MUSICAL ARTISTS

April 2, 3, 4 • 2021

 

STREAMING FREE

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Angelika 

Musician, Composer and Mantra Singer

Angelika Schafer, (AngelikaHealingMusic) originally from Germany has shared sacred music and seminars world wide with her interfaith ministry for more then 30 years. She offers healing frequencies through her voice and instruments, and nurtures our hearts with bhajans, musical meditations, inspirational songs and prayers, in Sanskrit, English and other languages.

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Angelika sings ancient Sanskrit healing Mantras and her own original songs in English, German, Sanskrit and other languages, accompanied by a 25 string Tamboura/Monochord, she built herself and a guitar. Her music is about sharing love, celebration, comfort and wisdom. Many listeners comment on the soothing qualities of Angelika’s voice and music

Ayla Schafer

World-Medicine-Folk

Ayla Schafer is a multi-lingual ‘world-medicine-folk’ singer-songwriter and a visionary musical artist weaving together a stunning repertoire of original poetic songs with traditional and tribal music, her music expressing a passionate dedication to earth consciousness and the sacred ancient wisdoms.  With a growing international presence she has become known as 'A voice of Mother Earth' and she is a powerful sound in the world of ‘ceremonial/medicine music’ and the rising global community of people who are committed to residing in harmony with the Earth.  To experience the essence of this young songstress is to be taken down an enchanting musical journey that ultimately leads us back to the very core of our own inner existence.

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Ayla Schafer here:

Ben Leinbach & Friends

Producer, Composer, Recording Engineer and Performer

Producer, composer, recording engineer, and performer Ben Leinbach teams up with frequent collaborators Johanna OneHeart, Katia Leonardo, and Purelands for a series of duets. The songs featured in this presentation are from projects that Ben produced and recorded with these three talented artists.

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Ben Leinbach & Friends here:

Brenda McMorrow

Acoustic Folk, World Rhythms and Ancient Indian Chants

Canadian singer/songwriter Brenda McMorrow is known for her unique and warmly embracing style of mantra music, in which she blends elements of acoustic folk, world rhythms and ancient Indian chants with a sweetly introspective singer-songwriter’s sensibility. Yoga Journal describes Brenda as having “a knack for expressing the deepest realizations in the sparsest lyrics”.  As spiritual teacher Ram Dass has said: “Brenda has a gift”, and her music has been touching people’s hearts worldwide.  With 5 celebrated devotional chant albums, Brenda is a featured artist on the White Swan Records roster, a Colorado label well known for it’s high-profile yoga-inspired artists like Deva Premal.  Brenda traveled to play at Festivals and events across North and South America, Europe and Asia as part of her 2019 schedule and is looking forward to sharing again worldwide soon!

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Brenda McMorrow here:

Canadian singer/songwriter Brenda McMorrow is known for her unique and warmly embracing style of mantra music, in which she blends elements of acoustic folk, world rhythms and ancient Indian chants with a sweetly introspective singer-songwriter’s sensibility.

C.C. White Soul Kirtan

The Queen of Soul Kirtan 

With her beloved signature burst of color Red Head Wrap, *C.C.White's distinct *Soul Kirtan* concerts have won her worldwide recognition as “The Queen of Soul Kirtan” for over 20 years plus.  Her unique, soul-flavored chant experiences effortlessly enrapture audiences and bring them to their feet!


C.C.’s critically acclaimed CD “This IS Soul Kirtan!”, which
debuted and stayed at the top of the iTunes World Chart is the first of it’s kind.  Featuring a unique blend of Kirtan, Old School Soul, Reggae, Southern Blues, Gospel, R&B & Jazz, this CD bridged music from her roots with the timeless, sacred devotion of Kirtan. C.C. also has sang on the Grammy award winning CD “Get Up” with Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
and other iconic and legendary artists such as Jackson Browne, Neil Young, Mavis Staples, Sting, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Dahni Harrison (George Harrison’s Son), Joe Cocker, Lenny Kravitz, Jason Mraz, Barry White, Warren Haynes and many more.


C.C.’s been featured in Yoga Journal, Pranava, Origin and
Mantra magazines and her music’s been played on radio
stations such as KCRW, Krishna Das Yoga Radio on SiriusXM, KPFK, and WRPI.


