Archive for October 27, 2021

Can You See Tomorrow?

“Can You See Tomorrow?” is an original instrumental in a 1980s-ish “smooth jazz” style that is a bit of a mashup of several of my influences — Hank Marvin, Steely Dan, and Nokie Edwards among them.

October 27, 2021 at 6:21 pm Leave a comment

Pasacalle

“Pasacalle” is an original instrumental. It is intended to sound similar in style to an early 1960s Shadows track that was composed and arranged by their producer, Norrie Paramor. Early Shadows albums or EPs often included one or two of these more heavily produced, classically influenced tracks — perhaps to appeal to a more “sophisticated” audience.

October 27, 2021 at 4:49 pm Leave a comment

Ravin’ Blue

This is my cover of “Ravin’ Blue”, which was originally the 4th track on side two of the Ventures 1964 album, “The Fabulous Ventures”. The tune is an excellent example of a 12-bar-based “filler” track used to pad an album…and which often are more memorable and original that the “covers” used to sell the record.

October 27, 2021 at 4:47 pm Leave a comment

Runnin’ Wild

This is my cover of “Runnin’ Wild”, which was originally the 2nd track on side one of the Ventures 1964 album, “The Fabulous Ventures”. The tune is an excellent example of a “filler” track used to pad an album…and which often are more memorable and original that the “covers” used to sell the record. Songwriting credit is shared by all four members of the group.

October 27, 2021 at 4:47 pm Leave a comment

Walking with Pluto

This is my cover of “Walking with Pluto”, which was originally the 5th track on side two of the Ventures 1964 album, “The Fabulous Ventures”. The tune is an excellent example of a 12-bar-based “filler” track used to pad an album…and which often are more memorable and original that the “covers” used to sell the record.

October 27, 2021 at 4:47 pm Leave a comment

When My Heart Is Free

“When My Heart Is Free” is an original instrumental ballad intended to sound similar to something the Shadows might have done in the 80s or 90s.

October 27, 2021 at 7:48 am Leave a comment


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