To Thine Own Harp Be True is the latest solo offering from acclaimed Musician Jay Michaels.
It is a collection of mostly Renaissance and Baroque Music.
There are 21 tracks on the CD:
2 tracks (Nonsuch & Bridget Cruise 3rd Air) feature the Traditional Gaelic Wire-Strung Harp (Cláirseach)
1 track (Bianco Fiore) is solo Classical Guitar
1 track (Tanz) features Celtic Harp & Classical Guitar
The remaining tracks are played on a 30 String Triplett Celtic Harp
Jay Michaels is a talented and well respected performer of Harp Music. He plays both the Traditional Gaelic Wire-Strung Harp (Cláirseach), the Nylon-Strung Folk Harp, and a handmade Classical Guitar designed by Phillip Jackson.
Jay specializes in Early Music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras, and Ancient Celtic Airs and Ballads. He has also arranged modern Music for the Harp by artist such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Sting.
Jay Michaels currently performs as a Soloist, and with his wife Abby as the duo The Harper and The Minstrel.
Jay's Harp Music has been used on several Television programs including the NBC series "Parenthood" and "Parks and Recreation", Fox's "Lie To Me" and the HBO Series "Hung". He has also recorded and produced music for a Childrens' IPhone App.
Jays fluid style and passionate playing have earned him praise from both audiences and fellow musicians alike.
All Music on To Thine Own Harp Be True arranged by Jay M. Michaels Copyright 2012 BMI All Rights Reserved