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Winner of 2014 Detroit Music Award for "Outstanding World Music Recording"

This album is the result of one amazing day at Sage Ct. Studio in Ann Arbor, MI. Pandit Samar Saha was on a North American tour and made a stop in Michigan. John Churchville, a student of Pdt. Saha, had been doing some recording with the legendary Nada drummer Muruga Booker and was able to bring these two masters together for one magical day.
The music on this album is the result of the purest form of improvisation. There was no pre-conceived notions of what was to happen. The musicians just came in, tuned up, and went for it.
A year passed and the tracks were enhanced with drones, Ektar, Saaz, Electric Mandolin and Bass, but at the fore front of the entire album is the Tabla and Nada drumming by true masters of their craft.


released March 21, 2013

Recorded 2009-2012 at Sage Ct. Studio Ann Arbor, MI.

Muruga Booker (AKA Priest Steven Bookvich) - Nada Drum, Congas, Shaker, Electronic Drones
John Churchville - Tabla, Bass Guitar
Pandit Samar Saha - Tabla

Guest Musicians:
Alex Terzian - Saz, Electric Mandolin
Vince da Luiso - Ektar

Produced by: Muruga Booker and John Churchville
Engineered mixed and mastered by: Jef Stevens
C.D. Artwork: Muruga Booker
Photos by: Cory Robinson


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