Om Shanti Om

by Don Cherry

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Daniel Wiklander
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Daniel Wiklander When the casual, hippie aesthetic meets Don Cherry's virtuosity true magic happens.
Jonathan Clarke
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Jonathan Clarke A phenomenally good lp. I've loved don cherry and his music for fifty years, and this is amongst the finest, it's all sublime especially when his trumpet soars
Cycletryst
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Cycletryst Incredible performance - both intimate and globally expansive - in the moment and at One! Timeless and perfect.
Make space and time in your life for this music.
Another fantastic document of the peerless Don. Favorite track: Dissolution.
ladyofthedewatdawn
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ladyofthedewatdawn UNBELIEVABLE !Mesmerising fell in love on first hearing ...sometimes like Gatto Barbieri with ecstatic background chanting ,this music combines everything I love in music spiritually sensual linking cultures worlds people, my experience is deep rapture , so very clever ,sensitive and satisfying .warmest thanks for the love light and joy ! Ruby
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An amazing document of the life experiment that was the Organic Music Society. This super quality audio, recorded by RAI (the italian public broadcasting company) in 1976 for television, documents a quartet concert focused on vocals compositions and improvisations. Here, Don Cherry and his family-community’s musical belief emerges in its simplicity, with the desire to merge the knowledge and stimuli gained during numerous travels across the World in a single sound experience. Don's pocket-trumpet is melted with the beats of the great Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos, the Italian guitar of Gian Piero Pramaggiore, and the tanpura drone of Moki. A pure hippie aesthetic, like in an intimate ceremony, filters a magical encounter between Eastern and Western civiliziations, offering different suggestions of sound mysticism: natural acoustics in which individual instruments and voices are part of a wider pan-tribal consciousness. A desert Western landscape marries Asian and Latin atmospheres. Indigenous contributions with berimbau explorations find fossil sounds of rattles and clap-hands invocations. Influences of Indian mantra singing are combined with eternal African voices or with folkish-Latin guitar rhythms , while flute and drums evoke distant dances. In the Organic Music everything becomes an act of devotion and love, an ecstatic dwell in the dimension of a sacred free-rejoice.

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released July 3, 2020

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