Ashok Nalamalapu was born in
India, and has practiced devotion since his childhood. He has been
playing harmonium and leading multi-faith chants since 2011. Ashokâ€™s
teachers include Jai Uttal and other Indian classical musicians. As part
of his spiritual path, he has lead Kirtan at Bhakti Fest of California,
LoveLight Fest of Maryland, Maine Yoga Fest, Devotion Fest of Boston
and New Hampshire Yoga for Peace Yoga, temples and schools. He also sang
at reputed yoga centers such as Integral Yoga Institute of New York and
Kripalu Center. He sings multi-faith chants in traditional Indian Raaga
style. He hosts kirtan and sings at Sadhana in Maine regularly. Ashok
has served as a Master of Ceremonies at Bhakti Fest, Omega Ecstatic
Chant, Boston Yoga and Chant Festival, Denver Chant, LoveLight Festival
and Devotion Fest. FMI-ashok@SadhanaMe.com
Uma Lescault will sing with her angelic and devotional voice and play tambourine.
Grundstrom-Whitney has played in numerous bands spanning diverse
genre's. He currently plays in the recording band Tired Eyes(
alternative rock), and JWhit and friends (rap). He has played with the
Tom Hoffman trio(jazz), the 3 Great Jazz guitarists of Virginia Beach
(jazz), David Klogus band( country), the Old Dominion Symphony
Orchestra, various blues, jazz, rock, reggae bands,etc... He also plays
Native American flute.
Rodney Mashia has been touching people's
hearts and making them smile for decades with his soulful music. He has
entertained many groups nationwide with his sensitive original lyrics,
vocal interpretations, guitar and flute. Born and raised in rural
Louisiana with Gospel roots and educated in New England, Rodney's life
experiences have spanned the black and white American political and
music cultures of the past five decades, all contributing to his unique
style. As a flutist, he has accompanied the Hanumen, Carrie Grossman,
Eddie Nataraj, Devadas and many other kirtan leaders. He will play flute
and chant with his beautiful voice.
Other musicians will be announced.
Ticket : $15