photo: Lucia Lin | photo by: Axie Breen

Each week, PARMA has the pleasure of not only releasing powerful works by our artists, but also seeing the positive impact that these works have on listeners. Read on for a selection of what the press had to say about the latest releases from Navona and Ravello Records.

FROM WILDERNESS - Album Cover

 Composer Jeffrey Derus speaks with Textura about his recent release, FROM WILDERNESS 

LORD HOW COME ME HERE - Album Cover

“A collection of anthems that celebrates faith and hope over fear and hate, Okpebholo and company create a folk record of the utmost importance, where these songs are reborn with much attention to detail.”

Take Effect on Shawn E. Okpebholo’s LORD HOW COME ME HERE

A CITY A SILVER & A CITY OF FIRE - Album Cover

“I encourage listeners to spend quality time hearing and reading its illuminating contents multiple times over.”

Classical Music Daily on Roberta Rust’s A CITY A SILVER & A CITY OF FIRE

BRASS TACKS - Album Cover
IN TANDEM - Album Cover

Lyric for Violin and Harp from Lucia Lin’s IN TANDEM featured on YouTube Music’s “Classical Calm” playlist

RESTLESS NATION - Album Cover

“A gloriously impressionistic rendering of a home-schooling expedition across the U.S.”

Songlines on Andy Teirstein’s RESTLESS NATION

IMPRESSIONS OF SPAIN - Album Cover

“Not only is the music challenging, critically acclaimed and expanding the repertoire for three guitars, but it’s selling.”

University of Rhode Island on The Great NecksIMPRESSIONS OF SPAIN

SOUL SANCTUARY - Album Cover

“Corley, Clark and Akbar put their inimitable spin on the classics, and it sure does make for an empowering effort.”

Take Effect on SOUL SANCTUARY from Maria Thompson Corley and Maria Clark