From the Best New Age Artists

Gerhard Daum | Songs Without Words | Album Review by Dyan Garris

71DDOrj+KQL._SS500_ songs without words gerhard daumSongs without Words” by Gerhard Daum | Jazz & New Classical Guitar Music

Album Review by Dyan Garris for Zone Music Reporter and New Age CD

Balm to the weary soul, “Songs Without Words” by Gerhard Daum, is a completely beautiful, memorable conversation, and one that you will not want to end. – Dyan Garris

____________________________

There are, of course, many forms of communication, and sometimes we don’t need words to effectively communicate.  And sometimes things are just better spoken without words.  Music is indeed a universal language that crosses all bridges.

“Songs Without Words” by Gerhard Daum features contemporary instrumental electric guitar music showcased in a variety of ways.  This crossover album combines elements of jazz, classical, and electronic compositing and performing styles. The 12 tracks on “Songs Without Words” are multi-layered, melodic, mellow, and relaxing. All music on the album is composed and orchestrated by Gerhard. He also mixed and mastered the album.  Hailing originally from Germany, award-winning composer and multi-instrumentalist, Daum, has worked extensively on music for film, television series, commercials, and video games in Germany and the United States.

The album opens with the smooth and seamless, “Berlin Song.” The arrangement is like a lustrous gem; the mix superb.  “Talking Softly” has a gentle, jazzy, sinuous, romantic feel to it.  Expertly combined and layered here are guitar, bass, percussion, and keyboards. Again, the mix is outstanding. Perfection.  

Passionate, emotional, intriguing, and cinematic, “Gentleman’s Way,” is outstanding. The guitar speaks supremely here. Love it.  “All That Matters” takes us to a quieter place. The guitar is masterful, speaking clearly and directly to the heart. The strings, percussive elements, and, in fact, all the subtleties and nuances, make this a true favorite. This is sophisticated and elegant, as is the entire album.

Both hypnotic and mesmerizing, “Gold Rush” is one to take in again and again. This is effortless and engaging on every level.  “Timeless” feels just like that. Extremely tranquil and flowing.  Deep, dreamy, and passionate, “Holding The Dream” is also exquisite in every way.

Piano and guitar pair beautifully along with soft percussion in “Going My Way.” Very enjoyable. “Told You So” is excellent, with a flowing, jazzy kind of feel. There is something quite soul-soothing here.

Everything on this album is so impeccable, so enjoyably flawless and flowing, making it hard to pick an ultimate favorite. But if I had to, “Walking On Clouds,” is right up there in the stratosphere. This is awesomely beautiful. I found myself transported immediately to a space of heavenly contentment. And ditto for “The Early Passion,” which has everything you need for ultimate bliss. Love the guitar here, love the smooth piano, the strings underneath, the percussion. Love it all.

The album closes out with “My Foolish Heart.” This is gorgeous, alluring, and winsome, leaving us with an uplifted feeling that we will want to return to again and again. 

Balm to the weary soul, “Songs Without Words” by Gerhard Daum, is a completely beautiful, memorable conversation, and one that you will not want to end.

Get “Songs Without Words” here:  http://www.gerharddaum.com as well as available on every streaming platform.

 Broadcast & Media Promotion:
LAZZ Promotions, Ed & Stacey Bonk
 (905) 470-1230
[email protected]