Get ready for a one of a kind, soul freeing, heart opening, foot stomping, ecstatic and blissfully divine Soul Kirtan experience with C.C. White!


C.C. says - “Kirtan Feels Good!”
Website: www.Soulkirtan.com

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White Soul Kitchen here:

Daniel Bellone

Mantra Singer, Spiritual Leader and Producer 

Daniel is a spiritual teacher and Mantra singer that has transformed the lives of thousands across the world sharing a unique musical concert experience called “Awakening Through Music” performed in more than 30 countries all over America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

 

His spiritual wisdom, insights about life and advanced knowledge in ancient yoga blends with soothing melodies and ancestral chants to help people deeply reflect about their lives discovering their inner truth, evoking the spirit and awakening the heart. 

 

Daniel has been traveling and living in India for more than 11 years, learning the Vedic wisdom in depth, side by side with monks who were dedicating their lives for the awakening of humanity.

 

As a spiritual leader, Daniel has been teaching “The Art of Happiness” for the last 15 years cultivating more than 20.000 students around the globe, expanding consciousness in subjects such as Self Awareness, Fulfillment, Health, Wealth & Success, Spiritual Growth, Love in Relationships, Art of Parenting, Awakening & Transformation, Ancestral Liberation among many other subjects that create a happy life.

 

Today Daniel is home-based in Los Angeles California, where he is currently working in a unique project that merges the power of ancestral Sanskrit chants ~ ancient technology of Consciousness ~ and modern tunes to delight the audience with and experience of “Music Beyond Entertainment”.

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Daniel Bellone here:

Mantras for Enlightenment

Daniela de Mari

The Union of a Musical & Spiritual Path

Daniela has dedicated her life to music as an artistic expression for the awakening of consciousness.  A quantum music singer, she has trained as a teacher of Yoga of the Voice, being a holistic tool for personal rediscovery, and also in the study of foreign languages ​​and ethnic cultures such as the awakening of memories that connect the human being with their roots, which is why she is considered a "Transformational Soprano" delivering great Healing concerts around the world. Similarly, her music is a co-creation that she shares with an extraordinary team of exclusive musicians under the production and direction of the Colombian composer and pianist Orlando Sandoval, with whom she has developed her greatest record hits such as “Soplo de Vida”, “Awakening ” and her most recent release“ Moondancer ”.  "An Artistic and Healing experience."   In addition to giving experiential concerts around the world, in this path of exploration and deepening of music, she has had the opportunity to become certified as a Reiki Sound therapist and DNA activation with singing, conducting studies of "Naada Yoga" (Yoga of the sound) with Indian teacher Sri Shyamji Bhatnagar, as well as a certification in New York City by Jonathan Goldman, John Beaulieu and Silvia Nakkach, leading musicians and internationally recognized pioneers in Sound healing. In 2015 she traveled to India and studied "Druphad Singing" and "Hindustani Music" with teachers Ritwik Sanyal and Lakshmi Santra, becoming today one of the pioneers of music for the soul and quantum music in Colombia. 

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Daniela de Mari here:

Darwin Grajales

Musician 

Bio

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Darwin Grajales here:

David Starfire

DJ Set: Pioneer of the Global Bass Genre

Named by BBC Radio as “One of the most brilliant world-fusion producers of our time”, David Starfire is known as the pioneer of the Global Bass genre.  His unique sound has led him to share the stage with top artists including direct support for Bassnectar, and Skrillex.  Billboard summed it up best, “David Starfire brings a unique perspective to EDM.” 

 

David has performed at prominent festivals such as Winter Music Conference, Coachella, Outside Lands, Burning Man, Eclipse, and Lightning in a Bottle.  He’s collaborated with the likes of Afrika Bambaataa, Sizzla, Ooah (The Glitch Mob), Beats Antique (Sidecar Tommy), Alex Grey, William Close, and the Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Chaytanya.  His Ascend album reached #7 on the iTunes World Music chart and he had two #1 remixes on the Hype Machine. He's traded remixes with CloZee, Desert Dwellers, iLL Gates, Beats Antique, and SOOHAN.  David's signature sound has led him to perform public and private shows for Lucas films, Samsung, Sprint, Beats Audio, Google, Siemens, Nokia, HP, Symantec, Virgin Galactic, Roland, Digg, MacWorld, Best Buy, Flaunt Magazine, CAA, Red Bull, Warner Music, Atlantic Music, Industrial Light and Magic, Chobani Yogurt, Hotel W, City of San Francisco and many others.  He's performed around the world in exotic places such as India, Egypt, Thailand, Norway, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia and most major cities in Europe.

