The Gathering CDs

Artists featured on The Gathering CDs are performing  in a series of Gathering Concerts.  See The Gathering Concert Series website for details!

The Gathering CDs showcase many of the musicians that I have produced in the last few years.

The Gathering IV, produced by Will Ackerman, the founder of Windham Hill Records

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The pieces appearing here have been chosen specifically to blend together to give the listener a beautiful listening experience. If you bought The Gathering I, II and III, you will not want to miss getting The Gathering IV to add to your collection.

The Bird and the River
Masako
First Light
Jim Gabriel
By the Sea
Louis Colaiannia
I.M.A.
Lawrence Blatt
The Stillness Before Dawn
Kathryn Kaye
Green Field
Marika Takeuchi
When I Was Young
Neil Tatar
Forever
Gina Lenee Perkins
Painted Butterfly
Kelly Andrew
And the Sky Was
Lawrence Blatt
Willow Creek
Heidi Osgood-Metcalf
When the Sea Lets Go
Vin Downes
Imagine Spring
Brenda Warren
Veil of Tears
Ann Sweeten
Northern Hemisphere
Matteo Palmer
The Beauty We Love
Gary Schmidt
Awakening Spirit
Richard Carr

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The Gathering III, produced by Will Ackerman and Tom Eaton

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We’re happy to announce the THE GATHERING Volume III. Following in the footsteps of the tremendously successful Windham Hill Samplers (all of which won either Gold or Platinum Record awards), The Gathering III is comprised of musicians Tom Eaton and I have produced in the last couple of years at my Imaginary Road Studios in Windham County, Vermont. The first two volumes of THE GATHERING won awards including ZMR’s ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD.
THE GATHERING III offers pieces from 19 artists and 74 minutes of music.
Tom and I are very proud of this collection and trust listeners will find a wealth of new music and new musicians to enjoy.

Fiona Joy
Ceremony
Steve Rivera
So Quickly Gone
Angelo Rapan
Remember
Todd Mosby
Eagle Mountain
Peter Jennison
Waiting
Kori Linae Carothers
Meadow
Heidi Breyer
1960 (Instrumental)
David Lindsay
Nightbound
Jeff Oster
The Mystery of B
Jeffrey Seeman
Point Well Taken
Renee Michele
First Promise
Kathryn Kaye
Elk Creek in the Fall
Alexi Musniitsky
Sparkling Heart
Neil Tatar
Missing You
Jill Haley
Sipapu Emergence
Trevor Gordon Hall
Midnight and Raining
Ann Sweeten
Elysian Fields
Loren Evarts
91 North
Joe Heinemann
Gratitude

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The Gathering II: A new generation of musicians produced by Will Ackerman, and Tom Eaton.

The Gathering II - cover artThe first Gathering CD was released in 2012 and won the coveted ZMR Album of the Year with the highest ratings of any CD in the history of those charts. With another two years of recordings made at Will’s Imaginary Road Studios  in Vermont,  Will  and Tom have once again chosen 21 musicians who they feel will connect to a large audience.

The intent of the collection is to showcase the work that Tom and Will do as producers at Imaginary Road and to give a collective identity to the group of artists they choose to produce.

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The 2012 ZMR Album of the Year, The Gathering, was produced almost exclusively at Imaginary Road Studios.  It also took home the award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album. A new generation of musicians produced by Will Ackerman, the founder of Windham Hill Records. Read reviews, listen to samples and get your copy!