MP3 Mark Cain - Reeds
- Add To Basket
Instant Download from music, digital version
Musicians use tradebit:|
Learn how to make music
Pick up cool karaoke downloads
Search for sheet music!
14 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: World Fusion, WORLD: World Fusion
Mark Cain: "Reeds"
Reeds is a new CD by West Austalian composer and improvising multi-instrumentalist, Mark Cain. As its name suggests, this album features a wonderfully diverse and exotic variety of wind instruments ranging from saxophones and clarinets to ancient, ethnic and newly-invented
instruments, all played with consumate musicianship by a veritable "one-man wind orchestra" with occasional percussion support.
In surprising and imaginative ways this richly textured music traverses jazz, non-western and early music
influences. Its a venturesome and very listenable recording that takes the listener on a journey beyond maps and boundaries. As Cain puts it: "Since my teenage years, I've listened to 'music from the other side of the fence'. It's been a rich vein of inspiration that's
taken me into Balkan, klezmer, jazz, folk and beyond, as well as inspiring me to make my own
A reviewer in the British Folk Roots magazine put it thus: "It's hard when multi-tracking yourself not to emerge with an unsparky thick lifelessness. But Australian, Cain, experienced in several traditions and master of a wide range of conventional, ethnic and unlikely reeds and flutes with gorgeous rich tones, joined by percussionist, Paul Tanner, makes clear-cut melodies with an interplay and wit that sounds like a finely attuned group.
Also described by Doug Spencer (ABC Radio National, Australia, "The Planet") as "adventurous, highly
diverse and readily accessible", "Reeds" is an apt title for Cain's cornucopia of winds, which include lesser known instruments such as the gralla, a folk oboe from Catalonia; the taragotino, a small wooden saxophone; the gemshorn, a medieval bullhorn recorder and a range of self-
made instruments, including the surgical glove bagpipe, a pvc chalumeaux and the slide 'didgeriloo'. Some of the tracks also include some superb percussion courtesy of Paul Tanner.
The many instruments on this album serve the music masterfully. Reeds is a breath of fresh air
from a musician for whom the next breath is just a sound away.
Visit his website: www.markcain.com.au
in partnership with CDbaby
More Files From This User
- MP3 Mark Karris - Diversity
- MP3 Marquette Carney - Love - Exotic or Toxic
- MP3 Mars Arizona - All Over The Road
- MP3 Martin Ear - Timber Shivers
- MP3 Martyr - Before Our Time
Mp3 Fusion Orchestra - Octagon
The music of Fusion Orchestra is groovy modern Jazz Fusion based on re-conceptualization and combination of different ethnic and contemporary styles with non......
Mp3 Dan Thomas - City Scope
Jazz - hard bop, post modern bop and world 11 MP3 Songs JAZZ: Bebop, JAZZ: World Fusion Details: The Dan Thomas Quintet formed in 2001, has been delighti......
Mp3 Les Fish & The Latin Jazz Cats - Jazz: Latin Jazz
Afro-cuban sambas and modern jazz with cookin'' solos by some of the world''s top players. 9 MP3 Songs JAZZ: Latin Jazz, JAZZ: World Fusion Details: Guit......
Mp3 Allison Scull And Victor Martin Live - Pop: California Pop
A kick-back but up-beat blender of jazz, folk,world music sound with sweet vocals and lots of saxophone. 9 MP3 Songs POP: California Pop, JAZZ: World Fusion......