Mark Egan Set to Release the Shakti-like ‘Dreaming Spirits’
Dreaming Spirits is a world jazz group led by Grammy Award winning bassist Mark Egan and tabla player/percussionist Arjun Bruggeman and special guest guitarist Shane Theriot. This audiophile-quality recording, set for release on January 19, 2018, will feature 14 original instrumental compositions for a total of 70 plus minutes exploring multi-dimensional ambient grooves and masterful improvisations from some of the most influential contemporary improvising musicians. Arjun and Mark were inspired to this project since meeting in 2008 while playing with Krishna Das. Guitar wizard Shane Theriot completed the chemistry for the trio. Fans of John McLaughlin‘s Shakti will feel at home with this dynamic recording, as well as listeners of jazz, fusion, blues, rock , yoga and Kirtan music.
Personnel: Mark Egan – Bass (Pat Metheney, Sting, Roger Daltrey, Joan Osborne, Krishna Das, Marc Cohn, Arcadia, Sophie B. Hawkins, Pat Martino, Larry Coryell, Gil Evans); Arjun Bruggeman – Tabla/Percussion (Jason Mraz, Belinda Carlisle, Jon Anderson, Trevor Hall, Bobert Bly, Michael Franti, Hu Dost, Snatam, Shyamdas, Krishna Das); Shane Theriot – Guitars (Hall & Oates, Neville Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Dr. John, Willie Nelson, Jeff Sipe).