Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey

Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey

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Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey is a world music band that blends exotic melodies played on flutes from around the world with funky world drum grooves and trance jams on electric sitar and Arabic oud to create a new world music that is ethereal and soulful as well as danceable and ecstatic.

Biography

Suzanne Teng & Mystic Journey are a contemporary world music band based in Los Angeles, California. Their unique instrumental sound that has been described as "sensual and serene" by BILLBOARD MAGAZINE has garnered them numerous awards and critical acclaim from the press. Called "brilliant" by the LA Times, they are winners of the 2007 Los Angeles Music Awards, the 2006 International Acoustic Music Awards (Instrumental Division) and the 2005 and 2001 Independent Music Awards (Best New Age Artist), were a finalist for the 2005 Independent Music Awards (Best World Music Artist), the only artists to be nominated in two categories, and have appeared on Music Connection Magazine’s HOT 100 several years in a row.

Their critically acclaimed albums have received nominations for the 2006 Just Plain Folks Awards/Best Asian Song, 2004 Just Plain Folks Awards/Best Instrumental Album, New Age Voice Magazine’s Best Acoustic Instrumental Album and Best Contemporary World Music Album and a candidacy for a Grammy nomination for Best New Age album. Their albums rank among the UK Top Albums in New Age, appear on numerous publication and radio “Top albums of the Year” lists including the Public Radio International nationally syndicated show “Echoes,” and are listed by Amazon.com among the Most Requested New Age albums on the Radio. Billboard Magazine selected their debut recording “Mystic Journey” as a Critic’s Choice and wrote ” Highly recommended…impressive.”

They perform in concerts, festivals, and dance/movement/yoga events internationally. They were featured performers at His Holiness the Dala Lama’s World Festival of Sacred Music and have represented the United States at International festivals in Mexico, Canada and Singapore.

Their composition “Fertile Crescent” was featured on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and their music has been heard on countless radio programs worldwide (ranking #3 on the New Age charts) and has been featured on Public Radio International three times.

Lyrics

Chicoy

Written By: Suzanne Teng/Gilbert Levy

Instrumental

Topanga Dreams

Written By: Suzanne Teng

no lyrics

Discography

ENCHANTED WIND (2006)
MILES BEYOND (2003)
MYSTIC JOURNEY (1999)

Mystic Journey ranked #6 on New Age Radio charts
Miles Beyond ranked in Top 10 albums of the year on Public Radio International (Echoes)
All albums streaming on web as well as satellite radio and Cable Television radio MUSIC CHOICE

Set List

2 sets, each 45 minutes long, all originals:

Katyia's Dance (Gypsy Tango)
China Lily (flute meditation)
Aduman (African)
Motherland (balaphone and bamboo flute)
Fertile Crescent (Bellydance piece)
Suling (Indonesian flute)
Sitara (sitar, drums, bamboo flute)
Miles Beyond (Swiss steel drum/Hang, bass flute)
Lhasa Love (Chinese bamboo flute)
Medicine Wheel (ocarina, guitar)