d2b : History
d2b means 'Directions to Bliss' and is the project name for the CD's that Bhakta produces with a number of musicians from all over the world. These cds are produced for the My Master Music label. The idea of d2b was born while Bhakta was recording in the late hours at the music studio at Osho's Ashram in Poona India. Many great singers and musicians come to visit the ashram and play together. The aim is to bring the best moments to you, the moments when the artist has disappeared into silence, when a fragrance of the unknowable becomes audible. Some of the artists that d2b has woked with include: Maneesh (Indian Slide Guitar), Bharam (Santur / Nay/ Voice), Avinash (Indian Violin) Tamasan (Voice), Millind (Bamboo flute), Rashmi (Voice), Agar (Shakuhachi), Nadama (Piano), Antar (Sitar), Chirag (Veena).
Bhakta, born in Holland , plays guitar, bass, ud, percussion and keyboards and has produced and performed with hundreds of musicians from all over this beautifull planet Earth. He has worked for seven years in the Music-Studio at Osho's Ashram in India, recording and playing with countless master vocalists and musicians, and another three years in Kyoto, Japan imbibing the spirit of Zen, further deepening into the art of Listening. Bhakta released "Open Transmission" for New Earth Records, and "Drowning in Grace", "India all Over" and "Snow on Venus" as part of the 'd2b-Directions to Bliss' series for the MyMasterMusic label that he started with his partner Disha in the rainforest near Byron Bay, Australia in 2002. Their aim is to create music, from dance to meditative, that goes deeper and deeper towards your soul the more you listen to it. And that's a promise.