are two philosophies regarding the creation of music/art. In one, the
artist/composer/musician imposes a preconceived or preplanned idea on
the working media in order to create an art form designated for a
The other philosophical approach is one based on inspiration. An impulse is seemingly received from an external source but is ultimately generated on the subconscious level. This latter approach sees the encounter of the artist/composer/musician and the media that becomes the work as predestined. Here, the artist does not shape the work so much as act to bring out the media.
It is believed that all matter or substance is imbued with a life energy; some of it static, some of it kinetic. With this energy comes a unique signature of form and vibration. The intuitive artist hears the call of this vibration and perceives the true form beneath gross substance, attempting to cajole the spirit inherent in the media to come to the surface and unfold, revealing its true beauty to the observer.
This work was produced during my residency at ACA /Florida, apr. 2008.
All improvisations where recorded live on grand piano, inspired by the natural resonance of the grand piano and
its acoustic interaction with the voice and kalimba.