Episode 1 - Making the Cut 

Songwriting, for me, is a long process.  Episode 1 shows the process of song development from a DEMO recording to the final version that "makes the cut" for the album.  Listen to the songs featured in this episode here:

Episode 2 - Title Tracks and Singles 

Welcome back for episode 2!  In this episode I talk about the qualities and selection process for title tracks and singles.  Both title tracks and singles are important songs on my albums, but what I look for in them is…

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Episode 3 - Lonely Last Songs 

In Episode 3 I talk about my "lonely last songs".  It seems I have a pattern of tagging a song to the end of an album even though, in many ways, the song sticks out from the others.  Have a…

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Episode 4 - Kill Your Darlings? No thank you! 

The whole idea of "killing your darlings" is to get rid of the things that are special to you...and only you.  In this episode I show off some of my darlings that I could have killed for SEVERAL reasons, but…

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Episode 5 - Honest Harmony 

In this episode (the final episode in the series) I have the pleasure of talking with Rikke Madsen in the studio!  Rikke has been performing with me for several years.  Through the concerts, recordings and experiences of the road we…

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