Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike - Walk In Beauty (CR-16304)
These healing songs in Sioux and Navajo are a newer style of soothing harmonized chants from the Native American Church. These songs are meant to provide spiritual peace to the listener. CD Review called this album, "...gorgeously pacific..." A 1996 NAIRD Awards finalist.
Healing songs are a newer style of soothing harmonized chanting from the Native American Church (or Peyote Church) without the accompaniment of the peyote water-drum or rattle and are meant to facilitate meditation and prayer and provide comfort and peace for the singers and listeners. This recording combines the inspiring sound of healing chants sung by Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike with a backdrop of ambient electronic textures and sweeping atmospherics. The result is a innovative and reverent presentation of chants from the time-honored Native American Church tradition.
Traditional peyote chants with drum and rattle accompaniment are followed by "healing songs," a newer style of harmonized chanting in Sioux and Navajo without percussion to facilitate meditation. With Verdell Primeaux, Johnny Mike and Robert Attson.
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