Category Archives: Vibraphone

No Food In The House

No Food In The House piece was based on a haiku I wrote:      No food in the house      Someone please go to the store      Finally, dinner! The piece is in three parts, each part relating to a line in the … Continue reading

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Always The First To Bloom

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku300 – four, five, nine years      four, five, nine years      always the first to bloom…      cherry tree The haiku was by Kobayashi Issa: his poems were often lively and humorous, despite his life … Continue reading

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Awakened From Sleep

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku297 – awakened from sleep      awakened from sleep      surprised by the darkness–      late autumn The haiku was by Mizuhara Shuoshi, a 20th century Japanese poet. Shuoshi rebelled against the principles of emotional detachment … Continue reading

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Evening Haze

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku296 – evening haze      evening haze:      when memories come, how distant      are the by gone days The haiku was by Takai Kito, a disciple of Yosa Buson. Despite becoming a professional haikai master … Continue reading

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Night Train

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku295 – night train      night train      the briefly lit lives      of others The haiku was by Mark Gilfillan. He was one of the panelists at the Naviar Haiku Fest in London last October. … Continue reading

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The Shore Of A River

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku285 – I’m on the shore of a river      I’m on the shore of a river      on some rocky path, on a hillside      my way home This is a haiku by Jamie Lickfold … Continue reading

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Ripples Reflecting The Light Of Dawn

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku279 – Ripples on water      Ripples on water      reflecting the light of dawn      the breaking of day This is a haiku by Jason Richardson, a Leeton-based musician and poet. In 2014 his music … Continue reading

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