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Shambhu: Soothing Guitar for Stressful Times

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The times we live in call for reflection and one of the ways of providing it is through music. Music can slow our lives down and make us live in the moment, but it can also connect people. Since he discovered music, guitarist and composer Shambhu Neil Vineberg has been on a journey that has seen ...

Jazz at the Edge of New Age

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Genres can be a way to attract listeners, but they can also repel them. In some circles, genres like new age, smooth jazz and fusion have a bad name, and their entry into jazz could be seen as something negative, but it can also be an enrichment of an art form that is able to embrace ...

Flow

FLOW stands for Fiona Joy, Lawrence Blatt, Jeff Oster and Will Ackerman. Its a New Age group formed out of friendship and a history of working and playing together over eight years. FLOW is a New Age music group – Will Ackerman, Fiona Joy, Lawrence Blatt and Jeff Oster. In early 2015, Lawrence Blatt invited Fiona Joy and Jeff Oster to join him at Will Ackerman’s Imaginary Road Studios to create an album Inspired by the iconic Windham Hill ensembles. Once recording began, it became clear that Will could be an essential part of this group as an artist as well as producer. When invited, Will was happy to join the others and FLOW was born

NEWS: RECORDING

New Age Legend Will Ackerman's "Returning: Pieces For Guitar 1970-2004" To Be Released For The First Time On 180g Vinyl

New Age Legend Will Ackerman's "Returning: Pieces For Guitar 1970-2004" To Be Released For The First Time On 180g Vinyl

Will Ackerman's 2005 Grammy award winning recording, Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004 is being released for the first time on 180g vinyl by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity. In 2004, after years of growth and introspection, Ackerman re-recorded an album of his best-known songs. A greatest hits collection of all new performances. Will's goal was to take ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Audio Fidelity Inks Licensing Deal With Will Ackerman's West River Records

Audio Fidelity Inks Licensing Deal With Will Ackerman's West River Records

Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity is pleased to announce an agreement with Will Ackerman and his West River Records. The agreement calls for Audio Fidelity, in conjunction with West River Records, to release the first 180g vinyl pressing of Ackerman's 2005 Grammy award winning recording, Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004. Ackerman is universally recognized as ...

NEWS: RECORDING

World's Only Imrat Guitarist Todd Mosby Debuts Album With Six Grammy Winning And Nominated Artists

World's Only Imrat Guitarist Todd Mosby Debuts Album With Six Grammy Winning And Nominated Artists

The Walking Cradle Co. presents acoustic and Imrat guitarist, composer and improviser Todd Mosby, who debuts his genre-defying music—On Eagle Mountain. A unique blend of new age, jazz, and world music, with hints of folk, bluegrass and classical North Indian flair—Mosby will kick-off the tour from the 'Focal Point' in St. Louis on Saturday, April 30, ...

NEWS: RADIO

Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz - "Thanksgiving Moods & Reflections"

Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz - "Thanksgiving Moods & Reflections"

Soulandjazz.com Presents: Continuum, A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 32—"Thanksgiving Moods & Reflections"
Hosted & Produced by J. Scott Fugate, “The Jazz Evangelist" Happy Thanksgiving! I know this is an American Holiday—but whether you celebrate it or not . . . it's a wonderful time for reflection & gratitude anywhere you happen to be around the world—and ...