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rising current

by GLEN HELGESON

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Virgin Aire
Far North

Dream of Underworld
Farewell
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Rising Current features contemporary guitar instrumentals with a flavor of jazz and world percussion. The CD features Far North, using innovative guitar tapping technique.

Glen Helgeson: Rising Current



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MUSICIANS

Glen Helgeson: acoustic, electric and harp guitars, and mbira
Marc Anderson: percussion
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin and fiddle
Kenni Holmen: flute and sax
Lee Blaske: synthesizer
Rich Dworsky: piano
Enrique Toussaint: bass
Mike Hurley: drums
Bruce Henry: background vocals


1.
Virgin Aire
2. Far North
3. Unseen Rain
4. Still Wind
5. Walking the Unknown Trail
6. Night Road
7.
Dream of Underworld
8.
Farewell
9 .
Far North

QUOTES

"Highly tasty set that offers serious depth. Fresh throughout, the instrumental action here checks in with high marks."
Midwest Record Recap
" Helgeson's acoustic work comes off mysterious and textured."
L.A. Jazz Scene
"From melodic acoustic and electric guitar to sophisticated fusion, Glen Helgeson's Rising Current captures the listener."
Alan Lawson, Cities 97 KTCZ FM Radio

"Outstanding guitar work backed by an excellent band."
Goings on Entertainment Guide

"Mr. Helgeson plays some pretty tasty and atmospheric lead lines. Both acoustic and electric, his music is an easily digested if not hyper dynamic-blend of folk, fusion, quiet rock chamber jazz and ethnic world-beat."
Tom Surowicz, Twin Cities Reader

Western Great Lakes Entertainment Guide
"Guitar and percussion chemistry at its best."
Joe Guzzardo

"A find example of modern instrumental music, most entertaining."
L.A. Resources and Orange County Resources

"Helgeson pulls off a captivating blend of erotic new age."
The Retriever

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