Much of the music on “My Little One” was inspired by my love for the classic recordings of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Billy Holiday, and Frank Sinatra. The songs are nostalgic in nature and may recall the feeling of classic standards, yet still have a modern aesthetic in approach. In creating this atmosphere, the band is made up of a wonderful group of musicians. The record features a Portuguese vocalist, Luisa Sobral; drummer, Dan Reiser; bassist, Gary Wang; and Pete Rende plays on a multitude of keyboard instruments.
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By Greg | Published: May 29, 2012
Two words seem to recur here, in titles and lyrics. They are “simple” and “light”, the latter as in illumination. They surface in A Simple Gift, Glowing, in the words to the title track and elsewhere – enough to establish a kind of theme and they are or suggest his cardinal virtues. The guitarist’s name [...]