Todd Ryotoshi Norcross releases another spectacular instrumental piano CD, "Ancestor." Norcross, who is no stranger to the music scene as he has composed several albums, skillfully performs on the piano with a fine style and grace. His songs are warming and inviting and leaves you wanting to hear more of this artist. The opening track, "Rise of the Son," draws you into the beautiful melody as Norcross plays the piano with a soulful passion. The title track, "Ancestor," has a magical tonality as it impresses with it regal style. "Ghost," is a song with mystic qualities and will seep subtly into your soul. Another song, "Peanuts Jam," has a nice walking bass line and a fun loving melody. Fans of instrumental piano music will truly take pleasure listening to the stunning melodies on the wonderful album, "Ancestor."
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Talented artist, Stanley Durbin, spins a beautiful Urban/R&B CD, "Hurt By the World." This album consists of well crafted songs that are wonderfully blended with richly textured instrumentation and emotive vocals. As a singer/songwriter, Durbin is extremely passionate about the lyrics is writes as they contain messages of world, hate, love, and peace and one can definitely hear this passion when he sings. The song, "I Just Can't Stop Lovin You," has a magnetic charm as Durbin's vocals groove with a stunning style and grace. "Get Up" and "Work Book" are upbeat songs that have a funky groove and crisp instrumentation. The title track, "Hurt By the World," is infused with rich percussive beats and strong and intense lyrics. Rounding out the CD, the last track, "Reflections," will really tug at your heartstrings with Durbin's words of wisdom. If you like Lionel Ritchie then you will want to hear the exquisite songs on the superb album, "Hurt By the World."
Glass House releases another spectacular Pop/Rock single, "Long Way Down." As soon as you start listening to this song you will feel a smooth groove take over your senses. The vocals are soulful and project an air of intoxicating appeal. You will be mesmerized by the emotive vocals gently interplaying with the instrumentation as it creates a bluesy intonation. The bass line flows with a charismatic charm while the soft drum beats captures a serene ambiance. This well crafted single will surely melt your heart and soul as it will electrify you with its sweet and charming melody. If you are a fan of Dave Mathews then you will thoroughly enjoy the delectable single, "Long Way Down."
Monday, July 2, 2012
Talented musician, Alan Bernhoft, releases another spectacular Pop CD, "Beatlesque Four: Love Everyone." This album is comprised of upbeat and fun songs reminiscent of British '60's style Pop music and if you close your eyes one can imagine it's the Beatles singing as this artist is truly comparable. Bernhoft displays outstanding harmonies and first rate instrumentation while performing these finely crafted songs. The opening song/title track, "Love Everyone," will charm its way into your heart and soul as it has a bouncy beat and appealing lyrics. You will feel happy after hearing the song "Following Rainbows," as it grooves with a sweet and captivating rhythmic beat. "I Fly" is a song that has mysterious qualities and is finely textured with solid vocals and flavorful tonality. You won't be disappointed by the fabulous songs on the fantastic album, "Beatlesque Four: Love Everyone," especially if you like The Beatles or The Monkees.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Frank Tuma releases another splendid instrumental World/Latin CD, "Island Pleasures," that is overflowing with warm and inviting melodies. Tuma has an inspiring talent of creating fresh and original songs that make you feel as if you are on a tropical island dancing to the grooves of upbeat and melodic melodies. The song, "My Hawaiian Flower," makes you want to kick back and soak up the energy of warm sun while sipping on a cool tropical drink. Another song, "The Way You Move," is electrifying as it moves with an alluring sensation and will surely have you dancing in no time. "I'm Happy When I Samba," has a cheerful ambiance as it is richly textured with dynamic instrumentation. If you are looking for some fun tropical flavored songs then you will take delight when hearing the delicious songs on the terrific album, "Island Pleasures."
Talented musician, Alan Bernhoft, releases another spectacular Pop CD, "Beatlesque Four: Love Everyone." This album is comprised of upbeat and fun songs reminiscent of British '60's style Pop music and if you close your eyes one can imagine it's the Beatles singing as this group is truly comparable. They display outstanding harmonies and first rate instrumentation while performing these finely crafted songs. The opening song/title track, "Love Everyone," will charm its way into your heart and soul as it has a bouncy beat and appealing lyrics. You will feel happy after hearing the song "Following Rainbows," as it grooves with a sweet and captivating rhythmic beat. "I Fly" is a song that has mysterious qualities and is finely textured with solid vocals and flavorful tonality. You won't be disappointed by the fabulous songs on the fantastic album, "Beatlesque Four: Love Everyone," especially if you like The Beatles or The Monkeys.
Highly talented musician, Irina Zemtsova, releases another fabulous instrumental single, "Improvisation." This single is focused around the sounds of World Fusion and you will be mesmerized by the palette of richly textured industrial like soundscapes it has to offer. There is a somewhat dark and mysterious tonality which gives this song an interesting appeal. As you listen to this song an angelic like female voice passionately vocalizes a chant while the tribal percussive beats engage a solid and consistent rhythm. There are also delicate strings (some have space like qualities) which weave a mystifying tone and there are also searing guitar riffs. You will thoroughly enjoy the magnetic World Fusion song, "Improvisation," as it impresses with its electrifying intonation and free flowing melody.
Highly accomplished pianist, Rob Rio, releases an outstanding collection of instrumental Boogie-Woogie songs on his superb CD, "Omniboogie 2012." The artistic arrangements throughout this album are first rate as Rio deftly performs each song with intense precision and dynamic expression. The song, "Fickle Jelly Jam," is an irresistible melody that Rio executes with a rich musical complexity on the keys. Another song, "Calabasas in the Spring," has a smooth groove and ignites with a soulful appeal. "Bb Strut," is another song where Rio amazes the listener with his quick and skillful style as he entices you with a vibrant energy across the keys. Fans of Jerry Lee Lewis will really appreciate the magnificent songs on the brilliant album, "Omniboogie 2012."
Discover the musical talents of the Chris Flaherty Big Band and their latest released Contemporary Jazz instrumental CD, "Turning Point." This tight knit group is comprised of 12 talented Jazz musicians who play with highly skilled dexterity and dynamic magnetism. Opening up the album, "Trane Spotting," draws you in with the big sounds of the crisp horns and an entrancing melody. The title track, "Turning Point," impresses with its smooth groove and laid back tonality. You will be wowed by the song, "Trippin' Off Bird," as the guitar plays the melodic melody with passion and soul while the bass keeps a strong and solid groove. If you are a fan of Pat Metheny then you will truly enjoy the delectable Jazz songs on the exquisite album, "Turning Point."
Gary Lee Wingard releases a spectacular collection of Soft Rock songs on his wonderful CD, "Once There Was a Man." This album has a nice selection of songs that will leave you wanting to hear more from this artist. The title track, "Once There Was a Man," offers an upbeat tempo with charming vocals singing insightful lyrics. The songs, "You're So Sexy" and "Never Land" are magnetic as they have a more edgier Rock groove. Another song, "The Road Ahead," has a Bluesy appeal as the relaxed vocals and dynamic instrumentation flow with an expressive tonality. If you like the sounds of Bob Seger or Hootie and the Blowfish, then you will enjoy the excellent variety of Soft Rock songs on the wonderful album, "Once There Was a Man."