Label: Ancient-Future.com Records
Simsimay Panima; Forest Frolic; I Mett Her in the Medowe, a; I Mett Her in the Medowe, b; Ocean of Love; Ochun; Semara; Alap; El Zaffa; Ne Po Pogrebu Bochonocheck; Socha Socha, a; Socha Socha, b.
Matthew Montfort: scalloped fretboard guitar, electric guitar, flamenco guitar, bass, gangsa; Irina Mikhailova: Eastern European vocals; Emam: North Indian tabla; Moses Sedler: cello; Liu Qi-Chao: Chinese flute; Antoine Lammam: Arabic tabla; Ian Herman: South African drum set; Pandit Habib Khan: North Indian sitar; Georges Lammam: Arabic violin; Patti Weiss: violin; Manose Singh: Nepalese flutes; C.K. Ladzekpo: West African drums; Pedro de Jesus: Afro-Cuban drums, chant; Doug McKeehan: keyboards; Mindia Devi: bansuri; Benjy Wertheimer: North Indian tabla, esraj; Ian Dogole: world percussion; Hadley Louden: bass marimba; and Jim Hurley: violin.
Re-issued with 64-Bit Tuned Harmonic Mastering to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first Ancient Future concert 2/11/1979, the seventh Ancient Future recording features nineteen top masters of Indian, Nepalese, African, Cuban, Celtic, Arabic, Palestinian, Jewish, Indonesian, Chinese, Eastern European and American music traditions. Each cut on the CD features a different version of the band. Since the term "world fusion music" was coined at the band’s inception in 1978, Ancient Future has evolved from a quartet into a large musical family of world fusion music ensembles led by scalloped fretboard guitarist Matthew Montfort.