As a composer and musician, you’re constantly involved in all kinds of projects, writing music along the way. The result is hours and hours of music that is performed only a few times or maybe even discarded in the process. Musicians turn in beautiful performances of your music, and you have some live recordings lying around as proof. But in the end, it’s tough to build a recognizable musical identity as a composer through all of these projects, collaborations, and one-offs.
Revisions #1 is my attempt to tighten up that image. I went through all the music I wrote between 2012 and 2015 and selected a few pieces that still resonate with who I am today. Over the course of a year and a half, I have reinterpreted these pieces with the help of some incredible musicians and friends. Every track went through a process of adding melodies, killing darlings and expanding on the sound world of the originals. Now that the result is finally here, I cannot wait to share it with you, both in the form of an album as in a live setting.