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David Starfire here:

Deva Kant

Sacred Music of India, Tibet, Japan, Ancient Mexico, Shamanism of Hawaii and Peru

A solo artist, playing more than 15 instruments and singing.  He has explored many traditions of Sacred Music throughout the world, meditating for 45 years.

The music is inspired by Sacred Music of India, Tibet, Japan, Ancient Mexico, Shamanism of Hawaii and

Peru.  He plays concerts all over the world since 30 years. Instruments are : Voice, Bansuri, Singing Bowls, Bau, Zampona, triple flute, Drum, Duduk,

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Donna De Lory

World, Devotional, Pop Genres

Donna De Lory is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer whose artistry spans the world music, devotional and pop genres. Noted for her beautifully supple, soaring voice and heartfelt lyricism, she has 15 solo albums to her credit, the most recent of which is Here in Heaven (Remixes and Bonus Tracks).  De Lory has lent her voice to recordings by Bette Midler, Carly Simon, Leonard Cohen, Selena, Belinda Carlisle and many others.  And as a part of Madonna’s touring ensemble, she was a dancer and back-up vocalist on the legendary Who’s That Girl, Blonde Ambition, Drowned World, Girlie Show and Confessions tours.  She made her debut as a solo artist in 1993, with a self-titled MCA/Universal album that yielded top 10 hits in both the U.S. and Japan.

 

Donna is getting ready to release a new record in 2021 - a selection of intimate soulful songs entitled "We Shine" and has an album of music for meditation planned for release later this year.

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Donna De Lory here:

Donna De Lory is a premier artist in the world devotional/yoga music genre.  Her performance weaves myriad strands of world music, contemporary pop, sacred sounds and introspective song craft into a mesmerizing musical experience.  Donna will be singing many of her well-known songs such as Hey Ma Durga and Sanctuary. Join Donna for some inspirational song and Mantra.  She will be joined by James Harrah and Jo Nagle.

Richard Sherwood Drumdala

Tribal, Dance, Cinematic, Meditative

Drumdala is an audio-visual performance group specializing in a fusion of tribal, modern dance, cinematic and meditative styles.  It is based around a large, unique instrument designed and built by Richard Sherwood called The Drumdala- mandala of drums.  This instrument is a blend of acoustic and tonal electronic drums that can loop and layer a vast array of powerful and beautiful sounds.  Richard has toured the world as a percussionist and an instructor.  His playing style comes from many places including African, Indian, Japanese, and Middle Eastern drumming traditions, modern dance music, and good old rock 'n' roll. https://www.drumdala.net #drumdala

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Elijah Ray

Acoustic, Soul, Funk, World Beat, R&B, Pop and Rock

Elijah Ray is an international recording artist, vocalist, composer, poet, and multi-instrumentalist with a professional music career spanning more than 17 years. He produces music that crosses a wide variety of genres...from Acoustic, Soul, Funk, World Beat, R&B, Pop and Rock... to soul stirring Piano Ballads, Symphonic Soundtracks, and Sound Healing. Elijah, alone, generates a full band sound on most of his tracks, playing almost every instruments and arranging many of his pieces himself.  He has mastered the art of solo touring--taking his audience from one dimension to another with just his voice, his loop-pedal and his guitar, Ruby.

