Category Archives: Vibraphone

Morning Coolness

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 227 – Morning coolness.   Morning coolness:   dewdrops swaying   in the spiderweb This is a haiku by Betty Drevniok, one of the founders of the Haiku Society of Canada. The Betty Drevniok Award … Continue reading

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Sleeping Awake

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 226 – he won’t go to sleep.   he won’t go to sleep   unless we play him the tune   that keeps him awake This is a haiku by Alvaro Cardona-Hine, poet, painter, composer … Continue reading

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Wild Geese Take Flight

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 225 – The wild geese take flight.   The wild geese take flight   Low along the railroad tracks   In the moonlight night This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, a Japanese poet, author, … Continue reading

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The Milky Way

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 224 – the milky way.   the milky way   at midnight   a drunkard dances This is a haiku by Taneda Santoka, a poet and mendicant priest who chose walking meditation instead of zazen … Continue reading

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Meditation Class

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 223 – Meditation class.   Meditation class   the distant waterfall   suddenly closer This is a haiku by Marco Alessi. Earlier this month I wrote music for meditation in response to the Disquiet Junto … Continue reading

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Fragment Of A Dream

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 222 – Ghostly melody.   Ghostly melody   follows me into my day   fragment of a dream This is a haiku by Jason Richardson, musician and poet. My idea was to establish a simple … Continue reading

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Spring Approaches

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 221 – Spring approaches.   Spring approaches   the Pacific Ocean   will be my sitting mat This is a haiku by Zen Buddhist master Soen Nakagawa, mostly known for being a seminal figure in … Continue reading

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