Category Archives: Instrumental

Consider The Source ~You Are Literally A Metaphor

  There is no doubt that this band, Consider The Source, has some talent. There are 3 members in this band. They are Gabriel Marin on Fretted/Fretless Guitar/Guitar Synth, Dombra and Balta Saz. Also, John Ferrara on Bass, Banjo Bass, … Continue reading

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Dream Theater ~ Distance Over Time

  Another fine album from Dream Theater. This one is not a concept album like the previous one. The band sounds fine, as always, but there doesn’t seem to be anything new to the Dream Theater sound. That’s OK, as … Continue reading

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Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin & Jerry Marotta ~ The Bucket List

  This extraordinary band features 3 musicians with a vast history of playing with the greats. This album merges fusion with a bit of new age to make a wonderful sound. Whether you’re driving in your car, or relaxing on … Continue reading

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Alan Simon ~ Big Bang

  French author, composer & singer has put together a great “soundtrack here, based upon the stars. Along with Alan Simon is Alan Stivell, John Holliwell from Supertramp on saxophones  & clarinet, Marco Canepa on Keyboards, which seem to be … Continue reading

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Cody Carpenter’s Interdependence

  This wonderful piece of music is something that you HAVE TO HEAR! This is a fine example of progressive rock mixing with jazz & fusion. While Cody Carpenter doing his great playing on keyboards (& guitars), you get Jimmy … Continue reading

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Focus Family Album

  Sometimes these FAMILY albums work, sometimes they don’t. I’ve listened to quite a few of these & some of them, I really like, some, I don’t. In this case, I’d say it’s right in the middle. I like hearing … Continue reading

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Sultans of String ~ Christmas Caravan

  Just in time for the holidays comes the Sultans of String. Consisting of violins, violas, cellos, guitars, bass, percussion & drums. This band really knows how to bring out the best in Christmas. In addition to the instruments above, … Continue reading

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