The Light That Wraps Me and All Things

Michael William Gilbert

These remain strange times in so many ways. We are beneficiaries of light that illuminates and catalyzes our existence. Light and its metaphors are inherently egalitarian. The light that “wraps me” also “wraps all things”; we’re all in it together, and it shines without regard. The human collective can come to terms with this, and get along, or

These remain strange times in so many ways. We are beneficiaries of light that illuminates and catalyzes our existence. Light and its metaphors are inherently egalitarian. The light that “wraps me” also “wraps all things”; we’re all in it together, and it shines without regard. The human collective can come to terms with this, and get along, or the light will innocently and benignly continue to shine on our dis-appearance. How or how well the music in “The Light That Wraps Me and All Things” reflects this is up to you.

This music owes so much to Adam Holzman, who once again reminds us that he matches the creativity, technique, nuance, grace, and personality that he has on electric instruments, on the acoustic piano. Mastered at Abbey Road Studios by Sean Magee.

This is as much our piece as my piece; Adam, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Title from "Song of the Open Road" by Walt Whitman.

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