The First Step is the Hardest

by Judson Hurd

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"The First Step Is the Hardest" is a new single release from pianist/composer Judson Hurd. Hurd’s previous releases have been solo piano, but this time he is trying a more ambient, synth-driven approach, which works very well. The almost 8 1/2 minute piece has an atmospheric synth drone that runs in the background throughout the piece while piano, keyboard, and guitars alternate in the more serene foreground. The piece has a visual cinematic sweep to it, but since Hurd composes a lot of his music for film and television, this makes sense! I am very impressed with this new music and look forward to seeing what Hurd does on his next full-length album, due out later this year. -Kathy Parsons-Mainly Piano


released February 14, 2017
Written by Judson Hurd
Judson Hurd Music ASCAP (2016)


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Judson Hurd Wilmington, North Carolina

Judson Hurd is a composer based in Wilmington, NC. His music has been compared to Max Richter, Nils Frahm, and others in the Minimal genre. Thanks for listening.

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