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The Music Therapy Experiment - 5PON74n3oU5 D35i9n:

John Kline and Mark Christianson show a synergy and singleness of purpose that navigates a broad musical palate through diverse neighborhoods of genre and nuance. This musical excursion explores improvisational and compositional elements of jazz, blues, rock, classical, and contemporary instrumental music through a unique lens of pan-spectral creation. Add to the mix the infectiously rhythmic and whimsical guest appearance of Michael Arata on the drums, and a masterful saxophone improvisation from Brian Fulmer. Spontaneous Design has all of the makings of a sometimes relaxing, sometimes energizing, and always engaging listening experience.
The album is a flowing compilation of music written mostly by John Kline and Mark Christianson. John played guitars, bass, banjo, keyboards, and harmonica, and engineered and produced the album. Mark played drums and bass.
John and Mark came up with the album concept after Mark suggested the title, and it all just happened to fit with cover art that John already had hanging on his wall. The work happened to have been a birthday gift from none other than John’s mother, Judy Kline.
The album is aptly named, as the tracks began with the largely spontaneous and unpremeditated jams in The guiTARDIS (John’s studio). John and Mark time-traveled to add additional tracks according to taste.
14 tracks. 71 minutes and 28 seconds of instrumental music spontaneously designed to make the day more enjoyable by taking you on a musical journey.

The Music Therapy Experiment - 5PON74n3oU5 D35i9n:John Kline and Mark Christianson show a synergy and singleness of purpose that navigates a broad musical palate through diverse neighborhoods of genre and nuance. This musical excursion explores improvisational and compositional elements of jazz, blues, rock, classical, and contemporary instrumental music through a unique lens of pan-spectral creation. Add to the mix the infectiously rhythmic and whimsical guest appearance of Michael Arata on the drums, and a masterful saxophone improvisation from Brian Fulmer. Spontaneous Design has all of the makings of a sometimes relaxing, sometimes energizing, and always engaging listening experience.


The album is a flowing compilation of music written mostly by John Kline and Mark Christianson. John played guitars, bass, banjo, keyboards, and harmonica, and engineered and produced the album. Mark played drums and bass.
John and Mark came up with the album concept after Mark suggested the title, and it all just happened to fit with cover art that John already had hanging on his wall. The work happened to have been a birthday gift from none other than John’s mother, Judy Kline.


The album is aptly named, as the tracks began with the largely spontaneous and unpremeditated jams in The guiTARDIS (John’s studio). John and Mark time-traveled to add additional tracks according to taste.14 tracks. 71 minutes and 28 seconds of instrumental music spontaneously designed to make the day more enjoyable by taking you on a musical journey.