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birdsong in the parkade - solo piano on
a Steinway grand, recorded in the lowest level
of Victoria's View Street parkade, with music
based on bird songs collected on a cross-Canada
camping trip in 2016. Available at iTunes.
Nature Boy - solo piano
arrangements of new jazz originals and jazz and
pop standards, recorded at the Phillip T. Young
recital hall at the University of Victoria.
Includes My Funny Valentine, Cheek
to Cheek, and Comes Love, as
well as two tunes dedicated to biodiesel use (Oh
Lord Won't You Buy Me a Mercedes Benz and
the original Biodiesel).
Tea Favourites - solo piano
arrangements of the most popular tunes from the
Fairmont Empress tea lobby. Also recorded at the
Phillip T. Young recital hall. Includes Because
We Believe, Sarah McLachlan's Angel,
What'll I Do? and The Mission.
Do You Hear What I Hear? -
Solo piano arrangements of traditional Christmas
music, also recorded at the Phillip T. Young
recital hall. Includes both Bach's and
Schubert's Ave Maria, O Holy
Night, a medley of Dutch Sinter Klaas
children's songs, and well-known Christmas
carols such as What Child is This?, O
Christmas Tree, and Silent Night.
Keys- original piano
by the Sea - original
piano compositions with sounds of the sea.
Suite - original piano
compositions with whale sounds. Includes "Golden
Dawn", used by UK men's skating champion Neil
Wilson in his long programme.
of You - popular
songs of friendship (including You've Got a
Friend, Bridge Over Troubled Waters,
Wind Beneath My Wings, and seven
others, with two originals).
Blue/Green - recorded live in
concert at the Alix Goolden Hall in 2001.
Includes original compositions, jazz standards,
traditional folk tunes, and the blues.
Some cuts are available for download here.
Sweets - a collection
of original jazz suites including "Highlands
Suite", "Mayoral Suite", and "Sweet a la Mode",
along with "Let's Suite" (standards whose titles
begin with "Let's"), and a suite of Dutch
children's carols. Recorded live at the Alix
Goolden Hall in Victoria on May 23rd,
2003. Some cuts are available for download
and group CDs
original jazz tunes played by the karel
roessingh trio, with
- Karel Roessingh on piano,
percussion and synthesizer,
- Joey Smith on bass, and
- Josh Dixon on drums,
and special guests
- Gary Karr on arco bass,
- Dan Lapp on trumpet,
flugelhorn and peck horn, and
- Paul Wainwright on