Let me play you Beethoven like you've never heard before, with guitars, bass, drums, strings, and synths.I hope these recordings of my modern arrangements will encourage young players to delve into experimenting more with classical music.
purple day: is a smooth jazz tune that features alto sax by Eric Marienthal. I did a short guitar solo. My hands have been so swollen these days that the fingers just don't want to move like before. I've been trying to work around the situation as best as I can without stopping. It's the old saying use it or lose it. Last time I quit playing for a while it took me a lot of practice to get the fingers moving again to where I wanted them. I suppose I can slow down a bit but stop playing may be another story.
I believe that it has a lot to do with the damp cold weather we've been experiencing these days. ...
Booking for exposure part 2: Sometimes you just have to think out of the box just to get a gig, especially if you’re new on the scene. You need to put yourself into the shoes of the joint owner and understand that he’s already hurting business wise and ask yourself, is my band really going to help him out or perhaps make it worse? There were times when we did the contract thing. It worked to the point where both parties were protected and ensured that the band showed up and got paid for services rendered. Today however, joint owners will no way In hell sign a contract because they themselves don’t know whether they will s...
New piano piece: I have just finished composing a new solo piano score which is published on Sibellius website:
Comments would be much appreciated.