Spacious and reflective, rootsy and rhythmic, Desert Beach features Robert Powell playing a variety of acoustic and electric guitars, and highlights his distinctive approach to the pedal steel guitar. Complemented by an artful array of drums and percussion, Desert Beach evokes flavors from around the globe. Robert skillfully blends contrasting elements of ambient, folk, country, African and Hawaiian music to give this album it's lyrical, signature sound. Guitar Player Magazine called Desert Beach 'Sheer Magic!' and All Music Guide gave it a 5-Star Rating! Robert Powell is a noted Bay Area musician who has been featured on many local albums, and currently gigs in Marin and San Francisco with several bands doing all-original material.