Embryo Músico Vol. 1 is the first in a series of collections of new works-in-progress, demo versions, remixes and the occasional archival outtake. Many of these tracks will appear in one form or another on a new A.I.R. album due in 2018.
One of the great jam session recordings of the 1950s, All Night Long was under the relaxed direction of Kenny Burrell. The guitarist gathered together some of the finest young players on the New York scene, including Donald Byrd on trumpet and tenor saxophonists Hank Mobley and Jerome Richardson, one of the unsung heroes of the flute in jazz. Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins and Arthur Taylor were the rhythm section. The musical formats were uncomplicated; "All Night Long" a blues with a bridge, Waldron's "Flickers" a 16-bar pattern, Mobley's two originals based on familiar 32-bar chord sequences. From these simple, classic bases were launched performances with the hallmarks that have long identified any Burrell project: Relaxation, swing and high standards of musicianship.
All India Radio is an Australian ambient project. The music is lo-fi, downtempo and instrumental. The project is comprised of Martin Kennedy, musician, artist, fan of Pink Floyd and old school ambient music. All India Radio have released over nine acclaimed albums since 2000 and their music has been featured in television shows including CSI: Miami, One Tree Hill, The Lying Game, Australia’s hit series Bondi Rescue and feature films including Michael Moore’s Sicko, Till Human Voices Wake Us and upcoming science fiction feature The Rare Earth. They were nominated for Australian recording industry award and have collaborated with Steve Kilbey…
This new release of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil follows several acclaimed releases from the Latvian Radio Choir under its Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sigvards Kļava. Rachmaninov’s Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (ODE11515) and the All-Night Vigil are two supreme examples of choral writing in the Russian Orthodox tradition, featuring music of uplifting spiritual strength.