Jaglom films, “Going Shopping,” “Hollywood Dreams,” and the upcoming “Irene in Time,” in which Harriet plays the character Sandie Fuse and performs the songs on camera with her band. She is featured as an actress in the long-running world premiere Jaglom play "Just 45 Minutes from Broadway." Harriet also won a Dramalogue award for her live show, which she has performed worldwide. In 2007, L.A. Women in Music gave Harriet their first Career Achievement and Industry Contribution Award. She teaches songwriting for the Songwriters Guild of America, as well as privately and by correspondence. For information on her songwriting, performances, acting, film scoring or songwriting consultation, go to www.harrietschock.com or call 323 934-5691.

Discography

Hollywood Town (20th Century Records, 1974)
She's Low Clouds(20th Century Records, 1975)
You Don't Know What You're in For (20th Century Records, 1976)
Rosebud (Evening Star Music, 1999)
American Romance (Future Schock, 2000)
Harriet Schock Live: From Fairfax to Pasadena (Thunder Digital, 2001)
Breakdown on Memory Lane (Future Schock)

Set List

All original material, introduced in a way to draw the listener in. You can hear a pin drop. :45 to 1:15 set.