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Including music from
A Treasury of Songs for the Season
We're taking the magic on the road!
|Dec 4||·||Concrete, WA|
|Dec 5||·||Center for Spiritual Living|
|Dec 6||·||Washington State University|
|Dec 7||·||Moses Lake High School|
|Dec 12 & 13||·||Kirkland Performance Center|
|Dec 18||·||Everett Historic Theatre|
|Dec 19||·||Landmark Temple Theater, Tacoma|
|Dec 20||·||Anacortes, WA|
|Dec 23||·||Bakes's Place|
Performances will feature The Seattle Irish Dance Company, Beth Quist, the amazing Geoffrey Castle All-Star Band…and Mac MacDonald as Santa Claus!
The Deep Well Sessions are a new idea. I went into Deep Well Studio, solo, and recorded 19 songs in two days. Each song was captured by a four-camera video shoot so people can see how the recording was made. One take. Every time.
Geoffrey Castle combines old school R&B, funk, jazz, blues, and gospel with traditional Celtic melodies. These seven songs feature performances by Alan White (drummer for John Lennon, Yes), Ben Smith (drummer for Heart), Garey Shelton (Grammy-winning bass player) and Eric Robert (the keyboardist featured on Underhill's Angel).
My friend, fellow violinist, and songwriting partner John Schussler and I have remastered the source of many of today's audience favorites. New World features a who's-who of the Seattle music scene (including Grammy-winning guitarist Eric Tingstad, studio and performance giants Ben Smith and Garey Shelton, Jovino Santos Neto, Dan Tyack, Jami Sieber, Mike Gordon, and more…I think it's the best ensemble recording project I've ever done. And now it sounds better than ever! Check out music samples and get it today in MP3 or WAV format—full album or individual tracks!
I wanted to make a CD with songs that predated the commercialization of Christmas. Melodies that are 200, 300, 400, 800 years old. A CD with deep spiritual roots, and a sound that feels right now, full of inspiration and improvisation. Eric Robert and I went into the studio with Grammy award-winning bassist Garey Shelton and these ancient melodies—some of which will be familiar, and some that I am sure will become new favorites—and we followed our own path. The result really is magical.