A Rock Opera: ‘Lights’ the Musical!

A lot has happened in the last 6 months. Playing gigs almost every weekend has given me the opportunity to work on my sound and really find out what songs of mine audiences feel genuine connections to. While I am playing I am always sort of thinking of the bigger picture of what I want to do with music and theatre and film is always on my mind. While I am playing the different layers I am always picturing visuals with every change.. colors, images, lights, darkness, sounds… all of the sensory stuff.

Recently I have been given the opportunity to […]

By |2017-11-22T07:52:54-05:00September 20th, 2016|Recording, Shows, Thoughts, Tour|0 Comments

2015 Southern Oregon Rising Stars Competition

So the very premise of Competition in Music can seem strange to me and I am sure it does for many other musicians as well. There are so many facets to music it would seem impossible to set a system by which to “judge” it unless the parameters were fairly narrow. For example: Judging songwriters from strictly performers can be widely different. Songwriters may have parameters such as lyrics, melody, and structure.

(structure is a place where I think personal opinion can start to take over. Is less more? Is hitting more structured elements better?) 

Performers may have to adhere to an actual […]

By |2017-11-22T07:52:54-05:00September 7th, 2016|Thoughts, Tour|0 Comments
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