Resonant shimmering seasonal piano Charles Denler – NOEL: You’ll want to reserve a full half-hour of “uninterrupted time” for this resonant work from composer/pianist Charles Denler… since I was first exposed to his beautiful creations on “One Drop Became An Ocean“, I’ve found myself in awe of his work, and this tribute to his favorite day of the year (Christmas eve) is an EP you’ll find yourself listening to over and over again (as did I). Though the samples/videos aren’t up yet for this release, you can see and hear some of Charles’s thoughts on music in a very well-done video he created…
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On this new holiday release, Charles plays wonderfully relaxed and calming interpretations of Christmas carols that all will enjoy… I fell in love (right away) with “Coventry Carol”… Richard Niezen’s bass/cello work melds perfectly with Charles’s keyboard and string work on this piece, and will hold your ears in awe… certainly the best performance of this song I’ve heard (yet) in 2018.
A carol that has always thrilled my soul is “O Little Town”, and the magic Charles adds to this with his keyboard style will touch the deepest parts of your soul… pure beauty… each and every note is full of the spirit of life and the living of it!
I have never heard a more uplifting version of “Three Kings” than Charles offers up on this release; it’s my personal favorite of the nine songs offered up for your aural enjoyment… you’ll have to pre-order the CD to hear it, because the samples aren’t up yet (I’ll come back and add them in as soon as I’m told they are live). In the meantime, go to Charles album page, where you can sample his other marvelous creations.
Charles gets a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED from me, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.99 for this excellent seasonal album. Rotcod Zzaj