The Sacred Language~AFRICA, part 3 of an ongoing world music series by master percussionist and composer Reid DeFever. INDIA AFRICA ASIA PERSIA...
Journey deep in the heart the jungle, across vast Deserts, feel the heat of the fire and Sun, and the cool Moon lit nights, tacks 2 & 10 feature Natural sounds.
Instrumentation (partial list): Djembe-Djun Djun-Ewe-Talking Drum-Ashiko-Log Drum-Marimba-Xylophone-Shakere-Rattles-Voice... ** tracks 11-14 were recorded @ Motherland Music, the best African drum shop in LA!!
Discover ancient rhythms, harmony & exotic instruments from around the Globe in the language without words...The Sacred Language. An epic 4 CD journey!
**note to the listener** drumming music in particular is meant to be felt (so turn up the volume!) in order to realize the full effect!! Theses CDs are performed live and in the moment with Nature's surrounding ambients: ocean, rivers, waterfalls, wind, storms etc. These Elements along with minimal audio processing give the listener an organic realism that will transport you to another time and place, now close your eyes....listen, and dance!
"In constant motion, evolving and revolving"
"an organic fusion of new and old, evoking the timeless!"
"a radiant inspiration from start to finish"
"perfect for my desert jouney"
Reid has toured across the United States, Japan, Taiwan, Canada and Europe. Performing for US and NATO bases in the Balkans (Macedonia, Kosovo & Bosnia) and Japan.
Reid has been honored to perform in the Taipei National Concert Hall-Taiwan. Liszt Academy Hall-Budapest, Prague State Symphonic Hall, Smetana Hall-Prague, and Janacek Hall- Brno all of Czecholslovakia. CPE Bach Konzerthalle and Votiv Kirken-Frankfurt, Germany. Appearing with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Less Dudek, Johnathan Entwissle, John Anderson from Yes, Steve Reid from the Rippingtons, and Dick Clark.
a language without words...the sacred language