It was a blessing to have this opportunity to bring together music from diverse cultures and traditions in support of the Tibetan people
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 6, 2008
BFM Digital, a leading digital music aggregator and distributor of independent music, announces the release of the album "Jamtse: Love and Compassion - An Offering to The Tibet Fund". This digital compilation features such renowned artists as Nawang Khechog, Snatam Kaur, Jai Uttal, Deva Premal, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, MC Yogi, Toshinori Kondo, Krishna Das, Bill Laswell and more. Top independent record labels Sounds True, Spirit Voyage, White Swan, New Earth Records, Wah! Music, Alif Records and others, all donated tracks to this worthy cause.
"JAMTSE" (which means love and compassion in Tibetan) is the first digital-only release from BFM Digital and proceeds will go exclusively to The Tibet Fund in support of their work.
This project, conceived by producers Joshua Jacobs (Ambient Groove, a division of Synaptic Fusion Entertainment) and Steven Weber (President, BFM Digital), is intended to act as an instrument to bring awareness toward the current plight of the Tibetan people. Each track was hand picked by Jacobs to focus on healing through sound vibration and mantra. The musical genres include World, New Age, Meditation, Chant, and Yoga.
"It was a blessing to have this opportunity to bring together music from diverse cultures and traditions in support of the Tibetan people," says Joshua Jacobs
"The enthusiasm and support far exceeded our expectations from the very first day we mentioned the project to our colleagues in the business," says Steven Weber. "We are proud to present this special project on behalf of our artists, labels and publishers whose generosity in donating proceeds from the sale of "JAMSTE" will benefit the full range of outreach, assistance and educational services The Tibet Fund provides."
About The Tibet Fund:
The Tibet Fund is dedicated to helping Tibetans improve their lives and preserve their distinct cultural, religious and national identity. The Tibet Fund brings urgently needed resources to the educational, cultural, health and socioeconomic institutions that sustain the Tibetan way of life, language, and traditions. The Tibet Fund's support helps to sustain the Tibetan refugee settlements in India, Nepal and Bhutan and provide rehabilitation services for the thousands of new refugees who continue to arrive from Tibet every year. Through its program in Tibet, the Tibet Fund partners with local NGO's in Tibet on projects that treat and prevent blindness, house and care for orphans, and provide educational opportunities for Tibetans.
BFM Digital, LLC:
Connecting music to the world since 2004, BFM Digital (http://www.bfmdigital.com) is an innovative digital distribution company committed to serving the independent music community by helping them maximize their catalog's potential through global digital distribution. BFM Digital offers labels, artists and content providers access to all major online and mobile store fronts. BFM represents hundreds of catalogs in every genre and works closely with labels to ensure top placements through ongoing promotions with retailers and target campaigns for key releases. BFM is also affiliated with leading global publishing companies such as The Royalty Network, Inc. For more information, please visit http://www.bfmdigital.com.