Author: John Francis

Sometimes we are blessed with instruments other than that of the normal praise band. They can be very useful instruments to “fill in the holes.” This article is a musical demonstration of how that works. For instance, a trumpet, flute, …

Plays Well With Others, #3, Filling in the Holes Read More »

“In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” Judges 17:6 Intros, turnarounds, and endings may be the ugliest part of the performance of any worship song. This is a …

Plays Well With Others – #2 “How Are You Playing That?” Read More »

Working with a set of volunteer church musicians can seem like a rodeo on many differing planes: brevity of rehearsals, level of musicality, commitment issues, oh yeah … and spirituality. All of these are mitigating factors in attempting to create …

Plays Well With Others – #1 Dynamics Read More »

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