Hurry, item low in stock!

Randolph - Expansion

U0884501097062
Hurry only 1 in stock!
FREE Shipping on All Orders
Number of Discs
1
Release Date
01/27/2009
Artist
Randolph
Format
CD / Album
Label / Studio
CD Baby

A multi-faceted performer, Randolph has woven a collection of compositions which incorporate a jazz/blues foundation with classical and world music flavors. Using a variety of non-traditional instrumentation, including, Russian balalaika, Indian Shenai, mandolin, bassoon, viola, and a variety of ethnic percussion, Randolph creates pieces with numerous melodies and counter-melodies to bring a rich, full texture to his music. All acoustic instruments, with vibes and marimbas replacing tradional piano parts, the core of the band includes classical/acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, trombone, violin, sax and flute. Mostly an instrumental CD, a 6 person chorus is utilized as another element to these songs. Each song has it's own story. "Leaving Bagdad" is a symbolic anti-war statement in which the chorus sings in Farsi (Persian). "94" is primarily written in the time signature of 9/4 with changes to 3/4 and 4/4. "Old Guard" is a salute to the men and women of the Army's 3rd infantry (who he had the pleasure of working with last year) And "Mumbai Tears" a lament to the tragedy of 2008, which uses 5 different Indian flutes/horns and Indian Tablas, with North Indian vocal styles. Randolph's style, which has been referred to as "Euphonic Jazz" delivers a global musical journey, that has been critically acclaimed as a "must have" CD.

We are Rated Excellent on Trustpilot
Here's what you say about us...
Here's what you say about
Randolph - Expansion.

1) Abstraction
2) Epiphany
3) Leaving Baghdad
4) Tip Tap
5) Shades of Blue
6) Back Alley
7) 94
8) Market
9) Old Guard
10) Common Senses
11) Mumbai Tears

Album
Expansion
Main Format
CD
Keyword Index
Expansion | Randolph