Upon his return from Italy in 2012, Bill was inspired by the acquisition of a dozen World instruments including a Japanese Shacuachi flute, a glockenspiel-like Sansura, a one-of-a-kind hand made Italian folk flute, a cannister chime, a classical Ocarina, a Clariflute, small and large penny whistles, Tabla, and a Peruvian Pan Pipe. Along with his beloved Native American Flutes, piano, acoustic guitar, and voice, he has created new music with a taste of many cultures for you to enjoy.
The whispering sound of the Japanese Shacuachi flute entwines with the deep somber tones of the Italian Folk flute against a backdrop of over the edge ethereal sounds in 'Over the Edge'. Irish Penny Whistles lead the way with a dissonant melody into and odd upbeat 7/4 time jazz-like tune in 'The Ram'. The 'Mountains of Italy' are represented by austere French horns, Sansura chimes, the mournful sound of the Italian folk flute and the emotion-grabbing reedy Clariflute.
Bill sings a light but poignant melody about the light inside in 'See Me Shine'. Dynamic orchestral crescendos and a battle between piano and horns signifies the "Snowstorm'.
Simple hand drums and Native American Flute highlight the pure and flowing 'Kiowa Love Song'.
Musical sounds crescendo into an explosion that reigns over Pan Pipe, Maori Flute and guitar in 'Explosion'.
Bill plays the Sansula on his belly, plucking the tines of this small oval box as he wavers it back and forth in beautiful stereo in 'Sansula'.
The question is, 'Are you ready to forgive and find serenity here and now?' in the powerful ballad 'Ready to Forgive' with band and vocals.
Leaves don't worry' and neither do you when you dance to the African rhythms of 'Leaves Don't Worry'.
A blend of guitars, banjo, accordion, piano and flutes is reminiscent of the cultural blend of America in "Native Country Flute'.
Bill Webb's recent one month tour of Italy brought him a wealth of World music experiences. He experienced music from Argentina, Peru, Indian, Germany, Japan, France and Italy, and acquired a cache of new World flutes and percussion instruments. He now plays all of these instruments using them to create new sounds and new music inspired by world cultures. The message is clear, WE are all ONE and can learn to appreciate our differences through more than tolerance, even through loving ourselves and each other.