ARI JOSHUA unleashes a Jazz odyssey with his new single “Country Stroll”
by Dan Hanker
ARI JOSHUA, a virtuoso guitarist, composer, and producer based in Seattle, has recently released his latest jazz single, “Country Stroll.” This mesmerizing track takes the listener on a soulful adventure through various enchanting and technically impressive soundscapes. Joshua’s exceptional musicianship and production skills are on full display in this award-winning single, which showcases his ability to create intricate melodies and harmonies that celebrate the natural world’s beauty, capturing the essence of life’s simple pleasures through music.
The magic begins as Joshua collaborates with John Medeski, whose silky organ improvisations delicately dance upon the canvas of Joshua’s creation. The electric guitar adds its voice, a gentle dance hall crunch that complements the organic feel of the composition. Drummer Billy Martin’s solo bears witness to his artistry, weaving lyricism and rhythmic contortions into a rich tapestry of sound.
“Country Stroll” attests to Joshua’s unwavering commitment to pushing musical boundaries. The rollicking composition, filled with improvisational flair, reflects his proficiency in exploring something distinctive and expanding the limits of jazz music. The song is a sonic representation of a joyous, carefree walk through the vibrant exploration of the countryside.
The technical brilliance behind the production quality of “Country Stroll” is impeccable and deserves recognition. Engineered by Chris Bittner at Applehead Recording in Woodstock, NY, mastered by Ed Brooks of Resonant Mastering, and mixed by Ari Raskin of Deepwater Studios in New York City. The artwork, created by artist Paul Delaney, represents a striking visual depiction of the resounding beauty found within. Every element of “Country Stroll” emanates remarkable clarity and precision, resulting in a harmonious masterpiece.
ARI JOSHUA’s music piece “Country Stroll” is an auditory experience for your ears. Its unique rhythm and emotional melodies create a harmonious symphony, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in Joshua’s world and making them feel nostalgic and happy. As his star rises, “Country Stroll” bears witness to ARI JOSHUA’s undeniable talent and exciting contributions to jazz music’s evolving landscape. Keep your ears open; this is an artist destined for greatness.