11/05/2014 (Continuous Resonance Solo Improvisation from Death Valley, CA)

Neil Welch, Continuous Resonance Project
Date: 11/05/2014
Location: Death Valley National Park. California 
Instrument: Tenor saxophone / piano


Today’s improvisation was recorded on the side of the road in the Western portion of Death Valley National Park. Fall and Winter is much milder in the great expanse of this bone-dry area. I was surprised to find the late morning air very cool while playing. I set up my mic on the side of the road was worked with very quiet mouthpiece noise in addition to singing and tempered pitch.

The image from exhibition “Life and Death Intertwined” (2011) accompanying today’s post by Fang Lijun. Death Valley