Meditations of a Sound Mind vol. 1

by Frank van Essen

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    releases February 22, 2020

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For a long time I have longed to make an album with music for meditation, prayer, relaxation and inspiration. Music that makes room for your imagination and lets your spirit soar.
This is a first collection of tracks, largely improvised on violin & viola, with contributions by Dave Bainbridge & a few other musicians.


releases February 22, 2020

Written, performed & produced by Frank van Essen
Photography by Chris Pegman


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Frank van Essen Collendoorn, Netherlands

"It is extremely rare to find a top class drummer play violin so beautifully. Add to that composer, arranger and producer skills, and you can imagine that the musical result will be somewhat special. Frank van Essen is such a musician. Known for his powerful drumming & violin playing for UK band Iona and his strings for DJ Martin Garrix, he is venturing out into a whole musical world of his own". ... more

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