Song: Feel by Bradley Joseph
Album: Rapture - 1997 Narada Productions
More about this artist: http://www.bradleyjoseph.com/
Rapture is the second album by Bradley Joseph, and his debut album on the Narada label, released in March 1997. This is an instrumental album in which Joseph wrote and conducted all of the scores. In addition to incorporating a core band including violinist Charlie Bisharat and drummer Charlie Adams, he utilized a 50-piece orchestra. It is an "expression of a life's work and dreams", featuring intimate piano pieces, quartets and full orchestrations, "combining smooth jazz with contemporary instrumental themes". It reached New Age Voice (NAV)'s "Airwaves Top 30" at #15 in July 1997.
During his years of world-wide concert tours as keyboardist with Yanni and Sheena Easton, Joseph released his debut album, Hear the Masses in 1994. Subsequently, Joseph attracted the attention of Narada Productions via the world-wide web. Rapture was recorded at a number of different studios including Captain and Tennille's studio in Los Angeles, and Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. In addition to utilizing a core band including Charlie Adams on percussion, Charlie Bisharat on violin, and Steven Trochlil on clarinet, Joseph brought in a 50-piece orchestra and conducted and wrote all the scores.
All songs composed, arranged, and produced by Bradley Joseph.
Recorded at Pachyderm Studio, Cannon Falls, MN. Engineered by Bob DeMaa and Bradley Joseph.
Bradley Joseph -- keyboards, vocals.
Charlie Adams, Marc Anderson -- percussion.
James Anton -- electric bass.
Gordy Johnson -- string bass.
Daniel Neale, Aron "Pumpkin" Trooien -- guitar.
James Wheeler -- drums.
David Levin, Clystie Whang -- vocals.
Charlie Bisharat -- solo violin.
Terry Brau -- bass clarinet, trumpet.
Melissa Hasin -- solo cello.
Brian Pearson -- flute, trumpet.
Jennifer Schumacher -- English horn, oboe.
Steven P. Trochlil -- clarinet.
"Special thanks to the St. Olaf Players."
A Lover's Return
Healing the Hollow Man
Blue Rock Road
A Stolen Kiss