Inspirational music coming from the Rocky Mountains, featuring piano, soundscapes, electronica and classical ensembles, and sounds of nature. Music to inspire the intellect and the heart.
The world of Mushrooms is a quiet and exotic place. Mycology is 18 tracks of contemplative piano designed to add some calm to a noisy world.
New: Blue Waters
Spending some time in northeast Ohio, we realize it's part of the "Land of Sky Blue Waters". At home, La Garita is in Saguache County, which is rumoured to mean "Blue Waters" in a Native American language. So, Colorado or Ohio, contemplative piano inspired by blue waters.
These pieces are all extempore, and rather than recorded on my big grand piano, I recorded with a midi based system, and used Steinway samples. I am interested in how folks like the sound. The pieces are mellow, contemplative, and a bit sparky.
New: "Green Man"
The Green Man is lurking, just out the door! Open a tune, and let your mind follow the Green Man down the garden path. Enter a rabbit hole where you can relax, be engaged, and let your mind wander along with the music, and see where you end up!
New: Rainbow Mountain
"The incredible lightness of being", the wonders of nature in the high country, is what Rainbow Mountain is about. The impressions of the wonders of the world on you heart and your mind, hear what Quicksilver sounds like, feel the power of the moon rising over the high ridge of the Continental Divide. Take some "nature love" into your heart.
Colours is extempore piano performing a series of pieces used in an art film. Each piece describes the specific impression of a color.
These Soundscapes combine new classical compositions, with nature sounds and electronica. Piano is featured, but the string parts are very important as well. Themes are whimsical, meditative, funny, and a bit serious too.
Mountains Of The Heart
These piano pieces are largely inspired by geographical beauty in general, and the experience of being in the high country of the Southern Rockies in particular. Positive and hopeful music to inspire the heart and stimulate the intellect.
Yuletide Rose is Whimsy and Humour, Heart and Home. It has a joyful exuberance and a giving of thanks. An expansive interpretation of Holiday music including many old but less well known instrumental carols. For Christmas and beyond.
From The Summit
There is a place within us, where the heart and the intellect meet, where we experience the incredible lightness of being, where we are inspired by the wonders of the world and our place in it. This piano music describes the incredible beauty of the Rocky Mountains, expressions of what the heart feels, and what words fail to say.
The Far View
The People, the Animals, the Sky and the Wind, the Rainbows and the Storms- There is no place in the whole wide world like the San Luis Valley. I find that music can fill the mind when no words can describe the beauty.
ToneScapes and Enos
Enrich your mind, stimulate your heart and inspire your soul with these deep thematic electronica instrumental pieces filled with sonic thrills, spills, and chills.
There are no limits to the imagination, no barrier to the heart in ToneScapes and Enos.
This music is about living in the Rocky Mountains, or any beautiful place, where epiphanies of nature’s beauty overcomes the senses. Those quiet, still moments when it all comes together. When the voices of your heart rise up to blend in harmony with the wonders of nature- that’s what Pastorales are about.
Orcas is short for Orchestrated Music- But since Orcas are very musical creatures, and very intelligent, it’s an excellent mascot for what this collection is about. Many of these pieces were designed to do for the music industry, but the thematic and inspirational ideas are very expressive,and stand alone as works of art.
PianoGrooves and Instrumental Pop
The Piano is a truly wonderful artifact of western culture- and worldwide culture, as great pianos are built worldwide. These pieces feature piano in pop ensembles with bass and drums, as well as other pop instrumental combinations.
Orca Express is where the heart and the mind meet. Music filled with themes that inspire your thinking while enriching your emotions. This is not movie or game stuff, but real compositions with depth and insight. Every time you listen, your mind and heart will hear new ideas that you can make your own.
This is ‘active’ meditation music. It has a trance like quality while being intellectually engaging. It is interactive, it stimulates your imagination while your emotions are soothed and healed. There are piano solos, nature sounds with music, and choice small ensembles.
It’s the place between the day & the night: Twilight, the blue glowing time where our minds dwell on the ambient natures of life. These Tonescapes are an accompaniment for that time, when you can let your imagination go down the those seldom followed paths in your mind.