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Freeman LotS

Vessel/Channel For Ancient Wisdom in a Modern Time

Infinitesimally Finite Fragmented Fragment of God in an Infinite Universe

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Freeman LotS here:

Gina Sala

Awakening Voice Power of Love

Gina Salā has been chanting since her early childhood ashram years. Her repertoire spans 23 languages and performance credits include Cirque du Soleil, the United Nations, festivals and more.  Born into a musical family, she spent her early childhood years chanting daily in Swami Sivananda Radha’s ashram.  She deepened her practices living in the Himalayas at Buddhist monastery in Nepal (Kopan), with H.W.L. Poonjaji ("Papaji") and through ongoing study with her esteemed Sanskrit and Indian classical voice teachers in India and with other western and indigenous teachers.  With warmth, humor and devotion, she helps people experience the power of their voices to bring about unity, balance and divine connection through classes, recordings, retreats, private sessions and her year-long Awakening Voice Power of Love Sound School.  She offers online classes in chant/mantra voice and harmonium on Mondays which include a heart-centered community from all around the world filled.  With gratitude to the One in all, all are welcome! www.ginasala.com

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Girish

World Music Artist 

Girish is an internationally touring world music artist, teacher, and author. He began his music career as a jazz drummer, spent five years as a monk in a Hindu monastery, returned to music as a session tabla player on more than a hundred world music albums, and for the past twelve years has written, recorded, and performed his own original music and taught Sanskrit mantras and chanting in music festivals and yoga studios all over the world. His seven albums have received critical acclaim from O, The Oprah MagazineYoga Journal, and The Guardian, among others. Girish's book, Music and Mantras, continues Girish's mission to share the art of meditation through music and mantra with the world. 

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Jai Uttal

Grammy Nominee, Bhakti Tradition

Jai Uttal, Grammy nominee, kirtan artist, and world music pioneer has been a leading influence in the Bhakti tradition for the past 50 years.  Jai considers devotion to be the core of his musical and spiritual life, and he whole-heartedly shares his passionate heart through his voice and songs.  Jai creates a safe environment for people to open their hearts and voices.  No previous experience is needed.  This is an exploration and expression of the heart and the spirit.

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Johanna OneHeart

Sacred Songstress

Johanna OneHeart, AKA Beekman (E-RYT® 500, YACEP), sacred songstress, multi-genre recording artist, coach, and teacher, is loved for her rich, soulful voice and inspiring songs that tap deep into the collective soul.

 

Her songs have been nominated in conscious music awards and included in White Swan Records’ Best Yoga Music of the Year playlists.  She created Lullaby Yoga™, a restorative class with heart-opening music, Free Your Soul's Voice, One Heart TV, and Shakti United! a “spiritual Lilith Fair” which empowers the female voice and supports girls' education. 

 

She has three conscious music albums and two more due in 2021. Her latest self-produced single and music video, “Mantra Sangha: Health & Healing,” feature Krishna Das and 24 devotional artists worldwide, supporting children in Nepal during COVID-19.  Her latest single, “Help Us Love,” was co-written with Mikey Pauker and released by High Vibe Records.

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Johanna Beekman here:

Kristin Hoffmann

Sol-Aum: Calling in the Light

Kristin Hoffmann is a Juilliard trained singer-songwriter-musician and the vocalist for internationally acclaimed show, BELLA GAIA.  A strong advocate for peace and ocean conservation, Kristin opens sonic-emotional heart spaces in which powerful new awareness, connection and healing can flourish.

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Kristin Hoffmann here:

Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe

Mantra-Infused Rock

Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe are here to wake, shake and create a vibration-raising revolution with their edgy blend of mantra-infused rock.  Fronted by force-of-nature Larisa Stow, their music is an East-West fusion journey. Larisa’s inspiring energy & stellar vocals combined with her band’s impeccable musicianship have garnered main stage slots at numerous festivals.  Listening to them is like jumping on a wild Bhakti carpet, riding the ecstatic waves of music, mantra and pure devotion.

You can find Larisa Stow

and Shakti Tribe here:

