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On 'Affinity,' Sharon Isbin puts her inimitable skills to the songs that resonate with beauty, grace and playfulness / TAKE EFFECT

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Sharon Isbin had had quite a prolific year, as Affinity is her 2nd album so far. On this installment, Isbin delivers new works for guitar written by 4 esteemed composers, and in her typical fashion, she puts her inimitable skills to the songs that resonate with beauty, grace and playfulness. "Affinity: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra" starts the listen with sweeping strings as incredible guitar playing from Isbin unfolds with precision and timelessness that almost takes on a cinematic quality with jazz sensibilities, and "El Arpa del Guerrero" follows with acrobatic prowess that retreats to calm with plenty of emotive spirit. 

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