07/18/2014 (Solo Improvisation inspired by the death of 4 innocent Palestinian children)

Neil Welch, Continuous Resonance Project
Date: 07/18/2014
Location: The bathroom at my house in Clinton, WA (Whidbey Island)
Instrument: Tenor saxophone
Performed acoustically


On 07/16/2014 four Palestinian children were playing together at a beach when they were brutally attacked, twice, by Israeli troops. Three of the four appear to have been gunned down while running away from the initial attack. Today’s improvisation was inspired by this incident. I pulled off my mouthpiece and explored tight, choked off air flow blown directly into the neck of my horn.

The image accompanying today’s post shows a man carrying a dead child, one of 4 killed by Israeli troops while playing at a beach in the Gaza Strip. Photo credit (Reuters).