Music

Andy Firth

Australian Clarinet & Saxophone Virtuoso, NSW, Australia I’ve always wanted to record a Christmas album but I just couldn’t bring myself to the point of doing yet “another Christmas carols” recording. The only way I could see of being happy with the stories and various view points of the Christmas story was to write my own songs. Although I’ve composed 650 works from educational songs to full symphonic works, I’d never written any lyrics so this challenge was a very exciting voyage of self-discovery for me. So over a period of two weeks I sat down and wrote the 14 original songs on this album for my dear vocalist friends here my home of Newcastle NSW Australia. I wanted to…