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Yearly Archives: 2001
Wayne Horvitz is a composer and pianist who writes elegant pieces that are closer to songs in shape and sentiment than jazz standards. In "Forever," his first CD featuring piano in years, he presents a dozen sparse lush pieces, including … Continue reading
"Chocolate Genius" is the name of the eclectic, if not theatrical musings of Marc Anthony Thompson and his circle of collaborators. In "godmusic," Thompson surrounds his quiet and soulful voice with a striking sonic tapestry that mixes subtle grooves, artful … Continue reading
Joni Harm’s eighth CD – her first on an independent label – finds the country-and-western singer writing songs and singing in styles that are close to her heart. A genuine cowgirl – she lives on her grandfather’s ranch – Harms … Continue reading
Orixa is an energetic, modern Latin rock band whose home is the San Francisco Bay Area but whose musical influences and styles are wide-ranging. A successful independent rock band, Orixa plays upbeat, at times theatrical songs with positive messages – … Continue reading