It’s September 2023 now, and I had two months to get caught up on all the albums I had yet to finish. I recently went through my music production files and found several albums that are almost ready to release, yet I still haven’t released them. I found an orchestral percussion album, a string quintet […]
The freedom to make records. Deep down, most artists want the ability to create the music, art, and image they love. The problem comes down to deciding between art and business. In Art, you can do almost anything you desire, that’s different than business. Sometimes you’re lucky, and they both live in the same house […]
If you’ve visited my website, you’ll know what this is all about by now. I’ve been teaching for over 25 years, and for 22 years, I’ve taught in person before switching to teaching exclusively online. As the 2023 academic year grows to a close, students go on holidays, and I have a few months off […]
What’s up with Listening Edge Records and Bach To Basics? Bach To Basics music is my private teaching studio offering private online piano and theory lessons through Skype or Zoom to students of all ages. Some may think this is similar to students learning online during the pandemic, but it’s not. It’s better! Students have […]
I’ve posted a few times promoting my Patreon page, which I continue to update. I can’t help it; I’m excited to work on it. I’m not someone who is looking at Patreon as a primary business model; I love teaching music. In my opinion, Patreon is another educational tool I can use to help those […]
Recently I published the recordings of six piano pieces I’d composed. Getting the recording even close to how I wanted them to sound was a struggle. Once the six pieces were recorded to audio, it was time to submit them to the streaming services. I’m writing this post because I couldn’t believe how quickly my […]
Artist: Trevor Baron Release Date: 04/25/2023 Record Label: Listening Edge Records Description: An Evening Stroll is an intermediate jazz waltz composition. The piece is a reflection on a relaxing evening stroll in the summer. The left-hand makes use of solid chords with some chordal extensions.
Artist: Trevor Baron Release Date: 04/25/2023 Record Label: Listening Edge Records Description: City of Champions is an advanced piece with fast-moving and highly energetic parts. The piece is a celebration of the city of Edmonton in the province of Alberta, Canada. The piece uses octave ostinatos and pedal tones in the left hand.