Bruce Cockburn – The Mt.Lefroy Waltz
Labels:True North Records
Number of Tracks:1
From the Album:The Mt.Lefroy Waltz
Available Date & Time: Aug 13 2019 11:00:00 EDT
Impact Date: Aug 13 2019 00:00:00
The Mt Lefroy Waltz featuring Ron Miles cornet; Roberto Occhipinti bass; Gary Craig drums,
ready for Jazz airplay now!
In 2005, Bruce Cockburn released Speechless, a collection of instrumental tracks that shone the spotlight on the singer-songwriter’s exceptional acoustic guitar playing. The album earned Cockburn a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Instrumentalist and underscored his stature as one of the world’s premier guitarists.
Already, The New York Times had credited Cockburn with having “the hardest-working right thumb in show business,” adding that he “materializes chords and modal filigrees while his thumb provides the music’s pulse and its foundation—at once a deep Celtic drone and the throb of a vigilant conscience.” Acoustic Guitar magazine was similarly laudatory in citing Cockburn’s guitar prowess, placing him in the prestigious company of legends like Andrés Segovia. Bill Frisell, Django Reinhardt and Mississippi John Hurt.
The Mt Lefroy Waltz is from the intriguingly titled Crowing Ignites, another dazzling instrumental album that will further cement his reputation as both an exceptional composer and a instrumentalist with few peers. The latest album features 11 brand new compositions. Although there’s not a single word spoken or sung, it’s as eloquent and expressive as any of the Canadian Hall of Famer’s lyric-laden albums. As his long-time producer, Colin Linden, puts it:
“It’s amazing how much Bruce can say without saying anything.”
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