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About this CD:
has put together a genuinely unique catalog of works with this,
latest release. Featured are 10 selections titled with relation to
the main Anomalies
theme. The music alternates mixing varying combinations of Jazz,
Blues and Classical, joining that with orchestral and moviesound
an unusual and powerful Fusion experience. In the extremes, the
moods of the
music shift from very heavy Rock Fusion to beautifully arranged
piano & orchestra.
To add further dimension, Dan has invited three very talented
to adorn the work.(Detailed
information on his musical guests is available
at the Anomalies Guest Page.)
But even apart from the music, the packaging
design and concept was very carefully thought out and is equally
The cover features the work of talented photographer,
on Tom is also available on the Guest page). Also
four additional art illustrations including a crossword puzzle on
the inner gatefold.
The intriguing visuals and puzzle all focus on Anomalies
of varying types
with all of the designs being from the creative mind and hands of
This CD offers a powerful musical experience as well as going the
in allowing it's listeners to participate in reading and solving the
the clues that are supplied within. It is a truly unique overall
package design from top to bottom not often seen anymore in today's
Fusion-Funk that at times reveals a Modern Jazz feel, this
piece is a firecracker
that starts the CD off with bang. It has a heavy pop Funk bass
and a hard rock drums pulse with clever synth effects. It might be
to believe that there were no guitars present on this piece at
Opening with a beautiful piano intro, this piece explodes
into a slow steady
heavy beat alternating between 3/4 and 7/8 time. Highlighted
with layered acoustic and electric piano sounds, it features a well
orchestral bridge and smooth synth sounds.
Featuring an easy listening Rhodes sounding piano with Bass
and Drums rhythm
track, this piece highlights "John
on Flute, Clarinet and Soprano
Saxophone mixing it up with Dan's orchestral synth Oboe & reeds
a melodically interesting combination.
If there were ever a piece of music that could be described
as Mexican Rock
Fusion with a dash of Classical, this would be it! This piece
technical passages and very intricate electronic keyboard work by
highlighted with precise electric guitar solos featuring
non-stop rollercoaster ride of musical Jazz-Rock Fusion
Hinting at times on a Piano style of Michel
Dan Pinto added a touch
of Swing to this Jazzy Piano piece. Primarily a Piano, Bass &
with a percussive Hammond & Latin percussion throughout, Dan
resist an orchestral arrangement at the end to give it an added
OF THE PHOENIX
is generally an instrumental album, and Dan
instrumental writer, he decided to include this very powerful
lyrical piece. Sung
by award winning vocalist & writer, "Rhonda
beautifully brought to life with a serious message of hope. A
he has dedicated to the survivors of those who perished in the
With an acoustic guitar and piano ballad feel, this piece has
a very memorable
and spine tingling melody and chorus. Each time they repeat,
more is added in the way of orchestral arrangement that makes it
and more heart felt right up until the very end.
An absolute show stopper and arguably the most uniquely
powerful piece on
the CD. Featuring both "Ivan
they join together with Dan Pinto's powerful electronic
keyboard playing to create a truly unusual combination. The result
a very heavy Jazz-Rock and Blues Fusion powerhouse.
Close your eyes when this piece begins and you'll feel as
though you've been
thrown back into the year 2500BC. Dan
opens this number using his
moviesound writing skills gradually turning that into a combination
sounds ala Keith
blended with his own recipe of modern
Jazz-Rock Fusion. A tightly arranged work of art that increases in
as the melody builds.
This is the only track on the CD that abandons drums to
highlight Dan Pinto's
Orchestral ability. Both supported and forwarded by a beautifully
rainbow of nearly every classical instrument there is, this Piano
shows a style that he feels is the most challenging to create. What
hearing on this piece is NOT a real orchestra, but rather a
one, instrument by instrument.
For more information on Dan
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on Dan Pinto's talented musical guest appearences and cover
visit the "Anomalies Guest Page."
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