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Chance Encounters

from by Don Grusin and Bill Sharpe

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Story: An evening scene in a bustling European city at a beautiful hotel, ensconced in an upscale and secure neighborhood, away from the hurly-burly of the street, with all the comforts that a great lobby, restaurant and bar provide for the guests that come from all over the world. Once in a while, in this very romantic setting, the maitre de’s and bartenders notice two individuals, often unfamiliar to one another, striking up animated conversations at the bar over expensive Polish vodka and who, after a couple of hours sampling each other’s opinions and the appetizers from the world-class chef, eventually walk out of the well appointed room, together, with barely a wave and a nod to the staff, happily heading for who knows where and for what?


from Trans Atlántica, released May 16, 2012
Composed and arranged by Bill Sharpe and Don Grusin, (Publishing Bill Sharpe & Don Grusin Music)

Recorded at The Lodge at Theydon Mount, Epping Essex, Bad Dog Studio, Boulder Colorado,

Engineered by Bill Sharpe & Don Grusin

Instruments - Yamaha Motif, Korg Triton, Stylus Spectrasonics Loops and private library samples, Logic sounds and samples, Ivory Acoustic Piano.

Keyboard Instruments played and programmed by Bill Sharpe and Don Grusin


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