Posted: October 21, 2023

Interlude (the third single from Radiance)

(Flowers in Brooklyn’s Greenwood Cemetery- one of my favorite places to wander and explore.)

Life’s busy rhythm seems to really intensify in the Fall.  It feels good to be in the creative groove of activity, but sometimes we need an interlude, a break from the constant beat, beat, beat… 

This week, I’d like to share my song Interlude- it’s the one track on my new album Radiance that isn’t in a steady pulse; instead we present melody and texture and simply follow the thread of each phrase in “free time.”  Imagine the difference between walking purposefully to the subway on your way to work versus wandering around a meadow, following your senses, simply exploring your surroundings.  Inspired by my love of free jazz, with shades of Paul Bley, Keith Jarrett and Lyle Mays, Interlude tells a beautiful story in a free, intuitive way, leaving the groove to rest for a brief moment.

Consider taking an interlude yourself, whenever you can afford the time.  Wander somewhere unintentionally, and experience your surroundings anew.  Please enjoy Interlude, from my new album, Radiance, featuring Gary Wang (bass) and Tony Mason (drums).  Available on CD, LP and streaming everywhere on 11/1/23.