Ken Wiley - horn, Bruce Cassidy - evi, John Eidsvoog - synthesizer, Grant Geissman - guitar, David Loeb and Pat Coil - piano, Steve Anderson, Jimmy Johnson and John Pattitucci - bass, Ralph Humphrey, Terry Jennings and Ron Wagner - drums, Brad Dutz - percussion
Surrounding the listener with dense harmonies and memorable melodies, french horn player and composer Ken Wiley has created a contemporary recording that showcases the natural beauty of the horn while spanning both the new age and jazz genres.
Ken Wiley is a French horn player and composer with a long and varied musical career. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, Wiley has logged some impressive credits, including appearances with bassist Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra and performances at the Playboy Jazz Festival. He has worked with the Charlie Rouse Quintet, bassists John Patitucci (Chick Corea) and Jimmy Johnson (Wayne Johnson, Allan Holdsworth), and guitarists Mike Miller (Chick Corea) and Grant Geissman (Chuck Mangione). Wiley also has his own group of top-drawer L.A. musicians.
Ken is no stranger to critical praise. His first album, Visage (on the Passport Jazz label) was picked as "Album of the Week" by Billboard and Cashbox magazines.
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