Describing music’s effects, Jan Sheehan notes in November 2005 Family Circle Magazine, “Perhaps nothing makes us feel crazed as quickly as noise pollution. Listening to music can lower pulse, blood pressure and muscle tension.” With “Cold-Hearted Orb,” Roger MacNaughton invites the listener to relax to piano solos crafted in soothing hues and performed with sensitive artistry. Inspired by life, these 14 pieces add a soundtrack to the mind’s pictures.
Following graduation from Michigan State University, Roger MacNaughton embarked on a music career, which has spanned teaching, arranging, recording, performing, directing, and composing. Initially hired as “keyboard talent,” Roger worked and learned his way around every aspect of a recording studio – ultimately owning his own. Acoustic Arts Custom Music Production LLC specializes in creative, original music for full-length CDs, commercial broadcast, and video underscoring. Roger MacNaughton, BMI, was named Urban Institute Composer of the Year 2000 following the release of his first CD, Summer Dance.
“Roger MacNaughton displays a wealth of talent. The new-age-meets-contemporary jazz, airy piano riffs (a la Bruce Hornsby) to edgier, funkier jazz pieces are marked by MacNaughton’s tasty piano work.”
John Sinkevics , Entertainment Editor
Grand Rapids Press