Engaging crossover works of both Eastern and Western influence in contemporary compositional style, but relying on older forms and musical archetypes to create something original.
-Calgary Herald, Banff, Canada, April 1, 2015, Stephan Bonfield
The glow-worm glows by guitarist Joel Bell, drawing bright and pulsing riffs over an ostinato that threatened to but never quite overwhelmed the line. They finished with pure improvisation, though the material was consciously ‘dirty’ in origin
...highly intelligent and individual approach to the integration of improvisational techniques within notated composition...’
The musical soundscapes-panoramas give us a sort of state-of-the-art window on ultra-post-modern-modern worlds. It makes for a beautiful listen.
This set breaks ground and stimulates the musical ears in rather profound ways. I do not hesitate to recommend it highly. An essential offering for what, indeed, is new out there right now."
(Guitar and composition on Kate Halsall's 'Miniaturised Concertos)
- Grego Edwards (Gapplegate Classical Modern Music)