Pretty soon three new songs will be released under the title "Songs to Colour By - Ambiance 1".
After going through some life events over the past year I have returned to composing and recording new solo guitar music, all played on nylon strings. This is something I have wanted to do for quite a long time. My first guitar was an Alvarez nylon string (a.k.a. classical) and, surprisingly, I have never made any recordings where this type guitar is featured, even though it is my favorite guitar tone.
There is simplicity in the compositions; I'm really enjoying that aspect. Initially I wondered if they were perhaps too simple to be enjoyed, but now when I hear them I know the simplicity will be what makes them enjoyable for the listener.
I spent some time thinking about the way I usually release new music and considered whether trying a new way would be better for both you (the listener) and me. Typically I like to release a collection of 10 to 12 songs on an album. But with things changing in my brain-to-hand health the last few years, getting a 12 song album completed just wasn't going to happen, no matter how much I wanted it to. I have therefore settled on what I am doing with this upcoming release: three songs on each of four recordings. This helps me break down the process into much more manageable chunks AND gets the music out to you rather than just keep getting delayed.
The four recordings will be:
Songs to Colour By - Ambiance 1 - Release date: October 25, 2019
Songs to Colour By - Ambiance 2
Songs to Colour By - Ambiance 3
Songs to Colour By - Ambiance 4
I don't have specific release dates but I'm pretty sure this will be accomplished over the coming year.