10 tracks by johnbsteele

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Yes, another song in tribute to the TV show 'Twin Peaks'. And yes, I used the Roland GR-55 to create the non-guitar parts.
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After recording "A Return to Twin Peaks", it was announced the show would return in 2016. I became inspired and began recording tracks that I added to my CD "In the Shade of a Shadow".
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This is from my 2nd Instrumental project "In the Shade of a Shadow". Once again, using acoustic guitars as my foundation and the Roland GR-55 as complimentary additions.
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Well . . my last (latest) recording. I know it's self indulgent, but I wanted to end my Instrumental Observation recordings with something moving !? I had already sold my bass, so I used a bass/synth patch for the low end and tried to utilize…read more
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As I began working with the Roland GR-55 system, I wanted to try creating more of a soundscape than the traditional guitar-based sound.
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Using a drum program, I wanted to incorporate the 'horns' from the Roland GR-55 (ala 'Chicago') so I began layering guitars to accompany the 'horns'. This is what I ended up with.
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Before I began my recording projects, I had put down a drum track, along with a bass track and walked away. Months later, I was recording with a Roland GR-55 gtr/synth system and started picking out sounds that I felt belonged in the theme and…
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From my 3rd Instrumental CD "Excess Baggage", I began using the Roland GR-55 system to try and create a soundtrack-type composition. For this song, I tried to perform as a keyboardist w/ backing instrumentation.
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This tune began my Instrumental journey and starts my 1st CD "Escape to Clifford". Using acoustic guitars and voicings, I hoped to create a musical soundscape.
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After I'd stopped performing, I began recording idea's and theme's I carried with me for years. This is from CD #2 ("In the Shade of a Shadow") and I began incorporating more sounds and colors with a Roland GR-55 gtr/synth system.
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