Mr. Garritan is hosting a contest (in celebration of The 4th) to give away the soon-to-be-released Jazz/Big Band Library. This is my entry. I worked fast on this one because I thought the deadline was July 4th. It was a great opportunity to take some time out to dedicate a little something for the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
The spiritual you hear is based on a song I wrote for a musical but never used - until now. I feel very close to this music - I hope you like it.
WOW! Beautiful material masterfully developed. I served in the armed forces for 20 years and I asure you it captures the spirit you strived for. The moments at 1:52 and 2:08 were particularly moving. Nice work.