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On the folk charts!

FAI FOLK CHART FOR August 2020 Compiled from FOLKDJ-L playlists Based on 13342 plays from 423 playlists from 108 Folk DJs TOP ALBUMS OF August 2020 17. “All by His Own Self” by Charlie Barnett TOP SONGS OF August 2020 16. “Hold Still” by...

When We Get There

I guess we are are in scramble mode, trying to figure out how best to use our creative energy during this Covid time.  I started a mew musical in March with two book-writers; Richard Lasser from Seattle and Robert P. Young from Detroit. It is called When We Get...

Film score: Upheaval

Director Jonathan Gruber recently finished a feature-length documentary that I had a great time scoring. The film, Upheaval, tells the story of the late Israeli politician Menachem Begin — it’s a tough walk through the minefields of Israeli politics and history....

Choral Commission: The Last Seven Words

Earlier this year, I was commissioned by Michael McCarthy, the Canon of Music at the Washington National Cathedral, to write a choral piece based on the Seven Last Words from the Cross. As you may already know, these are actually phrases, not words: they’re the...

2020 Independent Artist Award

I am proud to live in the forward thinking state of Maryland. A state that listens to scientists, and a state that supports the arts. I was just awarded one of the Maryland State Arts Council’s Independent Artist awards. Here is the full...

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