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  • 1. USA Radio Broadcast – Faith
  • 2. Groupo Afrocubano Oba Ilu – Chango
  • 3. Protector Chapel (Tibet) – Damaru Drum/Chant For The Deity Dharmaraja
  • 4. USA Radio Broadcast – Evangelist Sheila
  • 5. Drummers of the Societe Absolument Guinin (Haiti) – DJouba
  • 6. Festival Musicians (Nepal) – Gai Jatra
  • 7. Monastery Prayer Room (Tibet) – Tsok Choe
  • 8. USA Radio Broadcast – I Specialize
  • 9. Choir Of The Anchiskhati Church (Georgia) – Mravaldzanier
  • 10. Western Wall (Jerusalem) – Pt1 Torah Recital, Pt2 Yaashe Shalom
  • 11. Radio Broadcast – Koran Recital
  • 12. Bata Drummers Of Grupo Afrocubano Oba Ilu – Eleggua
  • 13. Choir Of The Sioni Church (Georgia) – Tsmindao Upalo
  • 14. Church Of The Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem) – Bells
  • 15. USA Radio Broadcast – Let God Turn It Around For You
  • 16. Nunnery Prayer Room (Tibet) – Tsok Choe (Close)

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FAITH was recorded over a period of one year (1996) and features music from various religions. It is very different from most Soul Jazz releases! Soul Jazz Records likes roots music and the music on this CD is exactly that. Most of the music is either the human voice (solo or in choirs) or drum rhythms (again, solo or in groups). Sometimes these two elements are combined but rarely does the music feature anything else. Featuring music from Santeria, Voodoo, Tibetan Buddhism etc as well as containing radio broadcasts from the USA , Christian Bells and more , Faith was partly recorded in studios around the world (Cuba, Haiti, Georgia) and partly field recordings (various Monastaries in Tibet , street recordings in Israel and Nepal). All the recordings were done with the consent of the musicians. There were a number of complications in this recording project. Spirit possesions in the studio (Haiti), constant Power cuts (Georgia), the political environment in Tibet ... which made this CD one of the most fun to make and one of which we are most proud. If you are intersted in tracing music back to its roots then hopefully you will enjoy this CD. Some of the choirs and groups featured on Faith have also recorded albums of their own which are currently being prepared for release on Soul Jazz Records. An album of Santeria (the Afro-Cuban religion) is already available on Soul Jazz Records performed by Grupo Oba Ilu . Future releases will hopefully incude Haitian Voodoo Drums and recordings from Tibet!

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