Gandalf’s music is inspired by the beauty of nature and by the wisdom and myths of various cultures. Magician of sounds and painter of musical landscapes, he conjures moods and magical moments that point to other realities behind the scenes in our fast-paced modern world. Austrian born Gandalf blends acoustic, electronic and spherical sounds and weaves folk elements into a symphonic structure to create his unmistakable and unique musical style.
An uplifting CD of ambient Tibetan music.” —Nexus Magazine
That music is a language older than any tongue can be fully appreciated on this fine recording. Joyful and poignant chanting interspersed with exotic flute, suitar, udu and percussion tracks offer a unique and colorful sacred cleanse for mind and spirit.
Energy flow, like water, can become stagnant. Listening to relaxing music can have a profound effect on one's vital energy, releasing blockages and bringing about balance and well-being. Whether to accompany movement or for pure listening pleasure, The Light Dance is ideal for building chi, releasing concerns and moving into a state of sublime peace.
Real Music introduces pianist, composer and songwriter Brian BecVar who until now was a well-kept secret in the music scene. A longtime touring studio musician, the multi-talented BecVar has written songs for several artists including John Mellencamp, Laura Branigan and Roberta Flack. On his debut album Once in a Life, BecVar presents us with a delightful mélange of breezy, romantic melodies spiced with an impassioned South American flair. Guest appearances by celebrated artists including Dave Koz on sax, brother Bruce BecVar on acoustic guitar, and Jimmy Haslip on fretless bass cast a warm radiance on an exquisite collection that comes along just Once in a Life.
Sublimely tender Koch melodies dedicated to 19th century pioneer and visionary aviator Otto Lilienthal, who glided silently on the wind, the birds his inspiration for lifting his wings into the skies. Piano, keyboards, guitar, bass and light percussion. Snuggle into a cozy chair for a carefree hour of flying free.