Editor’s Review C\NET DOWNLOAD.COM-Jim Gordon’s ephemeral flute melodies and solemn percussion backdrops channel Native American musical traditions, but these deeply spiritual compositions don’t demand prior knowledge of such styles. Rather, haunting riffs engage even the new initiate, making a strong case for the universality of music.
We love your CD, it is very hypnotic and relaxing
I am very impressed with your music; it touches my soul.
Your music inspires me to a wonderful peaceful space
14-Jul-2007 12:20:45 PM
Reviewer: Ghost Dancer
I love Jim Gordon’s music. It takes me to a place deep inside my spirit, allows me to quietly reflect upon the world around me in a profound way. Relaxing, soothing, peacefilled meditation is what I experience from his music.
Relaxation on tap!
This is truly relaxing music to sit down and unwind. The background drums do not in any way detract from the haunting flute sound. The use of pentatonic scales points me towards wondering if the instrument could also be used for blues, but that’s just my prerogative. I wonder if Jim has listened to Japanese flute music ever. Some of the melodies used on the hichiriki are similar in sound and tonal content. All in all it’s a complete listening experience. Even when the flute is unaccompanied it feels like a full ambience is created.
[23-Jan-2006 08:05:27 PM]
Reviewed by lotus taina
Enchanting sounds, quite soothing to the soul
I am native Taino Indian from the rain forest and also an energy healer/ natural psychologist , I make profound use of these nature/ native flutes in my clinical practice. Great job Jim, Bo Matum Taino’ Ti - Thank you kindly for your generosity, May The Great Spirit be with you.-
[04-Jan-2006 06:13:40 PM]
Reviewed by ibegin2c
Beautiful, Soothing, Healing
Just listening to the samples calmed my spirit and eased my cares of the day - from my heart to yours, thank you. Keep doing what you’re doing, following your heart and sharing the beauty you have found therein.
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