Category: Music

Music at the Mentor Farmers Market

One of my favorite places to go on a Saturday morning is the Mentor Farmers Market (in Mentor, Minnesota). My sister and mom are vendors there, selling produce from their two-acre garden between Gary and Fertile. Because Mentor is so close to where I live in Erskine and is within...

New CD Not Planned for July

Unfortunately, I have not had the time or the inspiration to work on a new CD, so I can definitively say that it’s not going to be released this month. Maybe next month? Probably not. How about this for a new goal: sometime in 2014! I do want to let you know...

New CD Planned for July 2014

I am planning on producing a new CD in July of this year. It will be digital-only. I am planning on including the following songs that I posted to SoundCloud a while ago, plus one or two new ones that I haven’t written yet! Please send prayers for inspiration!  

The Man Who Lived Announced

I plan to release my next CD on July 10th. I plan to include the following songs: The Man Who Lived Depress the Darkness The Ultimate Sacrifice Death and Discovery The Road to Damascus When I Turned My Heart Amber Waves of Grain Thy Spirit Within Me More information about...

Newer YouTube Video

“The Road Goes Ever On” is a piano piece from the concept album “A Middle-Earth Journey”. All images were taken by yours truly at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge near Erskine, MN.

New YouTube Video

In honor of the new CD coming out this week, I created a video using one of the songs from the CD (The Golden Leaves of Lorien) and screenshots from the video game Lord of the Rings Online. I didn’t capture the screenshots, so they belong to their respective owners....

CD Release Concert

I have finished writing the story “A Hobbit’s Tale”, the story that will accompany the CD as a part of this “concept album”. I have finished creating the covers, the “insert”, and the CD stickers–what’s left now is to print them. I have recorded all the songs, and what is left...

Release Date and More News

I have set for myself a deadline–a release date–for my current project, which will force me to take this project off the back burner and into the forefront for a while until I am finished. This past weekend, I was blasted with a jolt of motivation and inspiration to write...