Mesa Verde Soundscapes

Jill recently returned from Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado where she was an Artist in Residence for 2 weeks. While at Mesa Verde, she wrote new music about the park entitled, “Mesa Verde Soundscapes”. The recording includes 14 compositions about different places in the park.

The Reading Eagle produced a wonderful article on Jill’s experiences at Mesa Verde National Park.

“Mesa Verde Soundscapes” is the 3rd recording about the National Parks that Jill has released. Previous recordings include “Zion and Bryce Canyon Soundscapes“, and “Glacier Soundscapes“.

Featured Musicians

The piano, oboe and English horn playing by Jill is supplemented by performances by Graham Cullen, cello, Risa Cullen, viola, Dana Cullen, horn, and David Cullen on guitar.

Reviews

Zone Music Reporter
“Mesa Verde Soundscapes” was nominated by Zone Music Reporter, the primary tracker of New Age and Instrumental Music, for 2 awards in 2014. The recording was nominated for Album of the year and Piano with Instrumental.  It was also nominated by ONE WORLD MUSIC in the Best Contemporary Instrumental Recording category for 2014.

Ascentor
On her new album, “Mesa Verde Soundscapes” the American artist Jill Haley continues to share her impressions gained from visiting her country’s national parks. Musical excursions to Glacier National Park and Bryce Canyon inspired her previous two releases. Read More

Keith Hannaleck – New Age Music Reviews
Jill Haley is an artist devoted to the expression of art through nature…or is it nature through art? She is known worldwide on radio and air play for her work as a solo artist and through her work with Windham Hill Records. Mesa Verde Soundscapes is her third foray into an album with a national park theme and is dedicated to the personnel that devote their lives to the upkeep of the park. Read More

Kathy Parsons – MainlyPiano.com
“Jill Haley’s Mesa Verde Soundscapes is the third in a series of albums inspired by US National Parks. During a two-week stay at Mesa Verde as an Artist-in-Residence, Haley was afforded the opportunity to explore many sites, dwellings, and landscapes while creating music.” Read More

Sergey Oreshkin
“On her new album, ‘Mesa Verde Soundscapes’, the American artist Jill Haley continues to share her impressions gained from visiting her country’s national parks. Musical excursions to Glacier National Park and Bryce Canyon inspired her previous two releases. In this album Jill proposes we visit Mesa Verde, if only in our imaginations.” Read More

Michael Diamond of Music and Media Focus  
“Mesa Verde Soundscapes is a rich experience for the listener just as the park is for those who are fortunate enough to visit it” Read More.

Where to Purchase

“Mesa Verde Soundscapes” is now available at bookstores in Mesa Verde National Park. A 14 page photo booklet is included with the CD of the places that inspired the music.

All 3 recordings are available at:

They are also available at these stores in the Reading PA area: