Revolver (SUITE)

A six-piece suite (in progress) for solo keyboard and 6-channel playback where the end of one piece begins the next. All tunes are based on transcriptions of some of the most influential songs in my life from the pop idiom.

Revolver (2013)

for solo glockenspiel and 6-channel delay.

Glock and computer outputting directional delay lines through speakers placed around the audience. Based on music by Rage Against the Machine. Written for Brett William Dietz.

from poison (2013)

for any keyboard instrument and six audio playback devices.

For soloist speaking and performing with offstage piano and six-channel audio playback devices surrounding the audience. Based on music and text by Jeffrey Moreira & Poison the Well. Written for Daniel Heagney & Anne Rainwater.

Propaganda (2012)

for muted glockenspiel and soprano saxophone.

If you repeat something long enough, no matter how absurd or nonsensical, people will eventually believe it. Written for Brett William Dietz & Griffin Campbell.

TRAXLA – Nov 2012

Luke Traxler and I had been building a dubstep metal band for the last 2 years. Imagine seeing your favorite DJs actually performing intricate, hard-hitting original jams, rather than simply hitting PLAY on their laptops. Check out this improv with an eclectic collection of samples from Jaco to Björk.

MProp (2012)

If you hear something repeated long enough, you’ll eventually start to believe it – no matter how absurd.