Star Bits (2011)

solo alto saxophone

Star Bits is inspired by the tiny crystalline objects of the same name found throughout the video game “Super Mario Galaxy.” The star bits are a collectible item that can be seen falling from the sky, bursting out of hidden locations, bouncing around the stage, or floating in groups forming various geometric patterns. I believe that, if personified, these star bits would have a quirky disposition similar to my own, and my portrayal of this aesthetic is the driving force behind this piece.

duration: c. 6'30"

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