DAMIAN: IN CONCERT FROM BUCHAREST is 15 selections of pure energy, led by the creative pan pipes performances of Damian. This is a splendid CD collection, and it contains a fine mixture of jazz motifs and world music themes.
Among the 15 selections are found "Haunting Eyes," "Day of Dreams," "Damian's Fire," "Dance of Flames," "Dancing With The Stars," "Ocarina," "Erdelezi," "Gypsy Song," among others. "Love Is All We Know" featuring vocalist Jennifer Crestol is a lovely song that showcases her voice and the pan pipes performance of Damian. It is a song the audience will long remember for its directness and sensitive power of emotion.
Among the many performers on this CD are Tim Keintz on keyboards, Eugene Friesen on cello, Paris Draghici and his fine talent on the violin, and many others. Every musician is topnotch and expressive. Alberto Lopez on percussion and Ebenezer DaSilva on percussion are masters of their instruments. Brian Hughes gives intricate performances on guitar as readily heard on the song, "Dance of Flames."
"One Day" and "Lover's Rhapsody" are other great performances, and "Damian's Fire" is one of the most entertaining and lively musical expressions to come along in a while. In this 15 song collection, each person in the listening audience will find several to call his or her own as personal favorites!
Damian composed the music, and it will thrill you with its directness and passion for life. DAMIAN: IN CONCERT FROM BUCHAREST is definitely one of the finest contemporary entries in world music featuring pan pipes.
This is a recording that entertains, and entertains well! Excellent collection.