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Jazz and Arancini

This is a post where I discuss the story behind my solo piano work Jazz and Arancini which I premiered at the Composers Collective Spring 2015 concert. You can skip the reflection and go straight to the background on this…Continue Reading →

Another Year, Another City

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 11 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.I am seriously unstable. I can hear you thinking now, “Deb, there’s no way you’re unstable. You’re: a) married; b) you’ve been at the same job since high school; and…Continue Reading →

Revolver

This is a post where I discuss the story behind the number Revolver from the show I’m currently working on. You can skip the reflection and go straight to where I talk about the show, the background on this number,…Continue Reading →

What Are the Odds?

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 10 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.This is a post where I reflect on my life to date and the story behind the number What Are the Odds? from the show I’m currently working on. You…Continue Reading →

Moment

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 9 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.A lot has happened since my last post. We decided to move back to Australia. I then got an opportunity to do an amazing project for work for nine months….Continue Reading →

Empty House

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 8 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.The end of February is fast approaching, and I am nowhere near the fourteen song target for February Album Writing Month. Unlike at my day job, where I can usually…Continue Reading →

Get In Line

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 7 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about lines. It’s not that I didn’t know there are crazy lines in New York, although I feel like now that I have officially…Continue Reading →

Birthdays

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 6 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.Birthdays are strange and powerful. I don’t know what it is, but no matter how dismissive you try to be about your own birthday, you can never quite convince your…Continue Reading →

Ivory Keys

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is part 5 of 11 in the series 26 Songs.In my last post, I mentioned that I recently took Pat Pattison’s Coursera songwriting course (as offered by the Berklee College of Music via their Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)…Continue Reading →