Music Spotlight San Diego

Hosted ByGary Lee

Lyrics, music and meaning with singers and songwriters


All Episodes

Ep 16 | Ramona Ault | Singer-Songwriter and Local Bluegrass Band Member

Ramona talks with Gary about her beginnings as a music artist, what life’s been like during the pandemic and work with her bluegrass band, Prairie Sky. Ramona also performs three original songs.

Ep 15 | Michael Tiernan | Music Was Not His Original Higher Calling

Gary talks with Michael about how he got involved in music, who he listens to, his songwriting and so much more. And of course, Michael performs three original songs!

A Man of Many Talents – Shawn Rohlf is a Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer and Actor

Gary talks to Shawn about his musical influences, his songwriting process and past performances with Marvin Hamlisch and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. He also performs three original songs!

YouTube Sensation Reneé Dominique Has Been Singing Since She Was a Child

Gary talks to Reneé about her beginnings as a singer, her collaboration with Jason Mraz and her upcoming performance at the Songs For Shelter Relaunch event to raise awareness about the teen homeless problem in San Diego County.

Roni Lee – She Began Her Career as a Rock Guitarist in Hollywood

Gary talks with Roni about her beginnings in Hollywood, her songwriting process and much more. She performs three songs as well. Gary is also joined by bassist Jules Whelpton and concert promoter Tonya Lemmons.

Gaby Aparicio – Blending Various Styles of Music to Create Her Own Sound

Gary talks with Gaby about her love for music and when it all began and her involvement with a group of other local artists. Gaby performs three original songs too.

Digital Lizards of Doom – Bringing a Whole New Level of Storytelling to Pop-Culture Entertainment

Gallie Fisher and Gabe Valentin, of Digital Lizards of Doom, talk with Gary about their brand of music, the graphic novel series referenced in their music and their appearance at the upcoming Springboard West Music Festival and what it means to them. They perform three original songs too!

Ep 9: Cheyenne Benton – Her Love for Music Began at an Early Age

Gary talks with Cheyenne about her songwriting process and her participation in the upcoming Springboard West Music Festival. Cheyenne performs three original songs as well. Joining the conversation is Heather Hudson, Springboard Music Festival Executive Director.

Ep 8: Alex Woodard – Singer-Songwriter and Author

Gary talks with Alex about his book & album package, For The Sender, and his upcoming For The Sender Holiday Show. Alex also performs three original songs.