I don't mean that headline to be demeaning, because John Tesh is a good man. It's just that his music and his presentation here looks like he was imitating one of Yanni's concerts, and Tesh and his musicians simply can't measure up to the quality of the Yanni. Even Tesh's soloists play the same instruments Yanni features.
Those songs in here are okay, but they don't possess Yanni's flow and beauty to them. Tesh's best work came, in my opinion, when his band played without the orchestra. His violinist, meanwhile, is too much of a ham and wears thin quickly. He interferes too much, trying to grab the spotlight too often.
The video is long and would be better edited with about 15 minutes taken out. So, too, the little kids making their noises. In all, it's still a sincere attempt at producing good music and Tesh and his band certainly put everything into it, even in the rain!
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