Author name: Reynold

Goatee and shades

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2018 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars-ReynoldBass-Matt Senjemrecording engineer-Stymie Seamans I will try to highlight a few songs that I intend to “resurrect” for the 2023 live performance repertoire. There are quite a few songs that have been neglected and deserve a play. So the next few emails will feature such songs. …

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Silesian Mist

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2010 Zino-Rephi Music BMI) Guitar and mandolin-Reynold Bass-Matt Senjem Percussion-Michael Bissonnette Recorded by Stymie Seamans Anyone who has ever seen me play knows this tune. It was one of several I have written that I always include in the set. There are four recordings of this song. One with …

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Belvedere

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2015 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Engineer: Stymie Seamans Since I first became aware of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) while taking some college music courses in my early twenties, he has been my favorite composer. My interest in his music has led to several visits to his home/museum outside of Paris. …

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Happy 2023

“Astoria”(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2008 copyright Zino-Reph Music BMI) The documentary “A Life Well Played” was released in 2016 and can be viewed in its 30-minute entirety at reynold.com. Most of my bandmates, like Matt Senjem, Michael Bissonnette, Gregg Inhofer, and engineer Stymie Seamans appear in the film. Clint Hoover (harmonica) had by that …

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Bohemian Flats

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2015 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Recorded by Stymie Seamans I have always liked this song because of its “layered” guitars and “swampy” feel which, given its title, is appropriate. Harmonically, it is quite different than many of the things I have done as well, so that sets it apart. …

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Happy Holidays

Please accept this as my small Christmas gift. “Spaghetti Western” (Written and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 1993 re-released and mastered 2012)Reynold-lots of guitars, bass, knee slap horse hooves, wooden “train flute”, whoops and hollers, tambourineRecording engineer and co-producer-Stymie Seamans This song originally came out in 1993 and I re-released it on the “Last …

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