A very personal album reflective of traditional Irish roots with contemporary arrangements blending piano and uilleann pipes, masterfully woven with hauntingly beautiful vocals in “Requiem” and “The River” to celebrate past, present, and hopes and dreams for the future.
If you’re a fan of the Celtic genre this is a must for you, but if you like to hear really good music, arranged, produced and performed exceptionally, do your ears a favor and buy this album as quickly as you can. —One World Music
Just as the Rowen Ash spreads its shading branches, Karran has branched out on his third release, laying soulful Irish female vocals down alongside piano, uilleann pipes, drums, and synthesizer, providing a carpet of comfort to the listener. Opening with the longing-filled sounds of “Irish Skies,” through to the introspective, closing strains of “Late Night Piano,” Karran once again presents us with an ineffable escape, Celtic style, in Celtic Skies.
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.
A magic carpet ride with Paul Avgerinos through the splendorous cradle of civilization, featuring guest artist Omar Faruk Tekbilek. This music is exotic, sensual, hypnotic, mysterious, and enchanting — Middle East dances with West — blissful joy in the Garden of Delight.
The Winding Path will take you on a surreal journey to the center of your heart and back again.” —Retailing Insights
Kevin Kern has become a universal name for beautiful, relaxing music. This intimate, piano-led path through nature creates a resonance of tranquility and peace for pure listening pleasure. Also ideal for massage, meditation or relieving stress. The combination of songs on the Winding Path creates a vivid journey easily followed. Detailed instructions for a self-guided healing visualization are included in the booklet.
Over thirteen weeks on the Billboard Chart!