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Hamilton Creative Team: the New Fab-Four?

Hamilton Creative Team: the New Fab-Four?

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

OK, I admit it. To most Americans of my generation, life started on Sunday, February 4th 1964. At 8PM, 73 million people tuned in to “The Ed Sullivan Show” on CBS and watched as four young men from Liverpool fired the first shot of a counter culture revolution. They didn’t write the Declaration of Independence […]

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Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

| July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’ve been writing and producing music from my home studio in Rockland County, NY, for over 10 years now. One would think that, after 20 years of commuting from my Brooklyn apartment to my studio in Manhattan, the transition would have been hard. It wasn’t. In fact, I’ve been doing some of my best work […]

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Working with Subaru CEO, AKA: MC 3-3-7

Working with Subaru CEO, AKA: MC 3-3-7

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Newsflash: The President and CEO of Subaru of America is a hip-hop fan! Last spring, I got a call from the folks who produce special events and meetings for Subaru. They were having a big shindig in Las Vegas in June to cap off a week of dealer meetings. CEO Tom Doll had written a […]

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What Makes A “Brilliant” Creative Partnership

What Makes A “Brilliant” Creative Partnership

| January 20, 2016

Since October of 2010 I’ve been lucky enough to work with some very creative people at a company called Aquila Productions which has offices in both Manhattan and Detroit. Detroit is a clue to the kind of work they specialize in. During this time I’ve created music for product launches at the Los Angeles Auto […]

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Let’s Put Rufus Thomas into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Let’s Put Rufus Thomas into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the great privileges of being in this business is the opportunity to know and work with an array of immensely talented singers and musicians. A shining star among that group is the highly-regarded Vaneese Thomas. Vaneese has brought her voice and her soul to countless pieces of special material for us and other […]

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On with the snow. I mean, show.

On with the snow. I mean, show.

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Irving Berlin wrote “There’s No Business Like Show Business” I wonder if he ever thought of having to shovel a parking space out of a snow bank before trudging into the theater for dress rehearsal.

I thought of Irving’s love song to show biz several times this past February 13th – the day of a major northeast blizzard and tech day for “They Called It Rock,” a show we’re part of which performed the following night at the Tarrytown Music Hall.

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NY Times Op Ed Piece Asks: Is Music the Key to Success?

| October 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the The New York Times (Oct. 13, 2013) Joanne Lipman wrote about the correlation between musical training and success in areas beyond music. She queried a number of high achievers in non-musical fields about this connection and shared their responses in her op ed.

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