The singer-songwriter practices narrative psychology, and narrative psychology flows from the songs on his second CD. A rare triple Domer, Fleming is director of training at a health-management company, TrestleTree, near Indianapolis. As an undergraduate he played drums in the Notre Dame jazz band and in the eclectic campus band Dissfunktion. As a grad student he switched his focus to singing, acoustic guitars and song writing. On Glimpse he’s joined by, among others, Jimmy Ryan, who is Mary Chapin-Carpenter’s mandolin sideman. The CD is a tuneful mix of folk, acoustic pop and country. The often soul-searching lyrics and Fleming’s soft, earnest vocals sometimes evoke contemporary Christian music of earlier times. As with his psychology specialty, Fleming describes his song-writing style as story-oriented and calls Glimpse “a very intimate recording.” “All We Live” is about a friend who died of cancer. Fleming says he plans to donate a portion of the proceeds from sales to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Hear sample tracks and order through www.cdfreedom.com.
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