A Life Well Played

Obscure Album

Unless you were at the original theatre showing of the documentary, “A Life Well Played,” you probably don’t know about this album. If you bought a ticket to that “showing” you probably have a CD copy. It is a sort of “best of” compilation. This is a link to MNSPIN which is the Minneapolis Hennepin County Library’s streaming service. They […]

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Three Recent Videos

Since many performances are currently being postponed due to the virus pandemic I thought it was useful to once again direct attention to a few (three) videos that present some live performance and commentary.Take care. Links:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6KRxC8CGLA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whOKhuzQI4E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcvrYk4ly-8

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Up Town

“Up Town”Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2015 copyright Guitar-reynoldKeys- Gregg InhoferBass- Matt SenjemPercussion- Michael Bissonnette The director of the documentary “A Life Well Played” asked me to write a song especially for use in the film. He wanted to show the development of a tune from writing, rehearsing, and recording. I was working on a song called “October”

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Astoria Outtake Clip

“Astoria”composed by Reynold D. Philipsek2008 copyrightguitar-reynoldharmonica-Clint HooverThis is an outtake clip from the documentary “A Life Well Played”.It was just recently rediscovered.The clip is of Clint Hoover (harmonica) and me playing “Astoria” ( a song we recorded in 2008).Clint and I eventually went on to form the quartet East Side with Matt Senjem and Michael Bissonnette.We made two albums.Clint has

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