Kenio Fuke was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Through friends and the influences of musicians in his own family, Fuke began, as a child, to have his first contacts with the universe of music. He began his formal studies on harmonica, soon followed by guitar, piano, percussion, drums, melodica, kalimba, derbake and other orchestral instruments...
This music is composed, arranged and performed by pianists and the piano is featured in the recordings; however, these artists are often accomplished multi-instrumentalists as well and have also invited other musicians to record with them.
Amberfern is Dr. Clive Brooks, a composer of relaxing, meditative music living on England’s South West coast. The artist name Amberfern comes from the ferns that grow throughout the nearby woodlands, and in the autumn turn a golden amber color.
The album is a wholly unexpected delight from one of the shining lights in new age music and showcases a side of Thierry David that I sure hope to hear more from in the future.” —Bill Binkelman, Wind and Wire
Creating an imaginary universe where ambient sounds merge with rhythmic patterns and harmonic sequences weave with pulsating melodies, David takes us on a journey through interstellar space in search of possible connections with unknown and mysterious elements.
#4 ON TOP 25 ESSENTIAL TITLES FOR 2012 by John Diliberto of Echoes Radio.
Nominated for “Best of 2012” by Zone Music Reporter (formerly New Age Reporter) in the Best Ambient category.
Son of a UN diplomat and classically trained, exciting young pianist Akram grew up digesting musical influences from around the world. These exotic flavors are brilliantly woven together in melodies that take flight and soar with expansive orchestrations and passionate rhythms and in more soothing moments, evoke an emotional response in a beautifully serene way.
Feel the heat of this romantic music. “Secret Journey reflects a musician in full stride, creating compositions laced with unbridled passion and poised grace, the music rooted in world themes layered in smooth jazz and new age influences.” —Michael Debbage, Music Reviewer