21Voices presents A Rock Symphony
Written & Composed by Tom Kurlander & Kyle Simpson
A benefit concert where classical meets rock n' roll in a live music performance and motion picture experience that will take you on a journey down musical memory lane.
Proceeds benefit 21Voices and the production of the breakthrough documentary 21Voices: Touched by Alzheimer's. Learn more at 21Voices.org
Tom Kurlander is a prolific singer-songwriter and recording artist who's most recent release, Sugar Burn Sessions, is available on iTunes. Tom also tours extensively with his band. His music has been described as "a cross between Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones." The multi-talented Kurlander is also a noted documentary filmmaker and actor, appearing in such films as Kindergarten Cop, Young Guns II and Flatliners.
Kyle Simpson is a Pittsburgh-area composer/performer who played trumpet in the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and has composed music for such ensembles as the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra in Los Angeles, The Count Basie Orchestra, The Janáček Philharmonic in Ostrava, CZ, and the NYU-ASCAP Film Orchestra in New York. His compositions have been premiered and featured at festivals in France, Czech Republic, Italy, Croatia, and North America. In 2011 ASCAP named him a "composer to watch."
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Sugar Burn Sessions by Tom Kurlander
Sugar Burn Sessions by Tom Kurlander is an album filled with "exemplary musicianship and soaring guitar solos." The prolific songwriter pens thoughtful, at times piercing lyrics, tied to strong melodies and catchy choruses. His music has been described as "a cross between Dylan and the Rolling Stones."
His sound is classic rock-- fresh but timeless. Musically, Mr. Kurlander has clearly been influenced by the great rock bands and singer-songwriters who've paved rock history, combining heartfelt lyrics reminiscent of Neil Young and John Lennon with a sonic arena rock sound that echoes The Who, U2 and Bruce Springsteen. Kurlander's touring band is world class featues the multi-award winning guitarist Sean Spicer. [see GuitarPlayer.com]
Sugar Burn Sessions is one of those rare albums that can be played start to finish. [Trailer]Tracks include "Never (Beverly Dr)" [ Video ], "The Freeze" [Video ], "Offline" [Video] , "J," "Win" [Video] and "While You Were Sleeping."
Sugar Burn Sessions is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby and PBE Store. Tom Kurlander's debut album, WORK, is also available on iTunes. Mr. Kurlander is also an accomplished film director and actor; appearing in such films as Young Guns II, Kindergarten Cop and Flatliners.[IMDB ]
2. Bad Things
4. The Freeze
Lyrics & Music by Tom Kurlander
Produced and Arranged by Tom Kurlander
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Larry Luther
Guitar & Vocals Tom Kurlander
Guitar Charlie Trenta
Bass Neil Keating
Drums Dominic Tancredi
Piano & Hammond Organ Jacob Yoffee
French Horn on Julie (You Know Who You Are) Michael Scheimer
Backing Vocals Nina Sainato
Recorded at Mr Smalls Recording Studio
Album Photography by Dave DiNuzzio
Art Design by Anthony Romano and Jessica McWilliams
© 2012 pbe,llc, Tom Kurlander All Rights Reserved.
Sugar Burn Sessions
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