This page of our website is intended to be seen by invitation only. It is created specifically to serve as a URL to provide direct and convenient access to our catalogue of music for music and production industry professionals. If you’re “just visiting,” note the explanation below –

Currently, we are actively seeking associates for licensing, collaboration, and other contractual opportunities. Given the range, breadth, and distinction of our musical output, we have much to offer.

Seriously interested ? Please contact Steve DeDoes Music Productions for dialogues (link here).

DeDoes Music has released a broad variety of our original work on digital platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc.).  This page provides direct access to individual tracks (primarily via YouTube).  Other material that has NOT BEEN RELEASED is identified on this website. Please – get in touch with us if there’s something you want to hear ! (link here).

We ask that our fans, and other general music listeners, start with our home page (dedoesmusic.com), in order to access our products (CDs, streams, etc.).  As for links on this page:  any “internal links” (i.e., to recordings on this website) CANNOT be shared, or otherwise circulated.  DeDoes Music Productions adheres strictly to legal constraints for music distribution.  Thank you for your cooperation.  Enjoy our work !

Our “Top 5”:  a comprehensive variety of original music

(Note:  YouTube/info links open new tabs)

  • Pickup Game” – rock tune/theme (with male vocal), originally produced for & utilized by Gus Macker Basketball  (YouTube link)
  • Detroit Strut” – jazz-funk instrumental (link to info post  ||  YouTube link)
  • Frozen In Ice” – female vocal, contemporary ballad  (YouTube link)
  • Friend For Life” – piano/orchestra/sop.sax instrumental  (YouTube link)
  • (The More I) Need To Know” – theme for TerraViva! information products theme, with female lead/children’s chorus (link to info post  ||  YouTube link)
Steve DeDoes, at the piano

(Note – we created the list above for submission to *one particular company*; we provide more material below, organized by type & genre.  We’ll continue to develop and refine this list, and provide direct links to more tracks:

Original Songs with vocal (pop/rock)

(On Some) Blue Planet
UnSure (M/F duet)
(…)

Original Songs:  Unique Subjects / Broadcast / Themes, etc.

  • Cutting Edge” (techno-jazz). This track was also used as the theme music for the syndicated radio program “The WJR Internet Advisor” for 20+ years  (YouTube link)
  • Fanfare for a Common Destiny” – used as theme for NPR program “Decision ’96”  (YouTube link)
  • I Will Remember You” – a poignant, emotional ballad about the loss of a loved one.  (YouTube link)
  • Magic In The Night” – theme song for Doug Henning Magic Show  (YouTube link)
  • Pickup Game” – rock tune/theme, originally produced for & utilized by Gus Macker Basketball  (YouTube link)

Solo Piano

A Moment of Your Time
A Place I’ve Never Been
(…)

Jazz Originals (Instrumental) – a sampling of diverse styles

  • Cutting Edge” (techno-jazz). This track was also used as the theme music for the syndicated radio program “The WJR Internet Advisor” for 20+ years  (YouTube link)
  • Detroit Strut” – jazz-funk instrumental (link to info post  ||  YouTube link)
  • Phases” – co-written w/ harpist K.Allvin;  Billboard #5, 1989   (YouTube link)

Lullabye For Lisa (acoustic, ballad)
Pace of the Peloton (modern, fusion)
Slow Burn (jazz-funk)
They’ll Never Find Me Here (Latin/Calypso)
(more …)

Distinctive Recordings of Jazz Standards – with vocal

  • BallGame Swing” (Take Me Out To The Ballgame) – dixieland jazz by “StrongArm Satch & the All-Stars of Swing”  (YouTube link)
  • Come Take a Trip on my Airship” – hit waltz from the early 1900’s, delightfully updated and cleverly arranged for the 2000’s.  Female Vocal w/ children’s voices.  (YouTube link)

Almost Like Being In Love
Am I Blue
(I Love You For) Sentimental Reasons
(…)

Distinctive Recordings of Jazz Standards – Instrumental

  • S.G.B.” (Sweet Georgia Brown) – latin jazz-funk arrangement  (YouTube link)

April In Paris (small big-band)
Corner Pocket (small big-band)
Jersey Bounce (small big-band)
Lazy Afternoon
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
When Sunny Gets Blue
(many more…)

Distinctive Arrangements of Pop “Covers” – with vocal

  • Ain’t That A Kick In The Head” (in big-band style) – (internal link)

other horn-fired arrangements

Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
JazzMan
Oops, I Did It Again
Something Got Me Started
(…)

*NOTE: please contact us at DeDoes Music if you’d like to request to hear any of our distinctive versions of the many “cover” tunes we’ve arranged & produced.  We obtain mechanical licenses for CD distribution of these recordings; while we hope to license them for Internet-based distribution in the future, we are careful not to distribute our catalogue of “cover songs” in ways that we have not procured license for.  We are happy to provide specific, contained access – or send CDs – for music professionals to hear and evaluate this exciting material !  It’s some of our *best stuff* !!

Pop “Covers” – instrumental

Everything’s Alright (Jazz Sextet)
Happy
Smooth Operator
Takin’ It To The Streets
(…)

Orchestral

  • Fanfare for a Common Destiny” – used as theme for NPR program “Decision ’96”  (YouTube link)

Computer Literate
Fanfare
Beyond The Horizon
(…)

Instrumental

“The Planets” (Techno-Rock)

Film Music – taken from soundtracks

  • Moments To Consider” – from “Lack of Appeal”  (YouTube link)
  • Nowhere To Hide” – intro & theme from U.S. Air Force film “Project: GoldPan”  (YouTube link)
  • Variations on Brahms’ Lullabye” – from “Growing Apart”  (YouTube link)

Christmas Music

  • The Bells of Modern Times” (based upon “Carol of the Bells”) – from the acclaimed CD “Christmas Air”  (YouTube link)
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas” – for brass quintet  (internal link)

S.D. Original – Michigan Christmas Air, The Air at Christmas
Public Domain – Go Tell It, Silent Night, O Holy Night, …
“Covers” – Chestnuts, Let It Snow, I’ll Be Home, Hurray For Christmas, Christmas Time Is Here, Winter Wonderland

Other, Novelties

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Fantasia on the Star-Spangled Banner