With the release of Vertical Eden, Los Angeles based acoustic guitarist/composer David Pritchard extends his exploration of original music for multiple acoustic guitars, also integrating violin, bass, and percussion into the music. The result is a hypnotic, mesmerizing musical journey.
“With the release of Velocity, guitarist/composer David Pritchard continues his exploration of music for multiple acoustic guitars, also integrating harpsichord, flute, marimba, electric guitar and acoustic bass guitar into the mix. The result is a uniquely hypnotic, mesmerizing musical journey characterized by shifting overlapping meters and sparkling melodic patterns.”
“There is a spaciousness and forward momentum to Pritchard’s designs that make his simple but detailed compositions sound cinematic.” – Billboard Magazine
“Air Patterns is one of those precious albums that cuts through the dross with its precision, craft, and design like an intricate Oriental rug.” – John Diliberto, CD Review
David Pritchard recorded this never before released jazz fusion session in 1981 before changing his musical direction; the roots of his multiple acoustic guitar concept can clearly be heard in this rediscovered musical gem.
Listen: Chromatic Sea