TONY BANKS (b.1950): 5 (orch. & arr. Nick Ingman [b.1948]).
Catalogue Number: 12V058
Description: Banks, the renowned founder member and keyboard maven of the rock band Genesis, continues his acclaimed series of orchestral compositions with Five. “First released by BMG Records in February 2018, Naxos is proud to present this recording which is described by “Stage and Cinema” as 'gorgeous, transporting music sounds exactly like a soaring soundtrack'. “CrypticRock” gave this recording 5 out of 5 stars: ‘Five is therefore no different from what one would expect from this artist: stunning, evocative, beautifully-orchestrated, and timeless. With five marvelous pieces of brilliance, Five is a shining gem of sonic beauty that is truly deserving of your attention and a round of emphatic applause.’” Tony Banks (piano, celeste), John Barclay (cornet, trumpet), Martin Robertson (saxes, duduk), Skaila Kanga (harp), Czech National Symphony Choir and Orchestra; Nick Ingman. Original 2018 BMG release.