Slow Grooves, New & Old (2003, 2013 …)

I regularly produce downtempo instrumentals by sampling and layering my performances on Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes, synths, bass, electric guitar, drum machines, and more. These are rooted in my lifelong practice of playing jazz and blues piano, as well as in a past role as a funk-band keyboardist.

These two recent tracks were made by repurposing “D” note samples on piano, synth, and bass that I recorded for the Insert [     ] Here project:

Older tracks were released on compilations such as Move D’s Source Records, the Le Tigre Remix, and others. Occasionally they’ve resurfaced as NPR Morning Edition interludes and as sampled fragments in newer works of mine…