Derek Wright | Salaam Axé

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Salaam Axé

by Derek Wright

Blending traditions that span the globe -- Brazilian, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, Balkan, Afghan, New Orleans and more -- this instrumental music inspires movement of body, mind and spirit.
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Rise with the Ranks
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2. Cazadero Dance
5:05 $0.99
3. Karaguna
3:49 $0.99
4. Collective Joy
4:16 $0.99
5. Moon Faces (Duet)
4:28 $0.99
6. Oxóssi in Ferguson
6:39 $0.99
7. Life Always Moving
5:02 $0.99
8. Funk for Dr. J
5:11 $0.99
9. At Large
2:56 $0.99
10. Soorch Bar
3:32 $0.99
11. River Reflection
6:56 $0.99
12. Moon Faces (Trio)
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13. Kabuli Zumbi
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Album Notes
Salaam Axé (Sah-LAHM Ah-SHEY)

The debut project of original and traditional music by Derek Wright (oud, saz, yaylı tambur, percussion), joined by Javad Butah (tabla), Robert Kyle (saxophones, flute), Matt Wright (Afghan rubab, percussion), Tobias Roberson (percussion), David Bergeaud (tongue drum), Michael Hoffman (percussion), and Nininho (elú drum). Derek's arrangements and interpretations of traditional melodies from Afghanistan, Armenia and Greece, blended with original compositions inspired by intensive studies in Brazilian music and dance, North Indian classical music, dance and music of Afghanistan, the Middle East, North Africa, jazz, funk, and more.

== Artists ==

Derek Wright: agbê (1-2, 6, 11, 13), alfaia (1-2, 6, 7, 11, 13), caixa (1-3, 6-7, 11, 13), chocalho (2), conga (1, 7), cymbal (1), gonguê (1-2, 6, 11, 13), oud (1-6, 8, 10-13), repinique (2-3, 7, 13), saz (1, 4, 7, 10), surdo (2-3, 7), tamborim (2), timbal (1, 3, 7), yaylı tambur (9-10)

Javad Butah: tabla (2-4, 8, 12-13)

Robert Kyle: flute (4, 11), saxophone (2, 8, 12)

Tobias Roberson: cajón (5), darbuka (10), pandeiro (7)

Matt Wright: Afghan rubab (3, 7), caixa (3), repinique (3), surdo (3), timbal (3)

David Bergeaud: tongue drum (6)

Nininho (de Olinda): elú (11)

Michael Hoffman: repinique (3), timbal (3)

== Credits ==

All tracks arranged, produced and copyright ℗ 2016 by Derek Wright
All songs written by Derek Wright, except: #2 by Robert Kyle and Derek Wright, #3 traditional Greece, #7 traditional Afghanistan, #8 by Robert Kyle, #10 traditional Armenia, #13 traditional Afghanistan
All compositions and arrangements published by Derek Wright Music (SESAC), © 2016 by Derek Wright, except #2 co-published with Kyletone Music (ASCAP), © 2016 by Derek Wright and Robert Kyle, and #8 published by Kyletone Music (ASCAP), © 2015 by Robert Kyle
Co-produced by: Robert Kyle, Matt Wright, Danielle Elizabeth, Briana Waters
Recorded by: Hussain Jiffry (Jiffry Music Studios), Derek Bianchi (MuscleTone Studios), Derek Wright, David Bergeaud (Eudaimonia), Nolan Shaheed, HYIM (Little Turtle Studios)
Mixed by John Baffa (TV Tray Studios)
Mastered by David Bergeaud (Eudaimonia Studios)
Photos by Arya Moghaddam
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