$11.98 – $12.98
Crystalline-pure recording of soothing, meditative jazz!
Jim Walker, flute and Mike Garson, piano perform 12 original Mike Garson compositions. Jim Walker is a dynamic jazz soloist, legendary orchestral and studio musician, and an inspiration to countless students worldwide. Mike Garson is best known as long-time music director for David Bowie and is perhaps the most versatile pianist working today. PIED PIPER is a new high resolution HDCD digital remastering from the original analogue tapes. This project was previously issued as a 45-rpm audiophile LP in 1985 and a CD in 1992: RR-18 Reflections, long out of print and now collectible!
On This Recording
- Portrait of a Friend
- First Song
- Pied Piper
- The Park
- Magic Spell
- You’re One Of A Kind
“…The tunes of Pied Piper are lyrical, impressionistic, meditative, and classical in nature. They abound in lovely melodies, and some do swing a little. The added track of Debussy’s unaccompanied Syrinx fits into the mix beautifully; the spellbinding flute selection was the theme of a popular TV nature series many years ago. The recording quality is just superb, and though Garson’s tunes are all of a piece, there is plenty of variety, making it a fine program for listening all the way thru.” —Audiophile Audition
“Pianist Mike Garson and flutist Jim Walker, both with jazz and classical backgrounds and experience, came together on this project to present songs that reflected both their backgrounds. The results are often musically impressive…As with all Reference releases, it’s superbly engineered and sounds wonderful.” – Ron Wynn, All Music Guide