Nominee
Best Jazz Album
Nominee
Best Acoustic Instrumental Album - Guitar
Zone Music Awards
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""We recommend the new album Lilac Skies."

~Deepak Chopra, CNBC.com"

"An invitation to soar, to live, and to breathe."

~R.J. Lannan, ARTISAN REVIEWS

“Feel the joy and serenity of a Master.”

~Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey

“A tasty jazz, blues, and new age contemporary instrumental mix.”

~JAZZIZ.com

“This one seems to have a special magic.”

~MainlyPiano.com

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Lilac Skies is the 4th release from American guitarist, composer and producer Shambhu. This instrumental album features Shambhu’s guitar magic on 10 new songs in a dazzling album with

Jazz, Blues and New Age roots.  

 

"This music is dedicated to lifting us up inside.

Relax, groove, dance, enjoy and love.”

~Shambhu

(pronounced SHOHM-boo)


Joining Shambhu (guitars, e-keyboards, e-bass) for this studio recording are Frank Martin (keyboards), Celso Alberti (drums), and Kai Eckhardt (bass), Premik Russell Tubbs on flute, EWI and lap steel guitar, Celso Alberti on percussion, Kristin Hoffmann on voice, and Alec Hamilton on e-keyboards. 

 

Shambhu recorded two additional acoustic guitar songs at Magic Cottage Studios with Todd Boston, who also mixed the album.

 

Additional recordings took place in San Diego, Maui, Switzerland, and Westhampton Beach.

Recorded by Adam Muñoz at Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, CA).

Mixed by Todd Boston at Magic Cottage Studios (Sebastapol, CA).

Mastered by Tom Eaton at Imaginary Road Studios (Windham County, VT).

Shambhu - Lilac Skies
Shambhu - Lilac Skies

Shambhu recording Unspoken Words
Shambhu recording Unspoken Words

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premik shambhu

Premik Russell Tubbs played on Lilac Skies. With Shambhu

Shambhu - Lilac Skies
Shambhu - Lilac Skies

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REVIEWS:

Jazz Weekly

Shambhu: Lilac Skies

https://www.jazzweekly.com/2019/07/shambhu-lilac-skies/

 

All About Jazz - Jazz at the Edge of New Age

https://www.allaboutjazz.com/jazz-at-the-edge-of-new-age-by-jakob-baekgaard.php

 

CNBC.COM- Deepak Chopra

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/11/3-science-backed-ways-to-escape-the-afternoon-slump-without-caffeine.html

 

Take Effect Reviews

https://takeeffectreviews.com/reviews-3#/shambhulilacskies/

 

Warlock Asylum

https://warlockasyluminternationalnews.com/2019/05/20/lilac-skies-by-shambhu-single-review/

 

Artisan Reviews, RJ Lannan

http://zonemusicreporter.com/recording/viewreviews.asp?rvwbrdcmmt=16543

 

FV Reviews

https://fvreviews.com/2019/05/19/shambhu-lilac-skies/

 

Fresh Out of the Booth

https://www.freshoutofthebooth.com/single-post/2019/05/18/Shambhu-Releases-New-Track-Lilac-Skies

 

Sleeping Bag Studios

http://sleepingbagstudios.ca/

shambhu-lilac-skies/reviews/shambhu-lilac-skies/

 

Stereo Stickman

https://stereostickman.com/

 

Last Day Deaf

http://lastdaydeaf.com/cool-smooth-chill-1/

 

JW Vibe Review

https://www.jwvibe.com/single-post/2019/05/02/SHAMBHU-Lilac-Skies

 

Steve Sheppard, One World Music Radio

http://zonemusicreporter.com/recording/viewreviews.asp?rvwbrdcmmt=16539

 

Contemporary Fusion Reviews

https://contemporaryfusionreviews.com/uplifting-jazz-blues-new-age-

 

IndieBandGuru

https://indiebandguru.com/shambhu-lilac-skies/

 

NEWS - All About Jazz

https://news.allaboutjazz.com/jazz-guitarist-shambhu-releases-his-first-single-from-lilac-skies.php

 

Jazziz

https://www.jazziz.com/new-releases/lilac-skies/

 

Mainly Piano

https://mainlypiano.com/reviews/shambhu-lilac-skies

 

New Age Music reviews

http://www.newagemusicreviews.net/2019/02/shambhulilacskies.html

 

PRINT INTERVIEW

 

Vents Magazine

https://ventsmagazine.com/2019/04/30/interview-shambhu-2/

 

 

RADIO

 

Trish Hennessey Hybrid Jazz Segment

https://soundcloud.com/shambhu/shambhu-on-hybridjazz-with-trish-hennessey-april-30-2019

 

Tony Kornheiser

https://soundcloud.com/shambhu/tonyk-shambhu-segment-41119-609-am

 

VIDEOS

 

Lilac Skies Single

https://youtu.be/oJ8gBjSDkMQ

 

Making of video

https://youtu.be/3-RpRIQUQVI

 

 

ALL ABOUT JAZZ

https://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/shambhu

 

RELEASE - ALL ABOUT JAZZ

https://news.allaboutjazz.com/jazz-guitarist-shambhu-releases-his-first-single-from-lilac-skies.php

 

Mi2N PRESS RELEASE - LILAC SKIES

http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=20568