A Drum Kit And A 7-String Guitar

Scott Amendola and Charlie Hunter have a music making relationship going on 20 years. Here is a press kit video for their latest record is called Pucker. All shot and edited by me. I found that I really love doing this work. If I had discovered this long ago I would probably be a film…

Hard Work and Laughter

[youtube=http://youtu.be/C8-LV3hTnFU] More video work has been coming my way and I love it. Martha and Monica, a cello/piano duo hired me to do a trailer about them and the two new works they commissioned from Omid Zoufonoun and Matt Ingalls. They will premiere Omid Zoufonoun’s Sonata for Cello and Piano on Sunday, September 30, 2012,…

Swerving Away From The Middle

One of the perks of having a long term relationship with a client is that, after a doing a few shoots over the years, a certain amount of trust is built up and you can break away from the usual approach and experiment. Scott Amendola is a composer and drummer based in the San Francisco…

So To Speak, Episode 4 – Tuned in Fourths

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/19715198 w=550&h=310] Scott Amendola is a drummer and composer. His latest record LIFT is a trio project with Jeff Parker on guitar and John Shiflett on bass. The bass has a noble place in music. Its often seen, merely, as support for the more upfront characters on stage. Scott talks about John Shiflett’s ability…

So To Speak, Episode 3, Screaming & Sharing

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/19469411 w=550&h=310] Scott Amendola is a drummer and composer. His latest record LIFT is a trio project with Jeff Parker on guitar and John Shiflett on bass. The emotional landscape of music is a profoundly wide and nuanced space. In this episode he talks about the value of exploring the darker territory in a…

So To Speak, Episode 1… We Have Lift Off!

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/19425902 w=550&h=310] So To Speak is a short format interview series that sheds light on the creative process by sharing an artist’s experiences, opinions, and thoughts. Scott Amendola is a drummer and composer. His latest record LIFT is a trio project with Jeff Parker on guitar and John Shiflett on bass. In this episode…

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