ragtime doodling

I’ve recently been doing some temp work in an office down in Cardiff Bay. The freelance film composer lifestyle is great an’ all, but it’s not necessarily the best way to keep the money coming in.

Anyway, I’d have to share the boring task of covering reception for an hour or so each day. In the quieter moments, some people would pass this time clearing their emails or reading a book. One afternoon last week, for no real reason, I decided to use some of this free time to write a little ragtime piano piece:

Then today, as a break from the emotional drama film I’m working on, I quickly put it in Logic and tidied it up.

(hear on soundcloud)

Right now it’s just a quick doodle really, and I know I’ve got nothing on the honky-tonk pros like this guy. But who knows, maybe it’ll come in handy for something someday.

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About jackwestmore

Jack Westmore writes music for film, television and media, and is currently based in Cardiff in the UK.
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