Manish Vyas

Sacred Music From India amd Mantras in the West

Manish Vyas is one of the genuine presences offering sacred music from India and Mantra in the west.  He was born in Gujarat, India in 1971 and has been learning music since 35 years, which he learnt through the years with a few top music Gurus in India.  At the age of 20, having moved to Pune to pursue his musical career, Manish continued learning Tabla with Ustad Allarakha, while he was in charge of the musical department at Osho Ashram in Pune at its glorious times, organizing and performing concerts.  He also learnt to play Harmonium, Santoor and Keyboard.  He is composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and teacher.  Along his lifetime musical path, he has composed hundreds of songs, mainly in the devotional, mystical, folk, instrumental and Sufi genres. He has released more than 20 albums.  His gatherings, retreats and concerts offer the perfect blend of Indian music merged with a touch of fusion, which makes it so accessible and appreciated by all type of listeners in the search of authentic Indian sounds.  Manish lives currently in Switzerland where he runs a music academy and does concerts, retreats and workshops all over Europe and India.  This is what he said in an interview, "Important is people know what is what when it comes to Indian music, kirtan and mantra; not everything is the same, and to make this practice work, one has to know the ingredients and how to mix them. It's not enough with strumming some guitar with a mantra text."  Manish is currently producing a movie about sacred music from India: www.manishvyas.com/movie anda free download for those new to his music can be found here: www.manishvyas.ch/free-download

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Manish Vyas will be playing a solo concert : "Mantra: A Gateway to Infinity" . A preview of his music can be found in this video: bit.ly/CD-mantra

Michael Fitzpatrick

Musician

Bio 

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Michael Fitzpatrick here:

Opium Moon

Grammy Winners

Sensuous and hypnotic, elegant yet deeply emotional, the music of Opium Moon evokes the mysteries of ancient worlds while remaining thoroughly contemporary. The Grammy-winning, Los Angeles-based ensemble’s cinematic soundscapes draw upon the virtuosic skills and diverse ethnic backgrounds of its members: Iranian santoor master Hamid Saeidi, innovative Israeli bassist Itai Disraeli, sought-after American percussionist M.B. Gordy, and the exceptionally expressive Canadian-American violinist Lili Haydn, whose passion and fluid mastery of her instrument enchant in every song. 

 

With original compositions that meld sacred/classical traditions of both East and West with trance-inducing, ancient grooves, the result is at times both stately and rapturous, a sultry and passionate instrumental music that seems to emanate from a profoundly deep wellspring.  “The most sacred prayers in Islam and in Judaism -- La ilaha illallah and the Shema – are both affirmations of the oneness of God, that everything is Divine. It is in this spirit of inclusiveness that we dive into the unknown together, making peace through harmony and fluid composition.”

 

The band based their name Opium Moon – as well as their ethos as a group with members from Iran, Israel, the U.S., and Canada – on a poem by the great Sufi poet Hafiz: “The bird’s favorite songs/You do not hear/For their most flamboyant music takes place/When their wings are stretched/Above the trees/And they are smoking the opium of pure freedom…/I once asked a bird/”How is it that you fly in this gravity/Of darkness?”/She responded,/”Love lifts Me.”

 

Bassist Itai Disraeli, however, comments that the band’s music “is not about opium!  It’s about mindfulness, clarity of vision, and heart. This world is so filled with hate and division; this is peace music, about connection and deep humanity.  For each of us, there is some of our best work on this record – because it was born of love, humility, and respect for each other’s rich cultural legacies.” 

 

Lili Haydn was born in Toronto, Ontario (she holds dual Canadian/U.S. citizenship) and moved with her mother, the groundbreaking comedienne Lotus Weinstock, to Los Angeles as a child. An NPR favorite (“Heifetz meets Hendrix”), she has six solo albums to her credit, has scored over 20 feature films and documentaries, and is also known for her collaborations both in the studio and on tour.  She has played with, sung with, and opened for everyone from Herbie Hancock, Sting, Roger Waters, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, and Josh Groban to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, George Clinton’s P-Funk Allstars, Hans Zimmer, and the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.  She has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Vienna Opera House, and the Hollywood Bowl, and her work has been featured in more than 50 films. Rolling Stone called her music “fiery and virtuosic” – while George Clinton dubbed her “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin.”  A dedicated humanitarian and social activist with a degree in political science from Brown University, Lili has done four TED presentations -- including one in early 2020 with Opium Moon in Mumbai, India -- and performs regularly at benefits for such organizations as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and The Feminist Majority. 

