Name: Six Elements
Music Style: melodic Progressive rock, symphonic rock, art rock
Members: Michael (Misha) Shengaout (production, keyboards, samples, backing vocals, samples)
Heavy use of woodwinds (clarinet and flute)
Inspirational lyrics (Kipling’s poem “If”, Henley’s “Invictus”, Frost’s “Road Not Taken”)
Melody fragments from the classical composers (Rachmaninov, Prokofiev)
Using the oriental concept of the Five Elements to organize songs in the album.
Primary Elements (release date – March 5, 2012).
Let’s Fall in Love (two-side single, release date – October 6, 2023)
The Elements of Love (scheduled for January, 2024).
Significant participating musicians across different albums:
Stanley Whitaker – lead and backing vocals
Jeff McGahren – guitars, ideas
Betty Seni – lead vocals
Ben Karlstrom – guitars, bass, drums, percussion, keyboards, production, sound engineering and so much more!
Inna Satunovsky – piano and electric piano
Taras Kuznetsov – backing vocals, keyboards, drums, samples, production assistance
Alessandro Maffei – guitars
Dave De Marco – bass
Dima Mulin – drums
Marc Norgaard – drums