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Justin Gray and Synthesis’ debut album, New Horizons, features a collection of original compositions, which feature the bass veena performed alongside an inspiring lineup of artists from around the world. Bandleader Justin Gray designed and co-created the bass veena, a multi-stringed instrument, which combines the fretless bass with elements inspired by various Indian stringed instruments. The music draws inspiration from Justin’s wide range of musical influences, including Indian classical, jazz, western classical, electronic and R&B music. Gray’s compositions synthesize these musical traditions with a unique combination of captivating melodies, rich sonic textures, and exotic grooves.
New Horizons; Reflections; Migration; Eventide; Unity; Break of Dawn; Rise; Serenity; Ebb and Flowq
Justin Gray: Bass Veena & Electric Bass; Ed Hanley: Tabla; Derek Gray: Drums, Percussion & Singing Bowls; Ted Quinlan: Electric Guitar & Acoustic Guitar; Drew Jurecka: Violin & Baritone Violin; Rebekah Wolkstein: Violin; Shannon Knights: Viola; Lydia Munchinsky: Cello; Naghmeh Farahmand: Tombak, Daf & Udu; Todd Pentney: Piano & Hammond Organ; Dhruba Ghosh: Sarangi; Trichy Sankaran: Mrdangam; Steve Gorn: Bansuri; Alam Khan: Sarode; Joy Anandasivam: Guitar; Gurpreet Chana: Hang Drum; Demetrios Petsalakis: Oud; Joel Schwartz: Resonator & Electric Guitar; Jonathan Kay: Esraj;
January 3, 2018
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