Listen to James's Interview on The Album Show
To the creator of life:
Thank you for this opportunity to be human
To be both divinely beautiful and perfectly flawed
To feel joy sorrow love fear and gratitude
To love deeply both my self
and my brothers and sisters on this journey
To feel connected in my community and in my solitude
Thank you for the freedom to explore life on earth
and all its challenges and blessings
with open mind and strong heart
all my relations. ~ JM
Award winning producer, performer, and recording artist James Marienthal studied music and jazz improvisation at Bard College and Naropa University. His CD Mysteries of the Night: Alive Inside The Tank was named the #1 Healing Arts Music album of 2018, and has been described as “like jamming with God… intoxicating and mesmerizing” (Buzz Music Report), and was acclaimed by The World Flute Society as "Extraordinary music… ethereal, spiritual, meditative, and absolutely amazing”. He is well known as founder and producer for the Grammy winning new age/world music label Silver Wave Records.
SPEAK TO THE SKY
Silver Wave Records is excited to announce the release of Speak to the Sky by recording artist James Marienthal. Available on CD and all digital platforms.
Speak to the Sky features all original compositions, inspired by Marienthal’s explorations playing music in nature, with deep listening and tuning in to divine resonance. It is a prayer from the heart, spoken in musical tongues through flutes, voice, strings and bells, with stunning vocal accompaniment by talented singer Arwen Ek, and the deeply reverent title track with GRAMMY winning producer Tom Wasinger playing lap steel guitar
about James Marienthal's "Speak To The Sky"
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
"Gentle, serene, and reverent, Speak to the Sky is a shining treasure and a rapturous listening experience. Highly recommended."
"Speak to the Sky is a stirring collection of auditory bliss."
ROOTS MUSIC REPORT
"Speak to the Sky is... musical therapy... a great sonic achievement."