Category Archives: New Age

(March 19, 2016): A. David MacKinnon – The Past Is A Foreign Country

From the 2012 album of the same name, The Past Is A Foreign Country.  When you have spent the first half of your life in the United States and the second half in Australia, the past is, literally, a foreign … Continue reading

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(January 19, 2016): Acoustic Alchemy – Drake’s Drum

From the 1988 album, Natural Elements.  Stewart Coxhead writes in the liner notes that this tune is meant to invoke Sir Francis Drake who he reports carried a band on his ships to entertain the crew at meal times.  The LP … Continue reading

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(May 27, 2014): Giovanni Allevi – Notte ad Harlem

From the 2005 album, No Concept.   An Italian release with a George Winston feel.

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(July 15, 2013): Checkmate – Not Here

From the 2012 album, Feedback.   I can find next to nothing anywhere about this artist.

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(July 11, 2013): John Zorn – Prelude 2: The Book of Pleasure

From the 2012 album, The Gnostic Preludes.   John Zorn has to be one of the most prolific artists around — especially as a musician.  Since 1978 he has released nearly 150 albums.  In 2012 alone he released eleven — nearly … Continue reading

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