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Pushto 04:02
Bhatiyali 05:41
Sarvesham 06:34
OM Sarveshaam svastir bhavatu Sarveshaam shaantir bhavatu Sarveshaam poornam bhavatu Sarveshaam mangalam bhavatu Sarve bhavantu sukhinah Sarve santu niraamayaah Sarve bhadraani pashyantu Maa kashchidh dukh bhaag-bhavet Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Translation: Om May auspiciousness be unto all Perfect peace unto all Fullness unto all Prosperity be unto all May happiness be unto all Perfect health unto all May all see the good in everyone May all be free from suffering Om peace peace peace
Summer Theme 09:46
Malkauns 05:01
Boom Box 00:49
Ala Tala 04:01
Chalo 02:16
Prem 03:04
Prem Ishvar Hai Ishwar Prem Hai Har Dhadkan Me Sai Sama Hai Ishwar Prem Hai Prem Ishvar Hai Ishwar Prem Hai Ram Rahim Krishna Karim Zorastra Yeshu Nanak Koi Bhi Nam Japore Manuva Ishwar Prem Hai Translation: Love is God, God is Love Lord Sai is the sustainer of each and everyone's breath Love is God, God is Love O mind! Worship any name of the Lord Rama, Krishna, Rahim, Zoraster, Jesus or Nanak
Sundara 02:58


Chalo is a Hindi word meaning "Let's go!". For this second album we took a much different approach to the recording process. We started by doing a lot of improvising with 1, 2 and 3 instruments at a time and then building the pieces like a puzzle, using the best parts of the improv. We also made sure to include some more traditional recordings to round things off. In all the process lasted an entire year and we are very happy with the result. Hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we did making it!


released January 1, 2013

Recorded, Engineered, and Mixed by John Churchville using ProTools 10.
Assistant Engineers: Scott Brady, Atmaram Chaitanya, Dan Piccolo, Dave Sharp.
Recorded at the homes of Atmaram, Dan, John and Scott and also Go Like The Wind School in Ann Arbor.
Mastering was done in Chicago by Ryan Staples at Overtone Studios.
C.D. layout and design by John Churchville.
Album artwork by John Diephouse
Dan Piccolo is endorsed by Cooperman frame drums (played on Prem) and Encore Mallets (played on Sarvesham).


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Sumkali Ann Arbor, Michigan

Indian Music Made in America! Based out of Ann Arbor, MI. Sumkali has been blending the sounds of the Indian subcontinent with jazz, funk, and rock with a singular goal of making great music.

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