Saturday, March 22, 2008

Yoginis Spring 2008

Hi everyone,

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The Yoginis are working completing the Indian - Jazz fusion album Terra Shivaiya. it should be ready in the fall. IT consists of combining music I recorded in Delhi India in 2006 with the western Yoginis musicians to make a seamless East-West music experience.

Meanwhile, the India tracks are being used in the film DalaiLama Renaissance and has been playing worldwide at film festivals to sold-out shows with some festivals even having to make extra showings to accomodate demand. There will be a soundtrack released as the movie opens in theatres in Europe and the USA in May.

You may also have heard about the violent protests and resulting Chinese crackdown in the Tibetan provinces of China. I want to urge you to show support for Tibet and also urge China to use restraint when restoring order by signing this petition over at Over 360,000 people have signed it and they want up to 1 million, and it will be delivered to Chinese officials.

It's important to support the Dalai Lama who has requested the Tibetans to stop rioting and destroying Chinese property, and requested that the Chinese use retraint when dealing with the Tibetan protesters. Please help out. homepage (Tibet is listed as top issue right now):

We have shows coming in April at Egan's Ballard Jamhouse on April 11th (the weekend that the Dalai Lama will be in Seattle - website here - and in May at Crowne Plaza and at the Northgate Community Center in the Neighbor Power project Finale, an event sponsored by Seattle City Light.

I'll send out emails and post up the details on those as they near.

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