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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.

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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?

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‘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 […]

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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…

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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…

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