X [American Refrain] X

by JWS

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Been pondering today's inauguration for a long time (as we all have).

I went looking for solace in the Hymns, Anthems, and Songs of America.

After sampling them, deconstructing them, listening to refrains repetitively, stretching them to the brink, and collaging them back together I found some silent principles in the tiniest pieces of America's balladry.

I wrote this piece as an American portrait and to remind myself to use my little voice in this democracy.

Thought I'd share this piece to provide space to reflect within and to provide a different option for your ears on this inauguration day.

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released January 20, 2017

written and produced by jeffrey wentworth stevens
mastered by tommy metz

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Jeffrey Wentworth Stevens Denver, Colorado

ABOUT:
I grew up making crystal radio sets with my grandpa.

MUSIC PROJECTS:
ambit, george&caplin, wentworth kersey, morriconez,

OTHER PROJECTS:
“Hanna Ranch” (film) Original Soundtrack
“The Ice Palace” (ballet) Norwegian National Ballet (part of OST)
“Rolling Papers” (film) songs to OST
“Handmade” (sound Installation) Denver International Airport
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