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An Evening with Hit Songwriter Jack Tempchin


You may have seen Jack Tempchin’s featured interview in the ‘History of the Eagles’ documentary.  Or you may have heard his name referenced from the stage on the final ‘History of the Eagles’ World Tour by the late great Glenn Frey…

Jack Tempchin is a legendary hit songwriter whose two ​best known ​compositions, “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone”, are now synonymous with the Southern California Sound.


Both songs are on ‘Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975’, awarded *Best-Selling U.S. Album of the 20th Century* by the RIAA. Tempchin has five Eagles contributions total, including “The Girl From Yesterday” from the ‘Hell Freezes Over’ reunion release, plus “It’s Your World Now” and “Somebody”, both on their double disc release, ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’.

Jack Tempchin songs have been performed ​by or recorded by​:​
George Jones, ​Buck Owens, Emmylou Harris, Glen Campbell, Chris Hillman, Jackson Browne, Dwight Yoakam, Linda Ronstadt, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Jim Lauderdale, Johnny Duncan, Richie Havens, Randy Meisner, Sammy Kershaw, Kate Wolf, Tom Rush, Little Texas, ​The Paladins, New Riders Of the Purple Sage​, and ​Wilson Philips and​ Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

​Jack Tempchin has performed live or toured with ​3​ Eagles​:  Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit​.  He’s also played with greats Poco, Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther, Chicago, Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen, Jules Shear, Jimmy Webb, Dave Mason, Tom Rush, Barry McGuire, Al Kooper​, Phil & Dave Alvin, Kim Richey, ​Kenny Loggins, ​Karla Bonoff, Christopher Cross​ and Dolly Parton among others. In the ​mid-​90s, Jack toured as the opening act for Ringo Starr and ​His All Star Band at major venues Radio City Music Hall and​ The Hollywood Bowl.

Date, Time, and How to Purchase Tickets

An Evening with Hit Songwriter Jack Tempchin from 7:30pm-9:00pm, starting with a fun Q&A session, followed by listening to his songs and the stories behind them.  April 21st, 2018.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  

Special VIP Ticket Holders can meet Mr. Tempchin at 6:45pm  with a Champaign reception.  Preferred Seating Included. 

VIP Tickets:  $50.00

General Admission:  $25.00

Student Admission $15.00

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Tickets can also be purchased via check made out to "Temple Adat Shalom".  Please write "Jack Tempchin" in the memo.  Send to:

Temple Adat Shalom

15905 Pomerado Road

Poway, CA 92064

***We will also accept checks or cash at the night of the event.***

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Meet & Greet with Legendary Songwriter and Composer Steve Dorff

 “I had a great time playing for an appreciative San Diego audience”!  - Steve Dorff

We were exhilirated to have Steve Dorff share his behind the scenes songwriting and celebrity stories with us.  Photos of the event coming soon.

His latest book, "I Wrote That One, Too" is available now at Barnes & Noble and online HERE

About Steve Dorff

Industry observers have dubbed multiple award winning Steve Dorff an enigma who has evolved into a gifted composer in every musical field. There is no way to capture the diversity he regularly displays scoring major motion pictures, television, theater, or via an array of # 1 hit songs. In addition to winning the NSAI Songwriter of the Year award, Dorff has also been honored with more than 40 BMI, and 11 Billboard #1 awards. 

His was a formidable breakthrough, accelerated through a highly productive association with the legendary Clint Eastwood, beginning with "Every Which Way But Loose". This out-of-the-box smash soon paved the way for a raft of compositions reflecting all musical genres, from contemporary sounds to haunting orchestral melodies.

Three-time Grammy nominee and a fixture on the nation's charts, his dossier includes nine #1 film songs and 15 Top 10 hits, including the Kenny Rogers' classic "Through The Years", a BMI 3 million performance song, as well as "I Just Fall In Love Again ", the Anne Murray record that captured Billboard's #1 Song Of The Year honors.

His many songs have been sung by some of the greatest artists of our time—Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, George Strait, Vanessa Williams and countless others.

Emmy Nominee for six television compositions, his credits are exemplary and include such stalwarts as "Murphy Brown" and "Murder She Wrote". You'll also find his name on evergreens like "Growing Pains", "Alien Nation", "Spenser: for Hire", "Major Dad", "Columbo", "Reba" and the ABC hit "Rodney".

His many TV and cable movie credits include the Emmy nominated CBS mini-series "Elvis", the Hallmark Hall of Fame "Rose Hill", the animated Christmas classic "Annabelle's Wish", "Babe Ruth", "The Quick and The Dead", "Moonshine Highway" and "The Defiant Ones". Dorff’s many movie songs and scores have been featured in "Bronco Billy", "Blast From The Past", "Rocky IV", "Pure Country", "Tin Cup", "Michael", "Dudley Do-Right", "Dancer, Texas", "The Last Boy Scout", "Curly Sue" and "Honky Tonk Man".

Perhaps Dorff’s most ambitious move to date has been a giant leap into his first love, musical theater. He currently has two projects making their way to the stage: "Josephine" (The Josephine Baker Story) and "Pure Country" (The Musical).

He continues to be ever present in today’s recording scene with new songs being released by LeeAnn Womack, and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bill Medley. He recently produced a new Christmas CD with Rodney Carrington, and is starting production on a Score for a new Motion Picture.   



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