David Newman is a renowned sacred mantra artist, singer-songwriter, and author and inspirational teacher. David has released numerous acclaimed world music albums, including the #1 iTunes World Music bestseller Love is Awake on which he collaborated with members of Paul Simon’s band. In addition to his mastery of the ancient yogic mantra practice known as kirtan, David’s adventurous musicality, and poetic intimacy as a vocalist and songwriter, bring a unique and exhilarating musical experience to his devoted fan base around the world.
Along with his musical gifts, David is also a celebrated teacher and guide for many on the spiritual path, and is the author of the #1 Amazon bestselling book The Timebound Traveler. He has toured the globe sharing his message of peace and universal love, and is the founder of The Stay Strong Project, producing music to benefit the environmental efforts of Global Green USA. He has also partnered with The Call and Response Foundation, bringing mantra and healing music to institutions such as prisons, psychiatric centers and homeless shelters.
David continues to express his passion to serve in creative and groundbreaking ways and sees his life’s work simply as… Spreading the Love!
“At David Newman’s concert, the event’s volume knob seemed to go from low-level joy to full-on bliss, the kind you feel after climbing a gorgeous mountain or ending a tough run on a strong sprint.”
-The Washington Post
“David Newman is a joy-dispensing, darkness-dispelling, light-bearing artist and I love him completely.”
-Josh Radnor | Actor, Director | How I Met Your Mother
“David Newman is reminiscent of George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon when they are in soul mode.”
-LA Yoga Magazine
“David Newman has created a world with his music. It’s meditative, positive, and very powerful, bringing people together and also to themselves.”
-Lisa Loeb, Grammy winning singer-songwriter
“Though David Newman has a deep sense of tradition in his music, there is also something thoughtful, poetic, personal, and almost romantic about his songs.”
“David Newman is the true embodiment of Love and Presence. The pleasure of being near him, talking to him, singing with him, brings a pure awareness of unalloyed joy.”
-Bruce Joel Rubin | Screenwriter | Ghost, Jacob’s Ladder