Singer. Songwriter. Novelist.
Creator of the World's First Novel with Songs, "Last of the Zacharys."
Known for his cutting edge explorations into the nexus of music and literature, Morty Shallman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Chicago, where he studied creative writing with renowned novelist Richard Stern. After successful stints as lead singer and songwriter for quasi-fictional power pop antihero, Andrew Ashbury, and Chicago alt-rockers, Minds of Babes, Morty moved to Los Angeles, where he has released three solo albums, created the world's first Novel with Songs, "Last of the Zacharys," and performed at clubs from LA to the UK.
In addition to writing, producing and performing, Morty is Vice President and Creative Director for Shallman Communications, the premiere political advertising agency in California.