Client Comments, Group 1
"Greg Tamblyn is a contemporary Mark Twain...."
Larry Dossey MD, bestselling author of "Space, Time, and Medicine"; "Healing Words" and many others
"Greg, you were the hit of our conference. Your music and presence were able to break down walls that no amount of talking could approach."
Marty Sullivan, MD, Duke University Medical Center
“Thank you so much! You were such a hit. Staff have said that this was the best Retreat we've had. "
Lisa Moore, Director of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services, Mt. Rogers Community Service Board
"Your presence at the Pepperdine University Organizational Development alumni conference was the real high point for me...”
Ralph Kelly, Watkins & Kelly, Appreciative Inquiry Unlimited
"Greg, you are our conference emcee and keynote presenter for as many years as you want to be. Nobody has ever done it better.”
James Berry, President, The Message Company
"Our evaluations were 100% positive! Everyone enjoyed your music, songs and reflections."
Sheila Shortt, Director, Human Resources, St. John's Mercy Hospital, St. Louis MO
“I wanted to thank you again for sharing a day with us. We've received the best feedback we've ever had from our staff. Your combination of compassion, wit, and wisdom is unique."
Wally Cline, Executive Director, Mount Rogers VA Community Services Board
"Greg Tamblyn is a wonderful performer. He is witty, wise and caring. His songs are thoughtful, funny, and often touching. Our audience loved his show. I strongly encourage any group out there looking for a presenter to hire Greg. I can't praise him highly enough."
Bob Salt, Director, Univ. of Wisconsin-Stout, Body Mind Spirit Conference
"Greg, you are absolutely the very best conference emcee I have ever seen, bar none."
Martin Rutte, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work
“What we liked best about this past weekend was your entertainment. You did an EXCEPTIONAL job of inspiring us and making it funny.”
Dana Leva, National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
Client Comments, Group 2
“We doctors, nurses, medical students and guests were thoroughly inspired by your humor, wit, and intelligence. Your work is so special.”
Nancy Russell, MD, Co-chair, AHMA National Conference
"As a practitioner of modern medicine I agree: Laughter is the best medicine. You are a great escape to experience what life should be.”
Dave Anderson, MPAS, PA-C, Utah Academy of Physician Assistants
"We had great responses to the session--members really appreciated your humor! All agreed it was a perfect way to begin the day."
Rochelle Sebion, Asst. Director, Washington Homecare Association
"One of Greg’s great gifts is to take serious subjects and tickle them with a light touch. Greg has fun, and he also makes a difference in a wide variety of creative ways.”
Dr. Joel Goodman, Director, The Humor Project
"I am sure you are Chicken Soup for a lot of Souls out there in the world. Keep writing and singing!"
Jack Canfield, author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
"People see themselves and others in your songs, differences vanish, and a strong team building experience takes place."
Marcia Ellis, Human Resources Manager, Sikorsky Helicopter, United Technologies Corporation
"Your music and message were a perfect fit for the occasion! The staff gave you excellent marks and you more than fulfilled our objective for the event."
Joe Sergeant, Executive Director, Alleghany Highlands VA Community Services Board
"Thanks for your great presentation! You certainly were a hit!"
Marty Mclaughlin, Associate Director, Professional Development & Faculty Affairs, Kansas University School of Medicine
"We've had nothing but positive feedback!"
Cindy Squires, San Luis Valley Board of Cooperative Services, Alamosa, CO
“On behalf of the Fort Meade MEDDAC and the National Security Agency Occupational Health Program, I wish to extend our heartfelt appreciation for your support in our Regional Occupational Health Conference, 'Mind-Body Connection: Adjusting to the Physical and Social Demands of Our Culture.'
Participant evaluations were extremely positive as they applauded your delivery of timely and pertinent information, and the opportunity to network with you on several related concerns. Credibly, you enabled managers to update their technical and professional expertise which will enhance the delivery of health and safety for over 150,000 employees.”
Annette Morrison, RN, COHN-S, MEDDAC OHN Supervisor/Consultant, Ft. Meade, MD, Dept. of the Army
Client Comments, Group 3
“Thanks again for kicking things off for us, we’re getting glowing reviews! Everyone felt it was a great, uplifting way to start things off.”
