There are three choral groups with more than 70 voices which have been combined to form the Eclectic Voices. Most of the voices are young ones which provides the enthusiasm, reverence and naivete necessary to make music like this work. There are some good vocal solos. While the liner notes list their names, they are not linked to the songs on which they solo, except for Brian Abrahams' vocal on "Together Alone". 33Jazz simply has to do a better job in crediting its performers in the notes. To the label's credit, the lyrics for these interesting melodies are reproduced in the notes.
All the instrumentalists on this album are first rate. Special mention, however, must be made on the percussive contribution made by Brian Abrahams who is uncanny in his ability to provide the correct percussive statement at the right time to accentuate the message delivered by the lyrics. This is an interesting, intelligent and well-performed 59 minutes of music and is highly recommended.
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