Maghreb Voices: Birds Requiem by Dhafer Youssef

A Thousand Ways to Kneel and Kiss the Ground Wanda Waterman Volume 22 Issue 14 2014-04-04 Album: Birds Requiem Artist: Dhafer Youssef “Today, like every day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t go to the door of the study and read a book. Instead, take down the dulcimer; let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground, there are a thousand ways to go home again.” – Rumi Here we have one of the most remarkable recording achievements of 2013. This decade’s masters of world-classical-jazz musical … Continue reading Maghreb Voices: Birds Requiem by Dhafer Youssef

In Conversation With Marc Vella, Part II

Wanda Waterman Voice Magazine Volume 22 Issue 14 2014-04-04 “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then there will be true peace.” ~Sri Chin Moi Gosh Marc Vella is a French classical pianist and a composer who for the last two decades has traveled with a baby grand in a bus across more than forty countries, giving impromptu performances for locals and inviting local musicians to join him. His mission is to share love and to celebrate humanity as part of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children … Continue reading In Conversation With Marc Vella, Part II