released February 1, 2017
“Shambhu is a consummate artist, at once precise, skilled, sensitive and inventive way beyond the norm. SOOTHE overflows with inspired compositions and exquisite performances. Each track offers its own journey within, bringing reverence for the earth, a vast rainbow of imagery, and cosmic spaces opening inward while reaching high to the heavens.”
~Lloyd Barde, Music Reviewer, COMMON GROUND Magazine
PRODUCED BY: Shambhu and Todd Boston
MASTERED BY: Tom Eaton for Imaginary Road Studios (Windham County, VT)
Composed and Arranged by Shambhu Neil Vineberg except Prelude 2, composed by George Gershwin and arranged by Shambhu; and Gaia Sweet Divine, composed by Shambhu Neil Vineberg and Kristin Hoffmann
Published 2016 by Sacred Love Music (BMI) except Prelude 2, published by Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.; and Gaia Sweet Divine, published by Sacred Love Music (BMI) and Jump With Me Music (ASCAP).
Copyright 2016 by Shambhu Neil Vineberg
Shambhu - acoustic, electric guitars, voice, 6-string ukulele, e-marimba, e-sitar, e-pads shambhumusic.com
Paul McCandless - english horn, soprano sax (3, 8)
Michael Manring - bass
Ravichandra Kulur - bansuri flute(4, 8)
Premik Russell Tubbs - soprano sax, wind synth (1, 2, 8)
George Brooks - soprano sax (6)
Kristin Hoffmann – voice (4)
Frank Martin - keyboards
Jeff Haynes - percussion
Gurumurthy V – table (4, 8)
Todd Boston – slide guitar (1)
Shambhu exploded onto the contemporary instrumental music scene in 2010 with his acclaimed #1 release, “Sacred Love”. He followed up with “Dreaming of Now,” which earned him a ZMR Music Award (2013) for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.
An accomplished guitarist and composer, Shambhu expresses himself through a blend of folk, Indian and jazz styles. His music emerges in quiet introspection. His touch evokes delicate yet intricate expressions of nuance and subtlety. His performances are deeply engaging and provide audiences an experience that some have described as “magical”, “a journey” and “opening a space within”.
Shambhu has performed or recorded with noted artists such as Paul McCandless, Carlos Santana, Premik Tubbs, Tony Levin, George Brooks, Kai Eckhardt, Michael Manring, Eugene Friesen, Narada Michael Walden, and Ravichandra Kulur.
Shambhu is featured on Jeff Oster's Next, Ricochet – The Echoes Living Room Concerts (Vol 20), two Will Ackerman compilations, The Gathering II, and The Gathering I (ZMR Award for "Best Album of the Year"), The Guitar - The Best of New Age Reviews, and on Ann Licater's Doorway to a Dream. He recorded on Whitney Houston’s multi-platinum album, Whitney.
Shambhu plays Taylor Guitars.