Journey through Thailand,India,Nepal and Bali
on this Eastern fusion,accoustic album.
Superb,soaring flutes,sweet melodic sitars,
angelic and earthy vocals resonate over cascades of guitar strings and rhythmic beds of tablas,congas,bells and chimes.
released January 11, 2001
Paul Kimmel: C and Alto Flutes on 2,4,5, & 7.
Armando: Bansuri on 4 & Pakawaj on 2,6,8 & 9.
Rodney Wright: Tabla samples on 1,2,5,6,8 & 9.
Tina Ross: Vocals on 1,2,3 &7.
Matt Weeks: Sitar on 2,3 & 5.
Ron Reeves: Kendang on 1.
Chris James: Vocals on 2.
Sangeet: Sitar on 9.
Tarshito: Steel String Guitars ,Vocals,Didgeridoo,Tamboura,Congas,Bells, Chimes,Shakers,Blocks,Rainstick,Keyboards,Programming & recordings of cowbells,cuckoos and birds on the journey.
Cover Photo and Graphics by Tarshito.
Heartfelt gratitude to the musicians who played on this album Paul,Tina,Matt,Sangeet,Rodney,Armando,Chris and Ron and the musicians I met on the way Daias (bansuri),Nilman(tablas),and others with whom I jammed.Also to some of the incredible places which inspired me,Lang River,Tham Lot caves & Pai hot springs in Thailand;Luang Probang & Meekong river in Laos;Vashisht,Jugini Falls,Kulu Valley,Kheer Ganga hot springs,Parvati Valley & Varanasi in India;Pokara,Dhulikhel,Bhaktapur and Nagarkot in Nepal;Lake Batur,Kusamajaya and rice paddies in Bali.Especially to Amandala for love and journeying with me.
Composed,arranged,produced,recorded,engineered & digitally mixed by Tarshito at Kittani Music Solar Powered Studio 2001