Flowing in a sea of tranquility, "Wino's Dance" features Ugglas in a meditative mood. With a clear open sound, Ugglas sails through every phrase as if dancing on moonbeams.
From a distance, one can hear a sound, not yet defined. Ugglas emerges with a pensive sounding guitar. Every note is used to maximum effect. Listen carefully and you can hear Ugglas searching for new ideas, and ways to get his thoughts across. "Passion" is a fluent piece of music.
Hamrin's delicate harmonica sets the mood for another tranquil journey. Ugglas's breezy sounds are hypnotic and provocative. "Dawn" is such a beautiful melody.
Twisting and turning each string into a new adventure, Ugglas performs in a forthright style. Utilizing harmonics and creative strumming, "Strife Within" is a positive statement showcasing diversity, direction and raw talent.
Opening up the road to further adventure, "A Hymn" is a suitable tune to end a most rewarding recording. Notes are drawn out reminiscent of Roy Buchanan's epic style. Such feeling and passion are on display throughout.
Ugglas is a multi-faceted musician who possesses a sense of exploration that can only broaden with time. Autumn Shuffle contains many memorable moments. Well-chosen musicians, along with first-rate performances make this a recording of note. Whether on keyboards, percussion or guitar, Ugglas gives his all, resulting in pieces of music that can be enjoyed again and again.