Don’t Panic

Capitol Records
Capitol Records

“Don’t Panic” – comforting words to intergalactic hitchhikers, and also the title of my newest piece.

Last weekend I had the opportunity to record an original jazz chart for the Thornton Jazz Orchestra at Capitol Records. I have written for big bands before, but this was a unique opportunity; a top of the line recording studio, a stellar ensemble, and 21 time Grammy Award winning engineer Al Schmitt became the ingredients of an amazing experience.

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Back To It

Last weekend my SMPTV classmates and I recorded our comedy underscores at The Bridge in Glendale. While the process was very rewarding and educational, I think I’ll take a brief hiatus from pizzicato writing…

I’m also wrapping up a short film that will be recording this weekend. More to come as the semester progresses!