Pamela & Joseph Martin - Shawnee Press
, Of the compositions written in the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, none is more compelling and deeply moving than this stunning tribute to all those who serve and protect. Joe Martin's rich melody is bathed in emotion and gratitude to the heroes who "lay their dreams aside, choosing honor more than glory." When the music climbs a mountainous crescendo to reveal the strains of My Country 'Tis of Thee, the effect is just an overpowering statement of patriotism and national pride. This is a musical tapestry that aspires to the inexpressible feelings of a nation and its people.