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Gong Recording Artists & Recommended Recordings

The world is blessed with many musicians, meditators and healers creating great sounds with Gongs Unlimited's favorite instruments - gongs and singing bowls!

The Malletheads at Gongs Unlimited are supporting this work by making it easier for you to learn and listen to them and, if you are entranced, purchase the recordings!

We have organized these recordings by artist, types of recordings, and similar. To hear the music when on a page, click on the links that lead to the recordings on Amazon or iTunes.

PLEASE NOTE: We provide simple reviews and information on these recordings and artists. We are not critics. We merely want to support this music and meditation by providing a hub where we can easily share with anyone who might be interested.

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Check out this Spotify playlist of these recommended recordings!

 


 

Jonathan Goldman Jonathan Goldman Recordings

Goldman is a writer, musician, and teacher who has focused on sound healing. Due to his extensive research and knowledge, he is considered an international authority on this area. He is the director of the Sound Healer's Association. Throughout his life, Goldman has fully dedicated himself to healing others, working to awaken and empower the human race with the healing power of sound. Click here to see our selection of Jonathan's work.

 


 

Steven HalpernSteven Halpern Recordings

A Grammy-nominated, award-winning composer, artist, and producer, Steven Halpern is one of the most well-known sound healers of our time.He made his debut in 1975 with his Chakra Suite establishing a quiet revolution in contemporary instrumental music. Click here to see our selection of Steven's work.

 


 

Don ConreauxDon Conreaux Recordings

Don Conreaux began his exploration of yoga in as a teenager in 1952 under Paramahansa Yogananda and received his Kriya Initiation in 1953. He went on to become one of five Kundalini Yoga instructors hand-picked by Yogi Bhajan, the founder of modern Kundalini Yoga. Click here to see our selection of Don's work.

 


 

Jens ZygarJens Zygar Recordings

Jens Zygar is a German musician and gong player. His exceedingly eclectic body of work spans many different genres, instruments, and cosmic states. Zygar's music and mystic interests led him to meeting Hans Cousto, author and philosopher well-versed in the theories of Cosmic Octave. Click here to see our selection of Jens' work.

 


 

Crown of EternityCrown of Eternity Recordings

Crown of Eternity is comprised of Gallina and Mike Tamburo, a couple who bonded over their shared interests of ecstatic music, gongs, sound healing, and Kundalini Yoga. They have studied under gongmasters Don Conreaux and Sotantar and have also trained in the Peter Hess Method of Sound Massage, while also bringing in many other schools of knowledge and training. Click here to see our selection of Crown of Eternity's work.

 


 

Ed MannEd Mann Recordings

Ed Mann is well known for his experimental percussion and work with Frank Zappa. He began his musical studies focused on jazz but then grew interested in meshing experimental contemporary music with the sounds of India and Africa. Along the way, this peripatetic musician also learned vibes and marimba. Following his career with Zappa, he became infatuated with gongs and the creation of soundscapes. Click here to see our selection of Ed's work.

 


 

Mehtab BentonMehtab Benton Recordings

Mehtab Benton is well-known for his work in integrating the music of the gong into yoga practices. He is the originator and the author of Gong Yoga, the first book detailing the relationship between gongs and yoga, the benefits of the practice, and instructions for the integration. Throughout his career he has trained hundreds of yoga teachers, therapists, and musicians in the art of playing the gong. Click here to see our selection of Mehtab's work.

 


 

Metal Chaos EnsembleMetal Chaos Ensemble Recordings

“Metal Chaos Ensemble is a brand new Evil Clown project launched in March 2015. The core ensemble is PEK and Yuri Zbitnov both from Leap of Faith with a pool of additional percussionists including Tamora Gooding, Matt Samolis and Kevin Dacey. Most sessions also include other guests who play the percussion instruments along with their primary Axes.”(Evil Clown)

Click here to see our selection of Metal Chaos Ensemble's work.

 


 

Sotantar SurajSotantar Suraj Recordings

Sotantar. His name means "beyond the boundaries of time and space and one who lives for light." He was given this name by Yogi Bhajan his primary teacher. Suraj, his last name, he received from his Tantric teacher, and it means "Sun." Skilled in many arenas, including but not limited to Reiki, Sound Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. Click here to see our selection of Sotantar's work.

 


 

Rick BatyrRick Batyr Recordings

Interested in music from early on, Rick Batyr began his career after graduating from the Manhattan Recording Workshop. He worked as a professional drummer, engineer, and producer at some of the top recording studios in Manhattan with major label artists. As a very spiritual person, Batyr’s transcendent beliefs began to filter into his music. Click here to see our selection of Rick's work.

 


 

Tatsuya NakataniTatsuya Nakatani Recordings

Tatsuya Nakatani is an artist and percussionist from Osaka, Japan. Since moving to the United States in 1994 he has produced over 60 recordings in North America and Europe. His style combines elements of free jazz, rock and noise with the sense of space and beauty found in traditional Japanese folk music. Click here to see our selection of Tatsuya's work.

