Posts Tagged ‘Cho’

Handing out Diplomas in Nepal

Family email from India and Nepal, 2010 It’s time to wind this little story up. I moved from the Döndrub hotel up to my friends’ place on Mahankal road. Sukhi and Peter live in Germany for most of the year and kindly offered me the use of their flat. Marc and I stayed there in…

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Lotus Festival review

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

“Deep stirrings I can’t even begin to discuss here were triggered by the sound of Chö, and from the response I felt from the audience, it wasn’t just happening to me.”

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The Sensible Sound

Choying Drolma and Steve Tibbetts

“What Steve has done on Chö is to produce an utterly compelling musical synthesis by recording traditional Tibetan singing and then weave into it synthesized and acoustic layers of sound that truly capture the imagination.”

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Chö Part 7: Kyema Mimin

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Philadelphia Inquirer Review

Chö by Steve Tibbetts and Chöying Drolma

“Tibbetts is a man enthralled by the sound of a single strummed chord vibrating in space, his love of the sheer physicality of music makes a perfect marriage with the disembodied songs of Tibetan nun Choying Drolma on Chö”

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Guitar Player, March 1997

Steve Tibbetts, Choying, Marc Anderson, etc.

“Steve Tibbetts… dressed the pieces in the spacious, almost transparent robes of bouzouki, opened-tuned guitar, strings and percussion. A miracle of East / West alchemy.”

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Chö

Chö by Steve Tibbetts and Chöying Drolma

Chöying Drolma and Steve Tibbetts. “a beautiful pastiche of celestial songs that evokes a tenderness, optimism and appetite for life that cuts through in any language.” -St. Paul Pioneer Press

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