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Machiko's Relaxation Music
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For many years, Machiko's original piano music has been heard on the radio across the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. Her easy-listening music will help you relax and enjoy your day.

Early One Morning     –     by Machiko ARY111
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Easy Listening Celtic, Irish, and Scottish Background Music for Relaxation

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Dream of simpler times as you enjoy these familiar favorites from the British Isles, performed at slower tempos for relaxation. These colorful arrangements feature a pleasing palette of acoustic and synthesized instruments, including flute, oboe, English horn, bassoon, harp, guitar, harmonica, strings, piano and percussion.

Lavender     –     by Machiko and Paul Christopher Musgrave ARY101
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Easy Listening New Age Classical Jazz for Piano and String Orchestra. Background Music for Office, Dinner, and Relaxation.

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Sparkling piano melodies accompanied by a satin-smooth symphonic string ensemble make Lavender a uniquely peaceful and refreshing listening experience.

Here's what radio program hosts wrote about Lavender

'My listeners loved Lavender!'
Susan Mullis, WWUH, Hartford, CT

'It's a beautiful CD!'
John Beaudin, QMFM, Vancouver, BC

'Absolutely smooth! Quality music like Paul Christopher's is rare.'
John Pemble, KTPR, Fort Dodge IA

'Lavender is ... as fresh as the breeze on a hyacinth-covered open field, yet as elegant as a candlelight dinner for two high above Park Avenue.'
Margaret McCoy, Virginia Pathways Newspaper.

Eric Moon, WLKA, Rochester, NY

Lavender Reviews   –   Click to read.
Virginia Pathways
Lifedance Music Guide
CD Review Magazine
Napra Trade Journal
AdLib Magazine
Domani Magazine
Fili Magazine
Kateigaho Magazine

The 20-piece string orchestra: Members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra.
Solo viola: Andrew Brown.     Acoustic bass: Rene Worst.     Saxophone: Ian Putz — on Arizona.

Eight of Lavender's tracks were composed by Machiko Yamane. The other 4 were written by Paul Christopher Musgrave.
Lavender is also available on iTunes and on Amazon.com.

Here Comes The Sun     –     by Alden David, Peter Triggvi, John Arpin, Machiko, and Paul Christopher Musgrave ARY221
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Wind Beneath My Wings     –     by Alden David, Peter Triggvi, John Arpin, Machiko, and Paul Christopher Musgrave ARY224
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Your Song     –     by Alden David, Peter Triggvi, John Arpin, Machiko, and Paul Christopher Musgrave ARY222
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