Music from the US – The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart are an US-american indie folk band from Seattle, formed in 2009.  Really love their lovely melodies! Listen to their nice song “Another Story”:

Music from the world – Children Beyond (with TINA TURNER, REGULA CURTI, DECHEN SHAK-DAGSAY)

Together with 30 children from different cultures and nations, the three singers have recorded sung versions of twelve prayers and mantras from the religions Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam and Sikhism
The three singers and the children interpret the affirming formulae of all world religions with the message «We are all one!»

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Here is one of the songs “Jai Da Da “

Music from UK – Nalini Blossom (Mica Ella )

Mica Ella A.K.A Nalini Blossom is a sound healer and devotional singer, originally from UK.
Over the last 15 years, she has been on a journey around the world, immersing herself in various musical styles which embrace many sacred traditions including Indian mantras, Hebrew prayers, Sufi Zikr, Medicine chants from Amazonian Rainforest and Mexica ( Red Road) tradition.

She holds devotional music circles internationally and has recently worked with incorporating prayersongs in cacao ceremonies …As a service to Gaia , Mica Ella has also been working with the EarthGrid and Planetary chakra points through ceremony incorporating Light and Sound in many sacred sites .

One of Mica Ella ‘s greatest’s loves, however, is to improvise in flow and open space with other musicians. In London, UK, she co created The Sacred Sound Collective, a group of musicians that came together to create improvisational prayer space for meditation and dance . (Bio from http://liquid-flow.com/users/mica-ella)

Here is her “Water Blessing Song ” (This Japanese mantra , “The Grand Invocation” is a very powerful prayer. It has been promoted by Dr Masaru Emoto of the Emoto Peace Project to assist in purifying the planetary waters , since the Fukushima meltdown .)

and the “circle of women “

Music from Switzerland – Christian Zehnder

Christian Zehnder is a singer, componist and musician from Sitzerland. He is really a voice artist , combining the Jodeling from his home country with the overtone singing from Mongolia .

Watch him sing “Picnicwith a monk ” a live performance in the chappel of Romainmontier

and a documentary , featuring Hun Huur Tur from Mongolia (with english subtitle)

 

Music from Finland – Steve ´n ´Seagulls

Steve ´n Seagulls is a folk cover band from Perunamaa / Finland , they´ve “specialised” on covering Heavy Metal songs from AC/DC , Dio or Iron Maiden , here is their newest cover of Thunderstruck from the faboulos AC/DC

Crazy finish people , i love them , Steve n Seagull are Irwin Remmel, Musta Magisteri, Puikkonen,Hermann and Wild Till Hiltunen

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Music from Palestina – Azam Ali & Naser Musa

“The Spirit of Sumud” A photography exhibition by photographer James Prineas.Faith (Eman) composed by Palestinian composer Naser Musa.
Performed by Azam Ali & Naser Musa

Azam Ali was very taken by these photographs of Palestine and the Palestinian people and asked Alfred Madain  if he can put them together in a video format to the song faith from her new album From Night to the Edge of Day.