AUDIO: Mike Neumeyer – “How I Wish You Were Here”
Percussionist Mike Neumeyer has another tune for us out this week. Released on the three-year anniversary of his father passing away, this piece is dedicated to his healing process from such a personal loss. He plays the marimba here with focus and glee, gradually introducing new elements of rhythm as well as mournful lyrics. Spanning over eight and a half minutes, the piece beautifully transcends a tearful goodbye into a spiritual acceptance. We hope to keep hearing from Mike Neumeyer as he continues broadening his horizons through experimental compositions.