Though there are some similarities to Jim’s first album Tender Ritual, the Dusk recording has a presence and feeling all its own. Warm, deep, and moving…these are beautiful piano songs that you can listen to over and over again. Featured is the poignant track “Gone”, which has become a Chappell classic.
Celebrating his sixth release, harpist Hilary Stagg unveils an exquisite new recording. Adding the sounds of Irish flute, electric fiddle and angelic voices to his uniquely electrified harp tones, Hilary creates a sound that effortlessly transports you to an unforgettable land of serenity and enchantment.
Feather Light describes the technique that Hilary uses to generate the gentle power of his unique harp tones. Joined on this recording by electric violin, guitar and electric piano, the result is a captivating caress…music that you will play forever.
The fluid acoustic guitar and lilting rhythms that won Govi such popular acclaim on Heat of a Gypsy return again to cast their spell on Cuchama. Govi’s knack for catchy melodies combines with flamenco flair and a sprinkling of rainbow hues from Hawaii, South America, India and the Caribbean. Backed by tasteful keyboards, hand drums and instruments from around the world, Govi’s jubilant compositions and engaging guitar work create the enchanting magic that is Cuchama.
Emmy award-winning composer Gary Remal Malkin paints the Smokies in orchestral colors, adding touches of mountain fiddle, Native American drums, and piano notes as soft and bright as raindrops. Appalachian melodies drift through like figments, presences from another time. A nostalgic solo flute calls out above shadowed chords, then soars over vast panoramas, propelled by distant drums. Evocative and deeply inspiring, this contemporary music captures the dignity of our American ancestry and heralds a vision of hope for the future.