Sky Kisses Earth - Prem Joshua
Joshua is a pioneer in the field of world music, creating a synthesis of east and west. His music is perfect for both meditation and celebration. Sky Kisses Earth is a ticket to the ancient Tantric temples of India. Effortlessly, Prem Joshua blends the magic of Eastern music (Sitar, Tabla, Flutes, Santoor, etc) with transparent and modern Western sounds. These hypnotic grooves, fine textures and rich melodies will transport the listener to a cross cultural mythic land of golden radiance.
01 Sky Kisses Earth
02 Remember This
04 Night Rain
05 Seventh Eclipse
06 Earth Kisses Sky
"Prem Joshua is the new Guru of East-West Fusion Music" The TIMES OF INDIA on his Delhi Concert
The fusion sitar master, Indian flutist, soprano sax player and composer Prem Joshua is a World Music pioneer, creating a new musical synthesis beyond the borders of East and West. Having traveled between India and Europe for over twenty years, Prem Joshua has studied with some of India’s finest musicians, including sitar maestro Ustad Usman Khan. Joshua draws deeply from the well of eastern traditions, but has never lost touch with the pulse of contemporary western music.
Over the years he has refined his distinctive sound, blending the sensuous instrumentation of ancient India with evocative melodies, modern electronica grooves and danceable ethnic rhythms. His creative musical blend has brought recognition from critics, music lovers and the press throughout the East and West. In India he is celebrated as the “new guru of fusion."
Accompanied by the versatile tabla and santoor player, Manish Vyas, Prem Joshua has toured around the world, giving highly acclaimed concerts in Malaysia, Japan, Israel, India, Europe and the USA. A native of Germany, he now lives among the beautiful Tuscan hills of Italy.
Master musicianship is immediately apparent in the music: in the playing, the composition and the transmission of both deep meditative states and full-throttle blissfull joy. Whether in live performance or on high quality CD, Prem Joshua and his musical companions invoke a memorable and finely woven tapestry of sonic magic.