SFMT Musical Director Daniel Savio on Be More Now Radio

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KZYX&Z’s Be More Now with composer, lyricist, and musical director Daniel Savio

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, July 1 when host Blake More will interview composer, lyricist, musician Daniel Savio, the musical director of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. They will be talking about the Mime Troupe’s upcoming 62nd seasonal offering, their second radio play Tales of the Resistance, Vol 2: Persistence, which will debut here on KZYX FM on Radiogram Wed, July 7 at 8pm. 

Daniel Savio (Composer/Lyricist, Musician, SFMT Collective) started his professional theater career playing for the SF Mime Troupe, participating in the tours for GodFellas (’06) and Making a Killing (’07), and returned for Freedomland (’15), Schooled (’16), WALLS (’17), and Seeing Red (’18). In 2018 he joined the Collective and has since become the Troupe’s resident lyricist, writing lyrics for Treasure Island (’19), and serving as composer/lyricist for the Troupe’s first ever radio play Tales of the Resistance (’20). Daniel was co-composer/lyricist, with SFMT vet Bruce Barthol, of the play FSM (’14, Stagebridge Senior Theater), written by fellow SFMT vet Joan Holden. Daniel also composed the scores of four musicals for young audiences at Stagebridge, all with book and lyrics by Josiah Polhemus. He composed original music for an early production of Lauren Yee’s A Man, His Wife, and his Hat (’11, AlterTheater). Daniel plays keyboards for The 808 Band, winner of the 2011 North Bay Bohemian Award for Best Hip Hop Band, which has backed many hip hop and reggae performers including KRS-ONE, MC Radioactive, and Robert Herrera. He has performed as an improv pianist with the Perennials, the Antic Witties, the Un-Scripted Theater Company, 6th Street Improv!, and the Midnight Matinee. Daniel has a BA in Music from the UC Santa Cruz and has studied with Bay Area composer Michael Kaulkin.

The show will air on KZYX&Z 90.7FM Philo, 88.1FM Fort Bragg, and 91.5FM Willits, as well as stream live on the web www.kzyx.org

This show originally airs at 7pm Thursday July 1, 2021 on KZYX&Z 90.7FM Philo, 88.1FM Fort Bragg, and 91.5FM Willits, as well as streams on the web www.kzyx.org

Listen to a replay here when it is available.

  • Jamie Roberts will be airing Tales of Resistance, Vol 2., on Wednesday July 7th, and will continue airing new installments throughout the month of July. 
  • Website and schedule for SFMT’s Tales part 2 can be found here:  https://www.sfmt.org/talesvol2