Mason Daring & Jeanie Stahl
November 12, 2011
On Saturday, November 12, STC features two beloved area singer-songwriters, Mason Daring and Jeanie Stahl. Film composer Mason Daring has explored many paths on the way to his current career - entertainment lawyer, folk singer, cabbie and truck driver, commercial director, and potential rock star among them. But his professional life has always returned to the world of music. He has scored 16 films for director John Sayles and 57 other scores, including the films Eight Men Out, The Opposite of Sex, Earth to the Moon, Music of the Heart, and themes for the PBS programs NOVA and Frontline. Joining Mason is Jeanie Stahl his good friend and collaborator on the Coffeehouse Circuit. Besides collaborating on two albums -- Sweet Melodies in the Night, Heartbreak and The Early Years, Stahl and Daring collaborated vocally on the scores for several of the John Sayles-directed films. The Early Years, released in 1992, samples tracks from their two albums and movie soundtracks. In addition to performing frequently at New England folk music clubs and coffeehouses, the duo periodically joined with Bill Staines, Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick in the folk super-group, The Passim All-Stars. Tickets for Mason Daring & Jeanie Stahl are $25.