The Future of Album:America

California / July 10, 2012 / by Chris
The Future of Album:America

It has been a real joy writing Album:America the past several months. Having a space where I can both experiment with new compositional styles and have an outlet for my "comfort-zone" music that doesn't fit in Bus 52's profile pieces is an opportunity of a lifetime for a composer, and I feel privileged to have this opportunity with Bus 52.

Those who have been keeping track on Bus52.com know that we are at the halfway point on our journey around the country. I find benchmarks like this are a good time to take stock of what is working and what is not in a project. As I think about Album:America, I think its greatest weakness has been not involving you, the audience, in the project enough. So today I'm going to start fixing that. I have a few ideas about directions Album:America could take for the second half of the year, and I want your input. So, without further ado, here is the first ever: