Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Once, Twice

This is the third of the trio of songs I recorded with Mark Lawrence a couple weeks ago.

This one was written a while back though I keep rewriting bits here and there.

Here is the video...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Greensleeves (Written Arrangement)

Sort of one for the holidays ('What Child is This?' uses the same melody) this is Greensleeves.  A great melody that evokes courtly midieval imagery (at least to me).

Here it is in jpeg form...

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Trixie and Wayne

Another original solo banjo tune I recorded at Mark Lawrence's famed Big in Japan studio.

According to my eldest so this song is sad.  I enjoy playing it a lot and if it is sad I suppose some things just are.

Here it is...

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


Recorded a few original banjo instrumentals with Mark Lawrence handling the audio at his Big in Japan Studio.  This one is a tune called 'The Wrath of Cairo' which I wrote for my son about 5 years ago.

Here's the video...

Here's the tab for anyone who wants to check it out...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

I'll Be Home for Christmas (Written Arrangement)

Here is an arragement I came up with for 'I'll Be Home for Christmas' in C tuning.  I tried to get as much of the harmony from the piano part as possible while keeping to the banjos strengths.

Here it is (click to enlarge)...