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AshEL & Madhu: Ascension Music featuring Egemen Sanli and Kevin Njikam

Madhu, Egemen, AshEL, and Kevin Njikam offer a sonic journey of vocal soundscapes, sitar, ngoni, keyboard, steel handpans and more. Please join if you feel called to be cosmically lifted and come away with a fully inspired and expanded heart from this music. The sounds these musicians weave together are sure to mesmerize, enchant, and make you get up and dance, while reminding us of the sacred dimensions of life we all share and inhabit.

Early Bird $20 // $25 At the Door - RSVP HERE

Madhu Anziani is a sound healer extraordinaire who learned from the first-hand experience of being paralyzed as a quadriplegic and used sound and energy healing to completely recover. Madhu's voice is otherworldly; both a portal and vessel for sound healing. He has studied Jazz and World Music and went on to be certified in Sound, Voice, and Music Healing at CIIS. He offers a 6 part program entitled The Path of Liberation Through Vibration, a curriculum of techniques and guidance for opening the healing power of the voice. He teaches from a cross-cultural lens, blending Tibetan Buddhist chant, Wisdom Healing Chi Gong, and the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of Ancestral Healing Arts.

Egemen (Ege) is a modern dervish traveling to find his own voice within world music, carrying the flag of his Turkish roots as a musician. Ege plays the sitar alongside other ethnic instruments (shamisen, saz, hang and handpan drums, banjo, flutes) and is able to bring out the mystic and invigorating qualities of all. He utilizes beats, loops and tanpura machines to compliment his joyful improvisations based on traditional Eastern ragas. Ege lives in San Francisco and performs regularly in the Bay Area, he is also a certified Yoga teacher.

AshEL SeaSunZ is a creative and a healer. He is a TEDx speaker, founder of the music/art collective, Earth Amplified, and a vocalist with West African/West Oakland band Dogon Lights. is his critically acclaimed rideshare webisode. Currently, AshEL is bringing a unique perspective to the spiritual world music scene with a background in hip hop and his own touch on traditional and modern fusion of instruments and style. His new project, Soulestial Chvrch is inspired by the transformative power of plants and self-realization.

Kevin Njikam is a Multi-Instrumentalist/ Composer/ Producer/ Educator/ SoundHealer. He has gigged with musicians ranging from hip hop artist Killah Priest (of Wu-Tang Clan), to World Music artists like Ozomatli, to musical/activists like Climbing Poetree, Singing Bear, Human, and Mama Crow. He has also studied with greats from the jazz and sound healing world like Jackie McLean and Grammy winner Steve Davis.
Kevin heads a project called SOULESTIAL- a blend of earth & sky - hoping to bring us closer to our soulestial selves. Blending intuition with knowledge - creating whatever is needed in the moment.