Timothy Hill | This Bright World

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This Bright World

by Timothy Hill

acoustic folk/jazz
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Nature Boy
9:08 album only
2. Center Of The Storm
6:06 album only
3. The Great Renewal
5:00 album only
4. A Song On The End Of The World
4:38 album only
5. Falling From Grace
6:51 album only
6. Nothing You Can Do
5:17 album only
7. The Well
6:33 album only
8. Wayfaring Stranger/Equinox
10:14 album only


Album Notes
Modern acoustic jazz-folk by Timothy Hill and his trio. This is Hill's first CD, featuring six original songs and two standards. Hill describes the stripped-down sound of this record as evoking Neil Young's Harvest, if it had been recorded for Blue Note Records in the mid -Fifties. Naked and pure, yet this small group generates an amazing variety of sounds, as in the haunting setting of Czeslaw Milosz's 1944 poem, A Song On The End Of The World. The two standards which open and close the record are tour de force performances which feature Hill's astounding vocals drawing on Indian Classical music, jazz scat and Central Asian overtone singing techniques. Hill is accompanied by Doug Weiss on acoustic bass and George Javori on drums. Weiss appears on vocalist Lizz Wright's debut CD (produced by Brian Blade) and George Javori has been heard most recently on Joan Baez' live album Bowery Songs. For more Timothy Hill, see The Human Place and Spirit's Body.



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