Sometimes a gift is about sharing what you think of as your ‘true self’. Sometimes a gift is about sharing a part of yourself that may feel awkward, or different than you think you are – and yet it speaks to the heart of someone you love in a way that they can hear it.
My Dad – who I never lived with, never had a Thanksgiving or Christmas or Birthday with – still always let me know we belonged together, however distant, in all the ways distance can be.
He never questioned that creating music was my life. He just wished I would tone things down a bit. So this is a project I created for him, and I think it actually gave him solace. He certainly never complained that it was too over the top.
“Just what I needed at the end of a long day…beauty and simplicity, with creativity and passion.” (Donna)
It’s a project of improvisations on classical and traditional tunes that have such beautiful melodies they just begged to be improvised on.
You can buy the album straight from the little player below or just listen on this page.