Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Craig's List

Craig Armstrong is a Scottish composer and onetime jazz pianist. He originally made his mark in composing for films such as Moulin Rouge and Simon West and has also done scores for popular tv show like Six Feet Under. More recently he has devoted himself to contemporary classical music, which has a bit of a contemplative, new-age feel to it. (And I mean that in a good way. I heard a piece by him on a local (Detroit) classical radio station and was bowled over by it subtle beauty.