Category - Original Music

13
Jul

Musical Monday: Searching For Love

Dating is never easy, and finding a potential partner is a challenge even in the best of times. It’s even crazier during a pandemic while socially isolating.   Several years ago I wrote the music and lyrics for a musical comedy called Mail, Female, Email. It was all about internet dating. Since I’ve been happily …

29
Jun

Musical Monday: We’re Friends. An uplifting song about friendship.

One of the things I miss the most during this Covid-19 pandemic is seeing my friends. I love getting together and spending time catching up, having a few laughs, and maintaining the relationship. Sure, I can call, or Zoom, or Skype. But you can’t hug a computer monitor.   A few years ago I wrote …

15
Jun

Musical Monday: Sun Ra Lullaby to help you Sleep and Relax

Ever have difficulty sleeping? I’m not surprised if you said, “Yes.” Among my patients and friends, poor sleep is one of the most common complaints people talk about. It seems almost no one is spared at least a little insomnia.   Several years ago I composed a series of three lullaby albums (Lullabies for Kids …

8
Jun

Musical Monday: Strength From Within

I wrote this song in the wake of 9/11 when the world seemed like it was tumbling down. For different reasons, it seems like that today as well. We are living in extremely challenging times.   Our country, feverish from the Covid-19 pandemic, is now also convulsing from the tragic death of George Floyd and …

4
Jun

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Sleep

Let’s face it, nobody is sleeping too well these days. Between Covid-19 and the social unrest that has swept the country with the tragic loss of George Floyd, it’s about as tense a time as I can remember in my lifetime.   But to paraphrase Shakespeare, “Sleep knits the raveled sleeve of care.”  And making …

18
Apr

Notre-Dame Cathedral – Significance of Fire

I’ve been very moved by the fire that destroyed so much of the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Given this happened during the Holy Week just before Easter, I wrote the following essay and original music to accompany it. Whether you observe Easter or Passover, I hope you enjoy it. I watched with disbelief as the spire of …

9
Apr

Hot Years Magazine – Latest Issue Released

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28
Mar

Piano Lesson – A Lesson About Life

The scientist Max Planck said, “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” That’s what happened to me at a recent concert when I sat just 10 feet away from two jazz piano masters playing on two grand pianos. Sitting so close, I could not only hear their …

21
Feb

Three Times I Laughed The Hardest

If you’ve ever lost a loved one from cancer or a chronic illness, you know how hard it is to see someone you love suffer, and as time gone by, you’re left struggling with what to do with those sad memories. How do you remember your loved ones in a way that doesn’t bring a …