Paul Nordquist is a songwriter, musician, and producer. He has recorded a number of rock albums as a solo artist and as a member of Left Brain, Monster Crossing, Green Beings, and the satiric Christmas rock band Bah & the Humbugs. He served as the music director of zongoftheweek.com and kidzong.com. Paul has taught and blogged about the craft of songwriting.
In the 1980s Paul studied piano and music theory at Oberlin College and composed several stage musicals. In recent years he has composed music for meditation albums, radio shows, and short films. In 2014, Paul composed the musical soundtrack for the short film Stud.
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Irrational Number (Pi Part One) Paul Nordquist's song for memorizing pi listen free online
99 Ways to Make a Difference (in 99 Seconds) Green Beings' song about global warming listen free online
Green Beings environmentally sustainable pop-rock band listen free online
kidzong.com fun songs for kids listen free online
zongoftheweek.com humorous and topical songs listen free online
Bah & the Humbugs satirical Christmas rock band listen free online
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PAUL NORDQUIST TRIVIA
PAUL PLAYS: synthesizer and piano, and sometimes bass, guitar, saxophone, accordion, sleighbells...
CRITICS RAVE: "The twinkle of the evening is Paul Nordquist" -- The New York Times (1987)
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES: studied classical music at Oberlin College (1980s)
GOTH CRED: recording engineer on The Red Masque's debut album (2001)
15 NANOSECONDS OF FAME: interviewed on CNN as a member of Bah & the Humbugs (2002)
CUTTING ROOM FLOOR: an extra in the shopping mall scenes of The Lovely Bones (2010)
MOST OFF THE WALL GIG: keyboardist in the touring band of a Michael Jackson impersonator (1980s)
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