preface from Columbia album

(this intro is from the lin­er-notes to my CD Columbia: We Dare to Dream)

I didn’t know them.  I didn’t know their names, or that they had been in space for six­teen days, or that they were called the “STS-107” crew, or even what “STS” meant.  But I was sit­ting next to my piano on the morn­ing of Feb­ru­ary 1st, 2003 when I heard the news… the awful news that the space shut­tle Columbia had just bro­ken apart upon reen­try, 200,000 feet high in the skies over Tex­as, and that the entire crew had undoubt­ed­ly per­ished.  Read More »

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Free Shipping Deal on My CD

From now through Decem­ber 4th you can get a com­pact disc of my album “Columbia: We Dare to Dream” for only $8 and (almost) free ship­ping! Get it shipped just about any­where for only 1¢.

free shipping deal on Columbia: We Dare to Dream

That’s not much time, so head over to CD Baby before their deal ends (or the sup­ply runs out).

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Astronauts R. Husband and K. Chawla

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Astronaut Laurel Clark on Middeck

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Our Video for Hangar Doors

“Hangar Doors (Roll­out)” has a new music video to go with it!

I went to the NASA pho­to archive and gath­ered togeth­er some great images from var­i­ous Columbia shut­tle mis­sions that give an idea of the sce­nes I had in mind while I was writ­ing “Hangar Doors (Roll­out)”, the first track from my album. Bill had fun stitch­ing them togeth­er and work­ing out the tim­ing so they made a smooth flow with the pace of the music.

We hope you enjoy the video! Let us know what you think with a com­ment below.

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Days of Remembrance

The lat­ter part of Jan­u­ary and ear­ly Feb­ru­ary is potent: it is a time that we reflect upon and hon­or the fal­l­en crews of Apol­lo 1, Chal­lenger, and Columbia, and all those who have lost their lives in the cause of explo­ration. Dur­ing the­se days of remem­brance, I would like to encour­age us all to reflect upon our space heroes while lis­ten­ing to the music of “Columbia: We Dare to Dream.” Read More »

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