IndiaJiva are multi-instrumentalists and composers Ron Ragel and Vicki Hansen, who have carved a niche for themselves in the field of world fusion music – creating a new synthesis in sound, transporting their audiences and listeners beyond the borders of both East and West.
Canadian singer/songwriter Brenda McMorrow has been performing music from a variety of traditions– from folk/pop to bluegrass to jazz – for over 15 years. A transformational musical experience in India in 2006 led Brenda to the realization that her next step musically and spiritually would be to combine her own unique songwriting with sacred devotional chants.
Chloë studied music and education at Cambridge and Norwich universities (1971 – 76). She has travelled worldwide, exploring a wide perspective on voice and sound, in search of “an embodied compassionate singing”. Deafness in childhood catalysed Chloë's fascination with inner sound and the singing voice as the most intimate vehicle for spirit, unhindered by the limitations of social conditioning.
An award-winning producer, Ragani Buegel leads Milwaukee’s renowned Kirtan with Ragani, one of the largest independent and ongoing live kirtan (sacred chant) scenes in the US. For the past 25 years, she has been leading kirtan in the US and abroad.
Felix Maria Woschek ...
... is a true world-musician. He has managed to intepret afresh the most beautiful Spirituals in the world, for European ears. When he sings Indian bhajans or the mantra songs of Jews and Sufis, listeners cannot help but open their hearts and join in the singing.
It’s no doubt why her music has already been described as “spiritually rewarding. While her earlier influences lie in pop and jazz, this chanteuse can undoubtedly cross over borders without any difficulty