Friday, 29 November 2013

Band/Artist Name: Palmer


Band/Artist Name: Palmer
Album Name: Ventana De Vida
Music Style: instrumental/world/new age
Influences: Native American Music 


[Roger Palmer is a native of the Pacific Northwest. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound and his Masters degree in music from Pacific Lutheran University. Palmer's Principal instrument is trumpet, jazz and classical and began playing piano close to the onset of his formal education. Classical training gave him a deeper appreciation for all musical forms. He has been a teacher of music education for 25 years His teaching encompassed a broad spectrum of administrative duties and directorships. He has an extensive performance background playing engagements in the greater Puget Sound and Seattle area.

Palmer has released three CD's the first was in 2000 called "Lifetimes" the Millennium Suite, followed by "Ventana De Vida" (Window of Life) in 2009, and currently has released, "Heavens Vibe" in 2011.d In addition he has relased three singles: "A New Light", "Wave of Time" and "Indian Summer".

Palmer is currently devoting his talents to writing music for  multimedia. His current projects include, “Escape Into America,” short videos combining still photographs, cartoons, narration and music. This is a project created by David Horsey, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist, and photographer, Nancy Levine, and MSNBC.com.

In addition, he has created music for a project for the Commerce Department of the State of Washington, called "Extraordinary Explorers of the World"]

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