Clocking Out is a short A-B binary form jazz sketch, featuring live improvised solos on both the piano and overdriven clavinet (with manual wah via a mod wheel). An mp3 download is available to visitors of my BMC profile [clicking here will redirect to the BMC profile on a separate browser window] and it canContinue reading “Clocking Out – [a brief commentary]”
Room With A View is the first of an ongoing series of sketches, which I hope to update and expand on periodically during my time living in Japan. The first is set to a personal video I took whilst visiting the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in the spring of 2019. It took 2 years toContinue reading “Room With A View – [A Brief Commentary]”
Home Liner is the latter of three short sketches uploaded to YouTube during the first week of April 2021. The track concludes my theme of Japanese transportation, this time paying homage to a private rail service for commuters called ‘The Home Liner’. The Home Liner is essentially a private commuter train, which charges a measlyContinue reading “Home Liner – [a brief commentary]”
click here to listen to Takushī! – [redirects to YouTube in a separate window] Takushī! Is the second of three short sketches uploaded to YouTube during the first week of April 2021. It continues the theme of Japanese transportation, this time alluding to the taxi drivers of Kakegawa city, near Hamamatsu. As before, the musicContinue reading “Takushī! – [a brief commentary]”
‘Tokaido Time’ is the first in a series of three short sketches uploaded to YouTube in April 2021.
Espresso Martini Rum & Ginger Passionfruit Skittles Matsuri Kanpai Last Orders [all hyperlinks redirect to youtube in a new tab]
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Composition, performance and recording (05/16 – 06/17)