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by Roger Farbey
Arthur Lipner is one of the most prolific vibraphone and marimba players working on the New York scene. His musical influences are eclectic having performed with Tuvan Throat Singers from Russia, The Saakumu Dance Company of Ghana, in Chiapas Mexico's Marimba Park," at the Royal Palace in Marrakesh, in the mountains of Norway on an ice xylophone and many other locations. Brazil has also played a big part in his life, Lipner having toured there repeatedly and premiering the concerto ...read more
by Woodrow Wilkins
Delightful is perhaps the best term to describe Arthur Lipner's cover of the pop classic Love the One You're With." That's the worst I can say about his new CD, Modern Vibe.
From the first note, the opening song grabs your listener's attention. After two no-frills verses, Lipner gets into the groove with an energetic solo. He follows that with the laid-back Street Vibe," a smoother yet funkier track which is one of five original songs on the album. Lipner ...read more