"Return to Grand Canyon" is the sequel to Nicholas Gunn's breakthrough 1995 hit "The Music of the Grand Canyon" which peaked at #10, spending 32 weeks on the Billboard New Age Chart. This recording is centered around Gunn's flute, keyboard and percussion and features guest performances by acoustic guitarist Govi, violinist Karen Briggs, cellist Sachi Patitucci with wife and fellow artist Cheryl Gunn.
…The Grand Canyon Suite by Grofe has that same cozy nostalgic feel further enhanced by some UNusual instrument placement and editing. A serious recording technician would probably laugh at the approach used by this orchestra and Living Stereo, but to me it's a silly but highly enjoyable masterpiece. The SACD Stereo sound is fantastic, and this is one of my SACD Top Picks!
Celebrate the holiday season and spirit of the Grand Canyon with multi-platinum flautist Nicholas Gunn. These timeless holiday classics include favorites such as Auld Lang Syne, Silent Night, Joy to the World, and Ave Maria along with two original tracks by Nicholas Gunn, "Snowfall on South Rim" and "Memories of the Grand Canyon." Packaging highlights include the photography of renowned Southwestern photographer Michael Fatali.