MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 11-23-2012

Solo Pianist Roger Proctor Releases Latest Album “Summit”

Bookmark and Share
Email: smccauley@mondotunes.com
Website: http://www.mondotunes.com
Oxford-trained pianist and composer Roger Proctor has completed and published his latest album, “Summit,” to resounding critical applause. The record is composed of all-original tracks composed entirely by, Proctor, himself. The tracks feature his piano playing in-the-raw, which is to say, mostly unaccompanied, allowing old fans and new listeners alike to experience his precise and masterful playing without the clutter of obtrusive, extraneous instrumentation.
This collection of music is delicate and natural, warm and uplifting, moving and at the same time somehow, casual. These songs form as fine and tasteful a backdrop for a formal dinner party as they would a morning's commute. In the manner of their composition itself, they are flawless, bearing neither ostentation nor introversion. Each piece is both a work of subtlety and of melodic genius. Proctor never plays out a theme too long, choosing instead to move on to yet another wonderful, moderately short piece, though each of them could have been enlarged upon, fugue-like, to ten minutes apiece should the composer have so desired.
A veteran listener of classical music will not immediately hear the connection, but Proctor avers, “The music on this album is contemporary classical solo piano music, although it is influenced by my work in the field of folk/rock.” His other noted influences include the auspices of Philip Glass, John Tavener, Ludovico Einaudi, and Michael Nyman.
Roger Proctor is an artist of fine education, having started violin and piano concurrently. As a boy he trained with Great Britain's famous National Youth Orchestra. As a young man, he studied music within the legendary stone walls of Oxford University.
Regarding his inspiration for “Summit,” Proctor writes, “My melodies for solo piano capture the mood and atmosphere of mountains and open spaces. [They are] inspired by walks in the English Lake District and Swiss Alps. The album is also written to reflect the character and feelings of being a father to my 1-year-old daughter (the first track is dedicated to her).”
The album is a phenomenal success, and any fan of piano work owes it to himself or herself to experience it. All we are left wanting is a follow-up record.

-S. McCauley
Staff Press Release Writer
MondoTunes


The album “Summit” is distributed globally by MondoTunes (www.MondoTunes.com) and is available at iTunes for convenient purchase and download
MondoTunes (www.mondotunes.com) supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, MondoTunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions without any monthly or yearly fees.

ARTIST CONTACT INFO:
roger.proctor@yahoo.com
www.rogerproctor.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Award-Winning Soprano Andrea Plamondon Releases New EP 'Lady Of The Leaves', A Trilogy Of Arias

MusicDish Review: Marilyn Music Single "Smoke And Mirrors"

Andre Xcellence! & American Commission Release The Official Video For "Game Of Thrones"!

Anouschka Bridges African Pop With Western Songwriting

GRAMMY Gold For Rob Chiarelli

Soundizers Announces The Release Of StereoMonoizer

Free Eventide Looper For All H9 Owners For Limited Time

Robert Kramer Releases "Branded" For Valentines Day



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Kobalt Closes $60 Million In Funding To Scale Its Technology And Services For Songwriters, Artists And Rights Owners Globally
» Sennheiser Brings Transcendent Audio To Public Television For Front And Center Entertainment’s Speakeasy
» Brooklyn-Based Music Incubator Signs Kerchief To Artist Development & Distribution Deal
» MusicDish Review: "Games Of Thrones" Music Video By Andre Xcellence
» The Free Radio Alliance Rejoins The Fight To Oppose The Performance Tax
» ASCAP Promotes John Johnson To SVP, Licensing
» WorldArts Launches As The First-Ever Digital Discovery Platform Connecting Artists With Music Fans And Exclusive Opportunities For Worldwide Exposure
» Berklee Hosts Its 10th Annual SXSW Party: Boston And Beyond On Thursday, March 19
» TheRealDBlake To Release New 2015 "Mixtape & Music Video"
» HAIDUK Entering Studio To Record Follow Up Album To 'Spellbook'


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» GoaProductions Presents 2015 Spirit Tribe Gathering
» Conductor Long Yu Announces The Creation Of A New Music Canon - COMPOSE 20:20
» China Arts Foundation International 2nd Annual Chinese New Year Gala
» Avent Studio: A Touch Of Beijing Art In NYC
» Hampton Hotels Leverages Music And Emotion
» Ebook And Music Downloads Stagnate While Mobile Games And Videos See Strong Growth
» BakerHostetler Files Copyright Infringement Complaints For Freeplay Music Against Multi-Channel Networks
» Tim Lies Releases Chengjsihan Song For Chinese New Year
» CISAC Releases 2015 Global Collections Report
» Lauren Ceradini Joins Capitol Music Group As Vice President Of Publicity
» Asian Song Placements On Colectivo Bunka Compilation By MusicDish
» Sanlitun's FUBAR: The Latest Entry In Beijing's Live Music Scene

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.