MP3 John Sprague - Moving Spaces
Improvisational music for movement and contemplation featuring solid percussion, jamming piano, guitar, and soaring flutes, with styles from Santana-esque jams to rennaisance dance.
12 MP3 Songs
WORLD: World Fusion, JAZZ: Weird Jazz
John Sprague is an improvisational musician with a long career creating original music for movement, dance, and contemplative listening.
John''s beautiful album, "Moving Spaces" was nominated for "Best Instrumental Album" of 2002 by Just Plain Folk! (J.P.F. is a huge independent music organization which reviews 1000''s albums for its awards.) The 2nd piece on the album-- "Early Sun: Dance" was also nominated and won 3rd prize for "Best Instrumental Song." As a whole, "Moving Spaces" is an evocative journey through many realms of sound, rhythm, and spirit, ranging from neo-Rennaisance dance to Santana-esque jams. John''s flutes, piano, and percussion, are joined by outstanding players on percussion, guitar, cello, and keyboards, improvising together to create a moving tapestry of soaring melody, rhythmic grooves, flute and guitar solos, and mystic contemplations. Offering a fusion of world sounds from primitive to modern, this album is an authentic gem, revealing more and more depth with each listening.
"Fantastic. I use John''s albums for all my movement
workshops." D. Lowell, professor of dance
"Wow! I recently ordered your CD, Moving Spaces. I teach modern dance in a high school and am always looking for music that I feel is diverse and inspiring and that my kids find to be "cool." I believe that your CD is perfect ....like having live musicians! Thank you for your contribution to art...your work is awesome...fun...organic and lends itself beautifully to creativity and movement!"