Monthly Archives: March 2013

Trying to make sense of it all

  The blog this week is very short but includes a pictorial representation of the influences, experiences, history, employment and directions I have journeyed (and am still travelling) along during my professional career.  The word count may be small, but … Continue reading

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Spring one step forward, two steps back

Last week’s blog was full of positive thought and enthusiasm inspired by Mel Dyke, Joann Fletcher, Steven Buckley and the Barnsley Youth Choir.  This week’s phenomenon was the Spring Equinox in the Northern hemisphere.  A time for renewal and growth, … Continue reading

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Conversation and Inspiration

It could only happen in Barnsley but I hope similar activities are happening all over the country.  Last Thursday started off as a normal day, had to stop in a lay-by on the way in to work and write down … Continue reading

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A Step Too Far

During the past few months I have been experimenting, considering and reflecting upon processes of composition that could inspire the new work Deranged Drums On Digital Vistas.  As you can tell from the recent blogs, it has not been going … Continue reading

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Accidents and Discoveries

Another accidental discovery this week, Welcome to Spring, a work I recorded with colleagues from the Max Jaffa Orchestra in the early 1980s, now rescued from a deteriorating cassette tape, solo part re-recorded and posted to SoundCloud (http://soundcloud.com/music-54-4/).  The process … Continue reading

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