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Colin: Who Do You Dream Of?

Colin Gordon-Farleigh is working on a new album and needed a Norah Jones style ballad to round out the project. He sent me the words to “Who Do You Dream Of?” with some basic melodic ideas. I added some special … Continue reading

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And God Said, I’ll Go There Myself

Here’s a recording I made last year of my wife Amy reading her story, “And God Said, I’ll Go There Myself.” It sat in a lonely folder on my computer called “ideas_to_be_developed” until earlier this evening when she announced that she … Continue reading

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Everybody Get Diakonian!

At some point last week, reality hit me and I cursed myself for agreeing to compose an infectious dance/pop song about the changing role of the deacon in the CRC. But nothing inspires like a deadline, and here I am … Continue reading

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CD Baby and Me

A few days ago Simon and I sang for you our new song, “Clouds So Fluffy and Free.” The next day I saw an ad for a CD Baby jingle writing contest. Suddenly, “clouds so fluffy and free” became “CD … Continue reading

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Jude the Obscure: Evelyn G of Christminster

The second, and final unless he asks nicely, of the songs that I wrote for Bruce Benedict’s production of Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure is called “Evelyn G of Christminster.” I have to admit right up front that I’m not a … Continue reading

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Jude the Obscure: In a Cathedral City

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Bruce Benedict: I am helping a theatre in town with a brand new production going up next may. They are creating a two part adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Jude, the … Continue reading

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Time Lapse

Back when I was young (a few months ago) and thought I could make some serious Benjamins composing music for video productions, I always kept an eye out for projects in need of music. The video below was created by John … Continue reading

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Creepy the Clown

When the cat’s away, they say, the mice will play. That was certainly the case last weekend when Amy was at a conference in South Carolina, leaving her boys to their own devices. I had just completed music that I … Continue reading

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Be Your Everything

The last few days have been a marathon of writing, mixing and recording my latest lunge for lyrical longevity. Yes, it’s contest time again, people! This one is the “16 Love” song contest, the winner of which will be featured in a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Losing

In today’s episode of Adventures in Losing, we find our protagonist (me) reading the following: Heartfelt and nostalgic instrumentals needed for film scene. Instrumental Classical or cinematic music tracks. The music should be heartfelt and nostalgic. The song will be … Continue reading

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