Whirling Dervish David Coskun with improvised music by the Cycles Collective.

Reid Dennison recorded 3 udu parts on March 12; Dave Chan, Steve Mancuso, Larry Graves, Marcus Ali, Sarah Peebles and Ed Hanley recorded pati, pandeiro, gungon, soprano saxophone, shō (Japanese mouth organ) and tabla on March 13th; David Coskun Whirled on March 19th.

David talks about Sema at the end of the video.

Reading:
Sema: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufi_whirling

Shō: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shō_(instrument)

Meeting:
Larry, Dave, Steve and Marcus are in a great band called Drumhand:
reverbnation.com/drumhandmusic

Sarah Peebles is a composer, performer and installation artist:
sarahpeebles.net/

Ali Jafri is a multimedia communication artist: jafrimedia.com/

Reid Dennison is a film editor, light sculptor and percussionist:
reiddennisoneditor.com/

Music:
Recorded by Ed Hanley
Edited and mixed by Ed Hanley and Larry Graves

Video:
Recorded by Ed Hanley and Ali Jafri (slo-mo ceiling-cam triggerman+more!)
Edited by Ed Hanley

Cycles runs (ran) March 1-31 2013 , Arcadia Gallery, Toronto
cycles-film.com

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