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Label: Humble Dragon/2014 / HD2014
Genre: Classical Crossover/Jazz
Europa takes the listener across Europe and back in time to an age of elegance and romance. The album begins with songs like Mozart’s Wedding, Beethoven Pasqualatihaus and St. Johann inspired by Bach, Beethoven and Mozart mixing classical and jazz in a brilliant way. What follows is a vivid journey where we can visualize the cafes of Paris, the canals of Venice, the memories of Ireland, Shakespeare’s England, and the Christmas markets of Prague.
Europa has won several prizes at the Global Music Awards including Album of the Year, Best Composition, Best Solo Performance and Best Graphic Design and Beckett’s Whisper was a finalist in the International Acoustic Music Awards .
This album is beautifully remastered with a 24 page hard cover digibook. The edition also includes a bonus mix of "St. Johann".
Label: Humble Dragon/2004/ UNCD 2004
Genre: World Music/Jazz/Latin
A hybrid of jazz and world, music, the Ron Korb Live CD complements the DVD and features music recorded live in Quebec at Ron Korb's Mont Arthabaska concert. This concert consists of many of Ron Korb’s most popular tunes from his albums such as Behind The Mask, Celtic Heartland, as well as some new unreleased material. This DVD was produced and directed by Grammy, Emmy and Juno award winning team of Pierre and François Lamoureux. The Lamoureux bros have produced such artists as Rush, The Who, Cirque du Soleil, deadmau5 Alanis Morissette, and Harry Connick Jr. The CD is 77.48 minutes in length, and includes 5 bonus tracks.
Label: Humble Dragon/1995/ OASCD 1014
Genre: World Music/Fusion
With this album Ron Korb began to spread his wings creating a tapestry of Asian, Celtic, Flamenco, Caribbean and Middle Eastern textures and rhythms, Behind the Mask brings to life the warmth, colors and splendor of an exotic ancient kingdom.
As with his former recordings the music is inspired by a story by Ron Korb of the same title. Songs like Fields Of Home featuring the Chinese violin (erhu) and Celtic harp, and Dark Eyes featuring the Spanish guitar and Journey Home with the Japanese Koto and Chinese Dizi have thrilled fans over the years.
Ron Korb & Donald Quan
Label: Humble Dragon/Edam Squid 2005/ HD 2005
Genre: Christmas Carols/Instrumental
What happens when two long time music collaborators reunite during the holiday season?
Seasons is a collection of over 60 minutes of exquisite flute and piano Christmas instrumentals. This CD was recorded the day after Christmas with the winter weather and merry atmosphere to inspire them. It includes holiday favourites and a brand new Christmas song. Join Ron Korb and Donald Quan as they celebrate the festive season.
Ron Korb with Hiroki Sakaguchi
Label: Humble Dragon/1993/ OASCD 1008
Genre: World Music/Asian/Japanese Music
Recorded in Tokyo and Osaka Japan, Japanese Mysteries is the result of Ron's extensive studies of Japanese music in which he unveils the mysteries of this fascinating culture. This CD features two tracks with traditional Japanese music (Heavenly Music and Winter Night) and 6 original Ron Korb Japanese music compositions. Each track is about a unique aspect of Japanese history or folklore that is described in the CD liner notes. Traditional Japanese instruments like the koto, shakuhachi, shinobue, ryuteki, and shamisen are blended beautifully with western keyboards and acoustic instruments. This album was on the top of HMV's New Age Best Of 1993 chart.
Label: Humble Dragon/2000/ UNCD 2000
Genre: World Music/Celtic
Celtic Heartland is a classic album with 13 original songs written by Korb in the Celtic style. It is a magical blend of mystic landscapes and Celtic tradition. Beautifully recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in England this album includes Hugh Marsh (violin), Brian Hughes (guitar, oud), Donald Quan (keyboards), Rick Shadrach Lazar (percussion), Caroline Lavelle (cello) and Steafan Hannigan (uillean pipes, bodhran). Also included are Irish Fiddle player Teresa Heanue formerly from the touring group of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance and Steve Lucas from the groups of Loreena McKennit and Bruce Cockburn.
Recorded on 24 track analog tape this album has a deep rich sound and timeless charm.
Label: Mill Valley Music/2007/PRCD1355
Genre: World Music
Our Native Land elegantly combines a variety of Native Cedar flute with drums, the deer skin drum, rawhide rattles, acoustic guitar, piano, traditional Pow Wow Songs and natural ambiences. Drawing from his experience working on First Nations dance and music projects, Ron Korb creates a beautiful album with depth and beauty. The music is inspired by the Legend of the Love Flute from the people of the Plains.
Label: Alcione/1999/ ALCD 7784
Genre: World Music/Asian Music
Taming the Dragon blends Ron Korb's soulful flute playing with textures and rhythms from Japan, Africa, and the Middle East. Music from the dance collaborations, "Sentier Inconnu" with First Nations choreographer Gaetan Gingras, and "Sacred Sword" with Indo-Japanese dancer Shakti are featured. Also included is music from the film "Just a Little Red Dot..." as well as some selections of Ron's music recorded live in Japan.
Label: Humble Dragon/1994/NHCD 205
Genre: World Music/Fusion
This musical journey across 5 continents is an extraordinary masterpiece of solo improvisations. Featuring fifteen flutes from around the globe, Flute Traveller is MUST for any collector. Pictures and descriptions of the instruments included inside the booklet. This CD works as a beautiful companion for Tai Chi, Yoga, Reiki, Shiatsu massage, guided imagery, visualization and accelerated learning programmes.
Label: Holborne/1996/ TAPCD130
Genre: World Music/Celtic
Celtic Quest represents a rich texture of various instruments including the guitar, piano, Celtic harp, and bass as well as the myriad of flutes that Korb plays (e.g. the bass flute, Uilleann pipes, low whistle, silver flute, ivory flute and penny whistle). About half are Ron’s own compositions and half are traditional Celtic tunes all beautifully arranged.
Label: Orange Music Singapore/2009/OM79699
Genre: Easy Listening/ Instrumental Pop
Dragon Heart, released in Singapore, features flute instrumental versions of popular songs. Contains many popular theme songs from movies such as Titanic, Lord of the Rings, and Liang Zhu, and famous tunes from Asian folk and pop, Dragon Heart was on top 5 in Singapore's Sembangwang Music Chart.
Label: Jingo Record/2008 (Taiwan/China)/JCD030036
Genre: World Music
Native Earth, is an extended version of Our Native Land, that was released by Jingo Record in Taiwan. The album elegantly combines a variety of Native Cedar flute with drums, the deer skin drum, rawhide rattles, acoustic guitar, piano, and natural ambiences. The music is inspired by the Legend of the Love Flute from the people of the Plains.
Ron Korb/Donald Quan
Label: Humble Dragon/1990/OASCD 1005
Genre: World Music/Japanese Music/Chinese/New Age
This seminal recording with Ron Korb and Donald Quan influenced many other concept albums by other instrumental artists. It is highly creative cinematic setting of Asian world music with flutes, percussion and keyboards. The music is inspired by a story by Ron Korb of the same title.
Tear of the Sun was number 1 on the New Age Top 40 and was number 2 on The Jazz Report New Age Top 10 in 1991. It is often heard on CHFI radio Lovers and Other Strangers.