Carol Nethen's quest for originality and innovation captured the attention of New Age record label Narada Productions in the early 1990's which resulted in her first CD A View From the Bridge. Autobiographical, the tracks on this first published CD describe Carol's experience growing up under the tension of Cold War with the haunting "Dancing On Ground Zero.
Long known for his virtuosity as a fingerstyle guitarist, Danny Heines has been a major force in pioneering the rhythmically propelled technique of "tapping" on acoustic guitar. His multi-layered compositions and uniquely percussive solo pieces are rooted in a strong melodic sense and performed with awe-inspiring articulation.
Fred Simon has been making music for more than thirty-five years, composing for records, live performance, film, dance, and television, with instrumentation ranging from solo piano to symphonic orchestra.
Grammy Award winners Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel have performed, recorded and touring together for over 24 years with 19 albums to their credit. Traveling to as many as 50 concert venues a year, they are friends who enjoy each other's company and truly love making music.
Pianist Ira Stein debuted in 1982 alongside oboe player Russel Walder on the Windham Hill release Elements; apart from 1986's Transit, he otherwise spent the majority of the decade confined to a series of Windham Hill collections as well as several releases by labelmate William Ackermann.
Starting with his first solo release in 1984 "Collection 983: Spectral Voyages," Paul has enjoyed a long and diverse career as both an artist and record producer. Since that time, he has produced more than 250 albums in a variety of genres and along with recording partner David Lanz, created three top selling albums for Narada/EMI Records.