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  • a new home
    A recording studio is an entrancing space. For over ten years, I’ve worked in these cherished spaces scattered throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, and despite their differences, the unique feeling that washes over me when I settle into a studio remains unchanged. The feeling is indescribable, but I can try–it’s the quiet of the… read more
  • you change not
    Thanks to everyone for checking out my new site. It means a lot. Now that it’s shiny and new, I better get the content up to date! To that end, I thought I’d share a recent project. I’ve worked with Waverly Alston a couple of times over the last few years (for those wanting some… read more
  • time to move on
    It is time to move on. And I don’t mean it in the “forgive and forget” kinda way. Not even a little bit. I don’t expect some magical healing or togetherness to happen. But something that I can always believe in is forward motion. This year, I aim to keep moving and to do better…. read more
  • finding gratitude
    Weird, tragic, confusing, depressing, horrific. I could go on and on to describe 2020 in many more words (let’s give “unprecedented” a break, shall we? I’m tired of that one). BUT, I would much prefer to use this space to express gratitude. My little world, like everyone else’s, experienced a radical shift. But we still… read more
  • punk bach
    I recently read David Byrne’s book, “How Music Works.” One chapter, in particular, emphasizes the importance of the space in which a composition is performed. Byrne asserts that not only is the venue critical to the composition’s performance, but composers are writing to the venue, whether it is a conscious choice or not. He cites… read more