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New CD and Upcoming Shows

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So I’m in the final stages of creating the new CD, Rescue Me, tweaking the mixes and about to send it off for mastering. I’m excited because I’m planning to have it mastered by Earle Holder, the legendary award winning mastering engineer right here in Atlanta, who, in spite of his success and stature, is […]

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New Website, New Blog Feed, New CD

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Hello everyone – it’s been too long. I disappeared from posting for long time, and I’m about to get back on track. There’s so much to catch you up on (up on which to catch you?), but I wanted to make sure first that you knew my blog feed was going to change. Please come […]

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Taxi Road Rally and a Film Score

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I have returned from the Taxi Road Rally, an annual music conference for the independent musician. I had the opportunity to meet with the owner of the publishing company which is inking a two song deal with me, and she expressed an interest in a third – “If Women Ruled the World.” I also had […]

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Songs Placed in a Movie

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Parthiban Shanmugam, writer and director of the new movie “Black Men Can Swim,” has chosen some of my original music for his film. As one of the few people to have seen the film, I am excited to be a part of the project. Be on the lookout for this film and filmmaker – I […]

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Celebration on the Hill – Washington, DC

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Once again, I had the honor to perform with a number of other talented musicians for a great cause at the American Cancer Society’s Celebration on the Hill 2006. Celebration on the Hill 2006 was an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network event celebrating cancer survivorship and empowering survivors and others to advocate for laws […]

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Publishing Contract

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I am happy to report that I have officially been offered a publishing contract with The Music Library in Studio City, CA. It’s for two songs: Rescue Me and You Are My Storm. The Music Library is a small, but expanding boutique shop. I am currently going through paperwork, copyright registrations, and in general getting […]

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Songs forwarded by Taxi to a Music Library

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I submitted three of my songs, Rescue Me, You Are My Storm, and When I’m With You, to the following listing: An LA-based Music Library wants great SONGS IN ALL STYLES [no instrumentals] with positive and universal lyrical themes for film/TV/ad placement. Up-tempos preferred, but all tempos OK. Songs with big anthemic chorus are most […]

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Now appearing in print, too…

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I came into work on Thursday this week, and found it strange that people were joking about me and asking me about plants. As it turned out, the same folks that made the Pike Family Nurseries Commercial I appeared in made print ads as well, and they used my image from the commercial in the […]

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Jazz Friday at The Museum of Arts and Sciences

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I’m a little overdue posting about this show, so let me just jump to it. I had a show on Friday, April 14th, at The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon. For this show, I was interviewed and performed on WMAZ, Channel 13, on the previous Wednesday, and interviewed by both the NBC and […]

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Also showing on cable TV…

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Interestingly enough, the night I got back from vacation, just for the heck of it, I decided to turn on the TV to the Home and Garden channel (HGTV) to see if I might happen across the Pike Family Nurseries commercial I told you about earlier. Well, no joke, two commercials later as I watched, […]