Slide guitarist Chris Haugen is celebrated for his innovative roots playing, intuitive feel, and warm soulful tone. The San Francisco Chronicle says “Haunting and otherworldly, like a time capsule from a lost kingdom. Perhaps Atlantis.” With over 20 years as a touring and recording artist, Chris has collaborated with influential artists including Ken Kesey, Ted Templeman, and Sean Penn. Chris is a natural musician, most at home with an instrument in hand.
A masterpiece of transcendental synthesized sounds.” —mwe3.com
A mystical blending of heavenly symphonic washes, ambient tones and articulate piano. Haiku presents a wondrous, deeply relaxing work that sustains focus for all 67 minutes.
connecting all with the self
awash with pleasure
This title is a re-release.
Although Danish, Henrik Hytteballe chose haiku, the Japanese poetic form, as the artist name for his solo compositions; attracted to the beauty and simplicity in haiku poetry, the nature references in the traditional form, and how the meaning in the juxtapositions is sensed.
There are many references to the natural world in Haiku’s music, reflecting a range of emotions from loss, pain, and despair, to faith, love, and happiness. However, the intention is to create music that contains beauty, which is so much more than what we usually think.