Moon Rays features a selection of classic jazz recordings including: Stella By Starlight, (Victor Young); Everytime We Say Goodbye, (Cole Porter); Im Old Fashioned, (Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern); The Girl From Ipanema, (Antonio Carlos Jobim); and others. The title song, Moon Rays, is an original composition by Mr. Howland.
Bill has recently relocated to Charleston, South Carolina from Brewster, Massachusettts, where he played regularly throughout Cape Cod .
He currently appears at the Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, in the Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King Street, Charleston, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6-9 pm, and on Sunday mornings for brunch, from 9-12 am.
Mr. Howlands debut CD, On A Clear Day, was released in 2005 to favorable reviews.
Bills style is not overly showy, but solid, beautiful playing that wins over our ears and hearts at once. (Cheryl Kain, The Cape Codder)
Moon Rays and On A Clear Day can be found via the internet on Bills website as well as iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby.