By DONNA BALANCIA – Holiday parties attracted all kinds of musicians with a range of industry people making the LA scene.
Charity functions and private parties raised funds and toys for children. The band, HUDSON, brought in toys for children at the Gibson showroom in Beverly Hills, Rock N Roll Christmas for MusiCares raised funds for charity and there were parties in private homes.
Trevor McShane and his bandmates took the center stage recently, bringing in some top musicians.
Albert Lee was seen at more than one holiday event, gladly playing with a range of different musicians. Also seen out and about were Barry Keenan, James Lee Stanley, and multi-tasker Dan Marcus, whose main line is book editor.
Well-known attorney Tom Girardi of Girardi Keese and Brian Ray (Paul McCartney) also made conversation at some holiday parties.
PR and media honchos were also out in force with heavy hitter Carey Baker, media man Dan Warren and promoter Irene LoConto running events and greeting pals.