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Scenes from a Voyage to Arcturus[CD]
'Scenes from a Voyage to Arcturus' Ron Thomas - Keyboards Glenn Ferracone - Drums Richard Burton - Keyboards Bob Meashey - Trumpet Bob Howell - Soprano Saxophone Recorded and Mastered by Glenn Ferracone at The Music Centre, Exton, PA Produced by Richard Burton Vectordisc 002 A soundscape to David Lindsay's science fiction classic 'A Voyage to Arcturus'. 'I always thought that music had no boundaries, no limits to where it could grow and go, no restrictions on it's creativity. Good music is good music no matter what kind of music it is. And I always hated categories. Always. Never thought it had any place in music.' Miles Davis Miles Davis would like this disc. I have no idea what category this music falls into, for it successfully bridges the gaps between Toru Takemitsu, Weather Report, James Joyce and Pablo Picasso. Many different and contrasting worlds are alluded to, while the voice of Ron Thomas is always present. This music sounds very fresh-it's real, unfettered creativity and imagination in an age where everything else seems pre-cut to fit neatly in a category. The element of surprise is always at work,and the next move is never predictable. David Bennett Thomas Ron Thomas has recorded for Vectordisc as a leader on the following CDs (The House of Counted Days, 17 Solo Piano Improvisations, Elysium, Wings of the Morning and Cycles). Ron can be heard as a sideman on The Mike Falcone Quartet 'Playing Live', Richard Burton's 'Simple Major/Simple Minor' and Kristin Garson's 'Music Under the Influence'. Ron has two other recordings as a leader on Art of Life Records (Music in Three Parts, Blues for Zarathustra and Doloroso). He can also be heard on the classic Muse recordings from 1972, Pat Martino's Live and Eric Kloss's One, Two, Free. For more information click links at the below left of this page.
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