MP3 Ralf Illenberger - Sedona
Orchestral finger picking guitar arrangements between folk jazz and classical styles
12 MP3 Songs
NEW AGE: Adult Alternative, FOLK: Fingerstyle
Ralf Illenberger: SEDONA
Recorded 1995 in Thundermountain Studios in Sedona, this CD is Illenbergers tribute to the majestic landscape of the Red Rocks in Arizona. One of the most beloved guitarists in Germany, Illenberger shows his guitar mastery on favorites like "Frogs" and "Crying Sky". Somewhere between Folk, Jazz and Classical music, this is contemporary guitar at its best. With Buedi Siebert on flutes,saxophone and marimba, Fitzhugh Jenkins and Zirque Bonner on bass and Walter Keiser on drums, Illenberger transcended his already perfect style to the next level (Stuttgart News). A transforming soundtrack recorded in impeccable sound quality, ''SEDONA'' is a must have for Ralf Illenbergers fans and one of his most cherished CDs.
Composer, producer, guitarist Ralf Illenberger’s experience spans a varied and successful thirty-year career that includes hits in Europe and the US, sales of over 400,000 CDs, and performances in more than 50 countries.
He has produced 16 albums of his own compositions that resulted in three US top ten singles on the Narada label, and five hit albums in Europe. He has received a US Grammy nomination as well as the German Record Awards nomination (German ‘Grammy’ equivalent).
Illenberger has received many other prestigious awards for his productions and extraordinary musicianship throughout his long career. A well-known, and highly acclaimed, guitarist, he has played on compositions of many famous musicians who have reciprocated on his works.
Illenberger is known for his extremely dynamic instrumental music that is both accessible and experimental. His orchestral acoustic guitar-stylings create a unique woven tapestry that places him in the category of guitarists whose sound and technical mastery form a recognizable individual genre. His accessible instrumental guitar music borrows from classical, jazz, folk, blues, world, and ancient traditions. A talented musician and composer, Illenberger writes, produces, arranges and records his own material and well as other artists.
Illenberger has also produced numerous songs for many high-selling and award winning compilation CDs and has produced full length albums for more than 30 artists as well. A music engineer for thirty years, Illenberger has engineered over 40 full-length albums and countless individual songs.
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