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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Noel by Request

Here is an acoustic guitar version of Noel that's up on my YouTube site.

Noel

Sunday, December 4, 2011

A Christmas Classic New this year. Absolutely free.  Traditional Christmas song so no copyright infringement. My recording and arrangement so again, it's free to use! Merry Christmas all! There is more Holiday music on the site in the Film and Orchestra section.

CAROL OF THE BELLS

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Feel Good Rock! What more can we say???? A new one for the rock dance/pop field. If you're finding a good use for the music, please tell a friend! Thank you!

feel good rock

Saturday, November 19, 2011

A soundtrack type piece. A full composition. A movie opener type thing? Maybe good for something?

Triumphant Return

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Here is a 3 and a half minute classical type piece. Maybe good for someone somewhere for something?
Please let me know what YOU need. I'm always working on something. 


Opus One


Friday, November 4, 2011

Another orchestra piece. This reminds me of looking out over a view of the mountains. Something big, you know? Duh-duuuhn!

Grande Vista

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Here's one done with various Orchestra techniques. It's Film music for a scene with a lot of tension.
I thought of calling it "Running in Heels" because that's what it makes me think of, but didn't want to cramp someone's imagination. It also could be used for a big storm scene where passengers are blowing over the side of the ship and tossed into the raging sea as the captain battles yells things at his crew...


HIGH TENSION  

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Here's a new one in the New Age Techno World Music vein. Maybe it could be useful for something. Every time I do something like this I think, "Nobody is EVER going to need something like this...." Then one, day I'll get an e-mail from someone who says....you know that piece you did was perfect for my project! "  So, it goes to show, who am I to know???

FOREST RHYTHM

Monday, October 17, 2011

Another hard driving dance piece with a nod to current events.


Occupy The Dance Floor

Sunday, October 16, 2011

By request, another Bebop piece in the Jazz Trio format.  Swingin'

Bebop 25

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Here is a new one about 2:43 in the mid-tempo acoustic guitar section. Another non-descript background track. The next version will have some foreground melody going on to make it, well, more descript!

walk in  the park

Monday, October 10, 2011

Here's the first of many longer pieces I hope to be uploading. As promised a longer smooth jazz piece.


Smooth Sailing (Full Track)  5:36


This will go into the Jazz Section. I have enough Jazz pieces now that all the jazz stuff will go in it's own section.
Right now they're bunking with the Rock and the Acoustic stuff. It's time they move out and get their own place.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Here's a smooth jazz tune. I'm going to go back and put some guitar work on this, but this is the bed.

SMOOTH SAILING

Here's a basic Boogie Woogie Bed that's more for background music. Less foreground action going on:


BOOGIE WOOGIE BED

Now when you speed up Boogie Woogie to about 223 bpm, add some passing chords, and some horns
you end up with something like 30's 40's swing music.

BIG SWING BAND

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Okay, The "Jason Shaw Trio" is back with this Barrel House Boogie Woogie Romp.  I just finished this 10 minutes ago. Maybe somebody will need something like this someday?

Jumpin' Boogie Woogie 

Monday, October 3, 2011

Here's a two for one day!  The first one will go in the Rock/Pop Section under "Off the Charts". This is a retro rock feel similar to the current chart hit by Foster the People called, "Pumped Up Kicks". It's a cool song, you can dance to it. I'd give it a 10.

KICKED UP PUMPS

The second one is my attempt at Bebop Jazz. I'm not really a jazz player but I was fooling around with this progression and slapped some bass on it, along with some looped drums...hey not bad for a first attempt.
Hey, whadaya want fer FREE????  :)

OKEY DOKEY SMOKEY




Sunday, October 2, 2011

I started this at 5am this morning. It's now 12:30 and I haven't moved out of this chair once! It hasn't seemed like 7 hours. They say that's how you know you've found your "bliss"-  when time seems to fly or stand still.    


Inner Journey

Saturday, October 1, 2011

A subscriber named Bill wanted some more solo acoustic guitar pieces. Here's the first of many.
I'm also working on some longer pieces to use as music on hold. Yanni anyone?


Second Nature

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Contemporary Country

Here's one that reminds me of trains. Or traveling without them.

Dirt Road Traveler

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Uptempo Pop Rock with a middle drum solo

Uptempo thing. This started out as something you would hear on the weather channel.
It didn't end up there. Coming up. Longer pieces suitable for answering machine messages plus some contemporary country tracks....ala  Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean etc.

ROBOSKATER

Sunday, September 25, 2011

What? Another one???

I don't know how to classify this one. It's got a lot of elements of world music in it, but it grooves. You'll see.


UNITED WE GROOVE

Slow Pensive Minor Key Acoustic Guitar with Cricket

I left the window open so the last of the summer nature sounds could be captured. That and I was too lazy to get up and shut the window. Hey, that's art! This is like background stuff, so no genius brand composition here.
Ha! (Like I ever)

Minor With Cricket

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Banjo Rolls on a Guitar???

Well I didn't have a banjo handy, so I came up with this thang for the guitar. I guess it will have to do. It's got a train feel to it. 120 BPM.



Boxcar Rag
 

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Boy This One is a Mess!!

What do you get when you mix Disco, Rock, and Be-bop? Well, a Hot Mess of course. Still, it's not as bad as when you mix liquor and beer. Now THAT's a hot mess. Eeeewwwww. TMI!

Am I on a roll or what here? Hey, let's face it. I've been slacking. Time to cover some ground. Remember, If you want some special music, now would be the time to ask, because, I'm on a roll. Or did I say that already?

Merry Christmas early!


 HOT MESS

Monday, September 12, 2011

Another Techno Dance stuff

Hot from the sounds of the Billboard Hot 100. Dance influenced track with a lot of Thump. Enjoy!


Thump

Sunday, September 11, 2011

New Pieces Rolling Out

I've had several requests for more Techno/ Electronica type stuff. So here's one now. You can download it here and it's not even up on the site yet. Because you're subbed to my blog you get it first! YaYYY!

 Transportation

Sunday, August 14, 2011

A New Wave of Music on the Way

I'm planning on devoting the next few weeks to creating more music for the website. Why am I telling you?
Because if you need something special for your project, or just have general suggestions. Now is the time to let me know. I thank you for signing up to the blog and want to do something special for my group...THAT'S YOU!!

GO TO THE WEBSITE HERE AND CLICK THE E-MAIL ICON NOW BEFORE YOU FORGET!!


 THE WEBSITE

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Heavy Grunge Rock

I'm learning how to get that BIG sound. At least that's what I'm trying to do. Heavier piece that's actually pretty long. 3:21.


Smells Like Grunge

Saturday, March 12, 2011

What another new one? Yup.

Here's a little something from the pop-metal genre. I've been experimenting with trying to get this sound. It's amazing how difficult it is to make EVERYTHING loud, but still keep everything separated. It's the audio equivalent of looking into a kiln as it's firing pottery- it's hard to make anything out because everything is glowing hot. Anyway here's a track simply titled:

Pop Metal

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Hey Finally Something New

Here's a new piece I just put together. It's funk pop similar to Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Jamiraqui.

Macaroon 5

It's 3:26 in length. Enjoy!