Let me introduce myself if we haven’t met…
Feel free to take a break, throw on some headphones or turn on the speakers while you explore the music here.
I’m a father, engineer, project manager and musician who tends to work through ideas by way of paper and melody filtration (yes, that’s my engineering background talking). I also work hard to write compelling songs. Songwriting has never been easy for me, but it does come naturally. It’s always been a satisfying way to process the world and it offers comfort in tough times.
As an avid non-fiction reader, much of what I write reflects observation, questions and response – to what you may ask? Meaning, turmoil, peace, regret, joy, hopelessness, optimism, past and future. But hey… sometimes I just write about BBQ sauce!
I’ve been a lifelong musician, performer and songwriter, but now I’m exploring the release of my own material and diving into engineering and production. I have plans to release much more, God willing. My hope is that a few songs will connect with your life experience and provide a little fun along the way!
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I’m writing all the time, but recording is a separate process that takes more resources. Please enjoy these tracks as an introduction to my work while I continue to document new material. You might notice the songs are slightly different styles. That’s because the recording process was executed differently for each as I experiment with tracking methods. Each song was tracked in different locations with different musicians and instruments. I also wanted to represent various examples of song-writing structures.
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Feel free to contact me with feedback. I’m especially interested if these songs remind you of another artist or song. It will help me understand how others interpret the work.
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