From Energy To Stillness

From Energy To Stillness
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Code: ADAMS104
UPC #: 796531000229
Format: CD
Artist/Author: Dave Hoffman
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by David Hoffman

Dave Hoffman's CD, From Energy To Stillness combines Jazz and World Beat influences and has been played throughout America and many foreign countries. The Napra Trade Review said, "Hoffman has escaped the smoke filled, hard edge jazz world with its best goodies and melded them with pure soul! The music is free and sophisticated, yet mouth watering in its trancendencies."

Tracks
1) The Whirling Herbet
2) For You Freely
3) Evening Evershine
4) A Soft And Embered Face
5) An Interlude Again
6) The Province of the Plains
7) Dancing and Ascending
8) In The Distance
9) Traveling by Water

Artist Profile
David Hoffman is a freelance musician in Illinois and since 1991 has been the trumpet and Flugelhorn soloist with The Ray Charles Orchestra. He has also contributed several compositions and arrangements to the band library. During his stint with Ray, Dave has played extensively in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Rays first ever trip to Russia in July of 1994.

Dave has appeared on television in France, Italy, Japan, Germany and Russia. In the United States, he has appeared on The Tonight Show, Live At Newport on PBS, Merv Griffin's New Years Eve Celebration, and the Fox Television special titled, "Ray Charles, 50 Years of Music," where he backed up Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Michael McDonald, Randy Travis, Michael Bolten and Willie Nelson. He has appeared at many Jazz festivals including Newport, JVC, Playboy, Nice, Boston Globe, London, and Montreaux.

He now spends his time composing, performing, and lecturing. He spends his living moments between San Diego and a little converted church amongst a thousand acres of Pumpkins in Illinois. He also likes the sound of train whistles that flow from a nearby cornfield.

Credits
1994 David A. Hoffman, BMI

Label: Lakefront Productions