Michael J Weaver Music

Music Publishing and Performance.

Welcome to Michael J Weaver Music!

My goal here is to provide various musical services that are professional, uplifting and beautiful. Click around the site, see what interests you, and come back tomorrow and see what's different. Then let me know how I can serve you best.

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Slightly Less Scattered

"My time of day is the dark time..."

Guys and Dolls was the first pit orchestra I ever played in. It was my senior year in high school, and my french horn chops would juuust barely make it to the end of the show each night. And I loved it. Every second of it. It was one of the main reasons I wanted to get better at the horn, so I could make it through an entire musical without getting tired.

And ever since I first heard those lyrics sung by Sky Masterson, I have known exactly how he feels. I have sung this song on numerous occasions... often late at night. My favorites were when I was living up in Westfield, NJ for a few years. I would literally roam the abandoned old-style main street around 1-2am and sing this song, sometimes to myself, sometimes a little louder than I should have...

But I have always loved the nighttime. Everything stops. And I can think clearly all of a sudden. I can make good decisions for just a few precious hours of the day. I write really good music after the sun goes down. And I kinda hate that my "thinking clearly" time is now my bedtime. Getting up early is terrible. I'm no use to anyone before Noon anyway, and I really don't hit my stride until about 4 or 5pm... And you can save your lectures on biorhythms and getting my body used to a new schedule... It just doesn't work for me.

No matter when I wake up. No matter how long I've been awake. Nighttime is my time. I truly love it. And I truly miss it.

"It's a marvelous night for a moondance..."


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