Another Eclectic Verve Album On The Way
I follow a general process incorporating aspects unique to each album when I'm writing music. The inception of our current project began at the end of 2012.
Eclectic Verve Songwriting
I think the act of songwriting can be fascinating to people unfamiliar with the life of a singer/songwriter, but my intent with this post...
Eclectic Verve is evolving. Read about our latest project.
Creativity: Overlooked Need on Maslow’s Hierarchy
Although the genesis of Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is nearly seven decades old, there is still room for improvement, including adding creativity to the pyramid of needs.
Even without lyrics, music can evoke joy, sadness, or other emotional responses just by the intonation, cadence, or chord progression employed by the songwriter.
Colorado Memories in Pictures
Recently I strolled down “Memory Lane” looking through old pictures of Colorado taken while hiking or vacationing around the state. As I looked through these... Read More
Colorado Beauty Inspires Songwriters
Colorado’s beauty has inspired many songs. From “America the Beautiful” to John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” to Kent Lehman's “Going to Colorado”.
Music Lyrics Mismatch: Eleanor Rigby Case Study
Do you carefully listen to the lyrics of the songs you hear? Do the words match the music or are the lyrics at odds with... Read More
Can a Guitar Player Own Too Many Guitars?
The need to own lots of guitars is discussed by the non-guitar playing half of Eclectic Verve.
The music of Eclectic Verve originates from a diverse range of influences within the pop rock genre.