TranscenDance with Matura & Bhakti Shakti Saturday, March 10 at 8 PM - 10 PM
February 10, 2018
Celebrate, dance and soak in the healing hot springs with devotional wisdom, heartfelt connections, and the uplifting high energy Kirtan of Matura and Bhakti Shakti at Jackson Wellsprings!
The evening will feature masterful performances by guitarist Deva Priyo Nicola Notaro and Shree Dee on Tabla with skilled Flute offerings by Brooks Blanchard and Damien Brook Kintz on Violin as well as vocalist Samantha Keller...and musical meditations with Sharanam Anandama as well as the high energy kirtan and 40 years of devotional wisdom experience of author and musician Matura.
Matura Seva Through the vehicle of sacred devotional music and the authoring of inspirational books Matura has been serving and inspiring others throughout the world for over 30 years by carrying forward the Bhakti lineage of his gurus from West Bengal India. He sings a wide variety of upbeat kirtans, original songs, world grooves and Sanskrit chants that heal, inspire and delight the soul. As an Ayurvedic Counselor certified by The American Institute of Vedic Studies, Matura assists others to find clarity and growth through the insight born of self-awareness, Ayurveda and Vedic Devotional Yoga. Matura has dedicated his life to helping others heal body, mind and spirit in order to assist in the achievement of greater levels of satisfaction and success in all areas of life. He is the author of four books available on Amazon. Matura is an author, recording artist, public speaker, yoga teacher and Ayurvedic counsellor and as a multi-instrumentalist he plays sitar, harmonium, flute, and guitar, and sings a wide variety of original songs and sanskrit chants that heal, inspire and delight the soul. Songs from his four cd's Dharma Wheels, Artistic-2-Mystic and Kirtan Gypsy Soul, and Live at Prana Fest, can be found online at amazon, itunes, spotify, cd baby and other outlets. Check out Matura & Bhakti Bhakti on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS5qsrVJE3U or visit the web site for his books, music and events. www.maturamusic.com
Deva Priyo Multi-talented guitarist Deva Priyo and his band Gypsy Moon create a sound that is quite different, in that, it is not pure flamenco or nuevo flamenco. It has elements of both ,combined with electronic variances in what he describes as "Afro-Mediterranean Gypsy trance music." The blending of all these elements results in a fresh new organic sound. Filled with chants, overdubs, percussion, Arabic influences and Spanish guitar the music is world music at it's finest.The track "Gypsy Trance' best exemplifies the integration of the various styles to create a something totally unique. Deva Priyo was the founder of the sacred world groove band "Lost at last along with Jaya Lakshmi. He has shared stages with many notable bands and musicians such as Jaya lakshmi, Fantuzzi, Daniel Paul and countless others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-0RdB2ONnE&list=PLNRfdUyEebUdtnIy7RbyrSTybuLkKoXdx&index=8
Shree Dee - Tabla Shree has been wowing audiences with his formidable tabla skills in the Northwest since his last summer tour with Paul Mitchell and the the Hanuman Project.
Brooks Blanchard - Flute Brooks has been playing flute and percussion for many decades and is a highly regarded sound engineer. He has played in many distinctive groups and with many qualified and talented musicians such as Jaya Lakshmi, Gypsy Moon, Lost at Last, Fantuzzi, Daniel Paul and others.
Damein Brook Kintz Brings a fluid style of violin enhancing and embelishing the Bhakti Shakti Sound. He can also be heard playing with Temple Under the Stars and the Shanti Shivani Band.
Glenn Falkenberg Glenn has been playing Renaissance and sacred music for many decades and is a highly regarded musician, producer and recording engineer at the Om Farm in Veneta Oregon.
He has played in many distinctive groups and with many qualified and talented musicians such as Jaya Lakshmi, Gypsy Moon, Fantuzzi, Fearless Love, Daniel Paul and others.
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