Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Recently we went to LA to record for our new (as of yet to be named) album which is planned for release in May. This gave us the opportunity to meet the very talented and beautiful children who sang on our new CD for children called "Feeling Good Today"... to be released in just a few weeks!!! Krishan, our producer, recorded all of the children out of his studio while we were on tour. I actually didn't know most of the kids before the recording. We reached out to the Kundalini Yoga and Sikh community in LA, and were blessed to find these kids! When Krishan sent us the first mixes and I got to hear the children sing, I was really struck by the joy and purity in their voices which gives the album so much life and love!! So the pizza party was an opportunity to meet them in person, and in some small way say thank you to the kids and their parents. Not all of the kids could make it however. So, here are some of our stars.
From left to right, bottom row of kids: Siri Guru Dev, Antonia, Cynthia
From left to right, top row of adults: Simran and Guru Prem (Siri Guru Dev's parents), Anabela (Antonia's mom), Sarah (Cynthia's mom), yours truly, Krishan (our producer)
Our goofy shot... you gotta have at least one of those, right?
From left to right: Angelo, Leo, yours truly, and Antonia
Here are some more pictures of our time in LA.
While in LA, we got to stay a few doors down from Guru Ram Das Ashram, where I have for many years received musical and spiritual inspiration. This year was very beautiful. Not only did I feel the presence of God in this sacred place, but felt like I was bringing our baby in womb to be blessed. Here's a picture of Guru Ram Das ashram, one of my favorite views, that often comes to me in meditations. If you ever want to visit the address is 1644 Preuss Rd in West Los Angeles, and the phone is 310-858-7691... someone always answers.
Here's a picture of GuruGanesha recording his beautiful guitar. Yes, for all of those GuruGanesha fans out there... we are blessed to have the warmth and joy of his guitar and voice on the yet to be named album. We could call it "To be Named". How about that? And by the way, if you live on the East Coast of the US and Canada, he'll be on tour with an incredible band in just a few weeks. Check out www.spiritvoyage.com for more details!
Thomas, who is producing "To be Named", is seen here talking to GuruGanesha, as GuruGanesha is recording in the sound booth the next room over.
Here I am singing, with the soul of my baby in womb very present. Sometimes there would be little kicks and movements, and other times just a pure feeling of presence, confidence, purity and love. I am grateful to this beautiful soul who chose us at this time.