An Intimate Evening with GRAMMY Nominees Gentle Thunder & Will Clipman
Austin, TX - Hailing from Mt. Shasta, CA, 2006 GRAMMY nominee Gentle Thunder and Tucson, AZ based four-time GRAMMY nominee Will Clipman bring their musical alchemy to Austin, TX February 21, 2009 for an intimate evening of music. Internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist (grand hammer dulcimer, drums and Native American flutes), producer, composer, recording artist and visionary Gentle Thunder, and pan-global percussionist Will Clipman, offer a musical landscape of improvisation, spirit and new world music. Known for their exquisite sensitivity, outrageous simpatico and inspiring presence, the 7/20 Twins, both born on July 20th, have a remarkable and charming connection that is, like the title of their GRAMMY nominated album, Beyond Words. Recorded with AmoChip Dabney, Beyond Words was recognized with a GRAMMY nomination in 2006 alongside artists Peter Kater, Enigma, Andres Vollenveider and Enya. The Wall Street Journal's Jim Fusilli calls the music direct and organic. Eric Alan, Jefferson Public Radio writes, Beyond Words beautifully transcends genre as well as words. Together, they create a gorgeous musical journey thats a sharing of deep spirit more than a mere performance. Its peaceful, uplifting and unique.
Saturday February 21, 2009 at 8:00 PM at the Unity Center of Austin. Tickets $20 General Seating
More information call 512-750-4996 email: email@example.com or visit: www.GentleThunder.com
This event is supported by The Siskiyou Arts Council ~ www.SiskiyouArtsCouncil.org and Rising International www.RisingInternational.com
ABOUT THE ARTISTS...
Gentle Thunder lives in Mt. Shasta, CA, yet enchants audiences worldwide with her distinctive sound and heart filled presence. Her previous solo releases: Awakening Remembrance and Winds of the Heart charted in the New Age Reporter Top 100. Beyond Words was recognized with a Grammy nod and her most recent solo release, Opening the Gate, was nominated Best Native American album in the 2007 NAR Lifestyle Music Awards. Gentle Thunder tours and makes special guest appearances on Native American flute with former member of Jefferson Starship and multi-platinum, GRAMMY nominated guitarist Craig Chaquico and his world class band whenever her touring and recording schedule allows. This past year included several shows weaving her musical magic within his full spectrum set of music that spans his four decade career.
Will Clipman hails from Tucson, AZ and is known in the industry as the perfect partner having recorded on over 55 albums including his newly released solo album, entitled Pathfinder, recorded on Canyon Records which is receiving rave reviews. Along with his four GRAMMY nominations he is a two-time NAMMY winner. Clipman said it well when he stated, beyond words there is a moment of pure rhythm and harmony wherein the musician becomes the instrument and there is only the music. This statement really encapsulates the heart and alchemy the 7/20 Twins share and offer live. Their duo album has been recorded and they intend it's release to be in time for the Austin concert... Join them in celebrating the magic of muse-ic, connection and the upcoming release.
Unity Center Austin
9603 Dessau Rd,
Austin, TX 78754
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