Sunday, July 29, 2012


Todd Ryotoshi Norcross releases another spectacular instrumental piano CD, "Ancestor." Norcross, who is no stranger to the music scene as he has composed several albums, skillfully performs on the piano with a fine style and grace. His songs are warming and inviting and leaves you wanting to hear more of this artist. The opening track, "Rise of the Son," draws you into the beautiful melody as Norcross plays the piano with a soulful passion. The title track, "Ancestor," has a magical tonality as it impresses with it regal style. "Ghost," is a song with mystic qualities and will seep subtly into your soul. Another song, "Peanuts Jam," has a nice walking bass line and a fun loving melody. Fans of instrumental piano music will truly take pleasure listening to the stunning melodies on the wonderful album, "Ancestor."

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Island Pleasures

Frank Tuma releases another splendid instrumental World/Latin CD, "Island Pleasures," that is overflowing with warm and inviting melodies. Tuma has an inspiring talent of creating fresh and original songs that make you feel as if you are on a tropical island dancing to the grooves of upbeat and melodic melodies. The song, "My Hawaiian Flower," makes you want to kick back and soak up the energy of warm sun while sipping on a cool tropical drink. Another song, "The Way You Move," is electrifying as it moves with an alluring sensation and will surely have you dancing in no time. "I'm Happy When I Samba," has a cheerful ambiance as it is richly textured with dynamic instrumentation. If you are looking for some fun tropical flavored songs then you will take delight when hearing the delicious songs on the terrific album, "Island Pleasures."


Highly talented musician, Irina Zemtsova, releases another fabulous instrumental single, "Improvisation." This single is focused around the sounds of World Fusion and you will be mesmerized by the palette of richly textured industrial like soundscapes it has to offer. There is a somewhat dark and mysterious tonality which gives this song an interesting appeal. As you listen to this song an angelic like female voice passionately vocalizes a chant while the tribal percussive beats engage a solid and consistent rhythm. There are also delicate strings (some have space like qualities) which weave a mystifying tone and there are also searing guitar riffs. You will thoroughly enjoy the magnetic World Fusion song, "Improvisation," as it impresses with its electrifying intonation and free flowing melody.

Monday, March 26, 2012


Highly accomplished pianist, John Paris, will soothe your heart and soul with his exquisite New Age/instrumental CD, "Reflections." Paris performs with dynamic tonality as his well crafted compositions are warm and inviting. The opener/title track, "Reflections," invites you to hear a song that is over flowing with serene tranquility. This track is emotive as the relaxed melody flows with a sophisticated style and grace. Another song, "Lady Moon," showcases an emotive melody that Paris so deftly performs. "Early Evening," takes on a slightly livelier Jazz approach as it invigorates with a punchy bass line and a fun, hypnotic melody. If you love to listen to instrumental music featuring the piano then the album, "Reflections," comes highly recommended as it will uplift your spirits and seep subtly into your soul.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

“Barefoot” by Sven Sundberg

Musical artist, Sven Sundberg, releases a wonderful set of ambient instrumental piano songs on his latest CD, "Barefoot." Sundberg has created an album that will soothe your soul and whisk you away to a calm and comforting serenity. The song, "Hopefully," flows with a warm and inviting tonality and is also layered with sweet sounding strings. Another song, "In Your Love," sparkles with a tender melody while soft drums keep a steady beat. This song is also featured as a piano solo and really highlights Sundberg's talents as an emotive pianist. "Spring Has Sprung," is a song that offers a dreamy soundscape and will put you into a state of peaceful tranquility. You will really enjoy the relaxing collection of easy listening piano instrumentals on the excellent album, "Barefoot."

“Unleashed” by Hrant Bedoyan

Superb guitarist, Hrant Bedoyan, releases a spectacular collection of intoxicating instrumental Rock songs on the CD, "Unleashed." Bedoyan is on fire as his talents on the guitar blister with fierce energy. One can feel the dynamic power and gripping emotions he embeds into his music. The song, "Universal Groove," ignites with slithery guitar licks that are set to a powerful rhythmic force. "Pride and Joy," is another song bursting with passion and soul as the melodic melody runs full throttle. "Armenia," is an electrifying song as it has a smooth melody and flows with a charismatic charm. Fans of Steve Vai or Joe Satiani will truly appreciate the musical talents of Bedoyan and his superb instrumental Rock album, "Unleashed."

Saturday, April 16, 2011

"Luminessence" by Kim Malmquist (Classical Artist from Sweden)

Highly gifted pianist, composer, and conductor, Kim Malmquist, releases an exquisite collection of beautiful instrumental Classical piano music on his recent album, "Luminessence." This album captures the essence of nature and light as Malmquist performs his songs with soothing intonations. Even the song titles lets one visualize how the power of light can stimulate the mind and body. The first track, "Light reflecting on a window," is delicate and dreamy as the melodic piano gracefully swirls across the keys with a silky fashion. "Echos of a memory," is a song that flows with passion and soulful spirit. The song, "Remembering a moondream," stimulates meditative ambiance as the melody takes you away to a place where you will be absorbed with reflective sensations. "Luminessence," is a superb album that will liberate your inner tranquility and is an album you will truly enjoy.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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