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Every Day

Lyrics I like sittin’ silently before the dawn sippin’ black coffee and watin’ for the sunrise soaking up silence and peace and rain and the bird community singin’ their joyous refrain and I like making music every day every day I like making music every day every day I like making music every day every […]

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Hey Amigo

Paying homage to a loved one… Lyrics Hey Amigo Hey Amigo Hey Amigo Hey Amigo What are you finding what are you learning what are you feeling on the other side The other side of the mountain The other side of the stream The other side of time The other side of life You left […]

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Heart Blues

This a New Orleans -style zen blues chant. Thanks to Noah and Zoë Thompson for lending their vocal talents. Lyrics Oh the great depression has come back again I’m gettin’ my food outa garbage cans I’m goin’ downtown gonna see my friends gonna forget my troubles while the bands are playin’ I ain’t got no […]

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Haiku

The idea with this song was to set haiku to music, using the same structure as that which governs haiku: 5-7-5 syllables. So this song is in alternating sets of three measures with time signatures of 5/4, 7/4, and 5/4. Alternatively, one could probably argue that the song is actually in 17/4, but either way […]

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The Early Ears

One of the most painful experiences surrounding my mother’s death was spending the night in my childhood home after the funeral. It was so silent, something it had rarely been when I was growing up. Not long prior to Mom’s passing, I was fortunate to have had my iPhone handy to capture her playing the […]