Inspirational Song of the Week: Monday – Sunday, April 17 – 23, 2017
“Harpstrings” from “Shepherd”
Instrumental performed by Bobby Stanton
Arrangement by Bobby Stanton and Peter Link
Produced by Peter Link
Bobby Stanton is a world class guitarist whose career spans many styles of music. With Watchfire Music he has created one of our most popular Inspirational CDs.
You may have heard him featured on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion or playing in one of several Broadway musicals. You may have also caught his magical fingers strumming with the likes of Mark O’Connor, James Taylor, Richie Havens, Noel Redding, Bo Diddley, Susan Tedeschi, Maureen Mcgovern, Donny Osmond, The Platters, Fabian, Charlie Daniels, only to name a few. In his spare time (what spare time could he possibly have?) he shares his talent and technique as a teacher of guitar at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he was awarded the first ever “Ovation” Award.
“I just finished listening to the Shepherd CD by Bobby Stanton. Totally inspiring! Different! Spiritually uplifting! Beautiful orchestrations! Superb sound! What more can I say – I love all the arrangements!” – Marion Miller
“Bob Stanton shows you how the arpeggios of these uncomplicated structures can be “summed” together with each other to create more complex melodic effects, including altered sounds. It’s a great addition to your playing” -Guitar Player Magazine
Inspirational Song of the Week: Monday – Sunday, March 20 – March 26, 2017
“When in Our Music God is Glorified”
Leon Williams’ CD, Handfuls
Handfuls by Leon Williams
by Leon Williams
Classically trained, Leon is an extremely versatile baritone who soars to tenorial heights with ease and power, is committed to every word of text and takes the listener to a place which completely surpasses mere entertainment. Leon has wowed audiences around the globe with his impassioned interpretations of everything from the cantatas of J.S Bach to his performance of the leading role of Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the original Broadway production of the hit musical Ragtime.
Leon is a native of Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii where he assists in leading worship at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu. He continues to tour the world as baritone soloist, recitalist and guest artist with symphony orchestras and opera companies. Highlights of Leon’s upcoming season are Belshazzar’s Feast with the Amarillo Symphony, Papageno in Mozart’s The Magic Flute with El Paso Opera and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Leon Williams “Handfuls”
“Beautiful music and a great song selection sung with great warmth and feeling.” – Samuel Montgomery, Prairie View, Texas
“I have been taking your CD to varying places letting people hear the great voice that God has given you.” – Charles E. Tatum, Houston, Texas