Eugene Friesen

News on February 2nd, 2014
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Really thankful for Michael Debbage’s review of “Dreaming of Now” at Shambhu’s follow up effort shows an artist that has not only blossomed but has also formally announced himself as a ready for prime time musician. The only question is in which genre? It does not matter as Shambhu takes elements of World, Smooth […]

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News on December 10th, 2013
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Here is Lloyd Barde’s review of Dreaming of Now in the December/January 2014 issue of Common Ground.  by LLOYD BARDE (, Music Editor Common Ground Magazine                           Following the acclaim of his debut album, Sacred Love, guitarist Shambhu brings his instrumental reveries to new heights […]

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This week I recorded a Living Room Concert on Echoes with John Diliberto, joined by two maestros — cellist Eugene Friesen and wind player Premik Russell Tubbs. We played 5 songs from Sacred Love and Dreaming of Now, and chatted it up with John Diliberto, host. The song list for the show (hover the album player below): Revelation (Sacred Love) Edge […]

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News on November 20th, 2012
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Enjoy this video from a recent session at Imaginary Road Studios with cellist Eugene Friesen, producer Will Ackerman, and recording engineer Thomas Eaton. Band also features Shambhu on guitar, George Brooks on sax, Frank Martin on piano, Kai Eckhardt on bass, Celso Alberti on drum and Jeff Haynes on percussion (thanks recording engineer Corin Nelsen).

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News on January 16th, 2011
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Here is the english translation of a wonderful review of Sacred Love by Alejandro Clavijo González in New Age Reviews (Spain). The debut of composer and guitarist Shambhu is entitled Sacred Love. It is an award-winning work in which the artist features his guitar through different genres on the same CD, from the soft sound […]

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News on October 12th, 2010
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“Tremendous tenderness and love has gone into this debut recording by Shambhu, evident in everything from composition to instrumentation to the production of both the music and the packaging. Although he has graced the recordings of many other musicians with his fine guitar melodies, this is Shambhu’s first full length CD. But he didn’t create […]

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News on May 24th, 2010
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I met the gifted drummer Narada Michael Walden in my early 20s. We played music together, became friends and Narada invited me to learn meditation with his teacher, Sri Chinmoy, the Indian mystic with was also teaching John McLaughlin and Carlos Santana. Within a year I became one of Sri Chinmoy’s students and after 2.5 […]

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News on May 8th, 2010
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On Friday I had the opportunity to record at Imaginary Road Studio with cellist and composer Eugene Friesen. Eugene Friesen is a 3-time Grammy Award winner for his work with the Paul Winter Consort. He’s a graduate of the Yale School of Music and currently teaches at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. With […]

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