Jul 032014
 

…a new compilation CD. That I finally finished. Hallelujah. It’s called “He is My Song,” and here’s a list of what’s on the disk, with links to the song pages and a description of the new material that’s been added:

Last but not least, the Personal Composer files are now done and posted for all the tracks included, so transpose to your heart’s content.

Here’s a playlist so you can listen to the whole thing if you’d like, and info on where to get the album or any part thereof:
Listen to this album…
Get this album…
…or any of its tracks using these links:

As always, free 128kbps downloads for most tracks are located on each song page.

There’s also an accompaniment tracks album available. Here’s the playlist and info for that one:
Listen to this album…
Get this album…
…or any of its tracks using these links:

As always, free 128kbps downloads for most tracks are located on each song page.

Happy Thursday! Have a lovely weekend.

Jan 192014
 

Last May, this song happened: “Only Love.” Last May? Yeah, it really was that long ago. I wrote this song in collaboration with Josh Weed, who has become one of my favorite people. Josh gives his take here on how we came to write it together. I’ll admit this collaboration was a leap of faith. [Read More...]

Dec 302013
 
Simply beautiful

A couple of weeks ago this lovely CD showed up in my mailbox. It came to me because three of my arrangements are included on it: “Be Still My Soul,” “I Need Thee Every Hour,” and “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” The artist on this disk is Sara Noel Bauman, an extremely talented violinist, [Read More...]

Dec 012013
 
'Tis the Season

One of the greatest things about self-publishing is that you can write Christmas music any time you like. For example, during the Christmas season. One of the worst things about self-publishing is that you tend to write Christmas music at the wrong time of year to be useful. For example, during the Christmas season. Case [Read More...]

Sep 162013
 

Here, for your Monday entertainment, is a cover of my arrangement of “Be Still, My Soul,” recorded by Jenna Jackman Handy. She takes a lot of liberties with the melody… okay, scratch that… the melody is practically her own, and it suits her voice perfectly. I know one or two of you are wondering… do [Read More...]

Jul 122013
 

Here’s one of my absolute favorite modern compositions: “Behold the Wounds in Jesus’ Hands” with text by John V. Pearson and Music by David R. Naylor. This is a go-to standard in my library. The words are touching and sweet, and the music is beautiful. This video uses the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s rendition. Unlike some [Read More...]