Similar posts
  • Fiona Joy Hawkins & Rebecca Dani...“The Lightness of Dark” by Fiona Joy Hawkins & Rebecca Daniel: Featuring The Kanimbla Quartet Album review by Dyan Garris for New Age CD, Zone Music Reporter, and Spirit Seeker Magazine The album, “The Lightness of Dark,” is somewhat of a departure for composer/pianist/vocalist, Fiona Joy Hawkins, who is best known for her romantic, melodic [...]
  • Sharon Fendrich | Red Sky Prairie | A...Red Sky Prairie by Sharon Fendrich Album Review by Dyan Garris for Zone Music Reporter, New Age CD, and Spirit Seeker Magazine “The love and care that was put into “Red Sky Prairie” is evident in EVERY note. It literally pours out of this album and seeps deeply into our hearts like silken salve for [...]
  • Masako | Underwater Whisperer | Album...Underwater Whisperer by Masako Album Review by Dyan Garris for Zone Music Reporter and New Age CD The album, ‘Underwater Whisperer,’ by pianist Masako, is like a sparkling jewel one discovers at the seashore. A special treasure, this is simply beautiful.  – Dyan Garris What lies beneath in the mysterious depths of the Earth’s bodies [...]
  • David Wahler | Two Hearts | Album Rev...TWO HEARTS by David Wahler Album Review by Dyan Garris for New Age CD and Zone Music Reporter The heavenly, dreamy, “Two Hearts,” is a seamlessly flowing, crystalline river of love that will remain in your mind and heart long after the album ends. – Dyan Garris “Two Hearts” is the magical new album by [...]
  • Christopher Boscole | Dawn of Love | ...Christopher Boscole: “Dawn of Love” Album Review by Dyan Garris for New Age CD and Zone Music Reporter “Love has many facets and depths. So it is with Christopher Boscole’s new album, “Dawn of Love,” which is perfectly enchanting like the first light of love itself. This is excellent solo piano for all lovers of [...]

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

FEATURED VIDEO | FIONA JOY AND REBECCA DANIEL | ELEGY

FEATURED VIDEO – FIONA JOY

Dan Palladino | Pastoral Memory

Click the image to listen now

FEATURED VIDEO | SHARON FENDRICH | SONG OF THE DOVE

FEATURED VIDEO | SHARON FENDRICH | RED SKY PRAIRIE

Camille Nelson | Sacred Lullabies | Interview with Dyan Garris

NEW AGE CD’S OF NOTE

AUM 432 by Paradiso and Rasamayi In the Soft Light of Grace by David Nevue The Winds of Badlands by Jill Haley Cupid Blindfolded by Michael Whalen Open Waters by Todd Mosby Red Sky Prairie by Sharon Fendrich uyjEmEHg-lightness-of-dark Lightness of Dark by Fiona Joy & Rebecca Daniel Voice of the Ancestors by Grayhawk Adrift in Wonder by Robert Linton Agape Evolution: The Movement by Paradiso & Rasamayi Grace from Persistence by Christopher James A Garden of Invited Flowers by Richard Bone Quiet-Spaces-Cover-Art-Ann-Licater-1500x1500-300-dpi-JPEG-Final-9-27-18 Eleon: Dreams Beyond Terra 61q6QIrWaXL._SS500_ Reach by Jeff Oster Liquid Mind XII Peace 614juUaaUcL._SS500_ Beautiful You by Matthew Mayer A New Dream by Lynn Tredeau Spectrum by Ryan Farish An Orphan's Dream by Anwaar Ali Twilight Serenade by Peter Sterling Mystic's Nine by Dyan Garris Soloelektronika by Everpresent Abendromen by Tom Eaton Dividing the Darkness by Steve Rivera Beyond Words by Dan Chadburn Zen & the Piano by Kourosh Dini Sands of Time by Logical Drift In the Midst of Stars by Majestica Scattering Stars by Michelle Qureshi Eterna by David W. Donner Between Shadow and Light by Neil Patton Keepsakes in the Attic by Jeff Bjorck Journey: A Steven Samler Project Follow the River Home by Jeff Pearce Safe in your Arms by Scott Cossu Dark Orchard – Blossom by Jim Casson

BEST NEW AGE CDS 2018

Music Video – IMA Award POP VOX Winner – New Age Song Category – “Mystic Sea”

Buying links below: Mystic's Nine album (and for the song Mystic Sea) available here:
  • Amazon
  • iTunes
  • Spotify
  • CDBaby
  • Bandcamp

  • Follow Dyan Garris here:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram
  • Official Artist Site