Have you ever visited the Canary Island of La Palma, a place of never-ending spring? Wandering through the diversity of amazing landscapes on this unique isle lifted my spirit and opened my creative flow in a very special way, which I interpreted with my signature blending of guitars, keyboards and orchestral tones. I hope the music will transport you to such an uplifting and magical place as well. —Gandalf, January 2016
Whenever Frank Steiner, Jr. presents a new release, you can be certain the enchantment lies on the horizon. Or, to be more specific, enchantment with an edge of jazzy elegance, multicultural essence, and plenty of examples of beautiful composition work” —Music Design in Review
Exotically shamanic, softly jazzy, rhythmically expressive — all given voice by this master of global musical genres. With some pieces solo piano, some lightly orchestrated, others gently tribal with accompanying world percussion, Steiner has created a work capturing the power of movement.
After copping a Grammy for his third record Echoes of Love, Omar is back with a full-on sonic assault to make sure he does it again. Not exactly pop, he does turn it up a notch loading the new age deck with pop and jazz smarts, keeping it buoyant, upbeat and winkingly sassy.” —Chris Spector, Midwest Record
After celebrating his 2012 Grammy-winning Echoes of Love, Omar softens the mood to serenade us with the romantic melodies of Daytime Dreamer. Featuring six brand new tracks and five previously released selections, the familiar splashes of Omar's signature world textures (oud, duduk, violin and guitar) weave back and forth in a sublime dance with his exquisite piano compositions.