Chris Brenne and Donald Quan weave a quiet magic between guitar and piano on The Soothing Muse. The album is arranged to relax and stimulate but as music it also stands alone. With multiple Gemini Award nominations, Donald Quan has established himself as a major player in the film and television scoring industry. Most notably he has scored the hit television show Relic Hunter, as well as the sci-fi hit Mutant X, and the award winning series Moccassin Flats. Schooled at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Donald ventured into pop/rock music with the Canadian rock band 'Lighthouse'. A long-time band member of Canadian singer Loreena McKennitt, Donald Quan is especially well known for his diverse work in the area of contemporary World Music. Chris Brenne is a guitarist, composer, teacher and singer- songwriter living in the Boston area. He has, to date, released 7 CDs with original music including 2 solo acoustic guitar albums with music for yoga and relaxation (Lady of the Spicelands and Nice Avec Toi). He is also one half of the duo "Red Velvet Slide". Chris has contributed to numerous projects as a session guitarist and producer. He has also authored several teaching books for guitar and song writing theory.