As my friends and family know, I am a guitar player / song writer. They also know that I have not been playing much for 4-5 years now. Recently, I revisited something I recorded quite some time ago. Something I really likes a lot. When I played it, it spoke to me. It said … “Gileeeeee … it’s time to start playing again”. I thought I would share the song with you and what I had originally written about it. I hope you enjoy it!
Years ago, I wrote a chord progression inspired by the theme song for Hill Street Blues written by Mike Post and Larry Carlton (one of my favourite guitar players). Anytime I tried out a new guitar, I would play it. Often people would come over and tell me what a great groove it is. I had always thought it would be fun to solo over but never got around to it. A few years ago, I decided to record it with Bruce Davies playing bass. A simple recording with no edits. I practised over it a bit, hit the record button and then just improvised. I then handed the recording over to my friend and engineer Eric Brad who did a nice mix for me.
Here is the result. It’s called ..
Promenade © 1995, Gil Namur
Click play to listen!
First published at gilnamur.com