 

Tehran native Hamid Saeidi studied santoor in the Radiff system of Persian classical music with Iran’s famous teacher Madjid Kiani, then went on to attend The Iranian Academy of the Arts, studying composition under the music masters Farhad Fakhredini and Vartan Sahakian.  Hamid has been acclaimed for his performances in Iran, Greece, Ireland, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Malaysia and the U.S.  He has scored over 30 films, TV programs, dance and theatrical presentations, receiving awards at the Beirut Film Festival in 2002, the Iran TV festival in 2002, 2004 and 2007, and at Iran’s Society of Critics of Theatre in 2005. In recognition of his work, The Farhang Foundation in Los Angeles has twice commissioned his original multimedia compositions for their annual celebratory Nowruz events.

 

Itai Disraeli was raised in one of Israel’s oldest kibbutz communities, the Mishmar-Ha’Emeq commune in the valley of Armageddon near Nazareth.  Co-founded by his grandfather in the 1920s, it was among the non-religious, utopian social experiments in 20th century Palestine that focused its youthful members on a just, peaceful life of sharing, land cultivation, and tolerance.  The world of Itai’s youth had no money, no locked doors, no crime. But he left for the U.S. with his young child when Iraqi bombs rained down, “because you can’t put a gas mask on a baby.”  An acclaimed, innovative bassist and composer, he co-founded the genre-bending band Maetar, has played with Jackson Browne, Larry Coryell, and Nishat Khan, among others, and founded and runs the music program at Los Angeles’ acclaimed Wildwood School.  His music has been licensed for TV and film, and he is active with humanitarian and peace organizations, believing that music has the power to heal and connect.

 

Percussionist M.B. Gordy, in whose hands ancient percussion instruments take on a seductive, almost mystical power, has played with such diverse artists as Beck, Frank Zappa, Michael Buble, Green Day, The Doobie Brothers, Josh Groban, Bill Withers, Guns and Roses, Neil Diamond, My Chemical Romance, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and The National Symphony. With an M.A. from California Institute of the Arts and intensive study of ethnic percussion, he has worked with producers Peter Asher, Don Was, and Rob Cavallo, to name a few. His groove has been heard in over 300 top box office films, including the Harry Potter series, Frozen, and the X-Men series, and he has played drums for numerous television shows -- Mad Men, The Mentalist, The Tonight Show, Battlestar Galactica, Good Morning America, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and many more. M.B. has also performed in theatrical productions of The Lion King, The Color Purple, West Side Story, Camelot, and Bring It On.

 

The four musicians of Opium Moon are a global intersection of powerhouse talent who work together with spontaneity and intuition, forging an exotic, richly articulated sonic journey that conjures ancestral pasts but uplifts and inspires with contemporary rhythms and rhapsodic melodies, masterfully performed.  Malibu Arts Journal called it “a sound that’s biblical yet carnal...like something born from the underlying forces of sensuality."  Stay tuned; Opium Moon....on the rise again.

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Opium Moon here:

Fresh from a Grammy win for their debut album, Opium Moon are four truly virtuosic musicians who electrify audiences every time they perform. Violinist & vocalist Lili Haydn is a respected, fiery and formidable artist and film composer who has toured and played with such artists as Herbie Hancock, Sting, Roger Waters, Page & Plant, George Clinton, and even Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. George Clinton calls her "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin."

 

Tehran native Hamid Saeidi is a santoor master of sublime talent who commands great respect in the Persian diaspora.  Itai Disraeli is an acclaimed, innovative Israeli bassist who's worked with Larry Coryell and others.  Percussionist MB Gordy is a powerhouse drummer whose sound you've heard on every epic film score of the last 20 years.  The band is like a musical peace mission, with members from Israel, Iran, Canada and the U.S., and of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths.

 

Together they are mesmerizing, forging a new chapter of contemporary instrumental music that transcends genre -- a unique new sound that is fresh, intuitive and utterly masterful -- and with pure intention.  This is music that could help knit the wounds of the world.

Ravi Ram

Awakening of Consciousness and Devotional Music

Ravi Ram's musical path is directed towards awakening of consciousness and devotional music.  His concerts are characterized by the great participation of the public, where a connection between the two is generated, which manifests a great force of union.  Many claim to go through endless emotions and sensations, living a before and after.  Instrumentally he usually accompanies his guitar voice and the new percussion instrument Hang Drum.

Ravi Ram is an artist, multi-instrumentalist musician, a national reference and with great international projection of Kirtan (singing of mantras), Devotional Song and Sound Healing World Kirtan Sound.  His life has taken him through different paths, developing in a parallel and joint way his facets as a Musician, Healer and Facilitator.

