“Detroit Strut” – a Funk-Jazz Soundtrack Captures the City Beat

…and Sets The Tone for Summer as Motown Springs Back To Life Imagine yourself (pre- or post-pandemic !) heading downtown to take in a game…or a show, or a concert…and hitting your favorite spots with friends before and after. You’re with fellow fans, on a cool summer evening, “strutting” on the crowded streets between arenas, […]

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Political Music

*** New, December 2020 – “The Wreck of the Detroit Election” sung by Hoardin’ LeadFoot – with Steve DeDoes & the Helmholtz Project presented here via YouTube: December 1, 2020 – “The Wreck of the Detroit Election.”A song parody by Steve DeDoes Music Productions – about the political goings-on in Michigan throughout 2020, riffing on […]

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Album Lyrics: Beyond

“Beyond” (Track #1) (lyrics & music by Steve DeDoes, 2020) recorded by Steve DeDoes & the Helmholtz Project * dedicated to Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, & the “Cosmos” legacy * If we could see beyond the stars Into the corners of the mind Then the world alone would not begin to hold the answers […]

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During Quarantine, Musician Steve DeDoes Reaches “Beyond”

“I had just written this new song in February,” longtime Michigan-based composer Steve DeDoes recalls in May of 2020.  “I was excited to begin recording it.  Then, the coronavirus lockdown happened.” ACCESS PAGE – for CDs, stores, streaming (click to open a new tab – order a CD, links to iTunes, Spotify, etc.) The thought-provoking […]

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Listen/Preview: “Beyond,” a New Release (2020) by Steve DeDoes

“Beyond” – a new song by Steve DeDoes & the Helmholtz Project (*see below) – evolved into a complete album, released in May 2020. You can order a CD (from kunaki.com), and access the album through online stores and streaming services (like Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon) by clicking here to go to our access page. […]

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"Christmas Air" - a holiday presentation by Steve DeDoes Music Production

2020 Holiday Music – get ALL of the “Christmas Air” on CD ! (info/credits, too)

(Originally released in 1998 as “Michigan Christmas Air”, for & by the American Lung Association)  Updated and re-released in 2018. Order the UPDATED 2018 CD of “Christmas Air” – with ALL tracks – from kunaki.com. (notes about CD orders) In 1998, much of this memorable collection of music was released to great acclaim – as […]

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Revisit: “Take Me Out To The Ballgame,” for Stan Musial video (2013)

…for our baseball/music fans – Back in the summer of 2013, we (Mattie & Steve DeDoes) had the honor of contributing the music for a tribute video for the late Stan Musial, legendary baseball Hall-of-Famer.  Filmmaker Tim Reid created the video piece, which was first presented in Cooperstown at the 2013 induction ceremonies, in addition […]

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Playlist: Steve DeDoes – Ballads & Mellow Trax

Thanks to good friend – and avid listener – Tyrone Hicks, for identifying some of his favorite “DeDoes Music” and constructing this list on Apple Music.  These selected songs and tracks are culled from our music releases to date (April, 2018). We agree with Tyrone that this is an enjoyable trip through a subset of our musical […]

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