Tag Archives: Instrumental

Steve Cole – True album review

True is Steve Cole’s fifth album. I like the title because the feel of the entire recording is that Cole is being True to his own musical self-portrait throughout the run of this CD. There are nine tracks in total and I loved every one. This music reminded me of when I first got into … Continue reading Steve Cole – True album review

Lance Reegan-Diehl Chasing My Reflection review

Lance Reegan-Diehl gave me what I have been asking for, an entire album of instrumental tracks. Chasing My Reflection is a compilation of tracks dating back to 1992 all the way through 2006. What I like about this recording is that you can focus in on the pure talent of this man. There are no … Continue reading Lance Reegan-Diehl Chasing My Reflection review

Patrick Yandall releases New York Blues

I had a feeling this was going to happen. Patrick Yandall has decided to play the blues after releasing a series of outstanding jazz releases. New York Blues is a welcome change for the guitarist and as I would expect, a fine recording straight on through. Jazz and blues are kissin’ cousins and nobody knows … Continue reading Patrick Yandall releases New York Blues

Sebastian Lorefice – Short Stories Infinite Corridors

Short Stories Infinite Corridors is a reference to several points of time during the history of film. It could also apply to music because in both cases the art forms have infinite corridors of time that you can relive because of their ability to be preserved infinitely with technology and remastering techniques. Sebastian Lorefice is … Continue reading Sebastian Lorefice – Short Stories Infinite Corridors

Donna Sammarco Flys On Eagles Wings

Although On Eagles Wings was released in 2004 the music remains bright and relevant at any time, simply because what the intent and meaning was behind producing it the first place. This kind of Christian new age instrumental sound is for ears that want some relief of daily demands. Donna Sammarco goes solo with her … Continue reading Donna Sammarco Flys On Eagles Wings

Hill Briggs is one man show on Solo Album

Hill Briggs is a one man show on his simply and fittingly titled Solo Album. I find it difficult to begin to articulate all the feelings and complete satisfaction I felt listening to this music. Briggs is an outstanding musician. He spent two years putting this amazing project together. What I find astonishing is the … Continue reading Hill Briggs is one man show on Solo Album

Richard Zeier releases Phenomenation

Richard Zeier’s Phenomenation is a cleanly produced, mostly instrumental album that incorporates sounds from rock, classical, new age, and electronica. The album is well composed and Zeier’s guitar work is superb. Each of the thirteen tracks explores emotional locations that combine to create an overall sound that at once transcends time and location yet feels … Continue reading Richard Zeier releases Phenomenation

Eric Kamen’s new album Eric 2.0

Eric Kamen has returned with a continuation of his Native Unit project with Eric 2.0. Once again, Kamen plays all the instruments, composes all the tracks, and produces the final product. He is nothing short of a magician with the Spanish guitar, dazzling us once again with a distinct blend of Latin and Middle Eastern … Continue reading Eric Kamen’s new album Eric 2.0

Honest Touch-Memories From A Dream

Honest Touch is from across the pond in Athens Greece. The duo of Samy Elgazzar (composer, keyboards) and Fofi Maniadaki (acoustic piano) combine their talents to record Memories From A Dream. Some fine talent backs them as well on the recording. A five-piece band and the Amadeus Orchestra add their special touch to give the … Continue reading Honest Touch-Memories From A Dream