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    Downtown

    The first of my two favorite movements in my latest composition. It also happens to be the last movement actually written. “Downtown.” There are many downtowns in the Tampa Bay area that could…

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    Fish for music, not chips

    I’m not obsessed with fish. Really! Of course it’s a favorite dish of mine – I grew up in “Fish & Chip” land (and to be perfectly honest, still have not yet found…

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    Up and up and up and…

    Fifth Dimension’s “Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon” comes to mind. Not that the song has any bearing on my composition, but theĀ title simply reflects the experience of driving over Skyway…

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    Beaches and Boats

    “Beaches and Boats” The first movement in my new piece “Tapestry Tampa Bay” seems to sum up my initial impression of life here in Tampa Bay. There are beaches everywhere. There are boats…