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Richard Thompson and Mirage: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot


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New York, NY--March 2008... Arabesque Jazz announces the release of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot from pianist Richard Thompson.

Richard Thompson presents the traditional spiritual to audiences in a format guaranteed to please, and seizes the attention of listeners who are looking for fresh takes on such well-known and emotional material. He deftly intertwines his thoughtful piano style with the inspirational sounds of each musician and his delicate arrangements while weaving together a colorful musical tapestry. Richard Thompson will be sure to satisfy audiences with this emotional, intelligent and cohesive album and will leave them asking for repeated listenings.

Arabesque Jazz has embraced the digital shift occurring in today's music industry and now offers its discs for purchase primarily through online retailers and as digital downloads. Richard Thompson's Swing Low, Sweet Chariot can be found at Amazon.com as well as the Arabesque Recordings website at arabesquerecords.com. This release and the rest of the Arabesque catalog are also available for download from iTunes, as well as all other major digital download services.

Arabesque Jazz is an imprint of Arabesque Recordings, an independent recording label located in New York City that specializes in jazz and classical music. Arabesque Jazz's most recent releases include Italian pianist Norberto Tamburrino's Prisoner of the Sea and jazz organist Radam Schwartz's Magic Tales, which reached the #11 spot on the JazzWeek jazz radio chart. Arabesque Jazz's next release will be About Time! from saxophonist Eric J. Morones.

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Chaim Roberts
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