“This is my best album yet.”
“It’s difficult to find fault with this album, either in terms of the compositions or the playing or the mixing design. These are instrumentals that talk…“
– Laurence Russell / Culture Court
Nominated for a 2008 Grammy
Each of these ten instrumentals draws a picture, and each picture tells a story. It’s music as a smell that triggers unexpected memories. India, 1978… Granada, 1992… each track has a strong atmosphere of time and place, like the journal of an itinerant poet or painter. Tracks range from over 5 minutes to almost 12 minutes. Each piece shifts and evolves, sometimes going through several tempo and rhythm changes, “The River” features Tangos, Rumba and 6/8 rhythms, sometimes building from a haunting solo-guitar performance to the full drive of the band, as in “Silence: No More Longing”.