Winds on Ivory
Improvisatory flights of fancy inspired this hour-plus CD of meditation/relaxation music, which features solo woodwind and acoustic piano, with added nature ambience, vocal sounds, light percussion, and 'cello. Phil Feather performs both jazz and classical music on all woodwinds except bassoon. In demand as a Los Angeles session player, he's recorded with Doc Severinson, Linda Ronstadt and Chicago, among many others. His scoring credits include MATCHSTICK MEN, THE MAN ON THE MOON, SWEET HOME ALABAMA and numerous television shows. In live performance, Mr. Feather has backed such legends as Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, George Burns and Bob Hope. Currently professor of oboe at CalState L.A., Mr. Feather is playing some of his more exotic woodwind instruments on this CD: Alto Flute, Oboe d'Amour, Bass Clarinet, Native American Flute, Boxwood Penny Whistle and Tenor Recorder. Wrightwood Records recording artist MARILYN HARRIS saved her allowance for 5 years to buy her first piano at the age of 10. Since then she's worked with Bette Midler, Jim Brickman, countless jazz luminaries, Vegas acts, new age and cabaret artists, among others. WINDS ON IVORY follows up her recent successful CD release KOTO KEYS. Read about and hear more of her music at her website: www.marilynharris.com Tastefully adding special touches, producer Mark Wolfram completes the picture to take the listener to another level of consciousness. It's impossible to stay tense or worried listening to this recording!