Author name: Carissa Andrews

Astoria (Vocal Version)

(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek’s 2020 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI) Guitars, vocal- Reynold Harmonica-Clint Hoover Bass- Jeff Brueske Percussion-Michael Bissonnette Recorded by Stymie Seamans There are several recorded versions of this song. The other versions are instrumental only. It was at the suggestion of a radio promoter that I added a lyric and vocal. The lyric is a […]

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Prince of Samois

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2022 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Recording engineer: Stymie Seamans(Recorded April 20, 2022) May 16, 2022 will be the 69th anniversary of gypsy guitar great Django Reinhardt’s departure from this quaint old vale of tears. The town of Samois-sur-Seine, France (near Fontainebleau) is where he made his home toward the end of his rather short

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Tempus Fugit

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2008 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitar-ReynoldBass-Matt SenjemPercussion-Michael BissonnetteRecording engineer: Stymie Seamans I have made very few recordings with the typically “dark” sound of an archtop electric jazz guitar. That was the typical sound of most jazz guitar records in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Though guitarists like Jim Hall and even Pat Martino to some extent played

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Imagine That

“Imagine That”*(Written and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 1998 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Recording engineer:Stymie Seamans The music I am posting here is a bit different than my usual fare. More than 20 years ago I endeavored to do a completely A Capella (all vocal) album. This can be tedious work as the songs have to accommodate that approach and then

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(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2015 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars-Reynold, percussion-Michael Bissonnette, bass-Matt Senjem, piano-Gregg Inhofer, recording engineer-Stymie Seamans Since I just posted the video about the writing, recording, mixing, and mastering of this song for the documentary “A Life Well Played” I thought it appropriate to now post the link to the final product. I have fond

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(Written and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2015 Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Recording engineer-Stymie Seamans “Kiki” was the name of our female Lhasa Apso. She lived to eighteen years and four months which is a long life for a dog. This tune is for her and it tries to depict the innocent playfulness of a high-spirited dog. We now have a

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