THEME FROM DAYTON MUSICIAN
others watch Bryant Gumbel's return to morning TV Monday, Dayton
He wrote it.
had an upbeat tune called 'Sunrise' that I thought was appropriate for a
sent a CD of the song to CBS in May, after a friend told him about
months later, a CBS producer called to say that Mr. Gumbel wanted to use
was like hitting the lottery. I took a chance at one-in-a-million shot,
Gumbel, in a CBS statement said that "out of the hundreds of
Bowman began composing music before graduating from Chaminade-Juliene
mailed the song to CBS a few weeks after quitting his day job of nine
60-70 hours at the country club, and then playing a gig until 2:30am,
to Mr. Gumbel, he hopes that TV exposure "on a giant like CBS"
just want Bryant Gumbel to know I'm so grateful that he has given me