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I-5 by Wayne Smith Jr.

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Album Title: Be Still
Blue Collar records
Released: 2023


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Wayne Smith’s compositional and performance approach is displayed poignantly on the track “I-5”. The title refers to Interstate 5, the predominant north-to-south highway that runs along the West Coast, following the shape of the Pacific coastline throughout. During his time on the road, Smith had the opportunity to tour along that highway and found the drive uniquely pleasant, allowing himself time to soak in the serenity of the world passing by. In a way, then, “I-5” stands as a musical meditation upon a preexisting meditation that was born of the moments when the road, sun, and horizon meet each other in just the right way.


Distant; Ephesus; Pico; Echoes; I-5; Intro to New Day; New Day; Be Still; Surge; To The Trade


Brent White
Matthew Clayton
saxophone, alto
Ian Macaulay
guitar, electric

Date featured

August 15, 2023

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