Jazz

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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December

Now that it is December, I thought this piece of music would be appropriate. It is yet another solo guitar “miniature” which is a form I have used a lot. Trying to compress a small “world” of ideas concisely into a few minutes of music has always been an appealing concept for me. This piece …

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Vienna Blues

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2011 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Two versions “live” and studioStudio version engineer: Stymie Seamans This is a “live” recording video done by my friend Rene Erickson. The original studio recording appears on the “Picture This” and “Tales from the North Woods” albums. This is a very condensed version. STAY …

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Afraid of the Dark

(Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2019 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars, bass, vocals-reynoldDrums-Beth VarelaKeys-Gregg InhoferEngineer- Stymie Seamans I wrote and recorded this around Halloween time in 2019. Since I was a kid I have loved that time of year. This song appears on my most recent album “All You Can Do (Is All You CanDo)”. The …

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