Alexander Smith and I have released a production music album ‘Swinging Through the Blitz’ earlier this year, an album inspired by the British swing music of the 1940s, a strangely appropriate time to reference in the current crisis. It’s an album that we have worked hard on and actually has an interesting story we thought would be worth sharing.
When you work in your passion, it is often the case that you started off doing it as a hobby. This is definitely true for me and for many musicians I know. When it comes to mastering your craft, practice is incredibly important. While things like technique are straightforward to practice, how does one go about practicing the creative element of their craft? How does a composer practice composing?