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Dream Country trailer released

The trailer for Dream Country, a feature film I which scored, was released today. Directed by Robert Rollins, Dream Country is a country where it is always turning late in the year. A country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist… where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger and midnights stay. Remain as long as you …

Composer’s salon performance in Venice

Today I will give world premieres of some contemporary classical pieces for piano and voice at a composer’s salon in Venice Beach. Hosted by Kubilay Üner, the event is a European style salon in which composers can present and discuss the creation of music. The songs are new works by composer Mark Abel, with whom I produced the album Dream …

Dream Gallery on Amazon’s Hot New Releases

The orchestral album I orchestrated and produced with composer Mark Abel, Dream Gallery, has been in the top 20 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases list for more than a month now, and today we made it up to #2. I’m flattered, proud, and a little surprised all at the same time.

Dream Gallery gets nice reviews and videos

Our orchestral album Dream Gallery got a nice review from All Music that describes the album both briefly and well. There is also a new series of composer commentary videos on YouTube. The introduction gives an overview of the album. Dream Gallery is on the Delos Music label.

Nice day for press

This morning I was presented with two nice surprises. First, the Berklee College of Music Berklee Blogs did a really nice feature about me. Second, Dream Gallery made it to Amazon’s Hot New Releases list. Not a bad way to start the day! I’m also beginning some work for another show with Stewart Copeland and D’Drum, this time at the Royal College …

Dream Gallery Physical Release

The physical release of Dream Gallery is today, and the album is still on sale for HALF PRICE through iTunes for the rest of this month. Buy it before the price doubles! It’s 70 minutes of classical/rock full orchestra art songs, nothing like anything you have in your collection. Check it out on iTunes, Amazon, our label Delos, Arkiv Music, …

Dream Gallery Press

The Dream Gallery’s release was not long ago, and we’re already getting some very favorable press: La Jolla Light – album & artist profile Richmond Confidential – album & artist profile Midwest Records – album review Boing Boing – album review

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The Dream Gallery release announced

I’m very pleased to announce the March 6 release by the Delos label of “The Dream Gallery: Seven California Portraits”, a massive song cycle for solo singers and full orchestra that depicts a group of archetypal Californians and the regions in which they live. My first major label release, I co-produced the album and co-orchestrated the music with composer Mark Abel. …

Dream Gallery piano arrangements

Dream Gallery is the title of a modern classical album that I produced and orchestrated with composer Mark Abel. It is a song cycle for full orchestra and soloists and will be released soon by Delos, one of the most respected and well established classical labels. I am currently arranging the entire 70 minute work for solo piano, and these …