Music and Lyrics/Musician
Gregg Standridge is a singer/songwriter from Norman Oklahoma. He performs original compositions mainly from his own experiences. Standridge has a Masters Degree in Classical Guitar Performance which gives his writing a slightly different twist from many in this genre. The core of his writing might be called folk rock but there are certain aspects of traditional country/bluegrass as well as jazz/blues. Standridge admits to influences from a wide a variety of artists including, Elvis Costello, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Pixies, Aimee Mann, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, REM, Husker Du, King Crimson and Neil Young. Standridge has recorded and produced over 14 original albums, and produced and performed on countless other projects. He and Big Dumb Building Co Creator Brian Eads have completed and produced the full length musical “Spots and Stripes”
in 2016. Standridge study music at OCCC and USAO. He finished his formal education earning a Masters in Guitar Performance at Oklahoma City University. Gregg teaches private lessons in guitar, mandolin, bass, composition and theory from his private studio at the Norman Music Institute in Norman, OK.
Music and Lyrics/Sound Engineering/Musician
Brian Eads is one half of Big Dumb Buildings with Gregg Standridge and partnered to produce the 2018 musical: Spots and Stripes. He also worked with Gregg on numerous projects including his latest collaborative album: Squeak. He’s currently producing and recording atonal noise sonnets of ennui from his studio, Tomb of Tut, in an undisclosed locationupstairs over a vacant lot.
David Wilson-Burns is an experienced and versatile writer and software engineer who was recently published by Kentstead Media, but who has been an indie writer for many years. Although he leans heavily toward literary fiction, he has also written comedy, horror, satire, personal essays, mystery, spiritual guides, a software engineering blog, and a travel blog. His works include A Whiff of Life and Death, Bay City Runaway, and My Wife Says I’m Complicated. He also hosts a podcast featuring his literary work, Seriously Serial Fiction. He is a long time resident of Norman, Oklahoma and holds a degree in Vocal Music Education from the University of Oklahoma.
John Burns has been performing in plays and musicals for over 10 years in Tulsa, OK. Before moving to Tulsa he trained at UCB theatre in NYC. His favorite roles to perform have been Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods (Theatre Tulsa), Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar (Theatre Tulsa), and Lancelot in Spamalot (Theatre Pops!). He has also appeared in several plays including David Mamet’s November (Theatre Pops!) and Shakespeare in Love (American Theatre Company). In 2020 he was awarded a TATE for his performance in World Stage Theatre’s “Rwanda” play. This is John’s first experience directing and producing. If you see him on the street avert your eyes unless you prefer to be mauled by his famous hugs.