The Celtic Harp takes on new dimensions in the hands of Lorin
Grean. This album of contemporary songs and music is brought to life by
Lorin's uniquely haunting vocal style. Original material as well as
songs by Sting, Kate Wolf, Paul Brady, David Crosby and Graham Nash.
appearances by Ed Rockett, Randy Tico, Junior Homrich, Jon
Morton, Jamie Sieber, Kevin DiSimone, Robin Grean and Ed Littlefield,
Jr. contribute greatly to making this a powerful debut album from a
gifted new artist. Produced by Daniel Protheroe.
From the Truth * Crescent Dance * Suite Eleusian
Memories * Forgive * Porcupine Dance * The Call *
Love Goes On *
Every Breath You Take * Feast of Eyes * Wind on the Water * Rightful
Place in the World * Brother
| The Call
Classic Rock-with a twist. A unique blend of Celtic harp and voice
with innovative arrangements of cello, bass, guitar, violin, flugel
horn, recorders, pedal steel guitar, piano, Tibetan bowls, and ethnic
"This CD is special – bringing subtle jazz,
world, and even classical
elements to these contemporary gems...Imaginative." – Wind & Wire
My Way Home (Steve Winwood) * Eleanor Rigby (Paul McCartney/John
Lennon) * From the Beginning (Greg Lake) * Fields of Gold (Sting) * She's
* Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell) * Some People's Lives (Janis Ian,
Rhonda Kye Flemming) *
Every Breath You Take (Sting) * I Still
Found What I'm Looking For (U2) * Laughing (David Crosby) * Imagine
"Begin with the
Celtic harp, which Grean plays with easy
passion. Add her voice, pure and sweet, which takes the listener into
Mix in award-winning Charlie Bisharat's violin, Kevin DiSimone's piano
and synthesizer, and Randy Tico's bass and percussion.
Finally, stir in Native American flute, cello, additional percussion,
vocals, and electric guitar, and we have a recipe for something new and
wonderful in the world.
It has been called Celtic fusion or world harp but, labels aside, Hand
Woven is deliciously fresh music served up with delightfully infectious
joy. One of the best albums of 1997, and a must have." -New Age Retailer
includes combinations of Celtic harp, wordless vocals, Native American
flute, violin, cello, piano, bass, electric guitar, recorders,
synthesizer, mountain dulcimer, harmonica, and ethnic percussion
including bodhran, djembe, tabla.
Zara's Eyes * Starlight Journey (Suite) * In Pursuit * The Grey
Night Prowl * Sailing the Skies * Calico Toes * Hand Woven (Medley)
Bengal's Secret * Night Vision * Spindrift
Lorin Grean's passion is to create music in layers just as an artist
layers paint to create a composition.
layers, adding to it to see where the arrangements will
grow, that’s the part of the whole creative process that I love,” Lorin
said. “I was missing that, so I decided to come back to record
because it’s personal therapy for me.”
had just spent countless hours in the studio, she lit
with fresh energy as she spoke about her music.
spend their money on diamonds and possessions. I don’t
need a Dior gown. For me I’d rather have the experience of recording,
of being in that creative space. It makes my heart sing.”
to mix things up. The results are surprising and
Who would have thought...
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