Based in Nevada, musician and songwriter Leland Thomas Faegre was mostly a bookworm prior to the British Invasion of 1964. By the end of that year, he was so smitten by the Beatles that he assembled his first band after acquiring a drum set from his mother, Dorothy. Leland went on to learn piano and guitar, and he developed his skills by emulating the best of that era, such as CSNY, Byrds, and Buffalo Springfield. Today, he writes original material in a wide range of genres, including New Age, Classical, Dramatic, Celtic, African, and more.
Conceived in a 3/4 time signature, the syncopation nonetheless makes it feel more like 4/4. The basic introductory piano motif is stylistically salsa, with Flamenco guitar, timbales and guero, maracas, bongos and congas, cowbell and various sundry percussion filling in the holes. I added trumpets... Instrumental, Tropical Latin Music, Salsa
This composition came to me as I was working on another track [currently in production] that lent itself to this transition. A part of the world that is rich in history, tradition and culture, its music perhaps being the most enriching. Got Pipes? Instrumental, Military Music, Battle Preparation Celtic Music
Subtitled, 'Phantasmagoria,' 'Ottoman Odyssey' is an arrangement derived from the original production comprised of a haunting motif that availed itself to mystery and ethnic interpretation. The 'world music fusion' that resulted from the original production incorporates instrumentation from the... Instrumental, Middle East Music, Middle-Eastern Rock
Stripped of its production, its category or genre would have to be 'blues;' but even without the arrangement, I thought the composition was eerie and applicable to themes of fright and horror. Recorded at 63 bpm, the arrangement seeks to capture Frankenstein's gait or walking speed, while the. . . Instrumental, Horror Music, Horror Action Moderate Music