Remembering is more than just recalling what you did last week or what you had for lunch yesterday. Remembering special moments in your life can often invoke strong emotions and associated visual images of bygone times. Profound or trivial, joyful or sad; forgotten memories of yesteryear dwell in the hidden recesses of our minds and can be triggered unexpectedly.
“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.” – Dakota
Maybe a quiet listen will trigger reflections on treasured places once visited or perhaps you may reimagine those wonderful moments with your newborn or a loved one now deceased. Take the time to listen, remember and reflect...
"They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind." – Tuscarora
A tribute to my father who passed away in 2016. He was loved by all...
written in 2019
© Richard Coffey - All Rights Reserved
Music: Rich Coffey
Recorded at Mistura Productions
About the Music
This sad yet majestic tune was inspired by the deep rich sound of my newly-purchased Native American bass flute. Accompanied only by sparse percussion, the arrangement becomes gradually more lush as jazz guitar and acoustic bass—and later strings—are added. A couple of spots of birds chirping add to the poignancy of the tune.
Huh? How did you get that super low note bend?
By pressing the flute against my leg I was able to bend below the lowest note of the instrument! Despite having a limited range and being a very simple instrument to play, there many tricks I have explored to increase its expressiveness :-)