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The Ferryman

from Carousel (Part II) by Okapi

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At a desolate river crossroads divided by a wide river, a solitary man operates a lone ferry. Through this occupation, he encounters many travelers who find comfort in confiding in him their sins, secrets, and dreams. The man is of few words (mostly acknowledgments), but he is old, wise, and the absorbent sponge for their catharsis. He holds the key to happiness and fulfillment, yet refrains from divulging this information, knowing that organic change and realization must come from within.


from Carousel (Part II), track released November 5, 2021
Recorded by Greg Norman at Electrical Audio in Chicago, IL
Mastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service in Chicago, IL
Produced by Okapi

Scott Mitchell Gorski - Upright Bass, Voice
Lindsey Paige Miller - Cello

Songs, Lyrics, and Concept by Scott Mitchell Gorski
Cello Parts written by Lindsey Paige Miller

Album Art - "The Conjurer" by Hieronymus Bosch


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Okapi Asheville, North Carolina

OKAPI is a duo which utilizes upright bass, cello, and voice through raw, intimate orchestrations driven by honesty and philosophical content. We advocate the conscious confrontation with reality, rather than the subconscious avoidance or distraction from it, and encourage individual awareness, freedom, and healthy growth. We hope to inspire consciousness in all those who are willing to listen. ... more

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