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MP3s, CDs and other recorded releases.
Blue Macabre is my latest solo release - 10 original songs and features special guests Creighton Lindsay, Dave Storrs, Nick Rivard and Dave Leslie. Check it out! And be sure to check out my other releases too!
Audio loops and software.
These multimedia products are some of my other creative works. Hopefully they are fun, useful, entertaining, and maybe just a little educational too. Learn more about the Real Trumpet Audio Loop Library.
Green Flugel Hornet
This is The Svens' rendition and adaptation of the Billy May classic "Green Hornet Theme" - adapted for Flugelhorn and dubbed "Green Flugel Hornet" and played by Rob Birdwell. While at the Grove School of music Rob actually got the chance to meet Billy May - it was one of Dick Grove's Sunday afternoon guest lectures and not to be missed! What an great tune by Billy. Anyway, The Svens do their best to keep that spirit alive. This was The Svens' debut performance of this tune. As "Sven" said after the show: "Jag, we'll most surely figure out ways to screw this tune up in the future, but on this night it went pretty good, jag!"
- Viking: guitar, narrator and leader
- SaxySven: Flugelhorn
- StickySven: Drums
- BasSven: Bass
- Sven: Organ
For more about The Svens, vist CowboySurfPoetry.com
Eight One Eight
A jam tune written and recorded in one session. This was my first attempt at trying to record and capture the writing and recording process on video...not so easy (as I learned) but still pretty fun! The recording of the song went very quickly...I actually jamed on the flugel solo for about 20 minutes but had to edit that down...so you'll forgive that I don't have the audio sync'd up on the solo as there was some pruning of that solo down! This was a spontaneous jam that turned out nice - but the editing of the video took many hours...humbling...but fun and a good learning experience!
Halie Loren Pops Concert - Sway
A clip from the Halie Loren pops concert - Sway, conducted and arranged by Rob Birdwell.
This was a special performance featuring internationally acclaimed jazz singer and songwriter (and Corvallis native) Halie Loren with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony. Rob Birdwell served as the guest conductor (and played a little flugelhorn!)
The extrordinary talents of Matthew Treder (piano), Bill Marsh (guitar), Brian West (drums), and Mark Schneider (bass) are heard here, along with the always fabulous Corvallis-OSU Symphony.
Proceeds from the concert benefited the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Society Student Musician Scholarship Fund.
Read more about the Halie Loren Pops concert here.