Manaz-One Womans Journey
This CD has been a journey of incredible experiences. I have been very blessed to have had the ability to share my life through music. All those who have come and gone throughout my life have been such a part of the creation of sounds and allowed me to express my inner feelings through this project. I have experienced so many wonderful things through my life and I have also been put to the challenge. I hope that when you listen to MANAZ, you can travel anywhere and allow your inner feelings to come foward and express themselves freely. I invite you to put aside your thoughts and feelings and take a journey to the unknown. You may just find what you are looking for! Jerrilyn __ Jerrilyn's project began in Salt Lake City, Utah at age eleven when she first sat in front of the piano and realized that the sounds within would transpire on the keys and take her on a personal journey. Through many years of her life she journeyed through obstacles, challenges, happiness as well as sadness and through it all she was truly blessed with the ability to bring the sounds of her triumphs as well as her failures to life. Through her journey, she become the woman she is today and this long awaited chapter of her life was ready for closure so that another could be opened. She felt the power and the need to bring her music to the surface. It would allow her to remember those pivotal moments that brought her through her journey. Through inspiration and perseverence, others followed her path and gained an insight to life that no one can explain. She is a true testament to all who know her and if you believe strongly in your dreams and follow them then you can acheive greatness and make a difference in your life and others! Jerrilyn's music is hard to put into any category for the sounds are like no others. You will journey with her and you will also discover your own journey. Through the sounds of piano and strings, you will meditate on an inner feeling that you may not have experienced before. I invite you to walk her path and travel to a place where anything is possible! Author Unknown ____ I LOVE this CD. I am one of Jerrilyn's biggest fans. Her music is so inspirational, relaxing, and beautiful that you can't help but fall in love with it. It is a great CD to read to, relax to, or just put on to calm you. It brings warmth into your heart and life into your soul. It fills your mind with wonderful images correlating to the music. My favorite piece and has been since I can remember is 'Sea of Tranquilty'. This song just invites you in to a whole new world. It is so beautiful that you almost want to cry everytime you hear it. I will recommend this CD to everyone I know and to everyone I don't. Brittany Ryder, Salt Lake City, UT ____ Jerrilyn sends in her music, what she gives with her being-soothing peaceful, tranquilty. Her friendship is a treasure. I am glad I have known and been a apart of her journey. Dee Widero, Tucson, AZ ____ MANAZ is a fantastic album in which Jerri has put the majority of her life into. It is her journey. Listen to the music and let it take you on a emotional flight through the rollercoaster of her unique life. Feel the passion, the sorrow, the joy and the satisfaction of her journey as you embrace the melody communicated from her inner soul, delivered through her powerful fingers on the keys where no secrets were kept. Personally, I was there through Jerri's recording and I know how much this album means to her and to all her know her. She has finally reached the light at the end of the tunnel and completed a long desired project of her musical ability. But it is not just because she can play the keyboards or the piano, or write her own music that makes this completion so special. It is because this is a musical autobiography of a very special person who was able to recognize and communicate the journey of her life, through her own talents. She expresses many emotions in this album and I am honored to be such a close friend that I can fully appreciate the intensity behind the songs and the story of her life. The escalade of the music shows how she became such a strong, determined, independent woman, who has reached a point of contentment with her life. I recommend everyone listen to MANAZ, travel on Jerri's journey, and be honest with oneself to trek through yours too. Gayle Widero, Tucson, AZ Journalist ____ The music is like a landscape. It reflects differing feelings and thoughts with each exposure; with changes in light, shadow and passing clouds. Like a landscape, the music is thought provoking. I like cut 6, 'Patnership' because it sounded to me happier and more contented. I can see, I think, how you visualize these stages in your life through music. Certainly, the final cut, 'Sea of Tranquilty' is beautiful and I am thankful that is how you see yourself transcending the challenges you have had, and continue to have. It's a wonderful testimony, and I am grateful to have it. Thank you! William Adler, Oro Valley, AZ ____.