Christmas Moods for Piano reinvents holiday classics

Christmas Moods for Piano album coverThe recent release of Christmas Moods for Piano marks my second effort to reinvent cherished carols. Reminiscent of Vince Guaraldi, Tori Amos, and George Winston, these distinctive arrangements provide the perfect backdrop for the holidays. The collection includes favorite tunes such as “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” “Carol of the Bells,” and “Joy to the World.” I arranged a sprightly medley of “Jingle Bells” with “We Three Kings.” I also wrote two original tunes, for a total of 12 tracks. Continue reading →

Futuristic LoveStar celebrates love over irresistible beats

LoveStar album coverFrom a star system dedicated to love come the nine dance mixes of LoveStar. Futuristic psychedelia meets industrial robot raves in this follow-up to my electronic dance album “Future World.” Alien beings, robots, and passionate lovers join forces to celebrate love over irresistible beats. Including both re-worked material from my previous albums and freshly minted tracks, these dance tracks shake up the galaxy. The album was officially launched today (August 4). Continue reading →

Spring finds the perfect complement in new album “Butter Avenue”

Butter Avenue album coverThe impending arrival of spring and life in a new city have inspired me to create an album of piano music. Butter Avenue contains 12 tracks with titles that reflect places in Toronto and imagery associated with spring. It’s the ideal follow-up to my earlier solo piano album, Winter Moods. The style is a rich blend of jazz, impressionism, and neo-modern piano. Reflecting both urban and pastoral scenes, the music evokes spring’s vibrant tapestry of color. Continue reading →

Relax with a snow day

Winter MoodsImagine relaxing by the window with a cup of hot chocolate or a latte, gazing out on a winter landscape. The smell of wood smoke as white wisps curl skyward in the still air. A magenta-lavendar sky and the hush of twilight. A little over a week ago I released a new CD, Winter Moods. My goal was to create an album of nocturne-like tunes where beauty emerges from simplicity and subtly shifting moods. I was inspired by the soft tranquility of falling snow and the intimacy of nightfall in winter. Each song is a simple gem that collectively create a deep sense of serenity. Watch the video “Snow Day” below for a taste of what the album offers: Continue reading →