Tomas Michaud | In The Presence Of Angels

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Marc Antoine Ottmar Liebert Peter White

Album Links
Tomas Michaud PayPlay Apple iTunes Emusic Nexhit PassAlong Tradebit

More Artists From
United States - California - SF

Other Genres You Will Love
World: Flamenco Jazz: World Fusion Moods: Mood: Seasonal
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.


Choose 3 or more different CDs from our Sale Bin and get each CD for just $5. Each CD will be listed at full price until you place at least 3 different eligible CDs into your shopping cart. You can get 3 or more CDs for $5 each, so sample as much new music as you want!
NOTE: Download purchases are not eligible for the $5 sale.

Find more eligible titles here.

In The Presence Of Angels

by Tomas Michaud

Music for the holidays. 7 classic Christmas songs with a flamenco/smooth jazz twist. 3 original compositions.
Genre: World: Flamenco
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!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 30% off
Share to Google +1

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

  Song Share Time Download
1. Hark, The Harold Angels Sing
5:01 $0.99
2. Little Drummer Boy
5:49 $0.99
3. Melanie's Song/Jingle Bells
5:19 $0.99
4. Song For Peace
5:18 $0.99
5. Angels We Have Heard On High
4:07 $0.99
6. In The Presence Of Angels/4 Angie
5:29 $0.99
7. Joy To The World
4:53 $0.99
8. The Journey/We Three Kings
5:08 $0.99
9. Only Love
4:52 $0.99
10. Away In The Manger
4:14 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes

"...rivals or exceeds some of the more well known artists of this genre"

- Rico, Top 500 Review

Artist Profile - The Tomas Michaud Story

Most guitarists in the Flamenco influenced genre today seem more interested with finger pyrotechnics and how many notes can fit into a musical passage than in communicating on a deep emotional level with their listener. Though technical proficiency is not in short supply, Tomas Michaud is clearly a different kind of guitarist.

While creating his own blend of Smooth Jazz and Flamenco guitar with subtle twists of Latin American grooves and Middle Eastern Percussion, Tomas weaves a melodic, almost vocal, tapestry with his guitar that, if one listens carefully, can breath beauty and sacredness into even the most mundane events of daily life. There's a kind of mystical yet practical spirituality to his music that has the effect of both calming and energizing.

Tomas creates music that is exotic with a lingering sense of the familiar. Perhaps it's his ability to meld the sights and sounds of his travels to far away places with his upbringing in the American pop culture. He writes the kind of songs that creates images of places you'd like to be often - even if only in your imagination. His influences are such diverse music talents as Santana, who communicates profound beauty in the way he plays even a few notes, and the Gipsy Kings, who are masters at creating songs which take the listener on a romantic, exotic adventure.

In his new album," New World Flamenco Jazz", songs such as "Seville" not only take you on a musical imagery filled trip to Seville, Spain where he composed the song, but brings us face to face with the mysterious and somewhat magical force that delivers ideas and realizations in our dreams while we sleep. Inspired by a dream, one can't help but wonder where a powerful and evocative melody like this comes from.

From beginning to end of this CD Tomas puts forth a musical calling for embracing and being grateful for who we are, for being alive and believing in ourselves and for appreciating both the uniqueness and the common elements we share as different cultures and one humanity. An example of this can be experienced by listening to the song "Moroccan Lullaby" with eyes closed. While this song lures us on an adventure to an exotic world of belly dancers and musty smells one can't help but experience, at the same time, a world where diverse instruments and sounds work together seamlessly and in perfect harmony.

It's been said that music has the ability to "sooth the savage beast". If this is true Tomas takes it to new heights. He communicates intimately; one on one, with his listeners with music that seems to reach right into a deep, tender place. The effect is that of not only soothing the emotional beast but uplifting on a profound spiritual level as well.



to write a review