About the composer
Jim Centorino works in a wide range of musical genres. He studied composition under the direction of Hugo F. Norden at the Boston Conservatory of Music. His first five albums, FOOTSTEPS IN THE SAND, IVORY , IT\'S CHRISTMAS EVERY WHERE, PORTRAITS OF AMERICA, and THREE DREAMS have received worldwide airplay and critical acclaim. He works and resides in Southern California.
\"I received \'Portraits of America\' and I\'m favorably impressed! You obviously have traveled our country a great deal and I am struck by how you music \'fits\' the areas you wrote about, particularly the California pieces \'San Diego Bay\' and \'Big Sur.\'\" Jamey Osborne, KTEP-FM, El Paso, TX
\"Thank you so much for the perfectly wonderful Portraits of America! Its beautiful and delightful music engrosses you from the first bars. Thank you for your magic, for the peice of your heart contained in your music.\" Serge Tikhanoff, Radio Penguin, Siberia
\"The album is beautiful, tasetful and enjoyable to just listen to.\" Tom Peashey, Rochester, NY
\"Your music brings peace in our troubled souls. This is music for leaving the listener to think more about life and nature.\" Sergiu Rusu, Radio Arad, Arad, Romania
\"I was absolutely THRILLED to get your latest CD. There are so many of the cuts that I really like. You have certianly captured some of the Nature\'s moods in your music.\" Dr. Priscilla C. Grew, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Nebraska, -Lincoln
\"Dear Jim, we would like to perform a complete program comprised of music from this album for our 2002 show.\" David and Edna Correia, Board of DIrectors, The Generations, New England