Turntable Thursdays

Launching a new feature today called Turntable Thursdays. We will explore a variety of music; some new, some old. I have eclectic ears always searching for groovy sounds (Maybe that is why I like playing keyboards and synths?). As a worship musician, naturally I have spent a lot of time the last few years listening […]

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Exodus, Bob Marley, & Reggae

On June 3, 1977, Island Records released Bob Marley & the Wailers ninth studio LP “Exodus” and being both a music lover and the nostalgic sort, I’ve been revisiting this great album via my Spotify streaming service. How we listen to music—mp3 versus vinyl—certainly has changed dramatically since 1977, a critical year in music, back […]

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Trippin’ Down Memory Lane

This past week, with the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ monumental album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and the passing of rock-n-roll blues icon Greg Allman, my virtual mp3 turntable has been a nostalgic soundscape filled with the music of the Fab Four and the Allman Brothers Band. Naturally, “Sergeant Pepper” […]

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Tehillim

Tehillim is a Hebrew word meaning praises.Music and song undoubtedly play a significant role in Scripture. The Book of Psalms is widely considered to be the songbook of the Bible. Composed by various authors over at least 500 years, the Book of Psalms contains songs featuring a variety of different styles and purposes. Psalms contains songs used for […]

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Worship: Sing A New Song

Music plays a vital part in building, expressing, and sharing our faith. Throughout Scripture, we see music playing a crucial role in the worship of God. Psalm 96, for example, urges us to sing and proclaim the glory of God’s salvation for all the world to hear. Psalms, hymns, praise choruses and worship songs are […]

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