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Harold O'Neal

For Harold O’Neal, the emphasis is on the experience of the music, rather than the genre. “Through my compositions and improvisations, most important to me is the hope to expand the sonic awareness of my listeners and bring about a shared sense interconnection. At the end of each piece, I want to leave them with the impression that we have travelled together, and that they each have been an integral participant on this spontaneous journey.” Indeed, audiences who have the pleasure of hearing Harold’s unique improvisatory impressionism performed live routinely find themselves drawn into a marvelous fantasy

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”[Marvelous Fantasy] the strange and gorgeous whole of it, sits somewhere between Ravel’s ‘Miroirs’ and Duke Ellington’s great 1953 album Piano Reflections.”- Ben Ratliff, New York Times

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Discography

Piano Cinema

Piano Cinema

Omomuki Foundation
2018

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Marvelous Fantasy

Marvelous Fantasy

Smalls Records
2011

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