Category Archives: Arranging

Monthly (quarterly?) post

News I know I’ve been a bit behind in regular posts here and on my YouTube channel. I probably use Twitter more than anything so if you want to know the latest, follow me there. (@MusicbyJames). Arrangements As mentioned in … Continue reading

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New and Unique music demos

New Music As most readers of my blog know, I am distributing my compositions and arrangements via SheetMusicPlus Digital. It’s kind of like an Amazon Kindle author self-publishing service for composers & arrangers. They recently made arrangements with the rights … Continue reading

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Where my music is being used

Map of my music usage Updated Dec 2015. The point in the northeast of Greenland represents all the sales where people did not give their location. Here’s a map showing where in the world my sheet music has been purchased … Continue reading

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Variegated Plate

Wonder what this might be? var·i·e·gat·ed ˈver(ē)əˌɡādəd/ adjective 1) exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks. Botany: (of a plant or foliage) having or consisting of leaves that are edged or patterned in a second color, especially white … Continue reading

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Cubase DAW evaluation

It is always good advice not to switch to a different DAW if you are comfortable and familiar with another one. And, if you aren’t getting the sound you want from the DAW, spend the time learning that DAW before … Continue reading

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Website update

Website update I’ve made some major changes to the website in the past two months. Visit to see all the changes. More free music In the process of getting rid of collections (see below), I decided to move several … Continue reading

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My first look at Komplete Kontrol

Komplete Control is software that allows Komplete 9 & Komplete 10 users the ability to find sounds in one central location. So, I just got it and put together a video showing some of its main features. See the video … Continue reading

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