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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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