The Leviathan Project: Why Am I Doing This?

Check out this brand new post on the iSupportNewMusic.com blog… …All this begs the question: If I have the capability of cheaply producing good quality albums on my own, why do I need to fund-raise for this Ultimate Leviathan Project? Why not go it on my own? Simply put… This …

Subscription-Donations Now Accepted!

This just in — YOU choose how much to donate monthly to the Ultimate Leviathan Recording and when to stop payments. How would you like to pledge any amount to the Ultimate Leviathan Recording and make recurring payments toward the project every month? You can choose any of the gifts listed and …

iSupportNewMusic.com – Now Open!

Come visit my brand new, self-hosted fundraising site for current recording projects – iSupportNewMusic.com! Currently, I’m raising money for the Ultimate Leviathan Recording Project. It’s going to be my next major album release with PARMA, featuring my largest and most complicated (and most unique) composition to date – my 2008 …

“Leviathan” News – the Ultimate Recording Project

“Leviathan of the Ancient Deep” is a three-movement, 25-minute concerto for 6-string electric violin, EWI, Synth, and orchestra. Written in 2008 and not premiered live until 2016, it is indeed a monster of a work: “…it’s a fantastic piece – imaginative, engaging, and pretty wild” (Sam Renshaw) Collaborating with PARMA …

For Your GRAMMY Consideration…

My album, SOUL OF THE MACHINE, is now on the first round ballot of the 57th Grammy Awards!!!

Great Review for Soul of the Machine!

Check out this review from babysue: Sometimes the idea behind the music is just as interesting as the music itself. According to the press release that accompanied this disc, the music on this album “…explores the relationships between mechanical structures, organic beauty, and identity.” Now that might sound a bit …

A Chance to be Nominated for the Grammy Award!…

I just received a fantastic email from PARMA Recordings earlier today.

My composition for violin trio, “Counterpoint Invariable” (one of the works featured on my new album from PARMA, Soul of the Machine— and one of my favorite works I’ve done, in fact) was officially submitted as a potential 2014 Grammy nominee! The submission is for “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”

The nominees will be announced December 5. Keep your fingers crossed for me! 🙂

New Preview Video for “Soul of the Machine” Album

Check out this beautiful preview video for my new album – to be released August 12 – “Soul of the Machine,” shared by Parma Recordings! Featuring clips from Courage Triptych’s Image 1: A Garden Prayer, Anima Mechanicae: Soul of the Machine, and Adoré.

“Soul of the Machine” – Available August 12th!

Look what just recently came in the mail… My new solo compositional album, Soul of the Machine, is a VERY beautiful final product from PARMA Recordings! I’m so thrilled to see it all finished! It will be officially available August 12. Mark your calendars! 😀 As in a Philip K. Dick or …

Slated Release Date for New Solo Debut Album!!

It’s official! The release of my solo debut album with PARMA Recordings — SOUL OF THE MACHINE —  is slated for August 12, 2014!   Included on the album will be the professional recordings of the following works (in no particular order): Anima Mechanicae: Soul of the Machine Counterpoint Invariable Gypsy Wanderer …