Here’s a new video featuring the title track of Before the Rain. Makes me dream of flying in the open, windy atmosphere as the cheery gray clouds move in.
This next one features the fan FAVORITE of the album! No matter your situation, there is MUCH to be thankful for! Sometimes, I’ve got to keep reminding myself to stay joyful even through the rainy seasons of life. That’s what this song is all about…
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Recently, the folks over at Hebrew Nation Radio interviewed me about solo piano music and my solo piano album Before the Rain. We had a BLAST! And best of all, I felt pretty confident talking LIVE on air, so that was a BIG blessing. I really appreciate all your prayers!
In case you missed it, you can go listen to the recorded interview here.
If you are interested in doing an interview on your broadcast, I’d be more than happy to chat! Contact me at email@example.com.
A bit late, but I figure, better now than never. I recently released my debut album, Before the Rain—A collection of original solo piano compositions that have been a long time in the making. Here’s an excerpt from the liner notes, which you can read in full, here:
What a journey it has been to finally arrive at this point. I’m so grateful for all of those who have kept me wanting to press forward and record these songs.
While Before the Rain has been over four years in the making, some of the songs (like Autumn Leaves) go back to when I was just starting to get my feet wet in composition.
At seven years old, I had just quit my first year of piano lessons out of pure boredom. I had NO intentions of starting lessons again…
But only a year later, after witnessing an extraordinary, spontaneous performance by a friend at my birthday party, did I catch the spark of inspiration. That was the moment I knew I wanted piano lessons again—and it was not too long before I had a teacher. [ Read more... ]
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Thank you so much for your support! Really… it means a lot to me. : )
Things have been going very well these past months, and I’m happy to say that I’ve had the privilege of sending out my very first newsletter to many of you all. Thanks so much for being such great fans of my music. I really appreciate it so very much. :)
Anyhow—here’s the brief update about what’s been going on. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been getting song samples up on the website, updating the website for easier use, and setting up the periodic newsletter. Just today it’s been mostly working on the CD album art. (Check out the sneak peak to the (almost) finished draft design below…)
I’m extremely excited to say, you can look for Before the Rain to release in August 2013! Stay tuned…
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The last two days recording at Piano Haven has been a blast! Joe is an awesome guy to work with—besides making the sessions really easy going and efficient, he was also so helpful in answering all of about a billion and one questions and giving me valuable tips in the music industry. Thanks Joe! A special thanks to my Dad for his support in staying a couple nights in Sedona to allow me to record. Thanks Papa! And thank you all SO much for your support and prayers… we definitely managed to lay down some pretty awesome tracks.
I’m planning on a June/July CD release. Stay tuned for more updates!
My Sister Leah and I in Canada
Due to a death in the family, we had to push the recording dates ahead one month from the February dates (18th and 19th of March). Next week, I will have the privilege of recording the much anticipated solo piano album! I really can’t wait to finally be able to listen to and distribute the music that has been in the works all these years.
In the mean time, I have been blessed with three web design contracts. The funds from these will allow the purchasing of the CDs without requiring pre-order sales—that definitely is a plus.
I really desire that whole venture will glorify Yah in every way possible. I ask for your prayers that everything would go smoothly during the recording process and also for guidance and creativity throughout the whole scope of this venture. Though this is a business, we must remember that whatever we do, we must glorify our Father and make every bit of it part of our God-given life purpose.
Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the esteem of Elohim. 1 Corinthians 10:31
This song really captures the heart of the times we as Believers in Yeshua go through. Trials are never things we like to go through, yet our Father knows we need them to grow in our walk with Him. We must always remember to take time, and rejoice in these moments.
My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into various trials – James 1:2
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After much prayer and patience, I’ve been able to secure 2 days in February to go record at Piano Haven Studio. Although he used to be located way up in Washington state, I am very fortunate that Joe has actually relocated his recording studio down here in Arizona! The best part is—it’s only a little more than an hour and half away—by ROAD.
We now have a real, acoustic piano!! (Thanks Papa!) And I’ve also been able to meet someone who owns a piano store down in Phoenix—the same man who sold us our upright acoustic piano. He kindly let me play on his beautiful Kawai RX-7 grand which is the same piano I’ll be playing on to record my first album. (Which by the way is the most amazing piano I have ever played. Wow.)
Here’s one of my latest songs that is going on the album. :)
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