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Wexford Carol Arranging

The Wexford Carol dates back to the 12th century from Wexford County, Ireland. I was first introduced to it on a little-known indie Christmas project called Blues for [..]

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Midwinter Rose 1 – Writing

As promised, here is an update from the Christmas CD. I have completed writing the next piece, this time a medley of In the Bleak Midwinter, Lo How [..]

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Bethlehem Suite 1. Handmaid

Well, I finally stole some time away and forced myself to ignore all the e-mails and blog posts and do a little real writing. A week or two [..]

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Moments of Comfort and Joy: Conception

Okay, it’s time to start a new project. Ever since I released Moments With Him I’ve been mulling over the next one. I’ve had multiple requests for a [..]

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Happy Day

Happy Day is a song that I wrote for a songwriting competition in 2014. While I didn’t win anything, it was remarkable fun to write, record and mix. [..]

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MIDI Mock-UP vs. Live Comparison

I’ve mentioned in previous posts about how I set off recording these instrumental tracks. I generally start with a MIDI Mock-up┬áto set the arrangement and parts, and then [..]

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Beyond the Horizon

My buddy Will has published again, and this time it’s his most ambitious song yet. It’s a 10+ minute prog rock epic with changing time signatures, face-blistering guitar [..]

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Prelude:From the Rising

When I first started the concept that would become Moments with Him, I knew that I wanted to include interspersed instrumental interludes (which is somewhat ironic since almost [..]

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Production Update

I am now up to no fewer than four songs in active production right now, with the starting of another last night. I can’t help it – I [..]

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Father’s World Tracking Finally Completed

Really? Done? Sort of – maybe.

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