Righteous Girls in the Recording Studio

Today Righteous Girls went into the studio to record my flute/piano duo “For Milton.” An homage to Milton Babbitt, it was first recorded by John McMurtery and Ashlee Mack and released by Perspectives of New Music/Open Space Magazine. I am thrilled that there will be a rendition released by Righteous Girls too!

First double bar of 2014

Today, I finished a revised version of my setting of Jane Kenyon’s “Otherwise,” for voice and piano rather than its previous incarnation for voice and cello. It will be published by our little concern, File Under Music (ASCAP), in both “medium” and “high” keys. Thanks to Gray Wolf Press for allowing us to set Ms.Continue reading “First double bar of 2014”

Matt Mitchell – Fiction

File Under Best of 2013 Matt Mitchell Fiction Matt Mitchell, piano; Ches Smith, drums and percussion Pi Recordings The pieces on Fiction,┬ápianist Matt Mitchell’s debut recording as a leader, began as etudes. Composed by the pianist in an attempt to integrate his notated composing and his considerable prowess as an improvisor, they soon took onContinue reading “Matt Mitchell – Fiction”