New Music


(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2017 Zino-Rephi Music BMI)Guitars-ReynoldKeys-Gregg InhoferRecorded by Stymie Seamans This is one of my favorite pieces and recordings. The harmony was intended to “open up” like a flower ergo the title. It is also a sort of exercise in minimalism which I like very much. It’s probably not readily apparent but the harmony […]

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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

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Morning Star

(Composed, arranged and orchestrated by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2023 Zino-Rephi Music BMI)All instruments played by Reynold exceptBass clarinet and alto flute by Allen L. AsmusRecorded by Stymie SeamansVideo production by Rene Erickson(Recorded September 20, 2023) I try to write something everyday. This practice is sort of like a meditation. But having written (and recorded) about 250 pieces it’s hard

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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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Paint Your Own World

(Composed and arranged by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 1995 Zino-Rephi Music BMI) Guitars and vocals-Reynold Drums-Jon Niefeld Bass-Luke Kramer Horns-Zane Schaefer Recorded by Stymie Seamans I recently had archive shelving built in the basement to house all of the CDs, vinyl, cassettes, master tapes, ADATS and scrapbooks I have accumulated over a long music career. All of this recorded media

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(Composed and performed by Reynold D. Philipsek copyright 2011 Zino-Rephi Music)Recording engineer: Stymie Seamans This tune is still in my active performing repertoire. I especially like playing it with violinist Gary Schulte who sails through the melody with real flare. The changes are also fun to improvise on. I heard this one by chance on Spotify yesterday and decided to

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