Amelia Romano: New Perspectives
The harp is seldom heard in contemporary rock or pop, but the instrument casts a bewitching spell over Amelia Romano’s debut album. The singer-harpist writes sophisticated melodies that defy easy classification as they hover between Celtic shimmer and the syncopated strings of Africa. Latin influences are heard, courtesy of guitarist Justin Ancheta and jazz rhythms are drawn into the mix. New Perspectives is a fresh take on an ancient instrument.