A classically trained pianist with a deep reverence for the Big Band music of Glenn Miller and the Dorsey Brothers, and a love of Alfred Hitchcock films, Brenda Elthon's music has enthralled patrons of independent film and charmed radio audiences around the world. Whether it's a dissonant, impressionist piano masterpiece, or a swinging country lyrical anthem, or an orchestral trip from Heaven to Hell, Brenda's music pulls out the emotional stops and takes the listener on a magical ride to a new, unexpected place. Sometimes simple. Often, complex. Always special.
Brenda Elthon hails from Virginia, and has been featured in numerous independent films and web series, and enjoys great international radio play. Working in numerous genres, Brenda's music online here covers Christmas, Classical, Country, Dramatic, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Pop and Soundalikes, with both instrumentals and vocals for our clients' productions.
Satisfying Americana roots style waltz of unvarnished simplicity. A new, unique melody with the structure of an old song. Pretty music played in flowing, unemotional marching cadence. Authentic soul. Real. Non-computery. Refreshingly honest. Instrumental, Americana, American Patriotic
Pulsating retro folk rock peace anthem sung in 1960's New Christie Minstrels style by large live mixed chorus, featuring banjo, bouzouki, percussion, bass and keyboards. Positive, driving, up-tempo. Marching rhythmic verse with pro USA, family oriented lyrics and a "we can do it together" message. Mixed Vocals, Folk, Political Folk
Strings play the traditional folk hymn for the faithful in spare, minimalist style, with just a touch of soft, soothing harmony. Humble yet elegant. Like the lilies of the field, this track is stunningly beautiful and heart-rending. A song that shines when stripped down to its bittersweet essence. Instrumental, Folk, Christian Folk
Profoundly beautiful musical indictment of the failure of American war policy in Iraq. Sung by Grammy winning male vocalist over spare acoustic grand piano accompaniment with soft rock organ and electric bass. Clean, intellectual lyrics that rival anything by Bob Dylan. Riveting. Guilt inducing. Male Vocals, Folk, Political Folk
Old fashioned, strong yet simple waltz melody, played with raw emotion by someone who well remembers her old hometown. Authentic acoustic resonance that conveys the timeless and traditional themes of grace, surrender and faith. A song, not just sound. Clean; somewhat stark; devoid of gimmicks. Pure. Instrumental, Pop, Piano Pop
Live big band country ensemble of guitars, bass, banjo, bouzouki, piano, organ and percussion with Grammy winning male and female vocalists and live choir perform songs of pride, in all styles, to honor our Iraq war soldiers, veterans and their families, and salute their fighting spirit and courage. Mixed Vocals, Folk, Political Folk
Retro 1960's style Americana vocal folk ensemble, with live country band, featuring banjo, guitar, bass and keyboard, pleas for peace and bringing our soldier sons and daughters back home from war. Soft anti-war, support our troops message of broad appeal, with strong blue grass and pop elements. Mixed Vocals, Folk, Political Folk
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