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Columbia CD Travels to the ISS!

NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson aboard the ISS

Sur­prise, sur­prise! Thanks to NASA astro­naut Clay Ander­son, my Colum­bia CD appar­ent­ly took a lit­tle trip to the Inter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion, via the space shut­tle Dis­cov­ery mis­sion STS-131.

A Gem of a Picture

It is always amaz­ing to me how every indi­vid­ual brings their own unique sparkle to the expe­ri­ence of music. I mean, you can sit down thir­ty peo­ple in a room, give each of them a sheet of paper and a box of crayons, put on some music for them to hear, and say “Lis­ten close­ly, and draw what it sounds like…”.… And despite the fact that all hear the exact same music in the same room at the same time, and all have the same col­ors of crayons, each per­son comes up with a total­ly dif­fer­ent and pre­cious gem of a pic­ture! Now, isn’t that kind of remark­able?

‘MicroGravity’ video trailer

We post­ed about this video a while back on our news page. Final­ly we’re able to post the clip for you. This trail­er ver­sion is an excerpt from Bill Judge’s film Micro­Grav­i­ty. It was released through his Bod­hi Leaf Pro­duc­tions com­pa­ny. This doc­u­men­tary looks at the cre­ation of my Colum­bia album, focus­ing on the track […]

preface from Columbia album

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…

Hangar Doors (Rollout)

There must be a day, I imag­ine,
when a great ship is final­ly
born to the world…
a day unlike all the oth­ers.

The sound of horns is in the air,
call­ing all the peo­ple…