Jess Hendricks

Composer, Performer, and Developer

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My Compositional Process: Part 2 

A big part of evolving my own compositional process is letting it actually evolve and not forcing the issue. So I have discovered that seeing...
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Back in Business 

The latest version of my web presence is now up and running, but like my composition projects no work is ever truly done. The biggest addition is...
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The Importance of a Composer’s Web Presence 

In the course of creating my own website, I have looked at several websites for composers at all levels and points in their career. The...
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My Composition Process: Part 1 

Planning I thought it would be fun to write about my ever-evolving process of composing in a series of posts. If anything I thought it...
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Living Music Database 

The Living Music Database( is a resource for discovering classical and electroacoustic music by composers over the last half century.
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A Modern Quandary 

After a fairly good run of performances, I have been stuck in a lull due to the time commitment required for my Computer Science degree.
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Through the Mystic Woods 

This summer I composed Through the Mystic Woods after reading the A Song of Fire and Ice book series by George R.R. Martin. It is...
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Creative Computers 

In the article “Creative AI: Computer composers are changing how music is made” by Richard Moss, current trends in music composed by computer programs is...