A solo recording from Grammy nominated composer and pianist Gunnar Madsen. Gorgeous, emotional and cinematic, it was recorded at world-renowned Skywalker Sound, with guest violinist Irene Sazer (of Turtle Island String Quartet) joining on selected cuts. Millions know Gunnar's music from the romance it gave to episodes ofSex and the City, and from the mood it set in feature films likeThe Break-UpandJust a Kiss. His music has won awards across many genres, including his acapella recordings withThe Bobs, his acclaimed Musical Theater work, and 14 major awards for his unconventional family recordings.Two Hands, his 18th CD, is his most personal and beautiful music yet.
It's a daunting task to adequately introduce an artist with Gunnar Madsen's experience and diverse background in a few short sentences. He is an award-winning composer, singer (The Bobs a capella group), pianist, writer, sound designer, filmmaker, and actor. He has composed and written music and books for all age groups, acted in stage plays and musicals as well as films; he has received commissions from Lincoln Center, the Los Angeles Theater Center, the Minnesota Opera, Oberlin Dance Collective, … more