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Chrysanthemum Thoughts

“Chrysanthemum” (Composed by Reynold D. Philipsek, 2018 copyright)
Guitars-reynold
Keyboards-Gregg Inhofer

I wanted to write a piece that simulated the blooming of a flower. This was best achieved (I reckoned) by harmonies that would grow or “bloom.” The harmony does owe some to the influence of Wayne Shorter, who is a master at this sort of thing.

It is a bit difficult to improvise on the changes but is completely doable if you take time and listen and above all try to develop an idea. I am joined by most old and dear friend Gregg Inhofer, who is a very under-appreciated musician in my opinion.

Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0vJtJZSqCM

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