Russ Hewitt – ‘Cielo Nocturno’

Russ Hewitt’s latest album ‘Cielo Nocturno’ immediately draws listeners in with engrossing and emotive arrangements. A guitar / bass / drum dynamic ties together Spanish guitar, new age music, and hints of desert rock. While this first track (Presidio) is instrumental, Hewitt is able to tell a story as rich and varied as any vocal-led effort. The funky sound that will wash over listeners during¬†Samba Sao Paulo is timeless, with overtures made to the 1970s and more smooth jazz sounds of Weather Report. There is a hint of the funk of Parliament Funkadelic, with Hewitt’s own unique interpretation making this effort shine brightly.¬† Continue reading “Russ Hewitt – ‘Cielo Nocturno’”