A singer of intense emotion, Jon Philip Alman’s deep musical range results in the exploration of the fullest emotion in every piece. Along with David Snyder’s lovingly co-produced and beautifully executed piano arrangements, each song here is a journey you’ll want to take again and again…When You Get Home.
|1||I Hear Bells||Jon Philip Alman|
|2||Why Do People Fall In Love||Jon Philip Alman|
|3||Younger Than Springtime||Jon Philip Alman|
|4||Just Like Our Parents||Jon Philip Alman|
|5||The Straits Of Magellan||Jon Philip Alman|
|6||Where've You Been||Jon Philip Alman|
|7||Overjoyed||Jon Philip Alman|
|8||If These Walls Could Speak||Jon Philip Alman|
|9||Past Perfect||Jon Philip Alman|
|10||Come To My Garden (with Christine Ebersole)||Jon Philip Alman|
|11||Trust The Wind||Jon Philip Alman|
|12||Painted From Memory||Jon Philip Alman|
|13||When There's No One||Jon Philip Alman|
|14||When You Get Home||Jon Philip Alman|
|15||Taking The Wheel (with John Bucchino, piano)||Jon Philip Alman|
— Christine Ebersole, 2002 Tony Award winner, “42nd St.”
“Unlike those famous Wizard-seeking travelers in the land of Oz, Jon Philip Alman doesn’t need to ask for home, courage, heart and complex thinking skills?his choices and interpretations show he he has a large supply of each, making for a very grown-up and sometimes intense debut album.
There is heart and emotion pouring out of this album, worn on Jon’s sleeve and in often delicate, shaded singing.
This is not an album for background listening; it demands intellectual engagement. People who are reluctant to reach for their own hearts or Kleenex will resist it. The rest of us will be glad to have another set of mature songs thoughtfully performed. When all is sung and done, it’s an especially life-affirming experience that will stick with you.
Rob Lester, Talkin’ Broadway.com
Jon sings with purpose and clarity – and with a deep sense of knowing. He really communicates the message of each song. I’m thrilled to be participating in this wonderful debut album.”
Jon's love of music began at a very early age while listening to his grandfather, a talented classical pianist. By starting piano lessons at 6, Jon was able to accompany himself at 8, singing popular songs of the `60's. At…