Amy Beckham, conference Coordinator
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
“I am most grateful that our paths crossed. Evaluations were full of energy and that's the first time I have ever experienced that! Personally I was touched by your personal presence together with such a wonderful musical talent. Again, thanks so much for being with us. I hope our paths cross again sometime.”
Sister Camilla Verret, Director, Mission Services, St. John’s Mercy Hospital, Washington, MO
"I must say that we were just bowled over by your performance at our national conference."
Peter Albright, MD, President, American Holistic Medical Association
"You met our expectations in every way. Your brand of 'Intelligent humor' was thought provoking while at the same time entertaining."
George Peintner, WIN Business Network
"You had a tough act to follow, but you surpassed our expectations! "
Christy Whitney, CEO, Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado
"You were really great at emceeing -- a very difficult job. You looked at ease and handled the audience well.”
Beverly Wilcox, Executive Director, Meeting Planner, Boone County Medical Society
"We loved your stories, your music, and your wonderful ability to translate events of all kinds into messages of warmth and humor."
Lily Mazurek, Theater Manager, Sunrise Florida Civic Center Theater
“Thank you so much for your work at our in-service day!! It was so great!”
Cheryl Dobbertin, Expeditionary Learning Schools
"I so enjoyed the program you did for our orientation meeting. A good laugh is a great feeling!"
Janet Blaisdell, School Psychologist, San Luis Valley Board of Cooperative Services
"Greg delivered a memorable, customised and entertaining presentation about overcoming the daily grind to our Asia Professional Speakers Association. He not only managed to engage his audience of seasoned professional speakers, but also include a song crafted from his brief experiences during his stay in Singapore. Two thumbs up!"
David Lim, CSP, President, Asia Professional Speakers Association
Client Comments, Group 4
"Greg Tamblyn is an irresistible combination of musician, storyteller, and funny person. Book him now while you can still afford him."
Bowen White MD, author, Why Normal Isn't Healthy
“If these were the songs people were singing, we’d be wetting ourselves from laughter.... Love the songs, Greg. Keep it up.”
Patch Adams, MD , author, Geshundheit!
"As a professional singer myself for 24 years, I can honestly say that I have never been to any musical event in my life that touched me like yours. The humor, pathos, and brilliance of your lyrics and communication with your audience totally blew me away."
Bill Livingston, Tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera
"One part teacher and two parts entertainer makes the alchemy of Greg Tamblyn's message pure gold."
Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D., author, Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water; Managing Stress; and Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backward
"When I heard you play for me and several hundred other people, I was amazed. Although we were in a large hotel ballroom, your ability to personalize your performance, to make me feel like you were singing for me, was extraordinary."
James P. Miller, MD, Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Columbus, GA
“Greg, the 'Analog Brain' CD honest to god made me laugh out loud while driving on the freeway at dangerous speeds. Your songs are hazardous to pomp, ceremony and all manner of jargon and psychocrap. Love em.”
Sam Keen, author of Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man, To Love and Be Loved, and others
"Hilarious. I feel like I'm listening to a real friend who understands so much of what I experience, need, think, hope--like you've seen into my soul and my refrigerator. As someone who teaches New York City actors how to connect with audiences, I marvel at how well you've mastered it!"
E. Katherine Kerr, NYC actor, teacher, author, The Creative Explosion
"I love that you can change people, change me, with a song."
Bethany Hayes, MD, Medical Director, True North Annual Health Conference
"If you have a weak bladder, beware. Greg's humor is funny enough to cause accidental leakage, even in men and pre-menopausal women."
Rosalind Sedacca, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant on gender-based communication in the workplace
"I cannot say enough how much I enjoy the music and humor of Greg Tamblyn. I have had the pleasure of working with Greg on his wonderful tour to Ireland. I was left rolling on the floor with laughter and thoroughly entertained! If you want true enjoyment and entertainment look no further than Greg. He is a true consummate performer!"
Farah McCormick, Hammond Tours
"At the conference I enjoyed the way you could stir an audience. Complete and total participation. You’re like a hypnotist on stage playing the funny bones, minds and heartstrings of a large group of people. I’m sure your life’s work has touched many lives."
Dave Gutkowski, Pennsylvania