...Catchy melodic hooks along with its renaissance charm makes Greenwoods an enchanting gem....” —Solo Piano
Paul Machlis’ lilting piano melodies embellished with uilleann pipes, whistle, cello, guitar and fiddle combine to produce a wondrous album steeped in the heart of the Celtic tradition. Reverence for the people, traditions and music infuses each Greenwoods track, capturing the mystery and magic of the Northern Isles.
A fan captures Chappell’s Michigan summers inspiration for this album: “A series of musical vignettes that recall the innocence of childhood, almost magical in transporting the listener to that lost and happy time. All top quality and refreshingly engaging…”
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.
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.