Scavenger is an electroacoustic and nylon-string guitar album by Canadian composer & guitarist Amy Brandon, released in June 2016. Featuring guest appearances from guitarists Mike Rud and Roddy Ellias, as well as Toronto vocalist Laura Swankey, Scavenger was nominated for 'Classical Recording of the Year' by Music Nova Scotia. The album was recently reviewed by Canadian new music magazine Musicworks, writing: "A quietly singular figure ... Brandon’s hypnotic music ... disorients its audience, surreptitiously enveloping the listener in rich, unfamiliar surroundings."
Jazz guitarist Miles Okazaki called Brandon's work " ... a wondrous and mysterious landscape. The constantly shifting interplay of delicate guitar work and electronic washes is an intricate dance of ancient and futuristic sounds. [Her] technique is an understated kind of virtuosity, with an emotional weight to it that serves to draw the listener in to her world ..."
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