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Songwriters Association 4×4 Challenge Week Four

Every year the Songwriter’s Association of Canada does a songwriting challenge. You have to write one song a week in response to a challenge issued by a pro. This week's challenge was to take two old unfinished songs and mash them up into one finished song. Here's what I came up with: This

Songwriters Association 4×4 Challenge Week Three (Cowriting!)

Every year the Songwriter’s Association of Canada does a songwriting challenge. You have to write one song a week in response to a challenge issued by a pro. This week’s challenge was to write a song with someone else. I ended up working with Brent Schmidt who is a really great lyricist and songwriter. Here's the

Songwriters Association 4×4 Challenge Week Two

Every year the Songwriter’s Association of Canada does a songwriting challenge. You have to write one song a week in response to a challenge issued by a pro. This week’s challenge was to write a story song. Having just watched “The Big Short” I wanted to tell a story about the financial crisis. So I

Songwriters Association 4×4 Challenge Week One

Every year the Songwriter’s Association of Canada does a songwriting challenge. You have to write one song a week in response to a challenge issued by a pro. This week’s challenge was to write a song either using a 1 bar riff or only 2 chords. I went with two chords: Am and F. Here

Free Download! Man of Stories (from The Parable Project)

You can download my brand new song Man of Stories for free here: Little Trinity commissioned a bunch of artists to respond to the parables in Luke 4. This was my response to the introduction of that chapter. I tried to imagine what it would be like for an ancient bystander experiencing the words of Jesus

Free Christmas Download

I'm happy to release Let All Mortal Flesh as a free Christmas download. I've loved this ancient Christmas hymn since I first heard it and wanted to create my own arrangement of it. You can download it for free in the widget below.

Interview with Jerry Agar

I had a great time yesterday morning on the Jerry Agar show on Newstalk 1010. We talked about what it takes to be a musician in the city. You can listen to the podcast of the show now. I'm on around the 42 minute mark.

Playing at Indie Week

I'm excited to announce I've been selected to play at Indie Week on Thursday October 15th, 2015. I'll be playing at the Free Times Cafe (320 College St) at 7:45 pm. This is going to be a stellar night with lots of great artists. So come check it out!

Appearing on the Jerry Agar Show (CFRB 1010) Tomorrow!

I'm so excited to announce that I'll be appearing on the Jerry Agar show tomorrow at 10:30 am.  I'll be talking about the singer-songwriter life and trying to make a go of it. You can tune in on the radio at AM 1010 or check it out online at www.newstalk1010.com.