Noise of Choice is presented in two "sides". The first 5 pieces are solos for marimba in African derived styles. The second five are for diverse types of hand drums and percussion. Rhythm Music Magazine: "sometimes sounds like 2 or 3 marimba players, but the liner notes vow no parts were overdubbed." Dirty Linen Magazine: "a sense of freshness is maintaned between the mesmerizing rhythmic grooves." Percussive Notes Magazine: "..ideal recording for meditation, casual listening or dance class situations."
About the Artist
Tigger Benford is a veterin percussionist living in New York City. He spent 3 years as percussionist for the Paul Winter Consort, and has performed extensively with many groups since then. He has been involved in music for modern dance for many years, and is one of the best known accompanists for modern dance in America. His interest in in producing energetic music that appeals to the ears, mind, heart, body and spirit. BAND_MEMBERS: Tigger Benford, marimba, tabla, percussion
Mark Stewart, mando'cello Phillip Hamilton, vocals