I returned home last week from two wonderful relaxing weeks in the Bahamas.
I brought back home with me not only a painful bout of COVID that began the day after landing, but more importantly, a collection of photographs, video, and drone footage documenting our once-in-a-lifetime Caribbean experience.
I combined these assets into a 2 1/2 minute music video that captures the beauty and wonder of our stay on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera. I want to give credit to my fearless drone pilot, my son Cooper, who captured some great shots including the opening as he followed the bird flying out into the ocean.
We traveled anything but light through the three flights getting us there, but then midweek, driving our car to a boat to a golf cart to on foot finding the far northern tip of Eleuthera we captured the empty pristine pink beaches and clear turquoise waters of Harbour Island, drone equipment in tow!
In the end, it was totally worth the effort.
The music for the video featuring alto trombone was my arrangement of “Stranger in Paradise”. I guess “stranger” was a prevalent theme throughout the vacation, tying in my analysis of one of my vacation reads, Robert Heinlein’s great book, “Stranger in a Strange Land” to jazz improvisation. Read that blog post here.
Enjoy the video and feel free to comment and share!