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Album Review: Harris Eisenstadt – Canada Day IV

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The concept of creating something natural sounding is made especially hard when progressive songwriting and virtuosic instrumental playing come into play.  Progressive artists are often led down a path leading to a world of mathematical problems in place of beautiful sound and often the music loses its original purpose.  What makes Harris Eisenstadt’s Canada Day IV special is the way in which his compositions incorporate progressive songwriting techniques while maintaining a beautiful overall sound accessible to the average listener.  Songwriting ideas such as odd meter, dynamic texture, and free playing have been bathed in subtlety and are presented in a fresh, interesting way that never becomes obnoxious or excessive.

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