Bill Bodine is a producer/composer/arranger/bassist who has been a fixture in the Los Angeles music community for 35 years. He began his professional music career in Youngstown, Ohio before moving to Los Angeles in 1972, when he began touring and recording with such notables as Van Morrison, Olivia Newton-John, Melissa Manchester, Joan Armatrading, Cher, and Sergio Mendez.
His television work included eight years in the Star Search House Band and two seasons on the New Gong Show, as well as composing for series including ABC’s “Second Noah” and “Judge Judy.” As a Grammy winning composer, he was privileged to write songs for the likes of Glen Fry of the Eagles and Manhattan Transfer.
Meanwhile, Bill’s company, Bill Bodine Music, composed scores for over 300 television commercials for clients including Honda, McDonald’s, Nike, Toyota, Gillette, HBO, Fox Network, and NBC.
Bill has been credited as a “Founding Father” of the Youngstown State University Jazz program (along with Tony Leonardi and Phil Wilson) while attending YSU in the years 1968-1971.
In 1994 he established the TONY LEONARDI MEMORIAL JAZZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND, along with Phil Wilson and Ron DiTullio, as a 20th anniversary gift to the program.
Bill continues his involvement with the University by organizing and participating in seminars designed to bring active music professionals to YSU to inform and inspire current students, and serving on YSU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts Board of Visitors.
COMPOSER/ARRANGER - TV/FILM
"Alexandra Bear Detector" Children's Musical "Black or White" Michael Jackson Fox Special "Daytona 500: The Movie" Film "History of White People in America" Cinemax "Judge Judy" Syndicated Series "The Magic of Live" [Harry Shearer] HBO Comedy "Maricela" PBS 1 Hour Drama "Middle Passage" Film "The Nose Job" Comedic Short "Portrait of a White Marriage" Cinemax "Second Noah" ABC Series "Sightings" Fox Series "Star Fever" NBC Movie of the Week "Yearbook" Fox Series
"Hold Me" Laura Branigan "I Volunteer" Glen Frey "Sassy" Manhattan Transfer (Grammy Winner)
BASSIST APPEARING AND RECORDING WITH
Joan Armatrading Cher Funky Kings Leo Sayer Peter Criss Solo Album (KISS Drummer) Hampton Hawes (Miles Davis) Carol Kaye Trio Melissa Manchester Sergio Mendez The New Gong Show House Band Van Morrison Olivia Newton-John Nancy Sinatra Star Search Orchestra
Dan Marshall, AA, BS, MS, PhD, is a former elementary and middle school teacher in the US and Australia and Professor Emeritus of Education at the Pennsylvania State University, where he served most recently as Professor-in-Charge of the Educational Leadership Program. Before his years at Penn State, he served as Associate Dean and faculty member at the National College of Education (National-Louis University) in Evanston, IL.
Dan's primary areas of academic expertise include curriculum studies and initial teacher preparation. He has also studied and published in early childhood education, LGBT issues in education, home schooling, and popular music. He has been active in numerous professional associations, including the American Educational Research Association, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Curriculum & Pedagogy Group.
BOOKSTurning points in curriculum: A contemporary American memoir (2nd edition). Columbus, OH: Merrill/Prentice-Hall.
When best doesn't equal good. New York: Teachers College Press.
Teaching and thinking about curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press. (Reprinted in 2001: Troy, NY: Educators International Press).
Selected Book Chapters
Marshall, J.D. (2008). Popular music. In J.T. Sears (Ed.), The Greenwood encyclopedia of love, courtship, & sexuality through history, vol.6: The Modern World (pp. 184-189). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Marshall, J.D. (2006). Performance. In L. Sandel (Ed.). Teaching with care: Cultivating personal qualities that make a difference (pp. 56-58). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Doerr, M.N., & Marshall, J.D. (2004). A contemporary praxis of collaboration. In R.A. Gaztambide-Fernandez & J.T. Sears (Eds.), Curriculum work as a public moral enterprise (pp.109-118). Boulder, CO: Roman & Littlefield.
Jungck, S., & Marshall, J.D. (1992). Curricular perspectives on one great debate. In S. Kessler & B.B. Swadener (Eds.), Reconceptualizing the early childhood curriculum (pp. 93-102). New York: Teachers College Press.
SELECTED JOURNALS CONTAINING HIS WORK
Action in Teacher Education, Educational Forum, Educational Leadership, Educational Researcher, Journal of Curriculum & Supervision, Journal of Curriculum Studies, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, Peabody Journal of Education, Teacher Education Quarterly, Teacher Researcher, Theory Into Practice, Radical Teacher
SELECTED CONFERENCES (PRESENTER)
American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE), Educational Research Association (AERA), American Educational Studies Association (AESA), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), Curriculum & Pedagogy (C&P), National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Education (NAECTE)
American Journal of Education, Canadian Journal of Education, Education and Culture, Educational Forum, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Forum, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Research and Evaluation, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Journal of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Journal of Curriculum Studies, Teaching Education, Teacher Education and Practice, The Teacher Educator, Transnational Curriculum Inquiry.
Dan has served on the boards of various professional journals and was co-editor of the journal Teaching Education for more than eight years. A founding member of the American Educational Research Association's Lesbian and Gay Studies Special Interest Group, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues Network, he has received a number of awards and recognitions throughout his professional career, including Penn State's College of Education Outstanding Faculty Award.
Dan has made more than 70 scholarly presentations at national and international conferences and authored or co-authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and three books in his academic field of curriculum studies.
In his pre-educator life, Dan was keyboard player/singer/songwriter in northeast Ohio bands. From 1965 - 1972 his bands included The New Hudson Exit, Roadshow, and Brainchild with CreativeBridge Coalition co-founder Bill Bodine.
Linda Wellendorf has joined forces with CreativeBridge Coalition as our "communications czar". In an effort by CBC to develop a stronger public presence, Linda will direct her energies toward increasing our social media fan base, keeping our supporters informed of ongoing and future programs, and developing a viable and sustainable donor base critical to our continued growth. As a communications contact person, she welcomes interaction with our supporters and also hopes to create a volunteer network integral to a solid fundraising plan.
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