Dyatribal is a World Music experience often featuring live tribal dancers & Brazilian capoeira. Indian Ragas provide a musical foundation to extend into funk, blues, Appalachian, Brazilian, Cumbia, even a touch of hip hop.
Vocalist, songwriter, singing in 5 languages including Spanish, English, Portuguese, Sanskrit & Arabic. Raised on the blues, she combines a three & a half octave range & the ability to hold a note for over 30 seconds. (Performed with members of Fishbone, George Clinton band, Johnny Otis band, Funkadelic, Living Color & Airto Moreira & Flora Purim’s band.) Original cast Burning Man Rock Opera invited to perform on the playa & Teatro Zinzanni. Winner of Sellasie Songwriting Contest 2014.
Plays 12 string touch-style veena which has a guitar like fretboard. He combines funk licks with ragas to unite bass & melody lines by tapping the strings simultaneously with both hands. It is the only instrument of its kind & he is the only person in the world who plays it. He studied Indian classical music for 25 years with master Ali Akbar Kahn. Teed was music critic & wrote articles for 2 decades for India Currents international magazine. Founding member of Australian Bebop Raga along with Stephen Kent & Sameer Gupta. Teed’s Bollywood Gharana ensemble performs original improvisations on Indian Filmi Tunes. He is also Featured on album Harpestry which sold over 200,000 copies worldwide.
Inventor of innovative instruments like the electric string didgeridoo & CEO of Slaperoo Percussion. Winning best of show at NAMM Music Convention in LA for the slapstick, a fretless bass for percussionists. He plays drums with the precision of Stewart Copeland in various time signatures. Andy Graham invited to perform Slaperoo Percussion & Electric String Didgeridoo at TedTalks February 2016. Slaperoo Percussion Best in Show 2013 NAMM Anaheim. Made custom instruments for Stevie Wonder, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Doug Wimbish of Living Color, Thomas Lang & Sivamani. Maker Faire Editors Choice Awards 2010-2015.
Luna Moon, tribal oriental & Hindustani dancer. Has toured globally & guest performed with Govinda, Kaminanda, David Starfire, Phuture Primative, Zack Darling, & many other international acts in Festivals across North America.