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Savanoia
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-09-07
Savanoia... It's not a word, just a noise you can make with your mouth. I was noodling around and ended up with a sorta swell opening and then became distracted with other things, leaving the intro collecting dust on the virtual shelf. Some time later I wanted to to write something with more repetition. I had been listening to some drone-type stuff and thought it was kind of cool. "I should give that a try."   ...Read more
Music, Guineas, wind ensemble, wild, Savanoia,
Les Baricades Misterieuses
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-09-06
Also known as the spelling Les Barricades Mysterieuses This is a harpsichord piece from 1717 by the French composer Fran├žois Couperin. I arranged it for 8 wind instruments. For some reason I used the spelling from the original music for this release.   ...Read more
Music, wind ensemble, Baroque, Guineas,
The Bumblebee's Briefcase
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-09-05
Beginning with the traditional "Bumblebee Trill," The Bumblebee's Briefcase then flies over hill and dale in search of pollen & nectar. The intrepid little tune comes across adventure and drama on its quest until it finally come home t rest in its home hive.   ...Read more
Music, wind ensemble, Bumblebee,
Transcendental Blues
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-09-04

B.B. King probably wouldn't consider this a blues song. There are more than three chords. Somehow it makes me think of some bizarre Eastern European dive bar. But the lyrics are about the blues, here they are:   ...Read more
Music, wind ensemble, Guineas, Blues,
Indian Summer
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-08-30
It was late September 2005. I was walking through Monticello, Idaho. Small town, warm evening. Almost no traffic sound. I could hear kids playing a few blocks away... dogs barking on the other side of town.It really sounded great, so I recorded it. A number of years later it was time to start the next thing. I had just finished a few things that were quick with really tight timing. So I wanted to take on a "Loose Hand" piece. And then I wanted it to sound like it was recorded in a living room with the windows & doors open. Thank you Montpelier!   ...Read more
Gerluz, Piano,
The Bunnies Parade
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-08-19
Imagine yourself walking down the street, minding your own kind of business. Perhaps you are one of those who like to pull on their ear as they walk, or stroke the soft fur there. Perhaps you like to pause now and then and twitch your whiskers at everything. Down the street you hear the "thump-de-dump".   ...Read more
Music, Guineas, Wind, parade,
Skipping Over the Lily Pads
It's a song... many ways to listen.

2017-07-27
Ah geepers, I've done it again... Calling this one "Skipping Over the Lily Pads".... The wizardry of Gerluz on the piano. Go ahead and add it to your playlists.   ...Read more
Music, Piano, Gerluz,
Music
    Gerluz
        Indian Summer
        Skipping Over the Lily Pads
        Gravity Wave
        more...
    Nouveau Guinea
        Savanoia
        Les Baricades Misterieuses
        Bumblebee's Briefcase
        more...
Photography
      Wildlands of SF
      Some Humble Abodes
      Fort Bragg on a Foggy Night
      more...
Travel
      Washington
      Hey, Let's hit Idaho
      A Drive About (series)
          And We're Off
          Alaska? Alaska!
          Alaska & Out
          more..
      West Highway 162
      more...
Misc
      Where Do Tractors Go?
      House Remodel (series)
          The Remodel Begins
          Tear 'em Up
          Putting Things Back
          more..
      And Then Aug & Sep
      What Happened to July?

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