crest

Crest is a music and video collaboration between Adriano Capizzi a.k.a. Metunar and me. We decided that a good starting point might be to take something old and unfinished that seemed like it had potential, but was just sort of stuck. I dug out something I had started 20 years ago (the first few seconds …

hail remix

remix this music! I am seeking remixes of ‘HAIL, a bass quartet’ to be released with a new recording of this work, later this year. If you are interested in remixing this music, first, please read about the piece of music in question: HAIL. This might give you some ideas about the piece conceptually. Keep …

hail

HAIL is a quartet for double bass. The five movements make up a cycle of meters, beginning with eight and subsequently losing an eighth note: seven, six, five, and ending up at four (or back at eight, depending on how you look at it). The first movement has all instruments playing arco. One bass in each subsequent movement switches to …

untitled 0024

this is a little piece which was not part of a larger project. it sounds like it might be a prelude to something larger, but for now it’s just itself.

reading the neverending story listening to passion

[amazon_image id=”0525457585″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]The Neverending Story[/amazon_image] [amazon_image id=”B000065V9J” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Passion[/amazon_image] [amazon_link id=”0525457585″ target=”_blank” ]The Neverending Story[/amazon_link] was not new to me circa 1998, as it was read to me several times when I was little. However, since all memory of it had been burninated away by the movie The Neverending Story …

book soundtracks

There have been a number of books I have read while listening to music. Each case involved music and a story which were more or less new to me, which had the potential to ruin either. They may or may not work for other people, so I will try to explain why they worked for …

beyond the wall of sleep

A friend of a friend (Jym Davis) made a movie. ‘Beyond the Wall of Sleep’ was the original title music for the original titles, neither of which are in the final movie. Here is the final version of the titles, sans my music, but with cool music from Kaveh Cohen. This music was rendered with all …

gems

Jeweler by Design is a small, independently / family -owned custom jewelry shop in Moreno Valley. They do great work, which can be seen at the JBD website. JBD wanted music on the site, so I wrote ‘gems,’ in the playlist on this page  (…which is no longer being used). This piece was rendered using Garritan …

flight plan

flight plan 2006-04-23 flight plan was a collaborative piece with mikeal stevens as a part of his master’s thesis at the memphis college of art and design. mikeal’s thesis, which you can find on his website, addresses the flow moment, when one is so focused on what one is doing, time becomes meaningless. for both …