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
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Monday – Saturday, August 15 – 21, 2016
Waves Whisper and Romance In Rio
Instrumentals performed by
Music by David Gonzalez
From the clear skies of Ipanema, to the romantic nights in Rio de Janeiro, David Gonzalez’ Brazilian Breeze takes you on an interesting and refreshing musical journey. Brazilian Breeze is a combination of instrumental sounds that brings out a feeling of joy through innovative melodies, with influences from Bossa Nova and Samba. This wonderful music project has been inspired by some of the best in the highly recognized Brazilian style of music, among others, the incredible and dearly missed Antonio Carlos Jobim.
David Gonzalez was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. David has been a non-stop working musician for over 31 years, inspired by greats such as Jaco Pastorious, Quincy Jones, Antonio Carlos Jobim among others. As a Writer/Producer/Musician, David worked on recording projects ranging from Latin, R&B, Jazz, and Industrial Projects to Jingles, Soundtracks, Voice Overs and Children’s Music.
“Beautiful compositions! The instrumental project I’ve been waiting for and it’s here to open the door to many other great Instrumental- Latino beauties. ‘Brazilian Breeze’… the name tells everything. It captures the passion, beautiful colors and rhythms of my beautiful Brazil.” – Marco Cortes, Marco Bass Guitars, Inc. Sao Paulo, Brazil