 


 

Paul StranahanPaul Stranahan Recordings

"Paul Stranahan is a percussionist (drums, gongs, marimba), composer, and music teacher. Paul has also been a band leader since 1999 when he decided he wanted to focus on the kind of creative music that is his passion."(paulstranahan.com)

Click here to see our selection of Paul's work.

 


 

Trinity DeviTrinity Devi Recordings

Trinity Devi began her yogic journey in 2001. Her strong connection with Kundalini yoga and her affinity for gongs led her to broaden her interests. Currently, she is recognized as a Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Gong Avatar Trainer, Energy Healer, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Reiki Master. Her extensive experience combined with her devotion to the practice aids her in guiding students through their journey of self-empowerment. Click here to see our selection of Trinity's work.

 


 

Sheila WhittakerSheila Whittaker Recordings

Sheila Whitaker has worked in music for over 40 years. Though she began her career as a classically trained violinist, she felt drawn to use her musical abilities in a holistic manner. She learned basic sound healing training with Simon Heather, the principal of the College of Sound Healing and went on to study under Don Conreaux. Click here to see our selection of Sheila's work.

 


 

Lisa Lippincott "Gongster"Lisa Lippincott "Gongster" Recordings

"A life changing event grounded Lisa from her passion of flying jets. But as most misfortunate happenings, it too, was a gift in disguise. She learned to fly with her Gong, finding that "sweet spot" once again, healing herself, and others. She shares this gift for those who are interested"(Gongster)

Click here to see our selection of Lisa's work.

 


 

Xumantra RecordingsXumantra Recordings

"XUMANTRA is the creation of musician and composer Marco Dolce and features compositions based upon the artist’s superb collection of master-quality Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, and other indigenous instruments from sacred sound traditions around the world. XUMANTRA music is perfect for yoga, massage, meditation, relaxation, healing, creative movement, and to invoke a sacred ambience."(xonic)

Click here to see our selection of Xumantra's work.

 


Jere FriedmanJere Friedman

Jere Friedman, J.D., M.A., CMMI, is an Employee of the Universe – with full benefits! Jere is a Soul Centered Professional Coach, a practicing attorney, and a Certified Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor, having completed the 200-hour Meditation Teacher Academy at McLean Meditation Institute® in Sedona, AZ. Jere also holds a Masters’ degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, is a certified Breathwork Healer, and is considered one of the foremost gong players and sound healers in the world. Click here to see our selection of Jere Friedman's work.

 


 

Gong (band)Gong (band) Recordings

We love Gongs! So of course we love the band Gong! The band known as Gong was a Franco-British prog rock band. Started by Australian musician, Daevid Allen, in 1967, the band's focus was to create psychedelic music. He chose musicians well-versed in both music and psychedelics and the rest is history, fantasy, and even mystery! Click here to see our selection of Gong's work.

 


 

Kundalini RecordingsKundalini Gong Recordings - Various Artists

Kundalini Yoga involves awakening the Kundalini energy that resides at the base of the spine and allowing it to travel up and heal your chakras, body and spirit. Some yogis do this by chanting mantras, or performing asanas (specific physical poses), or utilizing pranayama (breath). Through this practice one is able to slide into deep meditation, enlightenment, and bliss. Click here to see our selection of Kundalini recordings.

 


 

Gong Meditation RecordingsGong Meditation Recordings - Various Artists

The mood altering qualities of music and sound are a phenomenon we all have experienced, even deaf people. Music is able to change people mentally, emotionally, and even physically. Meditative music is compiled of soothing tones, slow tempos, easy harmonies and thus is great for slowing down the mind. The Gong and similar instruments are perfectly suited for this type of soundscape. Click here to see our selection of gong meditation recordings.

 


 

Guided MeditationGuided Meditation Recordings - Various Artists

Making your meditation time feel like it truly benefits you can be difficult. In our day to day life we are engaged with the world and constantly wrestle with its stresses. Trying to uncouple from this goes against all that have been ingrained into our mind since birth. We sit and the mind wanders to thoughts of others and the day, and the body grows restless, wishing to stretch and twitch. Click here to see our selection of guided meditation recordings.

 


 

Singing Bowl and Gong RecordingsSinging Bowl & Gong Recordings - Various Artists

Singing bowls and gongs sound great together as they are related instruments. Made from bronze or similar metal mixtures and played with a mallet, these instruments are naturally harmonious. Many times these two instruments are recorded for meditation and sound healing goals. We take in sounds via more than the eardrums, our entire body is able to encounter sound by feeling and absorbing the sonic waves produced by instruments. Click here to see our selection of singing bowl and gong recordings.

 


 

Chakra BalancingChakra Balancing Recordings - Various Artists

You're aware that there are seven main energy centers (chakras) located up and down the spine. The first chakra is at the base of the spine going all the way up to the seventh chakra at the top of your head. The chakras are how you as spirit connect into your body and create what you want in your life. Click here to see our selection of chakra balancing recordings.

 


 

Reiki RecordingsReiki Recordings - Various Artists

The word "reiki" is compiled of two Japanese words: "rei"which means god's wisdom or merely indicates a higher power and "ki" meaning life force energy. The word translates to "spiritually guided life force energy". Reiki is an energy healing technique from Japan focused on reducing stress and promoting healing. Click here to see our selection of reiki recordings.