LONG CHORDS - HIGH HEALS
A beautiful but haunting, building piece with several moods, rises and falls in dynamics, and an uplifting vocal message. Female voice with steel guitar and Mellotron-like strings begin, change to acoustic guitar and bass dialog, with striking atmospheric guitar work in the last section
Bold striking guitar with orchestra sound, classy yet hard rocking with lots of textures and points of excitement. Layered electric guitars mix with horns, strings, keyboards, creating a rich sonic palette with lots of color.
IF I COULD SEE YOU AGAIN
A pensive yet upbeat female pop tune reflecting on a brother's life and death.
END OF THE ROAD
Hip, funky old-school dance groove with driving Motown style bass, a popping horn section and a slick soprano sax solo.
Moody, meditative and mysterious lyrics, male vocals and an acoustic guitar based rhythm section create a reflective musical moment.
Fun organ and twangy guitar sound based on that brief moment in history when West Coast surf groups began to turn into psychedelic bands.
Like the Beatles used Indian music for inspiration, The Krewe of Sound finds creative expression in the sound of pre-war Radio Afghanistan, mixing rocking bass and guitars with a whole orchestra of Eastern instruments including robab, santur, and bansuri.
Mountain dulcimer rocks out! Pretty melody with a shift in time signatures meshes with heavy drums and bass.
This experimental pop tune with male vocal, female backups, and artistic guitar, talks about avoiding expectations of the future and how that opens new possibilities.
Progressive 6/8 rocker, with guitars, organ and synth dancing over the churning bass and drums, based on the music of the previous song.
Sweet, "soulful" guitar backed by a full orchestra with horns and strings, mellow yet moving.
A spacey Pink Floyd-like mood begins with out-there guitar chords, and gets airborne with tenor sax and astral guitar.
Funky rock instrumental, sort of Jeff Beck meets the Allman Brothers, with sweet guitar harmonies and solos, including a steel guitar interlude in contrasting rhythm.
CHANGES SUITE; a linked series of thematically connected music that presents issues of the change so needed for our survival:
Uplifting chant-like anthem, male and female vocals, with strong guitar leads, with several changes in texture and sound. The words are about the changes we all see and need to bring peace and healing to earth.
MARCH TO CHANGE
Rush-like 7/4 beat with killer guitar riff opens this piece, then moves to a soulful guitar lead over string-like background and strong bass, ending in the rain.
Taking control of change is the subject, sung by male and female voices with hot guitar leads, over an oddly incessant heavy 5/4 beat.
Fast and driving 6/8 groove with progressive guitars and keyboards create a swirl of sound.
Uplifting anthem, male and female vocals, with climactic guitar lead, driving piano, over a cool bass and synth groove. The words are about the changes we all see and need to bring peace and healing to earth.
CHANGE IN PROGRESS
Relaxing smooth jazzy-with-a-country flair guitar instrumental in a 7/8 latin groove, with a sweet piano and melodic bass backup.
Mixed male and female vocals sing of changes in a positive loving way, with wah-wah guitar and other rock instruments creating a modern sound based on classic rock with a 9/8 twist.
ACCELERATION OF CHANGE
Driving bass and ethereal organ begin this fast 5/4 melody, then soaring guitar leads into the dramatic ending, which dissolves into the sound of rain and wind.
A quirky but happy melody with an unusual mix of bass, sitar, effects, ratchet, slide whistle, and percussion, with a unique light-hearted mood.