A short while ago I posted a recording of the piece Trumpet Fantasy by Matt Dury. Take a quick look here if you haven’t seen it (opens in a new tab so you can listen whilst you read this!) Recently I was honoured that Matt decided to dedicate the work to me. Whist that is great, […]
After my little experiment yesterday with improvisation over Erik Satie’s Gymnopedie No 1 I was inspired to create another recording using Gnossienne No 1. Satie’s minimalistic harmonic structure creates an environment that isn’t too different in nature from the modal jazz styles that were being explored 40 years after his death. The harmony in this […]
Anybody who is familiar with my taste in classical music knows that one of my favourite composers is Erik Satie. Today I made an improvised recording over the chords to his famous Gymnopédie No 1 using Abelton Live 9. I hope you enjoy Gymnotrompeta! Please share the link as you much as you wish.