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Michael Andrew Itzoe

Haiku (Young Memory)

From the Michael Andrew album Self-Portrait
Music by Michael Andrew Itzoe


This was a bit of piano that a childhood friend named Grant Young taught me to play a long, long time ago. I knew I wanted the closing track to be called "Haiku," and this seemed a good way to do it. Grant was killed our freshman year in college, so this is also a tribute. The abrupt ending was done à la "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" by the Beatles, where you'd swear someone unplugged your player.

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