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Billy Childs - His April Touch FLAC album


Performer: Billy Childs
Genre: Jazz
Title: His April Touch
Country: US
Released: 1991
Style: Jazz-Rock
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Rebirth is a studio album by Billy Childs, released on March 24, 2017. The title references the return to his hard-bop playing of the 1970s. The album earned Childs his fifth Grammy Award – his first for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. Backwards Bop" (Billy Childs) – 6:38. Rebirth" (Childs, Claudia Acuña) – 7:38. Stay" (Childs) – 5:59. Dance of Shiva" (Childs) – 6:49. Tightrope" (Childs) – 6:37. The Starry Night" (Childs) – 8:10.

Billy Childs - His April Touch/08 - Hand Picked Rose of a Fading Dream. Billy Childs - His April Touch/His April Touch Noncompliant.

Since his first recordings of the 1980s, Billy Childs has developed into a individual and notable composer. An accomplished symphonic writer, he has also created a career’s worth of jazz originals that speak volumes for themselves. Recently signing onto Mack Avenue’s roster, this marks his debut with the label. His album Rebirth, finds Childs reaching back to the start of his almost astoundingly varied musical career. Tightrope features a immediate recognition of Child’s innate love of classical music.

Redirected from Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro). William Edward Childs (born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist, arranger and conductor from Los Angeles, California. When he was sixteen, he attended the Community School of the Performing Arts sponsored by the University of Southern California. He studied music theory with Marienne Uszler and piano with John Weisenfluh

Magnificent, effervescent 1989 Windham Hill session from Grammy Award winning composer and jazz pianist Billy Childs that was his 2nd effort for the label from the four releases he did for them. He wrote and arranged all eight charts on the cd, as well as producing it with Andy Narell. The recording opens with the vibrant "Mount Olympus", of which Childs says is based on a theme from jazz pianist Herbie Hancock's piece, "The Egg", from his 1964 Blue Note "Empyrean Isles" quartet album.

Tracklist

Where It's At 5:50
His April Touch 7:08
Four By Five 4:30
Miles To Go Before I Sleep 7:14
A New World Disorder 5:48
Memory And Desire 6:00
Rapid Transit 5:11
Hand Picked Rose Of A Fading Dream 5:08

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WD-0131 Billy Childs His April Touch ‎(CD, Album) Windham Hill Records WD-0131 US 1991
PCCY20062 Billy Childs His April Touch ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Windham Hill Jazz PCCY20062 Japan 1991