Just released - the gorgeous night music of Nightfall London. CDs & downloads available now from "Rick's Music Store" on this website. Downloads also available now from Amazon & iTunes, with CDs available shortly.
I'm truly excited to release this album of lovely melodic music featuring quiet piano, gentle strings & ethereal voices. With nine new original songs plus a timeless Christmas classic, Nightfall London is sure to replenish your spirit.
Pianist/composer Rick Sparks' lovely quiet arrangement of an all-time favorite Christmas carol, with strings & voices enhancing this December 2016 recording. An advance single from Rick's forthcoming 2017 album, "Nightfall London."
Matilda's Flowers, is an album of sweet, poignant songs inspired by "the 1912 girl named Matilda." Featuring 7 piano originals plus a lovely arrangement of Sting's Fields of Gold & two timeless hymns, Matilda's Flowers will take you to a place of peace and quiet renewal.
PRAISE FOR RICK SPARKS' MUSIC:
"Simple yet wonderful sonic experiences that remind us of how timeless music can be. I'm highly impressed with his gentle, yet emotionally filling touch on the keyboards, and the sonics he weaves together." -Dick Metcalf, Improvijazzation Nation
"Exquisite - highly recommended." -Mark Maxwell Abushady, Creations Magazine
Matilda's Flowers is available now for purchase through Rick's website (www.ricksparksmusic.net) and CD Baby, iTunes & Amazon.
"Gorgeous arrangements - simple elegance. I love the pace and feel - you captured the magic of the songs!" -Bill Leslie, winner 2014 World Radio Album of the Year.
"It's a beauty from the stunning cover artwork to every note of the music...if you are looking for some quiet, heartfelt piano music, be sure to check this one out! Recommended!" -Kathy Parsons, MainlyPiano.com
"An album full of grace, beauty, and spiritual inspiration." -Michael Diamond, Music and Media Focus.
"Endless is, to me, one of the top albums of 2014, which is saying a lot because there was a lot of great music released this year... fantastic music... gorgeous graphics, flawless production and virtuoso performance." -Bill Binkelman, Wind and Wire
Endless is now available for purchase through Rick's website and CD Baby, as well as iTunes, Amazon and other online stores.