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A Concept Album for Every Season with Chris Koza

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Photo by Jason P. Schumacher

For the Season 2 finale episode of Composer Quest, I interviewed Chris Koza, who had the crazy idea to create four concept albums in one year, following the change in seasons. These Rogue Valley albums turned out to be a huge artistic success. One song even ended up in Ben Stiller’s personal collection, and subsequently The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Chris shares some songwriting tips and tricks, and we dig into the concepts behind his concept albums, like how he wrote a song for each of the 12 full moons.

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Right click to download Ep. 91, or open in iTunes.

Also, Chris played a new song live in my living room, “Electric Tide.”

“Electric Tide” will be on his upcoming solo record. Stay in the loop at ChrisKoza.com. Thanks to Jason P. Schumacher for producing this video.

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Composer Quest Unplugged

You can download Chris Koza’s “Hummingbird” performance from this episode in the new Composer Quest Unplugged album.

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