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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Musical Interlude: "Serenity Junction" and the ghost of McCoy Tyner

I often qualify the music I post online, saying I'm still rusty, that it works well enough despite the imperfections, and so on.  Not this time.  I'm completely happy with these two recordings.  (Actually, I don't have any problems with the last one I posted, either.)

These were both recorded on the same day.  The first is an improvisation which develops into something meant to conjure the spirit of McCoy Tyner:



Second, an original composition I'm calling "Serenity Junction":



If you're paying attention, you'll notice that the first recording is actually based on the opening of "Serenity Junction."