New Music Giveaway!

Edit: Contest Closed

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Today I am very excited to be featuring a friend and musician who's music I absolutely love! He recently came out with a new album, and at the end of this post I'll give you a chance to win it!

Daniel Jorgensen's interest in electronic and ambient music has been a longtime in forming. Percussion lessons from his father as a child led to a degree in music and percussion. After graduation he continues to follow his creative spirit as a composer, and works with the band Owl City as the music director. I met Dan in university, where we played together in the school wind symphony (I played trombone, he played percussion).

Daniel Jorgensen

He releases music both under his name and under the name "Carinthia," which is the name of a small province in Austria where he grew up.

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I love all three of his albums, and I listen to each one pretty much every morning to help get the day started right. His music is a perfect blend of peace and beauty. Here's a clip of my favorite song from his new album:

Not only does Dan write great music, but he's also generously given me a copy of his newest album to giveaway to a lucky reader! If you'd like to win a copy of "Leaving the Night Behind Us" leave a comment below and I'll randomly select a winner after April 14.

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Loretta Myra Bettis
Loretta Myra Bettis Tue, 04/23/2013 - 13:57

Totally awesome music. Can it be purchased in the United States? My granddaughter plays piano, violin and cello so I'd love to get her a copy.

Shannon Keesel
Shannon Keesel Sun, 04/14/2013 - 16:51

Awesome music!! Awesome talent!! Thanks for sharing his talent with us. I would love to sin this album! Enjoy his music very much!

nikkie cole
nikkie cole Sun, 04/14/2013 - 07:36

I tried leaving a comment the other day but my internet went so I don't think it went through. I am in love. That music clip is great! Thanks for the chance. :)

Laura Wellinghoff
Laura Wellinghoff Sat, 04/13/2013 - 20:28

Wow, some lovely music! He's talented. Thanks for the introduction.

Beverly Turner
Beverly Turner Sat, 04/13/2013 - 12:31

Love this! Thank you for sharing!

ShirleyAnn Schult
ShirleyAnn Schult Fri, 04/12/2013 - 07:35

Wow, such beautiful music, I love doing art with music like this playing, or taking a walk just spending time with nature, maybe even some photography..This kind of music is enchanting and inspiring!

Lisette Verhoeven
Lisette Verhoeven Fri, 04/12/2013 - 06:13

I got a peacefull fealing listening this music. I love it! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

Melo Vrijhof
Melo Vrijhof Fri, 04/12/2013 - 00:36

This is exactly my cup of tea! Thank you so much for pointing him out to me and thanks for the chance to win!

Christine Bastian
Christine Bastian Thu, 04/11/2013 - 23:36

Wonderful, peaceful and relaxing.

Sunny Faith Rush
Sunny Faith Rush Thu, 04/11/2013 - 23:13

What peaceful music. I wish him great success. Thanks for sharing his talent with us!

Sera Higgins
Sera Higgins Thu, 04/11/2013 - 17:25

sounds beautiful... love finding new musical artists to listen to... thanks for introducing us to him... and thanks for the chance to win his album!

Cocodou Giron
Cocodou Giron Thu, 04/11/2013 - 14:16

A fine artist ! I love this so beautiful !

Cynthia arnett
Cynthia arnett Thu, 04/11/2013 - 09:34

Beautiful music soothing and relaxing. I could listen to this anytime especially in today busy world. Thank you for sharing and the chance to win.

Heather Johannessen
Heather Johannessen Mon, 04/08/2013 - 16:31

I love this! It reminds me of Enya in a way. Just very smooth and relaxing.

Lizanne Killian
Lizanne Killian Mon, 04/08/2013 - 15:11

My teenage son loves Owl City... Dan's music sounds nice... Thanks for sharing & the chance to win his newest album!

Kristen Hess
Kristen Hess Mon, 04/08/2013 - 13:27

That's great! Makes me want to crawl into a hot bath and eat some chocolate! Beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win. I'll wrinkle my entry really good. Wrinkle, wrinkle, wrinkle...

Trine Secher
Trine Secher Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:08

That's what I call music! Thanks for the introduction - I feel much more relaxed already.

Dawn Evans
Dawn Evans Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:09

Very beautiful - hope it does well for him and thank you for introducing him to us and for the opportunity to win this. Off to see if I can find more of him to listen to.

Kaleena Farmer
Kaleena Farmer Mon, 04/08/2013 - 08:13

Wow. Truly wonderful and beautiful. I see why you listen to his music every morning.

Marianne Edwards
Marianne Edwards Mon, 04/08/2013 - 06:57

Beautiful! Thank you for introducing us to this amazing artist.

Vicki Iseminger
Vicki Iseminger Mon, 04/08/2013 - 03:26

It's lovely...nice and soothing. I can see why you start your day with this!

Lana Fischer
Lana Fischer Mon, 04/08/2013 - 02:37

Wow that was beautiful! How soothing..no wonder you listen to get your day going!! Very talented, I would say!