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This is the music I recorded in the 14 months after I retired from my day gig. All arrangements, performances, programming, and recording by DM. All tunes were recorded at Red Owl Studio using Pro Tools.

MP3s are available here; high-resolution files available here. All songs written by DM unless specified otherwise.

See below for key to instruments. All instruments not listed here are programmed.

1. Number 6
July 2017. EX-SS, Jazz Bass. This was the first thing I wrote after I retired.

2. Way Off Bass
July-August 2018. Guitars are all Strat, except for the solo at the end which is a Guild.

3. The Eleventh Fridge
October 2017. EX-SS; Strat on the solo at the end; Fender Jazz.

4. Birds of Prey
June 2018. ES-175 on opening rhythm; Strat on the solo; EX-SS on the coda; Jazz Bass.

5. Beats Me
December 2017. Jazz Bass; no guitar.

6. Twilight Room
February-March 2018. EX-SS.

7. Points West
November 2017. EX-SS, Jazz Bass.

8. The Take
May-June 2017. Strat, EX-SS at the end, Jazz Bass
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The first part of the guitar solo is lifted verbatim from Louis Armstrong's trumpet solo in his incredible 1928 version of St. James Infirmary.

9. Commencement
August 2018. EX-SS.

10. Shenandoah (Traditional)
June 2018. Unedited solo guitar performance on EX-SS.

11. Caravan (written by Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington)
August 2017, remixed September 2018. Both guitars are EX-SS.

12. The Departed (Howard Shore)
February 2017, remixed September 2018. First guitar is Ovation; second acoustic guitar is Taylor; electric is ES-175; Jazz Bass.

13. Solitude (Ellington)
January 2018. Rhythm guitar on left channel is ES-175. Lead guitar on right channel is EX-SS.
 

 

Key to instruments:

ES-175

1979 Gibson ES-175D

EX-SS

2013 D’Angelico EX-SS Semi-hollowbody electric

Strat

1989 American Standard Stratocaster

Ovation

1993 Ovation Collector’s Series Acoustic

Guild

1974 Guild S-100

Taylor

Taylor 3/4 size acoustic

Jazz Bass

2011 Fender Jazz Bass


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