Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble -[-]- GALACTIC DIAMONDS -(MP3)- [Groovaholic Music, 2010] –Album Review–
There are exquisite pearls of music generously revealed through this intriguing tableau of music on “GALATIC DIAMONDS.” These gems contain poignant yet unexpected streams of melodies, rhythms, mysterious shapes and provocative voicings. In this care, they are uncorked to unveil an integral pool of sounds orchestrated by composer/pianist Steve Hudson. Hudson opts to draw from these layers of unparalleled sounds to lure listeners into an attractive, irresistible, creative and inviting body of work expressed by him.
He is accompanied by a marvelous ensemble that features the gifted Zach Brock – violin, Jody Redhage – cello & voice, Martin Urbach – drums & cajan percussion and of course Steve Hudson – piano & melodica.
Are you ready to experience musicality by extraordinary musicians that dances creatively beyond the rim of normality? Composer Steve Hudson ingeniously embarks on a journey to in essence frame a spacious soundscape by infusing the quenchable elements of jazz and classical to shape these jewels into a wonderful pool of sounds appropriately titled “GALATIC DIAMONDS.” Continue reading