I found out that out of the 21 tracks I produced for the Rio Olympics programming that Rio Radical was the track that got placed in three episodes of E! News Live. It’s an up beat, dance piece with Brazilian influence and electronic elements. I actually found out a while ago that this track was […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Rio Radical
I found out that my music got placed in the programing for the Olympic Games in Rio! This is a project I started in March of this year when I saw posted on the Indigi page saying they were gearing up for the Olympics and they would like to have a mixture of Samba, Bossa Nova […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Olympic Music
Totally Randomworks is a tune that I made from some random notes that one of my students played. The way it went was I tuned his guitar and handed it back to him and he just ripped out six notes and I jokingly said, “What is that? Did you just make that up?” He said […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Totally Randomworks
I like producing music, especially without fade out endings. Since I’ve upgraded my studio last year I’ve been more focused on producing music, licensing it and making it available for commercial use. Now I’m going back and re-doing some of the songs I’ve done before. This song, “Haycock Run,” is one that I did for […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Music Production
Fade Out Endings?!! – Do they really end? I don’t like fade out endings, I never did. I remember as a kid turning up the volume as it was fading wondering if I’d hear them stop. I always thought of the fade out ending as a lack of creativity and decisiveness, let alone the question […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Fade Out Endings?!!
This is my Jazzy take on this old classic which was written in 1934 by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie and was first sung on Eddie Cantor’s radio show in November 1934. It became an instant hit with orders for 100,000 copies of sheet music the next day and more than 400,000 copies sold […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Santa Claus Is Coming To Town!
I like a lot of the music used in the old cartoons. I always found it memorable and inspiring. This is my rendition of The Grinch. Of course mine is instrumental, I like instrumentals because it’s easier to remember the words.Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Grinch
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol. It was published by William B. Sandys in 1833. Although the earliest known publication of the carol, on a c. 1760 broadsheet, it is described as a “new Christmas carol the author is unknown. I wanted to present this arrangement in a more […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
My student, Louis Fox, and I love playing Johnny Cash songs so we did this based on his rendition. Louis started playing guitar when he was 6 years old and now he’s 10. He continues to make great progress in his strumming and chord changes and he loves to pick his notes too! When ever […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ghost Riders in the Sky