Morry Stearns in the Lobby Lounge
~ 2018 Lobby Lounge Featured Artist ~
MORRY STEARNS is a Canadian born Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist, Producer and Pianist. He enjoyed ten years as a member of The David Foster Band, featuring performances with David Foster himself, Celine Dion, Nelly Furtado, Bryan Adams, Kenny Rogers, Michael Boulton, Gordon Lightfoot, The Atlanta Symphony, and many others.
Some of his original songs have been recorded by other celebrated artists such as Peabo Bryson, Christina Aguilera, Debby Gibson, Kenya and Laya Hathaway, Wendy Moten, Brenda Russel, and Japanese artists Keizo Nakanishi and Toshinore Yonekura. Morry was privileged to work directly with most of these artists, especially Peabo and Christina, teaching them the songs and producing their vocals.
Morry composed and produced much of the music for Victoria’s` Commonwealth Games. The soundtracks “Welcome to Our Island Home “and “Hear The Call “accompanied Victoria’s` powerful, winning audio-visual presentations in Montreal and Seoul, Korea.
Morry also composed “ Believe in Dreams “ for the Canada Summer Games and co-founder of The Sample Stearns Band, one of the west coasts` most legendary and beloved original bands…which toured with Maynard Ferguson, opened for Tower of Power, and toured across Canada. He also composed and produces and also performed “Mother Earth”, which was dubbed Canadas Earth Day Song and was featured on Much Music.
Morry is currently the Creative Director and Production Manager for Seacoast Sound….a Victoria-based recording studio and production company where he spends his time writing and producing soundtracks, albums, and TV and radio music for hundreds of clients worldwide including Chrysler, KFC, McDonald’s, Air BC, Ice Capades, Denny ’s, and many more .
“After a “great deal “of time on the road, traveling, and recording around the world….I`m currently able to spend more time at my home base in beautiful Victoria, playing in a couple of my favourite bands… and gratefully enjoying my current position as one of Victoria’s` featured pianists, doing regular stints at some of its` nicest venues such as …The Fairmont Empress, The Union Club, The Ward Room, The Westin Bear Mountain, Butchart Gardens, and most recently, I’m thrilled to say….the fabulous Oak Bay Beach Hotel!”