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Label News (more headlines) 03-17-2015

Dramatic New Solo Piano Album Represents Several "Firsts" For Award-Winning Artist Fiona Joy And Cookie Marenco’s Blue Coast Music Group

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San Francisco, CA -- Elegant and soulful, contemporary and classical, all of these elements are part of Fiona Joy's solo piano performances on Signature - Solo. Fiona Joy's name is known to many thanks to her award-winning recordings, and yet Signature - Solo is her first solo piano release. In another first, it is also the initial release for Tiny Island Music, a new label created by Cookie Marenco as a division of her Blue Coast Music Group, a music company that caters to customers seeking a higher-quality audio experience. Signature – Solo, produced by Cookie Marenco, is immediately available for purchase in a variety of physical and digital formats at http://tinyislandmusic.bandcamp.com/

Tiny Island Music was created for music fans wanting top performances as Fiona Joy has given on Signature – Solo and a better audio experience that is more accessible to the mainstream. Marenco shares insights on Fiona Joy's music, and the inspiration to release it in more "mainstream" formats such as CD and mp3 through Tiny Island Music. "Fiona's music is a cross between George Winston's simple melodies and Ludovico Einaudi's musical sophistication. Her masterful performances are the perfect music to showcase the kind of clarity double DSD audio brings to the home listener; Fiona's fans needed a way to have a CD, mp3s and access to internet radio, and we deliver that through Tiny Island Music."

The artist and producer met several years ago when Fiona Joy signed to Blue Coast Records for high-fidelity recordings, as Marenco has partnered with Sony Music to deliver hi-resolution music to discerning audiophile consumers. Signature - Solo was originally recorded for an audiophile experience to be released via Blue Coast Records. Tracked live to analog tape and mixed to Double DSD Digital by Marenco, every nuance is captured as Fiona performs on an impeccably-restored 1885 Steinway piano. The CD and mp3s being released on Tiny Island Music have been optimized for mainstream fans who will also appreciate the high-quality aspects of these recordings without having to purchase upgraded playback devices.

For those wanting the full audiophile experience and have the gear to enjoy Fiona's music, Signature - Solo Audiophile Edition is available on SACD from Blue Coast Records. High Resolution Downloads in DSD128, DSD64, 192 WAV/FLAC or 96 WAV/FLAC are available at Downloads NOW!

Early reviewers are in favor of what they're hearing. Writer Lawrence Devoe (Blu-rayDefinition) wrote, "I heard echoes of George Winston in some of the tracks like 'Ceremony', and reminiscences of Michael Nyman's minimalist piano works in 'Fair Not', but Fiona Joy really brings her own voice that will take listeners deep into the heart of her contemporary music. The alternative version of 'Once Upon Impossible', an ethereal voice-piano duet, lets us see the other side of the artist."

In fact, the aforementioned duet presents another "first" that will please Fiona Joy's fans, as she makes her vocal debut on the song "Once Upon Impossible (Duet)." Also, a poignantly simple original version of the popular song "Grace" appears on the album; earlier this year, a remixed version of the song was part of a Grammy®-winning album.

Concert reviewer Michael Diamond, who attended Fiona Joy's 2014 Throckmorton Theatre concert in San Francisco where she first performed "Grace" and other pieces from Signature – Solo, commented "What I appreciated most was being able to listen and watch Fiona at the piano. The passion and elegance in her performance was breathtaking, as her flawless technique combined with pure emotional expression."

Taking a break from demanding rehearsals for her upcoming tour in China, Fiona Joy says that – in contrast to her last and somewhat more existential album 600 Years in a Moment – creating Signature – Solo with Marenco was a more inward journey, an exploration of maintaining magic in our lives, even when life itself gets in the way.

The Australia-based pianist/composer/producer and, now, vocalist adds "I hope that with all of these fantastic audio formats, every fan will be reached, and you will hear my feelings in these songs; they are dedicated to saving that small place in everyone's heart, the place where fairytales linger, and where we find the strength to meet our reality...with grace."

Signature - Solo Track List:
1. Ceremony [3:37]
2. Grace [5:43]
3. Fair Not [4:00]
4. Once Upon Impossible (Solo Piano) [3:28]
5. Calling Earth [3:49]
6. Invisible Train [3:27]
7. Signature [2:38]
8. Once Upon Impossible (Duet) [4:22]
9. From The Mist [4:55]
10. Little Star [4:35]

For more info on Radio Promotion or airplay copies, please contact Ed Bonk at lazzpromotions(at)rogers(dot)com.

Contact Beth Ann Hilton, The B Company, with media, licensing or partnership requests: bethhilton(at)thebcompany(dot)com or via (310) 560-8390.

For Retail Purchase of MP3s, visit TinyIslandMusic.BandCamp.com or iTunes.

For Retail Purchase of physical CDs, go to TinyIslandMusic.com, FionaJoy.com, or Amazon.

For Sales and Distribution info, contact the person appropriate to your territory:

Wholesale Distribution USA by CPI Distribution, claypinc@cs.com, ph: 440-333-2208

Wholesale Distribution outside of USA: Blue Coast Music Group, support@bluecoastmusic.com, ph: 650-595-8475

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