10,000 Suns – Saul David Raye
“Saul is tuned in to his heart. His spirit shines forth in everything he says and does.”
— Yoga Chicago
“A beautiful and moving experience.”
— Kitzie Stern / New World Kirtan
The debut album from acclaimed yoga teacher and kirtan artist Saul David Raye. Featuring performances by Toni Childs, Sheela Bringi, Kirtan Soul Revival, Dave Stringer, Sheila Nicholls, Jim Beckwith, Prema Hara & Johanna Beekman. Includes the #3 iTunes world music single ‘Jai Ganesha (Victory to Love).
10,000 Suns is a recording of Sanskrit mantras and spoken word poetry in the tradition of the Indian poet-saints. The eclectic arrangements feature deep grooves, uplifting rhythms and sweet harmonies, referencing soul, funk, Hindustani classical music and the spiritual folk music of the 1970s. Eastern instruments such as sitar, bansuri flute, harmonium, tabla and tamboura embellish the sound, built on a foundation of acoustic and electric guitar, drums and bass.
Saul David Raye is an internationally acclaimed teacher, healer and spiritual activist known for his empowering and transformational approach to yoga, healing and spirituality. A pioneering and inspiring presence in Yoga’s evolution in the west, Saul’s authentic and heart-centered teaching has influenced thousands of students and teachers around the world.
Produced by Jim Beckwith, Saul David Raye & Dave Stringer
Mixed by Krishan Khalsa
Recording Engineers: Jim Beckwith & Krishan Khalsa
Basic tracks engineered by Deepak Ramapriyan at Dream Rock Studios
Additional Engineering in New York: John Guth
Additional Production: Krishan Khalsa
Mastered by Stefan Heger /Fisheye Music Mastering, Columbia, SC
Album Cover artwork: Saraswati Dalldorf / Front Cover Photo: Jim Beckwith / Back Cover: Saul David Raye
Associate Producers: Kat & Bob Tudor, Manoj & Jyothi Chalam, Peter Goodman, Melissa Codispoti & a few music angels who asked not be named 🙂
For full album credits please visit atmamusic.com