St. Charles is the street I lived on when I was going to music school in Baltimore.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Saturday, June 13, 2020
La Dragon is the fourth music track on the jazz/pop fusion album 'Charm City,' and I suppose it was inspired by leading a different sort of social life in Baltimore.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Sarah is a piano rag I wrote at the age of thirteen. I was enamored by the ragtime music of Scott Joplin and possibly by a girl who used to ride home from school with me everyday.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Marian The Contrarian is the second track on the 'Charm City' album. The title is a word play on the song 'Marian The Librarian' from the musical 'The Music Man.' This because of a similar rhythm that goes on in the two songs but that is where the similarity ends as the two Marians are completely different people, or maybe this is the updated Marian. At any rate, it's a rock/pop fusion music track that bears no other resemblance to the song from 'The Music Man.'
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Rhapsody In Black is the opening track from the album 'Charm City.' It's a play on the title 'Rhapsody In Blue, obviously but also because my friends and I frequently experienced Baltimore at night. This was one of the first pop/classical fusion music tracks I did, even tho the 'Charm City' album bends a bit more towards jazz/pop fusion.
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