Larz May – the blend of classical and modern

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Musical Styles |

Larz May is a new discovery of in the world of music. He made it possible to compose and make classical music and do the coverings of famous songs. He released his first album “My Christmas” under Vunderbar records, he dedicated it to Christmas holidays and Christmas spirit, all songs are made in instrumental note, whit smoothing rhythms and relaxing tone. In whole album dominates the usage of piano, which can indicates that he is true master in playing it.

He has done the covering of famous song, among them “Help me fall” and If These Walls Could Speak”. He has proven to have an exceptional voice and not only talent for making instrumental music. His others compositions Neck & Neck and Amaretto are made in instrumental note. It’s a fact that his music has a sentimental note and that he prefers songs whit a slower pace. This is contemporary music, attractive for all genders and ages. The most of his work were done in private studio which had roofing problems on few occasions. Never the less – he fought the odds and provided us with high quality music for the years to come.
Lot of people today doesn’t choose musical directions, if the song has nice lyrics and has some sense, it can be recorded. Larz May didn’t go down that road, he choose to make music who has meaning and soul, something that people will remember when they hear it. His beautiful voice has made that possible. He gave the other meaning when recording the music is in question. He manages to do two things. To record an album that will always be in when the holidays come, people will use it for relaxation and family gathering while his coverings show us that he is an excellent pianist and a singer.

He creates the music that gives colors and movements, music that makes us move and makes us to be happy but in the same time give us reason to think, to reflect on our inner being. That is the music that should be more respected and valued in this world of mixed priorities and disturbed values. In some way Larz May has manage to accomplish that. He created the music that will last, something that will always be recognized from true music lovers. It is really joyful to listen to his music; he gave his audience a fresh view on some forgotten musical directions. Now day’s music has tend to be fast and to last for few days until some other song doesn’t come out and over runs it. There is less and less quality music, musicians are starting to produce music that has epitome of mass production, without considering the quality.

So musicians like Larz May should be appreciated and valued, they create music that brings out the deepest emotions in people, music that conquers even the strongest harts. Rhythm that includes strongest emotions, amazing vocal and talent for music is there. His music can be played in all occasions and everyone who has ever heard it didn’t stay indifferent. They will always come back to its smoothing and relaxing notes and they can only bring them peace.

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Larz May and “My Christmas”

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in My Christmas |

Larz May is an inspiring artist who is still struggling to make a name of himself. In 2014 he published album “My Christmas” under Vunderbar records. The whole album is inspired by Christmas spirit. The main idea was to create something that will peacefully blend and what would turn audience mind from stressful life towards peace and love. There are six songs on the album: Santa Claus Is Coming to the Beach, Thanksgiving, Stille Nacht, Have Yourself a Merry Christmas, White Christmas and the First Noel.

This whole album brings a peace to a mind of every listener. They are laid-back polished pop instrumentals. In some way they represent the modern Christmas Carols.  The Christmas is the time of the year to reflect whit a family, enjoy cozy nights indoors and listen to a good music. In America it is a tradition to sing and listen to Christmas Carols. This album has deep sentimental note, smoothing rhythm. The whole album is dedicated to holidays; Thanksgiving opens the season of holidays while Christmas finishes it.

Each song opens whit a bit of a lead in, followed by the main melody of the song played in a reasonably straightforward way. Peaceful melody dominates the whole album. Music is relaxing a pleasant to the ear, very moving and relaxing. The use of piano has especially contributed to all compositions. Some of the songs have melody that resembles at the moments on a famous Christmas Carols.

The song Santa Claus Is Coming To The Beach is the only song on the album that has more cheerful melody then the others. It is very joyful and gives his audience the real spirit of Christmas. It evokes emotions of happiness and love. It is perfect for dancing and can be heard in every occasion. Especially this song can be interested for young people because it has faster rhythm it can be played on Christmas parties and dinners. It brings the mood into the crowd.

Other songs have little slower rhythm that can touch the soul of his audience and they are perfect for every event.  Each song is driven to perfection; the main accent is on peace that should be the only motive of Christmas. Melodies bring us such a beautiful message, that peace and love is all around us, we don’t have to look for, it it’s in us and we just have to feel it.

This collection of songs is centrally suitable for the typical things that people use for Christmas, background music while driving car mood music in restaurants, etc. Larz May has accomplished to bring us real the real spirit of Christmas in these compilation of song. Peace and love should prevail, there should be more family moments and respect to each others. These songs help us understand better each other. While people are listening to them they feel at peace whit their inner self, they make them pounder about things that are usual for that time of year and great melody smooth them.Content

 

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