HIGH WIND BLUE SKY consists of new works for guitar. There are inspired performances from multiple Grammy Award Winner Eugene Friesen on cello. Jill Haley on English horn. Charlie Bisharat on violin, Jeff Haynes on percussion. and Jeff Oster on flugelhorn. Piano and bass performances by multi-instrumentalist Tom Eaton are superlative-as are Tom’s recording and engineering skills heard throughout the album. Noah Wilding’s vocals bring mystery. Will Ackerman offers beautifully melodic acoustic guitar leads.
For Margot is dedicated to David’s daughter. Will says, “This is the happiest piece in the collection.” The hymn-like Little Wing (featuring a musical dialogue between Will on guitar and Charlie Bisharat on violin). Will says, “its beauty conveys a reverent joy … “. The opening title track and solo High Wind Blue Sky attempts to capture the feeling that follows a time of deep sorrows when the gift of grace brings a renewal of the spirit. like Spring bringing light and hope after the dark Winter.
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1. HIGH WIND BLUE SKY
2. SLOW WALK HOME
5. FOR MARGOT
6. A SUMMER’S BREEZE
7. LITTLE WING
8. SEA SWELLS
9. DEAR FRIEND
10. ANOTHER TIME COMES
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