Spring in Wisconsin…
Dedicated to everyone I know – and anyone I don’t know – who has recently dealt with a serious health issue.
Cohen’s song and unique voice speaks for itself. In the video accompaniment, I just embedded his lyrics into photos of some of the nicest flowers I’ve ever met.
If you have the bandwidth, view this fullscreen in HD if that setting is available on your system, or else here on YouTube. (Sorry for any pop up ad you might see, on which I make no money but which Cohen’s publisher apparently requires of all videos featuring his songs.)
Here’s my rendition of Denny Zeitlin’s jazz ballad, “Quiet Now”. I played electric and acoustic guitars on it, and programmed the bass. The video is just a slideshow of some quiet places I’ve been lucky enough to visit. (This is the SD version; see the HD version – if your internet connection can handle the bitrate – here).
Last week in Portland Oregon I took a few photos in the Japanese Gardens and Rose Gardens. Here are the three best, followed (fittingly) by Esperanza Spalding’s song “City of Roses”, off her latest album, “Radio Music Society“-
…brought to you courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope:
More images can be found here…
Here’s one of my favorite images from the Hubble Space telescope – the “Snow Angel” (S106) nebula, a (relatively) small star-forming regions in the constellation Cygnus:
More images can be found here.