The Band and The Music
Father and son guitarists John Eurell Sr and John Eurell Jr along with other great musicians. Based in the Hudson Valley and Connecticut. Original compositions. Acoustic World Fusion and New Age music along the lines of "Shahin & Sepehr", "Strunz & Farah" and early Acoustic Alchemy. The musical chemistry that exists between the father and son guitarists with excellent percussion and bass puts their music in a whole new realm.
* 2008 1st Round Grammy Nomination "Best POP Instrumental Album" for their CD "The Journey Continues".
* Nominated for “Best Acoustic Instrumental Album 2008” (New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards) for their CD "The Journey Continues".
* Ranked # 13 in the NAR 2008 Top 100 Airplay Chart for their CD “The Journey Continues”.
* "Top 40 Most Played Artists" on Sirius Channel 73 for 12 straight weeks in 2008.
* In 2008 the track "Chets Favorite" ranked in the "Top 40 Songs" for 13 straight weeks including twice at Number One (Sirius Channel 73).
* Nominated for “Best New Artist 2005” (New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards).
* Nominated for “Best Acoustic Instrumental Album 2005” (New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards) for their CD "Journey To Eternity".
* 2005 1st Round Grammy Nomination "Best Contemporary World Album" for their CD "Journey To Eternity".
* Voted "ALL-TIME BEST GUITARS" in World Fusion on GarageBand.com for the track "Open Sesame".
* Ranked # 23 in the NAR 2005 Top 100 Airplay Chart for their CD “Journey To Eternity”.
Their latest CD “The Journey Continues”, ranked #3 in the June 2008 NAR radio play charts and remained in the Top 100 there for 6 straight months. It has been picked up for airplay by more than 180 NPR radio shows, by XM/Sirius satellite radio, by the popular syndicated radio show "Echoes", by "Music Choice" - the U.S.'s largest provider of cable music channels, and by stations in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Spain, Belarus and Mexico.
In addition, the 1st track "The Veil", has won TRACK OF THE WEEK and BEST GUITARS, BEST BASS, BEST PRODUCTION, BEST MELODY, & BEST MOOD, in the World Fusion Genre on Garageband.com.
Their debut CD “Journey To Eternity”:
1. Debuted at #3 and made the Top 100 on Radio Airplay charts at NAR for 6 straight months.
2. Selected for airplay on NPR’s “All Songs Considered – Open Mic”.
3. Featured on XM Satellite’s “The Best Music this week on XM” listing.
4. Ranked in the monthly Top 20 for radio airplay on shows in Australia, Japan, Belarus, Bucharest, Galaxie CBC Canada, and Spain.
5. Ranked in the monthly Top 20 on public radio shows across the United States over 180 times.
posted September 1st at 6:07pm
A review of Sundad issued before a gig in Southington, CT.
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