Seven friends from different nations, cultures and musical backgrounds, find a common path through playing music that transcends boundaries and is unlike anything that has been heard before.
The music is based on our friendship, and out of our friendship flows the music.
The group performed for the first time at the Cologne Philharmonic Hall in December 2008. The experience inspired them to stay together. Each member brings ideas from his own musical world, weaving them into the whole by a collective feeling and a common thread that connects East and West. A new, energetic and harmonious One World Music has come into being. Between stillness and ecstasy this music swings on its Eternal Voyage. In 2017 the group had a revival with a new line up.
CD ETERNAL VOYAGE LIVE has just been released on Sony/OKeh records
ETERNAL VOYAGE – performing at the Rudolstadt Festival, Germany on July 7th and 8th, 2018.
Rabih Lahoud (Lebanon) – voc
Tara Bouman (NL) – cl, b-cl
Markus Stockhausen (D) – tp, flh
Alireza Mortazavi (Iran)– santur
Hindol Deb (India) – sitar
Florian Weber (D) – p, synth
Bodek Janke (D/PL) – drums, perc, tabla
Compositions and leader:
Markus Stockhausen – flh