HERITAGE O.P.'s new CD release "COME TO THE RIVER" in collaboration with JASON SHELTON and THE FIRST UU NASHVILLE SINGERS is an anthem for the dawning unity of humanity. A call for all to move together with love and harmony. HERITAGE O.P.'s new music fuses heart-throbbing, soul-stirring grooves, euphoric rhythms and passionate voices with a message of inspiration for our bold new era of compassion and understanding - a unique reunion of the drums as it embraces modern inspirational gospel. "COME TO THE RIVER" and let the spirit of truth flow through you!
Feel the passion, taste the rhythms of your spirit through drums and percussion (all played by hands). This CD is a modern interpretation of Africa, The Caribbean, New Orleans, Brazil and Cuba. With positive English lyrics, melodic Mbiras and Marimba.
"I'm still Heritage O.P.'s biggest fan. I recommend that you check out their great new CD 'When I Start to Play' and stay tuned" - Sonny Rollins, Living Legend of Jazz.
Experience power of the healing drums (all played by hands), melodic sounds of the Mbiras, sultry vocals, and a mountain of mesmerizing percussion on 2 CDs. You will be inspired to reach your highest potential through love. It's like nothing you have heard.
"Exciting, exhilarating as well as healing" - Babatunde Olatunji, World Renowned Master Drummer & Teacher.
"A repository and purveyor of profound spiritual truisms essential for the proliferation of life" - Reginald Yates, Distinguished Dance Artist, Choreographer & Historian.
"A creation from the soul and It is good" - Chief Bey, Master Drummer & Ethnomusicologist.
"Totally positive and uplifting...a truly powerful percussion celebration" - Modern Drummer Magazine.
'Universal Healing is a seamless music travelogue of Africa Diaspora...that sustains love making, movement, meditation...and good intentions" - Attitude The Dancers' Magazine.
"Healing music...I like the best" - Jazz Critique Magazine.
A one of kind CD, percussion music for dance, exercise and aerobics is raw and fresh. A great Dance Class album, from beginners to professionals, for Modern, African, Horton, Improvisation, Choreography and Teaching. With rhythms from the African diaspora featuring sacred drums (all played by hands) and original chants. Your soul journey begins.
The song "Friendship" was used in the soundtrack in Mark Levin's motion picture titled "Brooklyn Babylon".
"Rhythm to live by" - Sonny Rollins, Living Legend of Jazz.
"Absolutely riveting...totally inspiring" - Judith Jamison, Artistic Director at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
"Intelligence and imagination...with a very unique style of it\'s own" - Chico O' Farrill, Grammy Award Winning Arranger, Composer & Conductor.
"Let yourself get wrapped up in the diverse...river of music" - Free Spirit Magazine.
"Africa's harvesting" - Newsday.
"Inspirational...with a soulful touch" - Weight Watchers Magazine