Once again, for the end of 2014, I’d like to make note of some of my favorite music that will leave a very important mark in my life.
The following, in no particular order, are musicians/albums/songs/pieces from 2014 that I would encourage others to try out.
I am sitting here in my room, before my monitor and keyboard writing for concert band. There is a disheveled pile of paper with thematic notes I can’t understand, underneath old coffee. I wrote the damn notes… As I take a break from trying to make sure I don’t anger my flute and piccolo players for whom I’m writing a whole lot of movement, I have become suddenly grateful for the music communities with which I associate myself. (more…)
If you are going to do anything, say anything, be anything, why would you not uphold integrity to the highest standard? If you’re a creator, a musician, an artist, a performer, you should want to represent what you stand for, boldly and accurately, right?
You have your words, and you have your limbs.
Use them wisely.
Watch ‘at musical integrity: