Johnny Appleseed

(Written and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2013 and 2024 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Vocals and guitars-reynoldAcoustic bass-Matt SenjemPercussion by Michael BissonnetteRecorded by Stymie Seamans As I am “rebooting” the album “All You Can Do” (is all you can do) I thought I should share another track from that album. By “rebooting” I mean a re-release with proper promotion. Since that […]

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Grey Chalet

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2002 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI) Guitars-Reynold Bass-Mike Zeleny Recorded by J.R. Hammond “Grey Chalet” is what we named our house of 39 years, for the simple and obvious reason that it looks like a ski chalet and the house is grey. The song and recording have a certain jaunty charm but I can’t help but

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Amber Dawn

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2011 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars and bass-ReynoldDrums-J. R. HammondRecording engineer: Stymie Seamans First of all, I use a “processed” sound on some of the electric guitars. That’s not so usual for me. There are lots of guitar tracks here, too, including a “capoed” acoustic with non-standard tuning. It may not be obvious but Ravel’s “Bolero”

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Etude in E Major

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2012 copyright Zino-Rephi Music)’Recording engineer-Stymie Seamans I was listening to a Debussy piano piece one day and a certain melodic shape or fragment stuck with me and this piece resulted. Patterns form clarity and that has a parallel to the designs made from seemingly random elements in the universe. An “etude” is a

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Never Mind

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2011 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Engineer:Stymie Seamans This is a link to a somewhat convoluted minor blues that I played on acoustic guitar. It is a sort of tribute to Miles and John Coltrane or (even more) Jack Mc Duff, Groove Holmes, and Jimmy Smith. But because of the acoustic guitars, you might have

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At Ease In My Own Skin

(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2022 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)All of the instruments and vocals by Reynold except drums by Mo EngelRecorded by Stymie Seamans I sent this one out a short while back but thought it might have been lost in the shuffle so I’m directing your attention to it again. How the melody, harmony, and lyrics

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