I've collaborated with Charlie Passarell several times before, but Harbor Boulevard is our first collection under The Pure Products and includes Tony Passarell on the synthesizer and clarinet. Harbor Boulevard's four tracks are best described as free jazz, with Charlie playing drums and myself on keyboard.
I spent the last month living near a street called Noyes, where life has a tendency to unfold in pleasant terms. I lived in a house of kind creatives, all of whom were musicians, with the exception of one kind and talented writer who lived above me. The success of any artistic pursuit is grounded … Continue reading Noyes Music
This is yet another collaboration between Charlie Passarell and myself, playing the drums and electric keyboard, respectively.
Long Distance is my fifth collaboration with Charlie (a close friend I met in high school) and once again includes Charlie's drumming. It's also the first time I accompany with an electric piano.
I was skeptical drums and piano alone could accompany each other until I started playing with a dear friend of mine, Charlie Passarell, a few months ago. Percussion Instruments is our most recent collaboration. The title is, of course, a reminder not only of the obviously percussive qualities of a drum kit, but the fact … Continue reading Percussion Instruments
"Not Even the Rain" is the first piece I tried composing for a piano and string instrument, and quickly developed from a simple duet into a series of sound manipulations. The original score was prepared for Linda Wogulis to play bass and accompany myself on the piano, though these sounds together were later recorded separately … Continue reading Not Even the Rain / Sound Check
https://soundcloud.com/andninetyfive/sets/faithful-parcel Charlie Passarell and I have known each other since high school and have only recently started to play together after developing a considerable friendship that withstood the different trajectories our lives took over the years. Over these years he's become an impressive and talented drummer, and offered me the first chance to pair synthesizer … Continue reading Faithful Parcel (Charlie Passarell, drums)