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March Update

I’ve actually gotten back into writing, composing and recording music again. For a while I seemed to do this in fits and spurts. I used to get started on an idea and get it about halfway done but then I’d [Read More…]

Dreams

“If your reality begins with your dreams, your dreams will become your reality.”

-Donald J Trump

DB-16 Musical Scale Modes Matrix

I can never seem to remember all of the scale modes, so since teaching something seems to be the best way to learn I decided to create a musical scale modes chart to help drive this home.

Per Wikipedia, “The [Read More…]

DB-15 Music Reading Basics via Logic Pro

Watch The Video Lesson

This is lesson DB-15 Music Reading Basics, aka Real, Real, Basic Music Theory, and is a continuation of my journal of things I have learned as an adult double bass student.

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The Wisdom of Sirach

Today’s Old Testament Mass Reading

Sirach 15:15-20

If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you; if you trust in God, you too shall live; he has set before you fire and water to whichever you choose, [Read More…]

Chron’s/Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

I haven’t said much about this publicly in the past, but I have Chron’s/ulcerative colitis (UC) and it is great to see the therapy that basically saved my life get some validation and recognition. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD).

What’s [Read More…]

Happy New Year World!

Hallelujah Chorus iPhone Ringtone

By the way, I created an iPhone compatible ringtone of the Hallelujah Chorus. If you’d like a copy, you can find it on my music store page.

The Coming Hallelujah Chorus

I must have listened to more Christmas music this year than normal, plus we attended the Seattle Symphony’s concert of Handel’s Messiah because I got inspired to do some recording. During the holiday down time (does that really exist anyway?) [Read More…]

Sounds of the Season

Managed to capture this clip of the US Navy Band Wind Trio playing Jingle Bells prior to their free Christmas concert at the Everett Washington performing arts center. They were members of the US Navy Band Northwest based at Naval [Read More…]

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