“The first piece is Currents and this piece begins with a series of fast trills that roil and surge like a river” Read full review

“With this collection J.C. Combs revels in the splendor of lush tones.”  – Beach Sloth    Read full review

I finally was able put together an album of improvisations performed over the last year (Cellar Door Records).  Also included are a couple works, “Currents” and “Elevator to the Moon.”  In the near future I will be releasing an album of sound art-related works titled “Songs of the Singularity.”  Stay tuned.  – JC

Excursion Score Website

November 20, 2013

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I was thinking about modern day sheet music, how it could be presented.  So I thought about how newspapers and magazines have shifted to an online format and how easy it would be to host my own scores not only here at my main website, but also create a site purely for the works in question, thereby allowing me to post information relevant to the score and not clutter up this site.  So far I have sheet music, photos and mp3 MIDI examples.  I intend to replace a few of the recordings with my own performances in the future.

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November 19, 2013

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The Troll pdf for solo piano example mp3

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Morning at Ballard Locks pdf for solo piano example mp3

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4th and Bell pdf for solo piano example mp3    
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Underground Passageway pdf for solo piano example mp3

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“The composition side of Combs’ work really shines in “Apparition,” which travels through many movements until reaching a peaceful and relaxing end.”  – What’s Up! Magazine on “gazing”