Sorry I haven't been back in touch. It's been a very busy stretch. 'Time Turns Elastic' is out (and always was going to be) on Trey Anastasio's label, Rubber Jungle Records. http://www.treyanastasio.com/news/
My credits for the music in the player: 1. Scary Things - arranged/orchestrated (2006 Grammy Nominee for Best Inst. Arrangement Backing a Vocal) 2. G-Funk - arranged strings 3. In My Dreams - arranged strings 4. Nowhere Near a Saint - arranged strings
I had a wonderful experience in Baltimore with the Trey Anastasio, music director Marin Alsop and the BSO! I arranged and orchestrated everything on the program and co-composed the featured work for the evening with Trey. That piece, 'Time Turns Elastic', is a 30 minute symphonic work commissioned by Nashville's very own Orchestra Nashville, and features Trey's virtuosic electric guitar work and his… Continue
You are so welcome, Don! Honestly, would LOVE to be able to know how you go about scoring for an Orchestra. I actually have an opportunity coming up in 2009 that I could really use your amazing expertise. Hands down, you are simply brilliant with your scoring. I aspire to be THAT good some day! Most of my arranging is by ear, and I was wondering if you actually 'handwrite' all your scores or do you use some sort of software? I have the Finale Allegro software, and am just beginning to learn about it.
Thanks for your inspiring music! : )
Absolutely, would LOVE to work together. Please keep in touch. I would just love to peek over your shoulder to see how you put something like "Scarey Things" together.
I'm easy. I'm head long in a project myself, but I'm always looking for a good reason for a break from my cave. Let me know when you come up for air. I'd enjoy having you over for a visit. By the way, I was just given Sibeleus (however you spell it). I've loaded it up, but haven't used it yet. So I finally have something to do my own notation with. Imagine that? Now I'll just have to find a reason for using real musicians.