Minneapolis, MN, February 13, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Shine is the debut album from jazz composer Dan Walzer. Recorded between 2006-2009 at the Audio Booth in Nashville, it features the stellar production work of engineer Mark Allen with additional contributions from Walzer as well.
Guest musicians include Grammy-Nominated fretless guitarist Ric Hordinski and the virtuosic bass playing of Adam Nitti. The album is supported by some of Nashville's busiest session musicians including Dan Hagan and Dave Isaacs on guitars and Joshua Carre on bass.
Walzer leads the band writing and performing on both vibraphone and drums respectively. Shine combines the best elements of jazz fusion and ambient new age world music. Released on Walzer's own Essence of Now Records, the album is sure to entice fans of jazz and ambient instrumental music alike.
The album was mastered by Eric Conn and Don Cobb at Independent Mastering in Nashville, TN.
Dan Walzer is a 2000 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Studies. He received his Master's Degree from the prestigious College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati in 2005.
An experienced performer Walzer has toured and performed across North America, Brazil and in Europe respectively. His discography includes more than twenty-five albums which have garnered national radio airplay, numerous television/film placements and regional awards.
Shine will be available through iTunes and Amazon and through Phoenix-based 101 Distribution.
For more information log on to http://www.danwalzer.com