Following several weeks of practice and lots of edits on arrangements, I recorded four songs last evening at Songwriters Recording Studio. Each of the songs is way, way different from the others ... in genre, character, mood. So I had a good amount of angst about how well I'd be able to get them done. They turned out nicely and credit for much of that success goes to William (Sandy) Garrett, Songwriters' talented, helpful, patient, gracious man at the helm.
The first two songs are new originals: "Reverie On Wings" (genre unknown to me at this time so someone tell me, please) and "I Can't Stop The Pain" (eight-bar blues). Then there is a re-make of "That's The Way You Make Me Feel" (twelve-bar blues original that now has a quirky, fun new intro) and "It Had To Be You" (beloved old cover ballad).
Musical creation shapes my life and gives it expression, gives it voice -- indeed, it makes my life much easier to live. I'm very thankful !