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Michael Drayton, Detective Guy By Len Cassamas
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When Michael Drayton, a private investigator from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, awakes to find that his wealthiest client has been murdered while he was working for the man’s daughter and... More > son-in-law, he suddenly finds himself at once suspect, alibi, witness, and investigator. Michael Drayton, Detective Guy is an exploration of the hardboiled mystery and noir genres with subtle, yet conscious, allusions to The Big Sleep, The Maltese Falcon, and even Raymond Chandler’s famous essay, “The Simple Art of Murder.”< Less
Michael Drayton, Detective Guy By Len Cassamas
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When Michael Drayton, a private investigator from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, awakes to find that his wealthiest client has been murdered while he was working for the man’s daughter and... More > son-in-law, he suddenly finds himself at once suspect, alibi, witness, and investigator. Michael Drayton, Detective Guy is an exploration of the hardboiled mystery and noir genres with subtle, yet conscious, allusions to The Big Sleep, The Maltese Falcon, and even Raymond Chandler’s famous essay, “The Simple Art of Murder.”< Less
Sonata #2 in B minor for Jazz & Classical pianists By Michael Guy
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Innovative fusion of jazz and modern American piano that almost approaches the level of a complex contemporary jazz improvisation (about as close as you can in a notated score). Written by maverick... More > and unjustly unknown Jazz composer Michael Guy L'ecluse. This score was published in 2014 but found written whole and complete in his 1980's sketchbooks. After the challenging and deeply smoldering minor first movement that is the most technically demanding, a unusual odd metered cadenza follows and then 2 very melodic and memorable inner movements. One which is a Cantabile and one titled: 'Where the River Goes'. It ends with a peaceful but orchestral feeling 'Tranquillo' in a straight G major.< Less
Sonata #3 for piano By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's third piano sonata in 1, multi-section movement is excerpted from his collection called "Summer Scenes" Written in 1998, based on his youthful... More > melodies from his early piano days with jazz influence by artists like Pat Metheny. Begins in a bright Eb major, Andante con moto. The second section in uptempo Eb minor is very classical and dramatic with 3 related fast cadenzas of runs and chords. An mp3 will be posted in his JzCDz.com storefront soon. Please see the preview here on lulu. Michael Guy has played and composed jazz influenced piano works since leaving music school ca. 1979 but his performing career was seriously interrupted by medical disability in the mid 80's. He still composes and records his own works. Please see his website under JzCDz.com< Less
TRANQUILLO, 2 excerpts from Sonata #2 in b minor By Michael Guy
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Two excerpts of the most melodic and peaceful sections from a newly revised solo contemporary piano sonata that is very jazz influeneced by Jazz-New Age pianist and classical composer Michael Guy... More > (L'ecluse). Originally written based on his jazz piano improvisations of 1988 when he was 34 it is highly demanding and pulse driven like much modern jazz. This is a first edition by JzCDz.com (a.k.a. AllegroVivo publishing< Less
Symphony ONE in Full Score By Michael Guy
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NO this is not my first symphony! And not 'Symphony No. 1' but titled 'Symphony ONE' - that its name. It is more like my third written symphony. It should've been called 'Symphony En Saga' for the 17... More > year legacy and struggle to put it in this incredible 'Mahler-sized' final form. That struggle has been won it IS published; now begins the road to recognition so that it may truly exist in music. The three (yes 3!) prototypes of this work are behind me but I still love the recording I made of its original chamber form in 1995-96, Meanwhile the search begins for that very special conductor/mentor who will introduce it to the world. -- To find out how this music sounds, mp3's of the computer play versions are available through contact with Michael Guy, a.k.a. Michael Guy L'Ecluse...a man who's been composing since 1975 in the face of thick and thin It may be stupidity to you but to us composers (and the Masters have been of the greatest help here) it IS DEDICATION!< Less
Sonata #3 for piano By Michael Guy
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American composer/pianist Michael Guy's third piano sonata in 1, multi-section movement is excerpted from his collection called "Summer Scenes" Written in 1998, based on his youthful... More > melodies from 1975 that show his early jazz influence by artists like Pat Metheny. Begins in a bright Eb major, Andante con moto. The second section in uptempo Eb minor is very classical and dramatic with 3 related fast cadenzas of runs and chords. An mp3 will be posted in his JzCDz.com storefront soon< Less
SQ Blue (string quartet #1) By Michael Guy
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American Composer/pianist Michael Guy (b. 1954) also composes chamber and symphonic music with a jazz influence. Try his first quartet subtitled "S.Q. Blue" completed in 2013 in 3 movements... More > with the middle movement (16') in 3 large sections. A very "jazz blues" influence and Celtic flavored music with shades of his Bartok influence in movement #1. For performing groups a score can be made available with parts at cost. Contact the composer@ jzcdz.com Digital Demonstration mp3s of SQ BLUE> can be made available by email or free. They were made using Roland digital samples not real instruments and are for general demo only< Less
Across the Sea of Madness By Michael Guy
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The lyrics of songs by jazz pianist/songwriter Michael Guy to be followed up by a CD. THIS BOOK IS IN ALL COLOR, TEXT & PHOTOS. These arrangements are in large type including photos on personal... More > and nature themes. Photos show his striking rich collage work in his CD covers published by JzCDz.com. Michael Guy writes of his own personal history as well as songs in American History set as story-songs. (If you only knew his melodies!) You will when you buy his CDs published under JzCDz.com He is the sole composer/pianist on the New Age, Jazz CD titled: AUGUST OCEAN OVERTURE now available on iTunes and Amazon and here at his Lulu Storefront Download his mp3 singles at those locations.< Less
Across the Sea of Madness By Michael Guy
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The lyrics of songs by jazz pianist/songwriter Michael Guy to be followed up by a CD. THIS BOOK IS IN ALL COLOR, TEXT & PHOTOS. These arrangements are in large type including photos on personal... More > and nature themes. Photos show his striking rich collage work in his CD covers published by JzCDz.com. Michael Guy writes of his own personal history as well as songs in American History set as story-songs. (If you only knew his melodies!) You will when you buy his CDs published under JzCDz.com He is the sole composer/pianist on the New Age, Jazz CD titled: AUGUST OCEAN OVERTURE now available on iTunes and Amazon and here at his Lulu Storefront Download his mp3 singles at those locations.< Less