Project Credits

By Nicki Scully
Visioned with Gloria Taylor Brown & Mark Hallert
Narrated by Nicki Scully
Music by Bright Hawk and the Bright Hawk Oracle Orchestra


Music Credits

Musical director: Bright Hawk
Mixed and engineered by Aron Arnold
Produced by Mitchell Clute

Journey 1: The Sphinx
Bright Hawk: Hang PanArt drum

Journey 2: The Oracle of Amun at Siwa
Abdoul Doumbia: master dunun, sangba drum, kenkeni drum, bell, shekere

Journey 3: Cave of the Ancestors
Jeffrey Rodgers: tabla
Bright Hawk: Hang PanArt drum

Journey 4: The Covenant with Ma’at
Bright Hawk and Jeffrey Rodgers: Hang PanArt drum duet

Journey 5: The Ancient Egyptian Cobra Oracle
Bright Hawk: Hang PanArt drum
Jeffrey Rodgers: tabla
John Orlando: Royal drums from Uganda
Billy Woods: frame drum

Journey 6: Ancient Palestine/Israel
Jeffrey Rodgers: santoor
John Orlando: rik (tambourine), zills (finger cymbals)
Billy Woods: frame drum

Journey 7: The Oracle of Delphi
Bright Hawk and
Jeffrey Rodgers: Hang PanArt drum duet

Journey 8: The Roma and the Tarot
Jeffrey Rodgers: santoor
John Orlando: rik, zills
Billy Woods: frame drum
Sandra Wong: violin

Journey 9: Epona and the Wild Magic of Europe
Jeffrey Rodgers: dulcimer

Journey 10: Freyja, Odin, and the Runes
Sandra Wong : nyckelharpa

Journey 11: The Sacred Pipe of the Lakota
Bright Hawk: council drum, shakers
Jeffrey Rodgers: council drum, shakers
John Orlando: Royal drums from Uganda
Billy Woods: Royal drums from Uganda

Journey 12: Scrying, Mayan Pyramids and the Crystal Skull
Jeffrey Rodgers: tabla
John Orlando: Royal drums from Uganda
Billy Woods: frame drum

Journey 13: Ayahuasca and the Amazon
Jeffrey Rodgers: tabla
John Orlando: Royal drums from Uganda
Additional music and song from ayahuasquero Francois Demange, from a private recording used with permission

Journey 14: The Hawaiian Islands and Huna
Bright Hawk: Hang PanArt drum, marimba, djembe

Journey 15: Australia, Dreamtime and Songlines
Simon Dove: didgeridoo
Bright Hawk: marimba, shakers, wood block

Journey 16 : India, Shiva, and Palmistry
Jeffrey Rodgers: tabla, harmonium

Journey 17: Tibet, the Nechung Oracle, Pehar Gyalpo, and the Dorje
is taken from the recording “Tibetan Chants for World Peace” by The Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir and provided courtesy of White Swan Records. For information or to purchase the CD, visit whiteswanrecords.com.

Journey 18: Africa and the Orishas
Abdoul Doumbia: master djembe, dunun, sangba, kenkeni, bell, shekere
Bright Hawk: djembe
Note: Yanvaloo is a traditional Yoruban rhythm and Komo Foli is from the Bambara people of Mali. These rhythms have been played for millennia to call the spirits and the ancestors.

Journey 19: Return to Egypt: Horus of the Horizon
Bright Hawk: Hang PanArt drum


Acknowledgements

For the musicians—Abdoul Doumbia, John Orlando, Billy Woods, Simon Dove, Sandra Wang, and especially Jeff Rodgers for your multi-instrumental contributions—thank you.

A special thanks to the Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir for permission to use the extraordinary music from their new CD, Tibetan Chants for World Peace, produced by Mickey Hart and published by White Swan Records.

Deep gratitude to Francois Demange for permission to use his beautiful ayahuasca chant that was recorded during ceremony.

I wish to thank Mitchell Clute and Aron Arnold, my producer and engineer from Sounds True. You were a joy to work with!

I also wish to thank Lisa Parker, Sherman, Liisa Korpela, Julie Knouse, Camille Cole, and Mitzi Robison for your help and ongoing support.

—Nicki Scully