Order 3 or more physical items and get 1¢ shipping
Chris Gray | Piob More

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Davy Spillane Jerry O'Sullivan Paddy Keenen

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
World: Celtic World: World Beat Moods: Type: Instrumental
There are no items in your wishlist.

Piob More

by Chris Gray

If you love Celtic music, you will love this artist’s solo exploration of World Celtic traditions. Traditional tunes, contemporary compositions and world percussion are tastefully combined to showcase the beauty of Celtic music old and new.
Genre: World: Celtic
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Aegean
James Christopher Gray
3:35 $0.99
clip
2. More or Less
James Christopher Gray
2:27 $0.99
clip
3. Bowdoin Chapel Jig
James Christopher Gray
2:49 $0.99
clip
4. Oh Oh Kui Hea
James Christopher Gray
1:27 $0.99
clip
5. Morning Star
James Christopher Gray
1:20 $0.99
clip
6. 543
James Christopher Gray
4:58 $0.99
clip
7. Kid on the Mountain
James Christopher Gray
2:19 $0.99
clip
8. Hardiman's Fancy (feat. Ceren Chelsea Germeyan)
James Christopher Gray
1:15 $0.99
clip
9. O'Keefe's Polka
James Christopher Gray
0:47 $0.99
clip
10. Wesley Timmons
James Christopher Gray
2:42 $0.99
clip
11. Lilting Banshee
James Christopher Gray
1:35 $0.99
clip
12. Waulking Song
James Christopher Gray
2:46 $0.99
clip
13. Mist Covered Mountains
James Christopher Gray
2:20 $0.99
clip
14. Thingama Jig
James Christopher Gray
1:15 $0.99
clip
15. Mit Guenstlichem Herczen
James Christopher Gray
1:55 $0.99
clip
16. Fair Ocean Set
James Christopher Gray
2:12 $0.99
clip
17. Song of the Books
James Christopher Gray
2:13 $0.99
clip
18. Breizh
James Christopher Gray
3:27 $0.99
clip
19. Lost for Words
James Christopher Gray
2:46 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This album plots a young percussionist's journey into the melodic world of Celtic music, whistles and bagpipes. Chris Gray's first love appeared as he studied great drummers playing street, jazz, Afro-Cuban, Middle Eastern, and African styles. Somewhere along this journey Chris was charmed by the ancient yet timeless quality of the Celtic traditions. He studied the Scottish snare, then quickly moved to the Great Highland Bagpipes and the folk traditions of Scottish music. From these haunting nine note melodies and ancient droning chords, his melodic interest grew. He studied fiddle tunes, the tonal ranges available in modern Bodhran styles and the complex modalities and time signatures in Eastern European and Middle Eastern music. After a few summers in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Chris was further influenced by the lilting Scots-Irish dance music and the playful mix of the Celtic traditions as they travel the world. While studying at Bowdoin College, Chris learned to play the Uilleann Pipes, the Great Highland Bagpipes, Irish whistles, the Middle Eastern riqq, doumbek, daff, and the African djembe and balafon. He has sampled much of this in this album featuring Celtic music and piping traditions from around the world. Chris plays all the instruments with the exception of the piano in Hardiman’s Fancy.

Inspired by the music of the Chieftains, Malinky, Cantrip, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, this album offers the unique perspective of an exceptional percussionist who has learned to also play Celtic melody instruments in traditional arrangements and original compositions. Piob More explores the ancient influence of the Celtic traditions as they travel the world, from the melodies of Scotland, Ireland, Estonia, Sweden, and France's Brittany, to rhythms that extend beyond the Celtic countries into Africa and the Middle East.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

rebecca

piob more
This album is great! It starts out sounding a little new agey but quickly becomes very Celtic. I love the Irish tunes and Chapel Jig is my favorite. Great compositions, instrumentals and percussion. I hope to hear more from this young man.
Read more...