Tag Archives: recording

Life in the Recording Studio :

Being in a recording studio is nothing like being in front of an audience. It’s a sterile environment; there’s no audience or applause and often the musicians are in separate rooms from eachother. If you’re accustomed¬†to performing for people and … Continue reading

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Are CDs Old Hat? Nick Hempton Explores a New Way of Releasing Music

A few days ago I told you about my new CD. It will be a traditional release, meaning there will be physical CDs as well as downloadable tunes on iTunes etc., but these days quite a few¬†artists are choosing alternative … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass; unauthorized audience videos on Youtube

A few days ago an audience member posted a video to youtube from my performance at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. I had chosen not to record the performance because I didn’t want to put any pressure on us to perform … Continue reading

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Champian’s Listening Party (Part 2)

A few months ago I had the great opportunity to get together with Jazz pianist / vocalist / radio host Judy Carmichael and record an interview for her public radio show, “Jazz Inspired”. I met Judy last summer while we … Continue reading

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Are full-length albums DEAD?!

As I prepare to record my fifth album, I am faced with the usual question: What’s the theme / concept? YOU MUST HAVE A THEME!!! If you have any of my albums, you probably already know none of them have … Continue reading

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