Posts Tagged ‘Nuns’

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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Tricycle Review: Selwa

Chöying Drolma and Steve Tibbetts: Selwa

“On Selwa, a Tibetan nun and American guitarist grant each other the space to move freely through their respective disciplines, and the result is a lesson in listening for anyone who is fortunate enough to come across the album.”

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Gayatri / Kyamdro Semkye

Gayatri Kyamdro

Performance at the Walker Art Center April 17, 2005 · Chöying Drolma: voice; Steve Tibbetts:  guitar, guitar sampler; Marc Anderson:  percussion

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Isthmus Review

“Great stuff and a must for those who enjoyed the collaborators’ earlier album Chö.  Now if only Tibbetts and Drolma would return to Madison for a live concert.  Their last one here (which included several other members of Drolma’s order) was among the most poignant live musical events the city has hosted.”

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Ottawa Citizen

1996-choyingdekenagi

American guitarist and soundscape artist Steve Tibbetts was in the middle of his first tour in support of the album Chö last November, and things seemed to be going pretty smoothly.  Until he lost one of the Tibetan nuns.

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Chö Part 2: Kangyi Tengi

Choying Drolma at the Knitting Factory

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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Chö Part 5: Om Pana Phem

Choying and Nuns' hands making mudras

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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Chö Part 6: Tsok-lu

Steve Tibbetts playing guitar

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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