A Pause for Pinter…

Having done incidental music/sounds for several of his plays, this saddened me, Harold Pinter was such a great playwright. But the Pinter Pause will live on. Or will it? (Read the link.) From the AP:Nobel Laureate …

Vinny Golia at ISIM 2008

Photos I took of Vinny’s solo set at ISIM 2008 in Denver, CO. A powerful performance. Seeing John Rapson at the conference made me realize: I’ve known Vinny for 25 years now…! (Click on any photo …

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KaiBorg says, “Hej!”

I’ve just returned from gigs with KaiBorg, (David Borgo and myself) in Sweden and The Netherlands. David put together a fantastic tour, and with the help of the UCSD music department, I was able to go. …

A great day in La Jolla

Feels like Christmas, only at 75 degrees. So, I guess it feels like Christmas always does in So Cal. But here is why: After being backordered (on the first day of release!) I finally received my …

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Papa Malick Faye, Walter Thompson….more

Grad school is turning out to be everything and more that I hoped for. Seminars this week were the best yet, building on an already excellent track record. In addition, Papa Malick Faye was visiting lecturer …

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Nero fiddled…we played chess…

Will, Jeff, Ben To pass the time during the campus closure due to the fires, pianist Will Fried, and traditional Irish musician Ben Power and myself have been hitting the board…you’ve got to do something to …

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Answer to Job premier…

I’ve written a new work for choir and electronics titled Answer to Job. It will be premiered amidst works by Beethoven, Ives and Handel by the wonderful conductor Dr. Wyant Morton and the CLU Choir. They …

Chapter 10: Choir Boys with Strings

Now there is something you don’t see to often: creative music advertised in neon. I am extremely grateful to Dr. Ollie Powers and Robert Lawson for inviting me to be a guest artist at their faculty …