AMBIENT SAX FOREST BATH
This track places the listener in an atmosphere of a Japanese forest, along with meditative drones, and improvised saxophone. Released 2019.
Shinrin-yoku is a Japanese word that means “forest bathing.” The method is simple: go to a forest, walk slowly, and breath deeply. The effects are calming and healing.
Saxophonist Ricky Sweum, lived and worked in Japan for more than half a decade and was inspired by Japanese culture. This experience deepened his mindfulness practice.
Ricky Sweum (tenor saxophone, field recording, synthesis, mixing, mastering)
- Ambient Sax Forest Bath
Composition by Ricky Sweum. Molecular Expansion Music (BMI). Photo by Julie Sweum (Kyoto, Japan). Produced, recorded, mixed, & mastered by Ricky Sweum. Forest field recording made in 2017 (Tama Hills, Tokyo, Japan). Recorded in 2019 at Twin Peaks Studios (Fairfield, California).