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Skye Suite

Skye Suite

I’m presenting “Skye Suite” this week. The story behind this is full of goodness and grief. I’ll share more with you soon. For now, I can tell you that my heart is breaking. And piano improvisation is the best balm I could come up with. So, here it is. Now you know what my broken …

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Elements Suite

Elements Suite: A musical meditation on nature

Elements I’m happy to present “Elements Suite” to you. This is a musical meditation on the traditional natural elements in a number of earth-based philosophies, plus¬†wood from Chinese elemental theory. I’m not going to say too much here. Instead, I’ll let the musical meditations “speak” for themselves. Just press the play button at the bottom …

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Holly (not The Cranberries)

How O’Riordan & The Cranberries inspired me to “wreck less”

Where were you when you first heard The Cranberries? In 1993, I lived in Oakland, California. I had transitioned out of a former career to “do music and nothing else”. My attempt to re-create my life was based on a bunch of unreasonable assumptions. Much to my surprise, for example, I still had to put …

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