David Newman (aka Durga Das) is a widely recognized Chant Artist and sacred musician who continues to travel throughout North America, Europe and Asia, singing Kirtan chants and offering workshops on the healing power of sound. His music embodies a devotional mysticism, distinctive musicality, poetic intimacy and a deep respect for India's ancient chant tradition.
Joyous, ecstatic and uplifting his unique sound is captured on his CDs: Soul Freedom, Lotus Feet: A Kirtan Revolution, Leap of Grace: The Hanuman Chalisa and his latest CD/DVD set Into the Bliss.
Love, Peace, Chant was his fifth album and first with Nutone. An emotionally evocative and spiritually transcendent record with intimate sacred songs and hypnotic trance jams.
His most recent release To Be Home, is a genre transcending tapestry of spirited sound poetry that weaves elements of the past, present, east and west into a mystical and magical elixir for the heart.