Creative Process

no comments

Writing and playing music is what I live for but there’s no doubt that composing can be a difficult and frustrating process at times. However I have come to understand that that is a part of it, the sense of frustration and feeling temporarily blocked. I’m sure that sometimes for most artists the ideas flow […]

Meetings with a Remarkable Man..

no comments

Some years ago, after having produced two CD’s of electronic/rock music, I decided that I wanted to be a ‘proper’ composer and to learn about orchestration in order to incorporate orchestral sounds and textures into my compositions. I had studied jazz composition and arranging previously and had written several pieces for jazz big band so […]

A trip down memory lane – How did I get here?

model orchestra

no comments

I’ve always been passionate about music. Since the earliest time I can remember, it was a vital part of my life. My father loved classical music and jazz and he had lots of great records that we often listened to as a family, both vinyl and 78’s. Some of my favourites were Stravinsky’s Rite Of […]