A truly international project spearheaded by Chilean composer/producer Igor Ledermann
, "Bridges: A Musical Journey
" features top musicians from 5 continents including countries such as Chile, Australia, USA, Nepal, UK, Austria, Finland, Russia, Mexico, Turkey, Colombia, Singapore, France, Brazil, Italy, Greece, Spain, Iran, Israel, Ethiopia, and Uruguay.
Ian's kalimba playing can be heard on the opening instrumental track and most prominently on the powerful "Yo Soy"
which features a traditional Indian poem sung by Ledermann, who is best known as the founder of world music group Fractal.
Among the many other musicians on the album are ethnic wind instrumentalist Randall Ledermann
(Sting), internationally-acclaimed Turkish flutist Burak Besir
, two-time Latin Grammy Award winner Daniel Figueiredo
, top Finnish kantele player Timo Väänänen
, and prominent Russian guitarist Roman Miroshnichenko
(Steve Vai, Al Di Meola.)
For more on the project see the Project Bridges website