Project Tierra is a San Francisco based collaborative project between visionary artist and musician LJ Altvater and Peruvian musician and teacher Jorge Molina along with a number of guest musicians. Two complete songs are available for free download at www.projecttierra.com.
LJ Altvater: percussion, mandolin, tambura, synths, loops, sequences, etc.
Sonja Eagle: story & voice on track 6.
Kinich Kakmo Cota Esparza: voice on track 1.
Sarah Ghiorse: vocal on tracks 3 & 4.
Jorge Molina: percussion, voice, birimbao, throat singing, kena, accordion, cajon, saz, etc.
Akinyele Sadiq: congas, djembe & shekere on track 3.
Spiraleena: lyrics, vocal & vocal arrangement on track 16.
Hidenori Umeki: vocal & morinhuur on track 10.
Peter Whitehead: spike fiddle on tracks 1 & 15; rumba box on track 5.
All songs written by Altvater & Molina except:
Track 1: Molina & Whitehead
Track 2: Altvater
Tracks 3, 4, 8, 12: Molina
Track 10: traditional Mongolian folk song
Track 16: Altvater, Molina & Spiraleena
Produced by Jorge Molina & LJ Altvater
Recorded & mixed by LJ Altvater at Studio Nine, San Francisco
Cover concept by Jorge Molina
Illustration & design by LJ Altvater
Also visit www.sunecho.com/music/music.htm for more free MP3s by LJ Altvater.