On our stage, Ellis Paul
Darryl Purpose as a special guest of Ellis Paul. Darryl is a tremendous songwriter with a long history of shows across the US.
Darryl Purpose. Website https://darrylpurpose.com/home
Opening our show is ACMA treasure, member and singer/songwriter Gene Martin!Gene is a radiologist who has been singing in church choirs, glee clubs, and choruses since childhood. He started playing the ukulele, and four string banjo as a teenager, then the guitar which was his constant companion through college, medical school, and during his tour as a battalion surgeon in Vietnam. He formed a quartet with fellow students in college where they entertained at many functions and parties. After retiring he joined the ACMA, and began writing songs. His first real attempt was the song, I Can’t Live Forever, But It’s On My Bucket List. He then formed a band called The Floridians with Mary Dahl, Al Candelaria, and Chuck Dettmann. They entertain in the atrium at Health Park, and at least twice a month at Loving Hearts, an adult day care center, leading many songs the clients sing with them, and they have done several shows sponsored by the ACMA. Gene also cohosts the ACMA Songwriters Circle with Bruce Cese Gallant.
Members – $15
General Public – $20