MP3 Geoffrey Gordon - Breath of Rama
Sublime and passionate devotional kirtan singing surrounded by lush arrangements, heart and soul rhythms, and soaring Bansuri flute.
8 MP3 Songs in this album (50:49) !
Related styles: SPIRITUAL: Mantras, WORLD: Chants
People who are interested in Jai Uttal Deva Premal Krishna Das should consider this download.
On ''Breath of Rama'' Geoffrey sings the sacred name of God in Sanskrit in the tradition of Bhakti Yoga. There is tremendous devotion and dedication in these chants as well as a deep understanding of the practice of Kirtan. Geoffrey has played tabla and sang alongside Ram Dass, Krishna Das, Jai Uttal and Bhagavan Das since the 1970''s. He was the premier tabla player/percussionist for kirtan throughout the 90s as well as a featured player on many world music cds. In 2002, Geoffrey began leading chanting and working more as a producer in the recording studio. ''Breath of Rama'' includes an angelic choir with friends Diana Rogers, Larisa Stow, Onye Pheori, Lakshmi Devi, and Uma Reed. Featured throughout is Bansuri flute player and good friend Manose known for his work with Deva Premal. Geoffrey produced Shiva Rea''s ''Yoga Trance Dance'', Walela''s ''Unbearable Love'', Diana Roger''s ''Unveiled'', Swami Vishwananda''s ''Love Beyond Word''s'' I and II. Geoffrey has performed and recorded with Rita Coolidge and Walela, Robbie Robertson, David Torn, Elliot Goldenthal, Julie Taymor, Carter Burwell, Tulku and many others. He worked with Jai Uttal playing tabla, djembe, dumbek, frame drums, kanjira, and more to international acclaim on all The Pagan Love Orchestra tours and cd''s including ''Monkey'', ''Beggars and Saints'', ''Shiva Station'', ''Spirit Room'', ''Nectar'', and the Grammy nominated ''Mondo Rama''. Geoffrey has also recorded with Krishna Das, Bhagavan Das, Ram Dass, Peter Kater, R. Carlos Nakai & Nawang Khechog, Gabrielle Roth, Coleman Barks, Little Wolf, Sukhawat Ali Khan, Stephen Kent and many others.