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Sacred Earth

Mantras and Songs From the Heart

Prem & Jethro, the creators of Sacred Earth, have been traveling & sharing their music for 20 years with one intention... to share music that touches the heart of the listener in the deepest place and offer a space in which we can all listen deeply to the wisdom of our hearts and remember our purpose on this beautiful earth.  Prem shares her heart felt devotion for Spirit and our precious Mother Earth through mantra and songs from the heart. Jethro plays an array of instruments from around the world including Shakuhachi the Japanese flute; Indian Bansuri, coupled with acoustic guitar and songs from the heart. Anyone who’s ever experienced Sacred Earth perform live knows it’s more than just an ambient music concert – it’s an exceptionally moving event.  Tears flow, smiles spread and a profound sense of peace pervades the entire space.  It’s a rare occurrence in today’s stressful society, which is why Sacred Earth’s concerts are often sold out.  People return again and again to be transported back to that place of tranquility, to feel a connectedness with the deepest aspects of the self and all things through the expansive nature of the music.

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Seán Johnson

Global Chants: Rock, Gospel & World Grooves

Seán Johnson is a musician, storyteller, teacher-trainer, and sacred space-holder who has been teaching Yoga for the last 24 years.  He is the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga in his native New Orleans, and Soul School, an online interdisciplinary spiritual immersion and yoga teacher training program that focuses on teaching yoga with skill and imagination.  In all these roles, he relishes creating a playful, tender, brave space for people to open their hearts and voices, sing, and embrace their innate creativity.  Seán has a master’s degree in Creation Spirituality from The Naropa Institute-Oakland, with focus on teaching chant as spiritual practice, apprenticing there with south Indian musician and teacher Russill Paul, author of The Yoga Of Sound.  In 2002 he founded Wild Lotus Yoga in his beloved hometown and dubbed it "New Orleans' Home for Heart-Centered Yoga and Down-To-Earth Spirituality."  In 2005, in the harrowing days right after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Seán founded The Wild Lotus Band, initially as a philanthropic music project, touring and raising funds across the country for relief from the devastation of the storm.  Now 16 years later, the band continues to record and tour--- sharing ancient mantras from the traditions of yoga, global chants, conscious lyrics, roots, rock, gospel, and world grooves with listeners worldwide. The theme of searching for grace and inspiration amidst challenge, destruction, and grief permeates his music and teaching.  They are the first mantra music based band to ever play The New Orleans Jazz Festival. Seán is also the co-curator and coordinator of Putumayo World Music's  'Music For Yoga' series, featuring artists from around the globe.  Seán is passionate about his Irish roots and ancestry, a pillar of his spirituality.  He co-leads online Celtic Spirituality gatherings and retreats in Ireland each year with his friend, Ireland native Mary Meighan, founder of Celtic Journeys.

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Seán Johnson here:

Seva

Founder of "Sing the World Awake!"

Karen Seva, MSW, MDiv, CPC is a Life Coach, Healer, Singer and Visionary working for the transformation of humanity and the planet.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, a Master’s degree of Social Work and a Master of Divinity.  She is a Naam Yoga Teacher, Harmonyum Practitioner, Certified Professional Life Coach, Reiki Master & mom. For nearly 20 years, she has been immersed in the multidisciplinary spiritual, self-help, and psychological fields – with emphasis on religious studies; native wisdom traditions; transpersonal psychology; yoga and sound healing. Through combining these varying modalities, she has formed a unique approach to working with individuals, families and groups to assist them in finding their voice, accessing their highest potential and doing the greatest good for the world.  In addition, Karen is the founder of the 501(c) 3 nonprofit “Sing the World Awake!” - which activates children’s highest potential through music, yoga, indigenous practices and environmental education. Karen's book, "The Awakening World: The Return of the Divine Feminine" was released in January of 2017.  It is a collection of messages for the honoring of the Earth. Karen teaches “Breathwork + Sound” classes to assist individuals in transforming their lives through transforming their vibration - at NAAM LA Online Karen is available for private sessions, as well as concerts and speaking engagements. www.karenseva.com

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Sudha

Deep Connection to The Source

From an early age, Sudha was curious about the mysteries of Life.  She started her journey of discovery even before her teen years, as she explored inner and outer worlds through the path of performing arts.  In the three decades following she has traveled to many places around the world gathering inspiration and wisdom from many diverse cultures and traditions.  In Hawaii she fell in love with the ancient story telling style of the Hula, and in India with the deep wisdom of Sanskrit mantras.

