Close to Home

by Sammy Trombone

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    Packaged in 100% recycled cardboard casing with with prints of beautiful original artwork by Janice Belove on both sides. This CD contains all 13 tracks recorded so far (newest first):
    1. Poem (feat. Adan Feliciano, Gifts)
    2. Painting of Blue (Forth Wanderers)
    3. Water (SANDY Alex G)
    4. Sleeping (SANDY Alex G)
    5. Wake Up (R.L. Kelly)
    6. Rose (Pinegrove)
    7. Tide (live)
    8. The Mars Song
    9. Crunch
    10. Alaskans (Volcano Choir)
    11. Messages
    12. Symmetry
    13. All I Ever Wanted (feat. Josh Breslauer)

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Close to Home is a cover album of songs that I like a lot by bands from my town and beyond. Click on the tracks to find links to the original songs.

Album art painted by my mom on her iPad, thank you mom

Everything was arranged for my trombone and a loop pedal, other than Rose, which is a capella.

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released February 1, 2015

All tracks (except Water) recorded and mixed by myself on an iPad

Water was recorded, mixed and mastered by Max Fishkin

*booms* *snaps* and *claps* on various tracks by Mom, Dad, Max, Becky and Hayden



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Sammy Trombone Montclair, New Jersey

Sammy trombone is the trombone looping project of Sammy Mellman. Sometimes it's solo, sometimes it's a band!

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Track Name: Poem (feat. Adan Feliciano, Gifts)
I wish my legs would break so I could learn to walk again
And maybe take a step towards giving worth to how it is
You see its nothing that I couldn't do before
Its just the longer that we wait complacency will have his way with me or better yet I'm giving everything I want
They say that only time will tell but they don't know
I'm prone to rushing things until I bleed
You see the sudden lack of urgency that comes with standing still
It only leads me to believe
That moving forward
Stepping towards
Gives me everything I need
Track Name: Water (Alex G)
Water's all I need
Now I can go back to sleep
Track Name: Wake Up (R.L. Kelly)
dont let it matter at all
its not your fault
i know

they wanna hurt you
because theyre hurting too
dont let em inside your head
they'll take control of everything youve ever loved and did or wanted to be
Track Name: Rose (Pinegrove)
I wanna leave home
I wanna leave town
I wanna go home

I don't wanna die!!!
The things I care about and the people I like...

No we won't leave this town taken under
Gotta let it out sometimes