I don't compose or arrange music anymore, but I still have a dream of creating a professional recording of my version of Summertime. The idea came as an inspiration from The Brand New Heavies' Sometimes. There are hundreds of Summertime versions already, but I believe that this one deserves a professional recording. I have a prototype, which was being recorded from 1998 to 2001. At that time, I struggled to record it on an overclocked Celeron 300. The drums were recorded with four microphones, two of them so bad that they could catch frequencies no wider than 300Hz – 8kHz.
The last time I worked with this arrangement was in 2001. If it's 2006 and I still can't get it out of my mind, it means I need to do something about it.