Community Infant Program Benefit

Almost every year, Pete Ehrmann, Tim Carmichael, and I play a Mothers Day fundraiser concert for Mental Health Partners’ Community Infant Program. They’re a team of psychologists, therapists and public health nurses who offer relationship-based support services for pregnant women and families with children under 3. We’ve seen the difference they make in the lives of people in our community and it’s extraordinary.

This year the concert was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdowns. So we’re going online instead.

If you’d like a bit of music, Graphite’s “best of” is available for free streaming here. You can also listen to our albums on Spotify or Apple Music.

But, most importantly, we’re asking you to give. If you have the means and want to lend a hand, please donate to Mental Health Partners.

New Release: Foundry by Vic Dillahay

Foundry

Also Available From: Amazon | Spotify

Today is Tuesday, the traditional day for new Curious Automata albums. It is also the last day of the decade. Given that, I had to release something so here’s Foundry. A solo improvisation on my new Collings Baritone 1 acoustic guitar, it was recorded in a single take at The Foundry in Loveland, Colorado. The track titles are from my dog Charlie’s favorite walks so if you’re in Loveland you can use this as a soundtrack to a jog of a few miles. Thanks for listening.

New Release: Unexplained Noises by Vic Dillahay

Unexplained noises, 2006–2019

Also Available From: Amazon | Spotify

Unexplained Noises is now available. This collection of improvisations, random noodlings, and unused film scores is sure to befuddle and may delight the listener.

Concerto No. 1 by Richard Ellis

One man. One acoustic guitar. No idea what he’ll do.

Available now on all major digital music services. CDs available at Amazon

Out today (after CDs only last week) on Curious Automata is Concerto No. 1 in G Major for Solo Improvised Acoustic Guitar from Richard Ellis. Completely improvised in a single unedited take.

A World Of Light by Petimbro

a journey to highlight and celebrate the representation of Bass and Percussion in music.

Available now on all major digital music services. CDs available at Amazon

Petimbro’s new album (produced by yours truly) is out today. Check out Pete Ehrmann and Tim Carmichael’s exploration of the many roles of percussion and bass in music.

New Release: We Were by Vic Dillahay

Solo improvisations on acoustic and electric guitars by Vic Dillahay.

Available now on all major digital music services.
CDs coming soon.

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