Jason Kessler and ProRS

Jason Kessler and ProRS

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Rock - General | Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Total Song Plays: 1,992   
Member Since: 2005
   Last Login: 6/24/2019

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Song Description

Kalimba is one of my favorite instruments. It is based on the mbira, which is a thumb piano with rattles attached to it. Kalimba removes the rattles. It is is the high chimey instrument, primarily on the Right channel. The electric guitar also has a bit of a chimey tone, played on my Taylor T5z with some mild flange and a nice delay. It is mostly an improvised part and not designed to be a "melody," but I forgive you if you see it that way. It detunes a little at the end, but I left it in because I think it compliments the world feel.

Story Behind the Song

I originally was going for a laid-back song to highlight the kalimba, an African thumb piano, which has a timbre not unlike a music box. I ended up keeping it as a background, mood-setting instrument.

Broadjam Top 10 Lists this song is on:

Song Length
New Age - General, New Age - Ethnic
Tempo / Feel
Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal
Relaxed, Cool

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Music Credits J Kessler
Producer Credits J Kessler
Publisher Credits KJK Music, 2019
Performance Credits Jason Kessler
Label Credits KJK Music