Category Archives: creative process

Why I Don’t Share What My Songs Mean

Sometimes people ask me what my songs are “really” about. I know it’s an innocent question, and I don’t get mad if people ask me–but it’s just kind of hard for me to explain to people what my songs mean. … Continue reading

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Quick update and a video my son took of me playing piano

I usually don’t post videos like this because I feel like the sound quality is terrible, but now I figure what the hell. Every once in a while someone will ask to see me actually play a song, which I … Continue reading

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Story Behind My Song, “Angel”

Behind every song is a story. If you think of your favorite song for a second, once the lyrics come to mind, you probably have a pretty good idea of what the song is about. Some songs are happy and … Continue reading

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Finished Recording The New Piano Song

Good news!! I finally finished recording the new song! It took me about 3 months to write and record it. That’s not a long time, but it just seems longer to me I guess. After I write a song, I … Continue reading

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Creative Process- Writing A Layered Piano Song

There’s no right or wrong way to compose a song. Each musician kind of approaches it differently, so just keep that in mind! Here is just my way of writing a piano song that’s layered (using different instruments and sounds … Continue reading

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My 9 Steps In Writing A Piano Song

Since I started sharing my songs, a few people have asked me how I actually write a song with different instrument sounds. So…I will try my best to give an answer to that, but it’s tough to describe. Obviously there … Continue reading

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