for solo piano
Duration: c. 3 min
First performed in July 2014 by Jennifer Hymer at Castello delle Rocchette, Pratoleva, Italy.
Written as a short and quirky birthday present to the composer’s father, this piece is influenced by the jazz piano style of Bill Evans and applies it to a contemporary music setting. Offering a familiar melody with a twist, the traditional song ‘For he’s a jolly good fellow’ rises out of the background in the second half of the piece, then fades again before the final bars ring out.