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RUBINSTEIN

"Rubinstein’s voice was raw and he played piano beautifully...real eccentric things one wouldn’t ordinarily think of.  It inspires you to do something that stirs within.”  KYPA, Los Angeles

“With only the quiet power of Bill Frisell's guitar providing a backdrop, Donald Rubinstein has created an awesome display of the hold that music can have...I’ve had this playing over and over for many months and it changes with me like the best expressions do. “Time Again” is able to be majestic and deeply personal, displaying a solitary reflection that embraces humanity...A treasure. Gajoob Magazine

“The quality and grace with which Donald Rubinstein fuses classical, traditional, medieval, folk, jazz fusion and rock is flawless…His music is superb.” Music 4 Film

"Donald Rubinstein: His music and art defy categorization-Ultimately, an incredible archaeology, and encyclopedia of musical forms that invite us into his own Emerald City.” Trend Magazine

“The music was composed and played by pianist Donald Rubinstein…minimal, sad, lovely, melancholy and touching.  Perfect for a moody flick.” New York Downtown Music Gallery

“Rubinstein sings like an animal, his grizzled voice cracking with half-ironical desperation or descending to a conversational murmur…His tunes are instantly iconic.” Seattle Weekly

"Blessed with a splendid singing voice, Donald Rubinstein is a remarkable talent who can be both very humorous and deeply moving." Heaven Magazine 

“Martin and Pollock both represent the striking musical vision of composer Donald Rubinstein...distinguished by a singular “indie” voice- a cool, rebellious vibe developed long before that term was fashionable.”  “Donald Rubinstein’s Works of Art” by Daniel Schweiger

“A poet in a Dylanesque vein, Rubinstein's singing voice reminds me of a tired, more world weary Bruce Springsteen. In the singer/songwriter vein, I’d rather hear Rubinstein than any of the more popular artists.” Cadence Magazine

"Donald Rubinstein’s newest release is a musical revelation....this imaginative work displays both innovation and guts. In order to describe it better, I fear I would have to wax poetic about the visual imagery it inspires within my twisted imagination…I am a firm believer in the power of Mr. Rubinstein's music.” Mic Line  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQDPusqW4Ck 

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"I'd Rather Be a Wanderer"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkpBGxMhmT8