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27 06, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical The World Has Evil

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions A few weeks ago I went into recording studios in NYC and LA to record demo songs for my new musical Tom Jones the Musical. I've been writing behind the scenes posts about the songs and the singers. This is the second to last installment. The Whole World Has Evil The song "The Whole World Has Evil" is our introduction to the show's antagonist, the priggish Blifil. I suppose you'd be a prig, too, [...]

9 06, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical The One

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions Last week the other week I  wrote about the amazing recording sessions we had in NYC for my new musical Tom Jones the Musical. This is the first post about the incredible LA recording session. The One I think "The One" is the second song I wrote for Tom Jones. (The first being "Harlot Jenny Jones"). It's the third song of the show, when we first meet our lovers - Tom Jones and Sophie Western. [...]

27 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical I’ll Always Love You

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Recordings I was in NYC not so long ago, recording demos for my new musical Tom Jones the Musical. I've been posting about the sessions and have come to the final song we recorded. I'll Always Love You "I'll Always Love You" is the final song in the show. The feel good, everything ends happily song. It's Tom and Sophie's wedding song. It's also the last song we recorded in NYC. Despite having a lot [...]

24 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical Say Goodbye

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Recordings I've been chronicling about the recent demo recording sessions I did in NYC for my new musical Tom Jones the Musical. I worked with fantastic singers and am really happy with the results. Say Goodbye to Tom Jones "Say Goodbye to Tom Jones" happens late in the second act. Both Squire Western and the priggish Blifil want to get Tom Jones out of the way so Blifil can marry Squire Western's daughter, Sophie. Blifil [...]

23 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical I Wanna Go Home

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions Earlier this month I was in NYC to record demos for my new musical Tom Jones the Musical. We were in the studio for three days. Two days of recording and one day of mixing. Last week I wrote a series of posts about the songs we recorded on the first day. Here's the first post about the songs we recorded on the second day. I Wanna Go Home The song "I Wanna Go [...]

19 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical Fox Huntin’

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions I was in NYC last week to record demos for my new musical, Tom Jones the Musical. Man that's a clever title. This week I've been writing a series of posts about those sessions. The other posts are:  Kerry Butler and Dan DeLuca recording “About You;” Anissa Felix and Josh Tolle recording “Digging a Hole in the Ground;" Janine LaManna, Anissa Felix and Cullen Titmas recording “Harlot Jenny Jones;” and Janine LaManna and Adam Kaplan singing "London [...]

18 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical London Town

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions I recently got back from NYC where I recorded several demos for my new show Tom Jones the Musical. I'm doing a series of posts as sort of a behind the scenes look at the sessions. The other posts are: Kerry Butler and Dan DeLuca recording "About You;" Anissa Felix and Josh Tolle recording "Digging a Hole in the Ground" and Janine LaManna, Anissa Felix and Cullen Titmas recording "Harlot Jenny Jones." Me and Jay, [...]

17 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical Harlot Jenny Jones

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions This is my third post about the recent recording sessions we did for my show Tom Jones the Musical. These posts are a sort of behind the scenes look at the sessions. You can read the first post about Kerry Butler and Dan DeLuca recording the song "About You." And the second post about Anissa Felix and Josh Tolle recording "Digging a Hole in the Ground." The lovely, talented and most likely drunk Janine [...]

16 05, 2017

Tom Jones the Musical “Digging a Hole”

Tom Jones the Musical Demo Sessions This is the second installment about the recording session we did in NYC for my musical Tom Jones the Musical. Yesterday I wrote about the first song we recorded: "About You," sung by the incredibly talented Kerry Butler and Dan DeLuca. Digging a Hole in the Ground After we recorded Kerry, we moved onto "Digging a Hole in the Ground." This song takes place in the second act. Tom and Sophie come face to face for [...]

15 05, 2017

Tom Jones The Musical “About You”

Tom Jones The Musical Demo Sessions I just got back from NYC, where I spent three days in Mirrortone Studios recording demos for my musical Tom Jones The Musical (Clever title, huh?). We had a blast. I called up a bunch of my friends and asked if they would come in and record a song or two. I was shooting for a "concert" version of the musical, where the songs are sung by different people. They all said yes. I [...]