Including 4 "Making of an Album" Zoom Sessions with Louis
1. IT IS STILL DARK: THREE SUITES, including "Winter Carols," "Suite for Clarinet and Piano" and "It Is Still Dark: Songs for Sondra - Songs of Exile" (Lyrics by Celso Gonzalez-Falla). Featuring Darius de Haas, Kimberly Grigsby, Andrew Sterman and Charity Wicks. Release: Now! June 15, 2022.
[NOTE: The Link to the Digital Version of IT IS STILL DARK: THREE SUITES will be delivered within 48 hours of your order being received. The Physical CD, if requested, will be shipped soon after.]
LISTEN TO TWO TRACKS FROM THE ALBUM on the LR's JUKEBOX at the bottom right of this website: Dance '92 from "Suite for Clarinet and Piano" and the title song, It Is Still Dark.
2. MUSIC FOR GUITAR, 12 Songs Without Words for solo guitar, featuring Louis, with a special appearance by David Mansfield. Delivery Date: Soon! Mid-Summer 2022.
3. LOVE AND ASHES, Louis' 4th solo album, Music and Lyrics for 12 new songs, arranged for LR's Octet, otherwise known as the "Large Band." Delivery Date: Winter 2022-23.
4. THE PEARL OCTET: 12 INSTRUMENTAL SCENES FOR AN IMAGINED THEATER, inspired by John Steinbeck's novella, "The Pearl," composed once again for the terrific "Large Band." Also includes Bonus Tracks: Six Last Theater Songs, Lyrics by Arthur Perlman, featuring vocalists Darius de Haas and Capathia Jenkins. Delivery Date: Spring-Summer 2023.
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