 

Sudha has lived in an Osho commune in Amsterdam and later in the ancient British centre of pilgrimage, Glastonbury - as well as the hustle and bustle of London and the rolling hills of rural Ireland.  She has worked with the guidance of indigenous plant medicine from the Amazon, has been initiated to give Divine Energy Transmission, known as Deeksha, in India and worked extensively with women’s circles globally.  All the many paths having one common thread, Connection.  The longing for a deep connection to Source, to others and to our inner Truth.  This is what she endeavours to share in her concerts through the power of music and silence.

 

Sudha has released three albums as a solo artist.  The debut album, “Planet Love, sacred chants honouring the Earth”, was released in 2004 and has a combination of Sufi, Native American and Hawaiian chants.  The album won 2 COVR Music Awards in 2005 for “Best CD of the Year” and for “Best Vocal Album”.  In 2007 came the album, “Sharanam, sacred chants of Devotion”, a very meditative album of Sanskrit mantras.  This album is still a best seller and is being played every day in the Oneness Temple in south India. The latest album, “In Her Name”, is an honouring and celebration of the Divine Feminine principals and has mantras and chants from the Far East, India and West Africa.  As a session singer and guest vocalist, Sudha has contributed to recordings in styles varying from smooth jazz to dance, world music to lullabies and many more on over 20 albums.   She has worked with many renowned artists in the field of Sacred World Music, both live and on recordings.

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Wah!

New Album Release: Elevated

Wah! is an accomplished musician, record label owner, mother, and one of the founders and leaders of today's global yoga community.  Wah! has spent over 25 years teaching and performing, helping people relax, improve their health and learn about compassionate relationship. Her CDs have sold over 100,000 units worldwide; if you have taken a yoga class in the last 10 years you have undoubtedly heard her music.  In 2011 iTunes featured her with a compilation titled "Greatest Yoga Music Ever.”

 

Wah! performs Sanskrit mantra using Ableton Live. Vocals, harmonium, drumbeats and samples are arranged and performed live for high energy celebration. Bring your joyful Self!  Check out High Energy 1 and High Energy 2 which feature Wah!’s Deep House mantra production.

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Honey of the Heart

Sacred Music

Justin Ancheta and Maren Metke have musical nectar flowing through their veins.  The dynamic Grass Valley duo are the driving force behind a project that is even sweeter than it sounds.  Honey of the Heart is an ambrosial mix of musical interpretations influenced by folk, soul, roots and world/flamenco styles.  Built upon a repertoire of uplifting original material, they join together with other phenomenal musicians to create in an organic state of symbiosis.  Many of their songs come forth like ancient incantations, casting angelic spells on all in their path.  Honey of the Heart weaves soaring harmonies and hypnotic polyrhythms into an alchemical semblance of groove intended for dancing, rejoicing and blissful recalibration.

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Omkara

Sacred Music

Omkara studied classical piano and sang in church choirs from a very young age.  At 11, she recorded her first song "Open Your Heart" with her best friend in a home studio.  Several years later, she discovered the music of Krishna Das and was deeply touched by his soulful bhajans and kirtans.  She soon found herself playing harmonium and writing original bhajans, inspired by what felt like the presence and love of God.  Her voice and music are a sublime experience and deeply move, uplift and soothe the minds and hearts of listeners. Originally from Boston, USA, Omkara now lives at Monte Sahaja in Portugal, the spiritual centre of her spiritual teacher, Mooji.  Moojibaba's light, love and grace are the direct inspiration for her music.  Omkara is also part of ‘Mooji Mala Music’, a collective of musicians and disciples of Moojibaba, who offer pure, heart-centred and high vibration music as it springs from their spiritual deepening.

https://omkara.bandcamp.com

Mooji Mala Music: http://spoti.fi/2Py64TP

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Marta Sierra

Musician

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Deva Dhara

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