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Island at the Edge of the Sea

Island at the Edge of the Sea

A bit of piano-tickling from Glenn Gould never hurt anyone…. I am trying to keep somewhat mum about the narrative content of the Archipelago story, but it’s hard to hide some things if they are in the paintings, which are visible to all. The third island...
Dream Lullaby

Dream Lullaby

Here’s the video from my performance of the 8th Island in my Archipelago for Solo Guitar. It was done at the Composer’s Concordance 8th Annual Composers Play Composers Marathon. It’s a lullaby that takes place in a dream, hence the title, Dream...
How To Make A Guitar-Powered Boat

How To Make A Guitar-Powered Boat

First you have to design it. What does it need? Definitely a treble clef or two, a guitar, a guitar player….perhaps a mast made out of an eighth-note? Or….you could try building the mast out of a guitar fretboard instead! And definitely add a sail! Maybe...
The 997 Siren Islands of Bossa Paraiso

The 997 Siren Islands of Bossa Paraiso

This is the second adventure of our guitar hero, in which he passes through the 997 islands of Bossa Paraiso. He’s left his home, the Island of Milonga. He’s on his way to the Last Island before he launches his tiny boat into the unknown of the Sea of...