Guitarist/composer Leigh Cline creates his own distinctive style of music that combines his background in folk/blues/Celtic music with the polyrhythms and scales of the Eastern Mediterranean and Asia.
Leonard Cohen: " I envy your mastery of those rhythms"
David Amram: " Your record is terrific. Give me that good old seventeen and a half four any time."
Nomi Kaston CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC BULLETIN:
" There are moments of true brilliance in this zany musical eclecticism ..... Leigh Cline's ORIENT EXPRESS is technically impeccable, and acoustically thrilling."
Ízhan ÍztŘrk - Karalahana.com:
The person who began the tradition of playing Black Sea music with guitar isn't in fact from the Black Sea region, but a Canadian"
KXCI Radio: " What rock 'n' roll would sound like if it were invented in Turkey instead of New Jersey"