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Electric violinist Hugh Marsh is widely recognized as Canada's leading improvising violinist. He has toured, recorded or played with Bruce Cockburn, Loreena Mckennitt, Peter Murphy, Robert Palmer, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Flea, Miho, Mercan Dede, Jon Hassell, Don Byron, James Blood Ulmer, Ursula Rucker, Andy Milne, Dafnis Prieto, Roberto Occhipinti, Michael Occhipinti, Tagaq, Soul Asylum, Goksel Baktagir, Mary Margaret O'hara, The Henry's, Daniel Lanois, Gregoire Maret, Sinead O'Connor and Random Access among many others. Marsh is also quite active in Los Angeles in the film score world through his longstanding working relationship with the composer Harry Gregson Williams

Seeing Through Sound: Pentimento Volume Two

Label: Ndeya
Released: 2020
Track listing: Fearless; Moons Of Titan; Unknown Wish: Delicado; Reykjavik; Cool Down Coda; Lunar; Timeless.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Jon Hassell: Seeing Through Sound: Pentimento Volume Two

Read "Seeing Through Sound: Pentimento Volume Two" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Visionary trumpeter-composer Jon Hassell presents another gift from his late career. The third release on his own Ndeya label, it follows the re-release of his debut album Vernal Equinox (Ndeya, 2020) and is a sequel to Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One) (Ndeya, 2018). The structure is a bit different, still eight tracks, but organized as ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Random Access: was, shall, why, because

Read "was, shall, why, because" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Multi-instrumentalist Barry Romberg brings his band of fellow adventurers, Random Access, on another musical journey that is filled with generous dollops of invention, surprise and just plain old darn good music. Romberg retains his trademark sense of humor, a trait that washes into his fellow cohorts. The underlining feature, however, is the way in which they ...

Hugmars

Label: Cool Papa Records
Released: 2007
Track listing: Rocket #9; The Crossing; Let Me Have It All; Violinvocation #2; Mowgli: Balloon Song; OM; Sugarcane's Gone; Violinvocation #1.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Hugh Marsh: Hugmars

Read "Hugmars" reviewed by John Kelman

Hugh Marsh may not be well-known to many outside his native Canada, where he's considered the country's leading improvising violinist, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been heard. Along with high profile recording and touring gigs over the years with singer/songwriters Bruce Cockburn and Loreena McKennitt and recently with influential trumpeter Jon Hassell's Maarifa Street project; ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Hugh Marsh

Read "Take Five With Hugh Marsh" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Hugh Marsh: Hugh Marsh is widely recognized as Canada's leading improvising violinist. He has toured, recorded or performed with Don Byron, Jon Hassell, Bruce Cockburn, Loreena McKennitt, Harry Gregson Williams, Hans Zimmer, Daniel Lanois, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Mercan Dede, Roberto Occhipinti, Goksel Baktagir, Nexus, Robert Palmer and Peter Murphy, among many others.Instrument: electric ...

Hugmars

Label: Cool Papa Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Rocket #9; The Crossing; Let Me Have It All; Violin Invocation #2; Mowgli: The Balloon Song; Om; Sugarcane's Gone; Violin Vocation #1;

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Hugh Marsh: Hugmars

Read "Hugmars" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

There's nothing careful in Canadian violinist Hugh Marsh's artistry. My first reaction to Hugmars ran parallel to my thoughts on an initial encounter with a Frank Zappa album back in '67, an ear-opening experience that had me mumbling: “This is really weird."Hugmars opens up with “Rocket #9," scratching to life on a cosmic static ...

Shaking The Pumpkin

Label: Justin Time
Released: 1988


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