SYLvee & The sea
NEW INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FROM PIETA WITH John Convertino, don was, and carm.
Have you ever driven a car while blindfolded? I hope not! But it probably feels like something akin to playing on this record. For these sessions, Sylvee had one rule: no charts, no fear, no thinking, no remorse…those are actually four rules but I’m not gonna argue with Sylvee and neither should you.
When the tape told its tale, I couldn’t believe that we hadn’t all been playing in the same room, looking each other in the eyes and peeking at Sylvee’s hands to see where she was headed to next. The final mixes bore proof to the notion that cool things can happen when you use the force and let go….or maybe they just confirm Art Tatum’s pronouncement that “there is no such thing as a wrong note”. You decide which…no, wait…don’t bother…Sylvee’s already decided and the answer is…..
~ Don Was, September 4, 2022