Best Jazz Album
Best Acoustic Instrumental Album - Guitar
Zone Music Awards
""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.”
“This one seems to have a special magic.”
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.”
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).
Premik Russell Tubbs played on Lilac Skies. With Shambhu