The acoustic fusion music of ONE ALTERNATIVE returns with the release of the group’s eighth album entitled Twilight. Available on CD, digital download, or the re-emerging medium of vinyl record, TWILIGHT continues the 34 year musical path of ONE ALTERNATIVE.
Oboist/English horn player Jill Haley is once again joined by Mark Oppenlander who plays electric and acoustic guitars plus bass and percussion. Special guest James McLaughlin appears playing piano and Hammond organ on a blistering version of Billy Cobham’s Stratus. Three other covers by Simon and Garfunkle, Oregon and Craig Dobbins are joined by five originals written by Haley and Oppenlander.
AIR SCULPTURE (2011)
One Alternative’s 7th release is a CD/DVD combination and is now available. The group’s “acoustic fusion” returns in a big way with a 50 minute CD of beautifully crafted instrumental music. The DVD contains a 25 minute documentary on the history of One Alternative plus live performances.
Read reviews of AIR SCULPTURE:
YET TO BE (1996)
Picked by the syndicated radio program ECHOES as one of it’s 25 Essential Echoes CD’s of 1996. Eight original compositions plus pieces penned by guitarists Ralph Towner and Steve Morse. Available on Compact Disk and Cassette.
The original pressings of Shadows on the Tall Tree label are out of print. One Alternative has made new copies on its own label and are now available. It contained ten original tracks plus Mason Williams “Classical Gas”. Some of the tunes included bass and drums. Shadows received a great deal of airplay on hundreds of radio stations in the United States as well as Japan and Spain.
TAKE NOTE (1988)
Nine tracks in all, some with bass and drums added. Includes the Beatle’s “Strawberry Fields Forever”. Very positive response was received from radio and print media including Billboard and CD Review. There are several copies available on Compact Disc and Cassette.
All music was written by the trio and deemed “the best independent record project to come out of these parts in many moons” by Jonathan Takiff of the Philadephia Daily News. Only a few unopened copies of the original vinyl are still around. ONE ALTERNATIVE has made new CD copies that are available by request.