Liner notes

LINER NOTES

 

Innisfree

The title of this piece is taken from the 1892 poem “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by W. B. Yeats.

Loren Evarts- piano

Rhonda Larson- crystal flute

 


Confluence

This tune was first recorded in 1988 on an album of the same name by a group of the same name.

Loren Evarts- piano

Eugene Friesen- cello

Jeff Haynes- tubano, udu, tam tam, frame drum, talking drum, rainstick shaker, maraca

Tony Levin- NS bass

 


Lonely Road

Loren Evarts- piano

 


 

New Irish Waltz

This was piece was first recorded in 1992 on an album called Sojourn by the group Confluence.

Loren Evarts- piano, bodhran (with brushes)

Rhonda Larson- whistle, flute

Eugene Friesen- cello

Tony Levin- NS bass

 


Windmills

Loren Evarts- piano

 


 

The Cat and the Moon

The title of this piece is from a 1919 poem by Yeats.

Loren Evarts- piano

Rhonda Larson- bansuri

Eugene Friesen- cello

Jeff Haynes- djembe, tubano, hand drum, temple blocks, bata, shekere, djun djun, cowbell, Windham County black birch firewood (felled by Will Akerman)

 


 

 The Pond in Winter

This tune was originally recorded on my 1985 solo piano album Water Music. The name is taken from the title of a chapter of Thoreau’s Walden.

 Loren Evarts- piano

 


 

91 North

Also originally recorded on the 1992 Sojourn album.

Loren Evarts- piano

Rhonda Larson- flute

Jeff Haynes- tam tam, tubano, shaker, talking drum

Tom Eaton- electric bass

 


Big Black Rapids

Another tune first recorded on my 1985 Water Music album.

Loren Evarts- piano

 


 

Sojourn

Originally from the 1988 Confluence album.

Loren Evarts- piano

Rhonda Larson- alto flute

 


 

‘C’ Effigy

Originally on the 1988 Confluence album.

Loren Evarts- piano

Eugene Friesen- cello

Jeff Haynes- tubano, bongos, shaker, congas, tam tam

Tom Eaton- electric bass

 

 

Produced by Will Ackerman with Tom Eaton and Loren Evarts.

Engineered, mixed and mastered by Tom Eaton.

Recorded during the spring of 2015 at Imaginary Road Studios, Windham Co. VT.

Thanks to Will and Tom, who work a special magic in the studio. I learned much!

Thanks to Rhonda for her melodic contribution on The Cat and the Moon.

Cover art is a handmade paper piece entitled “Gillen Pond” by Stephen Gatter.

Photograph by Harold Shapiro.

Thanks to Rev. Keane at 1st Baptist Church of Branford, CT for use of piano for photography.

Logo by Diane Lewis.

The piano used on this recording is a Steinway B

 

All songs composed by Loren Evarts (BMI).

Dedicated to the memory of my parents, Shirley and Seward Evarts.

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