David Newman Music

David Newman or Durga Das, as he is also known, is a Kirtan Chant Artist and a practitioner and educator of Bhakti Yoga - the yoga of love. David's music, rooted in the ancient yogic tradition of sound as a healing path toward self discovery (Nada Yoga), embodies a devotional mysticism, distinctive musicality, poetic intimacy and a deep respect for India's ancient chant tradition.

Friday, October 15, 2010


The Stay Strong Project ... is a charity offering in the style of 'We Are The World' initiated by a song I wrote entitled 'Stay Strong'. Over 30 Chant Artists, Yogis and Yoginis have come together to lend their voices and hearts on the project. Participants include: Mira and I, Krishna Das, Seane Corn, Jai Uttal, Wah, Sharon Gannon, Snatam Kaur, Sean Johnson, Donna De Lory, Gaura Vani, Dave Stringer, Girish, Shantala, Shyam Das, Govindas and Radha, Suzanne Sterling, Kirtan Rabbi, C.C. White, Saul David Raye, Bob Wisdom, Prema Hara, Brenda McMorrow, Amy Barnes, Gina Sala, Yvette Om, Zat Baraka, Terra Gold, Philippo Franchini, Tony Khalife, Radhanath Swami, and more... The Song and Video are due out on Nutone Records early February, 2011!

The Stay Strong Project is partnered with Global Green USA, http://www.globalgreen.org, an organization involved in supporting efforts for the Gulf Coast recovery and other environmental and humanitarian concerns, including: green building, climate solutions, security and sustainability and clean water projects! 100% of the project proceeds go to Global Green!

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Monday, October 11, 2010

Gandharva Award...

Just found out I received 'The Gandharva Award' for excellence in Indian Music from the AAPNA (Association of Ayurveda Professionals of North America). Imagine that :) www.aapna.org