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Back Yard

Goin’ Back – On the trickiness of reviewing one’s own art

Musicians can arrange a song in so many beautiful ways. I’ve included videos of three versions of Carole King and Gerry Goffin’s “Goin’ Back” to illustrate this point. Thinking Back In 2001, I released my first album, Disappointment and Delight. It was a collection of instrumental improvisations that I had layered with additional instruments for several years. Eventually, …

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Snow Story Bank

Snow Story – music technology behind the song

I’ve already written about the most important aspect of “Snow Story”: awareness about child abuse and the need for positive parenting. Still, when musicians create evocative music and video, it helps to get the point across. In order to arrange the studio version, I used some music technology that is quite effective. Kirk Hunter Studios Diamond Orchestra sample library is …

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Tweet Stream

#2FollowTuesday volume 24

Every tweet stream is unique. As the saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life.” Or perhaps to illustrate the point, the proverb could say “varieties are the spices of lives”. To say it another way, there are many flavors of goodness. So, this week for #2FollowTuesday I’m recommending two gentlemen of Twitter for very different …

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Confession to Compassion

Confession:Reflection – 2nd singer-songwriter release from Stan Stewart

My second singer-songwriter release is “Confession:Reflection”. Over the years, this has been one of my most popular original songs when I perform it at live gigs. Unlike “Yet” (the first release), it has been heard by many people already. (In fact, there’s a live version in the EP from a few years ago.) It’s been …

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