Tag Archives: Wood Blocks

I Taste The Mountains

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 201.   In the calm stillness   after the rainstorm:   flies. This is a haiku by Taneda Santōka. In reading about him I was struck by the following:   Westerners try to conquer the mountains. … Continue reading

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Frank’s Gronkytonk

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0302: Gronkytonk. I imagine Gronkytonk as the music one hears down the street coming from an – at best – sketchy bar. Going inside the music reminds one of the … Continue reading

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Green And Black

The idea of Disquiet Junto Project 0288: Interspecies Duet was to use samples of two different animals and have them make music together, with a bonus for adding myself. I decided to use existing samples I have made over the … Continue reading

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The Man Ray Metronomic Society

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0267: The Metronomic Society. Man Ray was known for his Dadaist images, photograms (he called them rayographs), and solarized prints (more properly refered to as the Sabattier effect). In the evolution of … Continue reading

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Autumn Is Like A Sunday Night

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0258: Sonic Climate. The beautiful season of autumn should be a favorite time of the year for everyone.  The leaves change color from their ubiquitous green to a panoply of exceptional variations that … Continue reading

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Uninvited

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0255: Capone’s Ghost. As the scene begins instruments are interacting with one another. Al Capone’s banjo enters and begins to play Madonna Mia, a song that Capone wrote while he was locked up. … Continue reading

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