Category Archives: Drum Set


For the piece Gobzt I collaborated with Stephen M. Weinstock. He sent me a short movement of a twelve tone string quartet he had written a number of years ago. I pulled the four themes out and reworked them, adding … Continue reading

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Rude Mechanicals

Rude Mechanicals was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0339: Rude Mechanicals. Step 1: Imagine there is a genre called “rude mechanicals.” Step 2: Imagine what might characterize the “rude mechanicals” genre. Step 3: Create an original piece of … Continue reading

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Frank’s Gronkytonk

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0302: Gronkytonk. I imagine Gronkytonk as the music one hears down the street coming from an – at best – sketchy bar. Going inside the music reminds one of the … Continue reading

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