Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Tactile. Technical. Timely.

A few weeks ago I had a wonderful opportunity to present a regional keyboard workshop near where I live in the Seattle area. This...

5 Ways Pads Will Help Your Team

You've probably heard other people talk about using “pads" (also known as “pad loops”, “ambient pads”, “drones”, etc.) to fill in their worship team’s...

Keys to Doing a Great Job

Threads. Connections. Themes. Messages you hear often enough in your life that you start thinking “I get it!” Lately I’m finding that many times when...

Anybody a Journaler?

In my work as a worship arts director in Seattle, I take a ferry several days a week across the Puget Sound. Yesterday I...

Salt and Light, and Yeast…

Some of you who know my wife, Carey, know that she’s a great cook. Actually, I’d call her a great chef. She can take...

If Your Left Hand Offends You…

I want to speak to you keyboard players and ask you an important question: Do you know what your left hand is doing? This...

The Power of the Pause

Have you discovered the Passion translation of the Psalms? In it, Psalm 33:2-3 says, “Sing and make music with all you’ve got inside. Compose...

Go Figure: Writing an Intro

If you’ve been following my “Go Figure” series here, you probably recognize that I’m an advocate for musicians making worship songs their own. Don’t...

Go Figure: Piano, Part 3

In the last 2 articles I’ve written, you’ve seen how some common piano figures can be used effectively as a piano part for many...

Go Figure: Piano, Part 2

If you haven’t yet been able to read through my last article (Go Figure: Piano, Part 1) as well as play through the many...

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