Healing and World Music For Inspiration and Relaxation

Dan Blanchard blends ancient Indian classical music with world and electronic music to transport you to blissful states of mind during yoga and meditation practice or to uplift you during your daily life. Classically trained on the santoor by Indian master Pandit Satish Vyas and joined by other talented musicians from the world and sound healing scene, Dan explores the therapeutic power of music and adapts it for modern world needs, providing a powerful and engaging experience for overall well-being and inner peace.

Healing and World Music For Inspiration and Relaxation

Dan Blanchard blends ancient Indian classical music with world and electronic music to transport you to blissful states of mind during yoga and meditation practice or to uplift you during your daily life. Classically trained on the santoor by Indian master Pandit Satish Vyas and joined by other talented musicians from the world and sound healing scene, Dan explores the therapeutic power of music and adapts it for modern world needs, providing a powerful and engaging experience for overall well-being and inner peace.

Healing and World Music For Inspiration and Relaxation

Dan Blanchard blends ancient Indian classical music with world and electronic music to transport you to blissful states of mind during yoga and meditation practice or to uplift you during your daily life. Classically trained on the santoor by Indian master Pandit Satish Vyas and joined by other talented musicians from the world and sound healing scene, Dan explores the therapeutic power of music and adapts it for modern world needs, providing a powerful and engaging experience for overall well-being and inner peace.

Available Now: The Heart of Nepal

Instrumental Folk and Festival Songs from Nepal for Peace and Joy, featuring Santoor, Tabla, Madal and Bansuri Flute. 

“The Heart of Nepal” is a world music album in production by santoorist and multi-instrumentalist Dan Blanchard and multi-percussionist Manohar Gurung. Dan and Manohar blend traditional folk melodies and festival songs from the Himalayan country of Nepal with Indian Classical Music and Western composition in a modern production. Features guest musicians Sheela Bringi (Bansuri Flute) and Eddie Young (Bass Guitar), production by Ronan Chris Murphy.

Available Now: The Spirit of Christmas

Dan Blanchard displays his talent and versatility on a variety of instruments, including santoor (Indian hammered dulcimer), harmonium, keyboards, and acoustic guitar.

Dan Blanchard and seven guest musicians take the listener down a pathway that is both utterly familiar yet also bracingly new on The Spirit of Christmas as he fuses the much beloved melodies of traditional carols such as “Jingle Bells,” “We Three Kings,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” with a healthy dose of Indian fusion influences. Featuring an assortment of instruments from both Indian and Western cultures, The Spirit of Christmas reveals that the musical treats of the noted holiday hold truly universal appeal as Blanchard and company imbue a festive and exotic flavor into the time-tested carols. Occasionally embellished with original arrangements to more fully incoporate the Indian music elements, yet always instantly recognizable, the twelve classics will make a great addition to any holiday music fan’s collection and your in-studio phones are almost certain to light up during airplay.