Results for "World Culture Music"
by Dan Bilawsky
A blooming lotus is like a magnet for the eyes, calling those who appreciate beauty, vibrancy, and shapeliness to gaze upon one of nature's small wonders. Guitarist Mike Moreno's Lotus has a similar draw, summoning the ears with its enchanting sonics and chimerical ideals. On this, Moreno's fifth album, the lyrical and the ...
by Mark F. Turner
Though it's difficult to stand out in a climate where new names appear almost daily, Mike Moreno has proven to be one of the more identifiable young jazz guitarists in recent years. At home in a number of settings, his fluid style has been found in the abstract hip hop styling of Q-Tip's The Renaissance (Universal ...
by Greg Camphire
Trombonist and multi-instrumentalist Nick Vayenas unveils a colorful palette of ideas on Synesthesia, his debut as a leader. Vayenas and his band mates chart their own course, albeit one that uses musical maps drawn up by the Herbie Hancock Sextet on such albums as Mwandishi (Warner Bros., 1970) and Sextant (Columbia, 1972), with the resulting path ...
By Julie Hardy
Label: World Culture Music
Track listing: We Kiss in a Shadow; On the Verge (The Wish Suite, Pt. 1); I Wish I Knew; August; I'm Looking Through You; Patience (The Wish Suite, Pt. 2); Song of the Iris; All or Nothing at All; A Lover's Call (Intro to Meaning of the Blues); Meaning of the Blues; Soaring (The Wish Suite, Pt. 3); 3000 Miles; I Fall in Love Too Easily.