Songwriting

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“Cerebral, emotional, soulful…” – Hybrid Jazz Radio
Bernard Ebb Songwriting Awards Finalist 2015 – Washington Post
Baker Artist Award Finalist 2016 – Baltimore Sun
Composer-in-Residence –VoxLAB Occupy Opera, Oslo Norway 2020
“The melody and accompaniment are tonally exploratory, and together with a lyrical performance it gives associations to Samuel Barber and Gian Carlo Menotti. It is a soft and short start to the evening, which brings a simultaneously hard message. It is a reminder of where we are in the world today and what we have to reach for…” (Translated) Review from a setting of Langston Hughes’ I Dream a WorldBallade.no, Oslo Norway 2021

Songwriting Samples

  • Sojourne Band