Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Multitasking for Musicians

It’s happening again. They’re everywhere! Some of the most popular worship songs around the world today are using a particular rhythmic figure. Since it’s...

Getting Started Using Pads

Thinking about introducing ambient pads to your worship team’s sound but don’t know where to begin? Read on for all the ins and outs...

Are You A Reader?

In a few weeks I’ll be taking a Sunday off from my full-time worship director position in Seattle. I’m building the worship team in...

Without Even Thinking

Habits. For me, it’s when I sit down. Even though my knee hurts, I still cross my right leg underneath me before I sit....

How’s Your Posture?

So, here’s the thing. For my work as Worship Arts Director at a church in Seattle, I ride a ferry for about 50 minutes...

Are All Ambient Pads The Same?

If you're trying to choose the right pads that add atmosphere to your worship team’s sound, they may all look the same to you. "Play...

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...

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