Content by tag "Vangelis"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Daniel Biro: 120 Onetwenty

Read "120 Onetwenty" reviewed by Jim Olin

Great music is all about passion, and this is definitely the fundamental ingredient behind Daniel Biro's heartfelt new release, 120 Onetwenty. This amazing music project really blurs the lines between a wide variety of styles, including ambient, instrumental experimental composition, jazz, and a lot more. Biro is proceeding forward while simultaneously looking to the past. His ...

NEWS: RECORDING

David Krakauer's The Big Picture CD And Cinematic Concert At The Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Downtown Manhattan

David Krakauer's The Big Picture CD And Cinematic Concert At The Museum Of Jewish Heritage In Downtown Manhattan

CLARINET VIRTUOSO DAVID KRAKAUER ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HIS MOST ADVENTUROUS CD TO DATE “THE BIG PICTURE" AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE FEBRUARY 18, 2014 David Krakauer, clarinet
Jenny Scheinman, violin
Adam Rogers, guitars
Rob Burger, keys, organ, accordion, vibes
Greg Cohen, double bass
Jim Black, drums, percussion Sheryl ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Nenad Georgievski's Best Releases of 2013

Read "Nenad Georgievski's Best Releases of 2013" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

From jazz to disco/dance, from alternative rock to world music, 2013 proved to be a really fruitful one. It was a banner year for good and colorful music that showed that audiences really respond to good music and this year, unlike many in recent times, it overflowed with such. It was a great year for older ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Vangelis: Blade Runner OST

Read "Vangelis: Blade Runner OST" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

At its worst, the music of Greek composer and multi-instrumentalist Vangelis is full of sounds and furies that signify absolutely nothing. At its best, his recordings incorporate many types of sounds and beautiful and memorable melodies that nod in the direction of a number of different musical styles without destroying the overall mood of his records. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

New Documentary On Music Legend Vangelis To Be Released On DVD September 23, 2013

New Documentary On Music Legend Vangelis To Be Released On DVD  September 23, 2013

London, UK - Much to the excitement of music fans worldwide, the new feature length documentary on Greek music legend Vangelis titled 'Vangelis And The Journey To Ithaka' will be released on September 23, 2013 by Gonzo MultiMedia UK. The two-hour documentary includes interviews with Vangelis and many of his friends and colleagues, including Sean Connery, Hugh Hudson, Jessye Norman, Oliver ...

NEWS: RECORDING

New album from Italian composer Stefano Isola a progressive work that aims for the stars

The music of Stefano Isola defines transcendence. On his latest album Music for Different Spaces, the Italian composer plunges listeners into otherworldly terrain. But this is not icy, high-brow experimentation; rather, Isola is committed to the melodic strands of smooth jazz in his visionary songwriting. The result is a progressive work that aims for the stars ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Charles Lloyd / Maria Farantouri: Athens Concert

Read "Athens Concert" reviewed by Ian Patterson

What might on the surface appear as a meeting of disparate minds--jazz with Byzantine airs--ignores the fact that multi-reed/woodwind player Charles Lloyd has been embracing the music of the world for half a century with singular conviction and grace. Greek classical singer Maria Farantouri is herself a musical adventurer and risk taker; over the course of ...