Gregory Markel Performs Live at Key Club Daniel Pearl Foundation Benefit Sept. 30th

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4 Octave Singer-Songwriter Gregory Markel to support the Daniel Pearl Foundation by performing with Star Tomorrow competitor Cindy Alexander at The Los Angeles Key Club.

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I am extremely excited to have the honor of contributing to the Daniel Pearl Foundation through my songs and performance.

Gregory Markel, http://www.gregorymarkel.com, known to fans as “The Voice” due to his extraordinarily emotive 4+ octave range, will lend his support to the Daniel Pearl Foundation’s fundraising efforts Saturday September 30th at 8pm at the Key Club in Los Angeles, California by performing a set of his original music.

Says Gregory Markel, "I am extremely excited to have the honor of contributing to the Daniel Pearl Foundation through my songs and performance."

Show & Key Club Location Info here: http://gregorymarkel.com/performance.htm

A soulful, progressive, widely dynamic and explosive singer prone to sudden Sufi singer Nusrat Ali Khan-like caterwauls, Markel who has been compared by the press to some of the greatest singers of our time including Bono, Jeff Buckley and Robert Plant, is a former member of Altered State, which released two records on Warner Bros. Records which included a #1 rock radio single titled “Ghost Beside My Bed” mixed by legendary Bob Cleermountain. Markel is also songwriter of “Strong As I Am,” which is found on the soundtrack of the Michael Mann Film “Manhunter,” the prequel to “Silence of the Lambs” based on author Thomas Harris widely read works of fiction.    

Gregory Markel Myspace Music, Music Video, and Free Music Downloads can be found here: http://www.myspace.com/gregorymarkelrocks

Ticket proceeds will go to support the Daniel Pearl Foundation’s “World Music Days” program.

More Info here: http://www.music-days.org/psa2006.htm

Ticket Information: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/09003D2DED568162?artistid=1046402&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=60

About the Daniel Pearl Foundation:

The Daniel Pearl Foundation was formed in memory of journalist Daniel Pearl to further the ideals that inspired Daniel's life and work. The foundation's mission is to promote cross-cultural understanding through journalism, music, and innovative communications.

Daniel Pearl recognized the ability of music to bridge differences among people. In the spirit of Danny's love of music and commitment to dialogue, the Daniel Pearl Foundation launched Daniel Pearl World Music Days on October 10, 2002, which would have been Danny's 39th birthday. Using the power of music to promote tolerance and inspire respect for differences, Daniel Pearl World Music Days has grown to thousands of performances in over 60 countries. In 2005, World Music Days eStage was introduced, featuring an on-line gallery and radio station of music, poetry, art, articles, and dedications reflecting Danny’s lifetime of work connecting people through words and music. For more information, please visit http://www.danielpearlfoundation.org.

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