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"David Newman is reminiscent of George Harrison, Dylan and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”
- LA Yoga Magazine
“At David Newman’s concert, 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.”
- The Washington Post
“Though David Newman has a deep sense of tradition in his music, there is also something thoughtful, poetic, personal, and almost romantic about his songs.”
- Yoga Journal
“David Newman is a star in the international sub genre of chant artist or mantric musician”.
- NPR | All Things Considered
“When I first heard David Newman play at Bhakti Fest my heart exploded (in the good way). His music infuses the devotional chanting of the east with a western groove and for me it was the perfect invitation to both bhakti and kirtan. He’s a joy-dispensing, darkness-dispelling, light-bearing artist and I love him completely.
- Josh Radnor | Actor, Director | How I Met Your Mother
“David Newman has created a world with his music. It’s meditative, positive, and very powerful, bringing people together and also to themselves.”
- Lisa Loeb | Grammy winning singer- songwriter
“David Newman’s music especially his voice elevates the ear and then allows one to dive deep into the sweetness of the heart.”
- Sharon Gannon | Founder Jivamukti Yoga
“I've always loved the heart that so clearly is the force within David Newman's music - it makes me happy and grateful to be alive!”
- Elena Brower | Yoga Influencer
“David Newman is the true embodiment of Love and Presence. The pleasure of being near him, talking to him, singing with him, brings a pure awareness of unalloyed joy.”
- Bruce Joel Rubin | Screenwriter | Ghost, Jacob’s Ladder, The Time Traveler’s Wife
"David Newman has been a great inspiration for me being a devotional artist. His music is a precious gift, a reminder of the divine that dwells within us always."
- Donna De Lory | Sacred Musician
"A natural anti-depressant, David Newman’s music will put a smile on your face. His contagious melodies reveal an unmistakably sincere connection to the infinite, while his original lyrics courageously lead us to experience bhakti- unconditional love. Like the Pied Piper, David Newman lures you into musical bliss-you won't be able to resist singing along!"
- Sara Ivanhoe | Master Yoga Instructor
“David Newman’s music is a heart-centered love fest! Rooted deep yet modern and evolving, he simultaneously speaks to your quiet soul and your roaring spirit.”
- Nick Demos | Broadway Producer | Memphis, Come from Away
"David Newman is the Cat Stevens of Sacred Music.”
- Dr. Marc Halpern | Founder, California College of Ayurveda
“David Newman’s music is genre bending in the most surprising and uplifting way. You will find yourself humming along, then later singing along as he redefines the whole concept of sacred mantra music.”
- Terry McBride | Founder, Nettwerk Music Group
“David Newman’s music makes my heart sing. His songs are love letters to the divine, and to the listener too. They soothe your soul, expand your consciousness, and fill you with bliss. Joyous and intoxicating, they are perfect for a dance or a trance. Sing along with David and you will soon find yourself in perfect harmony.”
- Amy Weiss | Author of Crescendo, Hay House