David, a celebrated chant artist and sacred singer-songwriter infuses the practice of Kirtan – a musical expression of spiritual devotion – with his creative, organic and melodic sensibility to create a uniquely joyful and healing experience.
His soulful, eclectic and poetic folk style connects to the heart in a way that appeals to chant enthusiasts and music lovers of all persuasions.
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“David is reminiscent of George Harrison, Dylan and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”
“Though David has a deep sense of tradition in his music, there is also something thoughtful, poetic, personal, and almost romantic about his songs.”
“At David Newman’s Kirtan, the event’s volume knob seemed to go from low-level joy to full-on bliss, the kind you feel after climbing a gorgeous mountain or ending a tough run on a strong sprint. Strangers hugged and danced wildly.”