From the Edge
What's being said about From The Edge... '...purely fulfilling...this outstanding compilation sounds better than a full studio band...I am totally inspired by this work of genius... ' - Steve, InnerChange magazine / Nov. 2003 '...uniformly excellent and overall the album spotlights an entertaining selection of majestic and relaxing instrumentals...' - Robert Silverstein, 20th Century Guitar magazine / Sept.-Oct. 2003 '...Marcil displays a world wind of talent on the acoustic guitar, mandolin, bass guitar and E-Bow...a CD that is rich in music and has some texture...' - Smooth Notes & News (online magazine) / Nov. 2003 '...harmonious and encouraging spiritual new age music...the songs are impressionistic and document many new ideas that induce a sense of inner calm...' - Sounds of Timeless Jazz (Online magazine) / May 2003 '...pleasant and invigorating...stimulating...his life affirming energy is contagious...Marcil may one day move from the edge of new age to the center of a new Celtic / Eastern / American movement...' - Dave Connolly, Progrography (online periodical) / January 2004 '... Marcil does possess a healthily creative ear...' - Jesse Jarnow, jambands.com / Sept. 2003 ARTIST INFO: * The songs on From The Edge are an assimilation of New Age, Folk, Celtic, Rock, and World music elements. The instrumentation on the recording consists of 12-string acoustic guitar, mandolin, E-Bow, electric guitar, and bass guitar. * Rich is a BMI-affiliated songwriter and has written music and performed for several musical groups and ensembles of various musical styles over the past decade. * His band, Pirate Radio, was signed to a recording contract for Woodrich Recordings label in 1993. * Rich played The New Music Seminar in New York City in July 1994. * In 1996, Rich released a CD entitled 'Mind's Eye' with his group Philosophy Of Chance. (Available here at CD Baby!). * The Celtic & Folk ensemble Marble Feather, with whom Rich had performed from 1997 until September 2001, had their song 'Wekiva' selected to appear in the nationally-distributed PBS television documentary 'Wekiva: Legacy Or Loss?' in 2000.