An ambient journey through the mind of a person leaving the everyday world to sit in meditation at the root of a tree. Inspired by the creator's practice of Theravada Thai Forest and Zen Buddhism.
released October 24, 2018
WEST RIDING - MY WYOMING WITHIN
all compositions by James M. Gregg (BMI)
West Riding (a.k.a. James M. Gregg):
Trumpet, Electronics, Drums, Piano, Guitar, Melodica
all tracks recorded, mixed and produced June 2016 - January 2018
at Rioghal Studios (Beaverton OR) except for the following
field recordings made on location:
Trumpet on 2, 4, 6, 7: Deschutes National Forest near Black Butte (OR)
Child's Narrative & Playground Bells on 8: Xander Bach Gregg
at Shute Park, (Hillsboro OR)
Chanting on 6: Monastics and Lay Disciples of Luang Por Pasanno
(Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery) and Ajahn Sudanto (Pacific Hermitage) at Portland Friends of the Dhamma (Portland OR)
Nature Sounds on 1-8: on location in Deschutes National Forest,
Metolius River, Lake Creek, Cooper Mountain (all OR) and Columbia River Gorge (WA)
Mastered at Nettleingham Audio by Kevin Nettleingham (Vancouver WA)
Cover Art: "Singing the Blues (In Barcelona)" and "Upon Waking" by
Jessica Beer from the collection "On My Walks" (www.instagram.com/on_my_walks
All proceeds from the sale of this recording are donated to worthy causes, with gratitude and compassion for all sentient beings.
May you be happy, may you be peaceful, may you be well.
(c) 2018 Rioghal Music,