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Singing “El Shaddai” at The River Room
Singing “Sanctuary” at The River Room
John Thompson
Ed Shockly
Kevin Short
With over 30 years experience in composing, and  producing John's music has sold in excess of 10  million units on commercially released albums and  CDs. As a composer, his songs have been recorded  internationally by a wide variety of artists including  Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Bill Gaither, Michael  Card, the London Philharmonic, the Winans Phase II,  Jessy Dixon, Earl Scruggs, Tom T. Hall, The Burrito  Brothers, Bernadette Peters, Charlie Rich, and many  others. He co-wrote the Gospel standards, El Shaddai  and Sanctuary. The 1983 Grammy winning song "El Shaddai", was  named one of the "Songs of the Century" by the RIAA,  and the Gospel Song of the Decade (80's) by  Billboard Magazine. It also won the Dove award for  Song of the Year in 1982. He is a multiple Dove  winner, including Song of the Year and Producer of  the Year, and has received numerous Awards from  BMI and ASCAP. John has produced over thirty major albums in the  Country, Pop, and Gospel fields for artists such as  Earl Scruggs, the Bill Gaither Trio, Doug Oldham, the  Oak Ridge Boys, Roseanne Cash, Mel Tillis, Bonnie  Bramlett, the Burrito Brothwers... including Don  Francisco's, Christian classic, "He's Alive". Now  residing in Sussex County, Delaware "Tender" writes  the songs, plays the guitar and sings the high part for  the Reminders. 
Ed Shockley has been in the  entertainment business his entire  life; as a musician, singer,  songwriter, and producer. After  first establishing himself on the  music scene in Delaware,   In the 70's and 80's his band,  Jack of Diamonds, was the most  popular on the scene, and his  song "Dodge City" is still an  anthem to many music fans in the mid-Atlantic region. After moving  to New York, he signed a major  record and publishing deal with  RCA. Back home, Ed has headlined the  Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz  Festival and was recognized by  the Delaware Celebration of Jazz  Society as "The Ambassador of  Music". Ed has recorded three  CD's with his all original blue  eyed soul band, "Vinyl Shockley." Now holding forth with The  Reminders, "Gravel" explores  and witnesses his more spiritual  nature in his songwriting and  performance.  
"An American by birth and a  Sussex Countian by the grace of  God", Kevin has roots in many  aspects of the entertainment  industry. Kevin opened his first  recording studio in 1989, and  subsequently a full scale  concert/theatrical production  company, providing sound, lights  and production services for  events all over the Eastern  United States. Kevin has produced recordings  for RCA/BMG, Smithsonian  Folkways, Sierra, and Rebel  Records among many others. He  is a voting member of the  NARAS. His Gospel vocal credits  include the 1990 release of "My  Mother's Favorites" along with  the late Anthony Burger, and the  critically acclaimed 2001 release  of "Little Is Much" featuring the  Jordanaires and the Fairfield  Four. Playing bass and singing  for The Reminders, "Loud's"  powerful, vocal talent expresses  the spirituality of their original  music.
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