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Anno Domini. Sand & Stone.

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Anno Domini. Sand & Stone.

Keyboard instruments, a guitar and percussion. Everything is simple, nothing is unnecessary. Stop, I haven’t mentioned the main thing. The voice. Maryna Zakharova, a girl with brown eyes and velvet tembre of voice. In her photo you can see that some Eastern notes are dissolved in her blood. So, it is not a surprise that these notes appear in the manner of her singing. Though it sounds unusual when set to Ukrainian texts – still, it is interesting and nice. So then, it is very simple, that is, nothing is unnecessary, everything is velvet, interesting and beautiful. It is a good soft jazz, light and fancy, but not too variegated to hurt your eyes. I am sure that it will be pleasant to listen to this jazz even for those who do not listen to any jazz at all, as there is no cold intellectual philosophising in it. On the contrary, there is transparent and light beauty present here. Besides, personally for me it is rather pleasant to hear that Ukrainian texts sound at this disc, and at that the texts written not by somebody, and not folk ones, but personal. If I am not mistaken, it is not so often that such things happen with Ukrainian jazz.– to my great pity. In other words, I advise you to listen – it’s a warm music.

Anton Jozhik Leyba (Hedgehog)

Marina Zakharova – vocal, piano
Dima Girelik – guitar
Orhan Agabekov – darbukas, rain stick

Publisher: UKRmusic
Catalogue number: RR CD 520
Year: 2005

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Anno Domini

Domestic price: 194.60UAH
International price: $13.90USD
CD1
1.  Step (Krok)
2.  Angel Eyes
3. Mp3In The Focus of Time Song text
lyrics: B. Zakharov
4. Mp3How Insensitive
5. Mp3Rider (Vershnyk)
6.  Sare Patrya (Gipsy song, trad., PD)
7. Mp3Sand & Stone
8.  My Funny Valentine
9. Mp3Ederlezi (Gipsy song, trad., PD)
 Total playing time: 48:36

Fragments of the compositions marked with Mp3 mark are available for listening. How to listen?

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Reviews (2)

 
31-03-2006 22:36

Ця музика ніби переносить до чарівної аури Близького Сходу


  , Харків, Україна
18-11-2005 23:32

Гарний альбом. Мені він дістався від авторів безпосередньо після концерту. Я можу погодитися з усім сказаним у рецензії, окрім єдиного слова - "просто". Чому? Тому що віртуозно. Можливо, "просто" для сприйняття через мелодійність, через доступність циганських і орієнтальних мотивів, через ненав'язливість. І правильно сказано, що нічого зайвого, але простим альбом я б не назвав.