New Music

Fandango

(Composed and performed by Reynold D Philipsek 2015 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars-ReynoldRecording engineer-Stymie Seamans This is an odd little piece. They say Prokofiev kept a notebook with “tidbits” of ideas and when he came to compose a piece (like the Third Piano Concerto), he would consult this notebook when he got stuck. He then would …

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Mary

(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2010 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitar-ReynoldHarmonica-Clint HooverBass-Matt SenjemPercussion-Michael BissonnetteRecorded by Stymie Seamans This is a song written for my wife. Probably one of the best sets of “harmonic changes” I have came up with (so far). This recording is a favorite because it originally was done for a project …

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Dolce Far Niente

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2007 Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Engineered by John Hammond The title means “the sweetness of doing nothing.” I learned this admirable phrase in Italy quite a few years ago. Generally speaking, Italians are people who have a healthy attitude about such things. The idea here musically was to try …

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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 instruments and vocal by Reynold except drums by Mo EngelRecorded by Stymie Seamans This is the seventh and final new song and recording from the summer of 2022. All have been posted on my YouTube channel which is my current mode of …

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Holy Fright

(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek 2015 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI) First off, I hope you are all well. During the last six years of my mother’s life, she had dementia. Part of that included aphasia. Meaning she couldn’t speak. During those last years, I accepted the fact that she couldn’t speak. Hard fact …

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July

(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek 2000 and 2022 copyright Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitar and vocal-reynoldBass-Matt SenjemFlutes-Al AsmusRecorded by Stymie Seamans July may be my favorite month of the year (October is a close second). There are six very different versions of this tune on the record. This is one I nearly forgot about but …

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