Lay it down Tommy

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We can beat this. You aren't alone.

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Man, I know this is probably mostly noodling around and jamming without a whole lot of planned direction, but I can't help but love the sound. It's so incredibly relaxing to listen to; so full of hopefulness.

What it really brings to mind at times is that classic Beatles song, Blackbird, which happens to be a personal favorite--so I guess it's no wonder that I love this. Was that in any way part of the inspiration, or is it merely coincidental? I cannot help but wonder...not that it really matters. Thanks for the ride.

jaysummers759885 responds:

Chrono, I have a friend in AZ that is really down on his luck and we were chatting today. His blood pressure was dangerously high.

I thought to myself I have to help him somehow. So, I wrote a song at 92 bpm (roughly) within 10 minutes I had tracked/mixed/mastered it. (92 bpm is what our heart beats when we are relaxed, assuming we don't have a high heart rate for some other reason.)

I was really wanting to help him relax.

It was an inspiring moment so the composition wasn't complex, it was simply all emotion.

It was pure calm to me.

I am glad you liked it, and maybe it will help you to be calm when things around you are chaotic.

This too shall pass. ^_^

Very Chilled! Nice. I like the laid back feel of it and the meandering quality, that said my only complaint was that it didn't seem to have a direction and it might have been nice to have a bit of contrast somewhere, but then that free improvisatory nature is also it's charm so maybe I don't know what I'm talking about.

jaysummers759885 responds:

This was all free improve. No planning of any kind.

This whole piece is ad lib.

Thanks for liking and checking it out. ^_^

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Dec 21, 2016
1:11 PM EST
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3.6 MB
2 min 38 sec

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