Jim Carr has created a classy album of smooth jazz guitar
instrumentals. Each cut is executed with sharp, crystalline finger work, and
they're as relaxing as a soak in a hot tub. Just the titles of the songs reveal
something of Jim Carr’s heart and sensitivity.
As I listen to this album, I feel Jim’s warmth and desire to
convey reassurance and calm to a worry-frenzied world. This is an album to
listen to with a glass of wine in front of a warm fire, or as background music
for a gathering of close friends.
“Nick’s Web” is a crisply played, sweet little excursion of
“Solace”, “Mother”, and “Child” are three quiet
“Three Paths Converged” has a flowing feeling with a lot of
“I Burn For You”, written by Sting, conveys a lover’s
“Planxty Irwin” is a traditional piece, played with
intricacy and enthusiasm. I love this one especially.
“Last of Three” is a song that makes me wonder about the
origin of the title. It seems to tell a sad story.
“Forgotten Things” is an understated piece that expresses
Jim is as handsome as a prince, and is an excellent
musician too! This CD, released by Uma Nota Records, is a ‘must have’ addition for lovers of smooth jazz
guitar. His CD can be purchased at these two websites:
CD Cover Photo by Jesi Godwin