A & R Direction, Concept and Sequencing:
Doerte Lau & Wolfgang Fenchel
Jimmy Edwards, Orlando Bellamy, Steven Weber, Tracey Neilly, Sharon Donohue, Rod Linnum
and Tim Ewing.
Special Thanks from Jeff Payne to Ayman, Hisham and Mars Lasar.
"SIZZLING AND SNAZZY... GREAT FOR REVERIE."
This presentation compiles older tracks individually penned by the artists in such a way that they document a
complete mystical journey to a metaphoric Mecca of the mind. On “Pegasus,” light and lively guitar strains
accented by sizzling synthesizer, snazzy percussion and hypnotic sacred poetry make Hisham’s music
irresistibly enchanting. The more upbeat “Pioneers” by Mars Lasar and Winslow Crockwell is a refreshing
rhythmic excursion fueled by wordless choral vocals, beautifully bent chording and spicy keyboard noodling that
blends jazz and Middle Eastern styles seamlessly. Ambient-trance aficionados will savor the sonorous
spaciousness of Ayman’s “Night Traveler,” with its soaring and nee-like elements, and deliciously dramatic and
deviously dark electronic hues. Other tracks offer plenty of pomp and majesty for those desirous of seeping into
symphonic sand dances and emerging - re-energized and renewed - into an ecstatic oasis of sound. Great for
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