John Steven Morgan is a solo artist from Acton, California who also plays for the experimental black metal band Wreche and with his solo material brings in a mixture of soundtrack, acoustic piano, experimental, metal, jazz and classical and this is a review of his 2017 album "Solo Piano Works" which will be released in September by Dark Martha Records.
Tragic sounding pianos start off the album and they also give the music more of a classical feeling while also bringing in a variety of many different sounding keys and all of the tracks are instrumental and some tracks also add in more of a soundtrack orientated atmosphere at times.
As the album progresses the music gets more avant garde and experimental while pianos are the only musical instrument being presented on the recording and all of the songs sound very different from each other and some songs also add in influences from jazz and metal and some songs also bring in stride piano's and piano solos.
John Steven Morgan creates a recording t hat is all done on pianos and mixes classical, jazz, metal, experimental and soundtrack to create something very original while keeping everything all instrumental and the production sounds very dark.
In my opinion John Steven Morgan is a very great sounding mixture of classical, jazz, metal, experimental and soundtrack and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this solo artist. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Robots" "Letters" "Terra Damnata" and "Amia". 8 out of 10.