Biography

There are 4 known artists who promote under the name Shanti.

1. Shanti Matkin, a psytrance producer, who is part of Krome Angels too. He is brother of Riktam Matkin from GMS.
2. “Shanti”, an Indo-American Group (1969-70) (…see bio below)
3. Shanti Snyder (1981.6.4; Kanagawa, Japan) is a Japanese/American lyricist, singer, songwriter, and music TV host.
4. Shanti Wintergate is a Canadian/American musician/actress/writer.

From San Francisco, this Californian-meets-India group played a very relaxed mystic blend of music, alternating instrumental cuts with vocal songs. Adding instruments such as sarod, dholak and tablas to their regular guitar/bass/drums line-up Shanti created an exotic, rootsy aura, never mind the spiritual lyrics. Ustad Zakir Hussein in one of his earliest recordings.

ashish khan, sarod
zakir hussein, tabla, dholak, naal
neil seidel, gtr
steve haehl, gtr, voc
steve leach, bs, voc
frank lupica, ds
pranesh khan, tabla, naal
mike aydelotte, songwriter
produced by richard bock

Edited by COREASTRONG on 22 Nov 2012, 21:28

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