Interview With Ceodonym

Where are you from?
I am an immigrant with roots from Middle East i lived in Denmark whole my life.
Members and their instruments?
I am the only member and composer. I play the Piano and sing sometimes 🙂
What does your band name mean?
It is a slang or another word for Pseudonym 🙂
What genre do you consider yourself? Why?
I do not like to put my self into a genre.
What drew you to music?
It is the place were i find freedom to express myself with sound.
What are some of your most influential bands? Why?
I spend many years listening. I listened to many many genres and discovered so many bands/composers 🙂 I like the classical ones such as Mozart,Beethoven,Bach. I like Miles Davis, John Coltrane , Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye to Hip Hop and rap:) I could write you 10 pages about the ones i like 😀 I like Rock, i like pop…. But also Middle Eastern music had a big influence on me since my roots is from there. And i was raised with Turkish Folk music and various genres 🙂
What was your first song?
My first piece was Fresh on the computer but i have some other start pieces ideas i have been working on for a long time and yet not published.
What is your song writing process?
I compose at the piano write it down in Sheet/notation. Afterwards into Notation software on PC and yeah 🙂 Also for the other instruments i have same way of working. But i look forward to record with equipment live from my Piano in the future for better sound than computer generated Piano 🙂 I do not have resources to get a string quintet play my songs or other instruments, so this is my way of doing it so far. Since i am on my own with music for the moment 🙂
How has your music evolved?
I will be learning through the whole process. This is a start and i will hopefully develop and wish to learn through the whole process.
What songs do you perform the most often?
At the moment i play some easy pieces at the piano often when i have time.. and sometimes i practise the Bach, Mozart or try to sing the standard Moonlight in Vermont 🙂
Do you play any covers?
Sometimes i practice
Do you have a set play list?
Yes
Is there a secret meaning in any of your music?
I have not written any lyrics so far even though its possible to be influenced just by sound.
What is your favorite part of working in music?
The freedom to express yourself through sounds and try to feel/connect with others to a higher power together.
What is your least favorite part of working in music?
The competition part. I will not see it as a competition but a place were everybody can express themselves i prefer the duet rather than the beef culture 🙂 Even though i like to lissen to Rap & Hip Hop sometimes as well.
How old were you when you started playing your instrument?
My father and mother told me and i have seen pictures with the turkish long necked instrument called Saz ( Baglama ) from my first years. I started piano lessons early, but quited and quited music for along time. I stated playing in the mid twenties. And lately i have focused more on it 🙂
What image do you hope your music conveys?
I cannot answer this yet 🙂
Where have you performed?
I have been practicing for my self for like 6-7 years and with few listeners. I lately started just to play around in the local library and at small places or meetings.
Do you have any up coming shows?
hopefully in the future 🙂 I am just in the start progress…
What is your greatest achievement to date?
I do not have any degree and i have not participated in competitions.
Are you happy with the current success of your music?
I am gratefull for each person taking time to listen to me i wish i could do the same to that person with their expression such as music or in any other way.
What is the ultimate direction for your music?
This is difficult to answer for me.
What steps have you taken to get there?
This is difficult to answer for me.
What steps do you still have to do?
Practice & hard work.
How do you feel about the internet and the music business?
I am new in this stuff, but it seems difficult to get listened to.
What is your favorite concert you’ve attended?
To be honest i haven’t been to that many concerts, but i liked the symphonies I listened to and some pop concerts as well 🙂 I do not have a favourite.
What do you do besides music?
Enjoying life 🙂
What is your favorite song? (not by you)
I really have like 10000 of favorites.
Any last words?
I am grateful if you just want to spent some minutes of your time to take a listen. I will do my best to improve and express my self in the future. Thank you very much for your time. 🙂

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