We've updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

Nine Levels of Bliss

by Danyavaad

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $9 USD  or more


Mirabai 04:00
Chemieseh 05:31
The Summit 06:13
Nightshadow 03:22


released May 26, 2014

Danyavaad is:
Greg Vaughan - Vocals, Baby Sitar, Cumbus, Saz, Sueng, Mandolin, Guitar, Keyboards
Gabriel Penix - Dumbek, Djembe, Tambourine, Zills, Cymbals, Vocals
Sandy Bagri - Fretless Bass, Keyboards

The Shimmy Sisters
Adelaide - Spoken Word on 7, Vocals on 2, 4, 7, 9
Leilainia - Spoken Word on 4, 9,12 Vocals on 2, 4
Zills, Castanets, and Tambourine on 4

Guests Musicians:
Sarah Cranberry - Violin, Matt Roth - Accordion on 5, Doug Adams - Violin on 13.
Roch d’Auzon - Spoken word On 3, Harjinder Bagri - Spoken word on 5.

Recorded at The Temple Of The Sacred String, The Sandcastle, and Abstract Recording.
Recorded by Danyavaad and Bryan Richards
Mixed by Greg Vaughan. Mastered by David Peters.

All music by Greg Vaughan except “Bombay Express”, “Tiny Predators”, and “Ishtar Rising” by Vaughan/Penix/Bagri

All Lyrics by Greg Vaughan except “Chemieseh” by Vaughan/Amir Barzi and“Nightshadow” by Vaughan/Judith Ann Marcus

Cover Photo by Aaron Dressin
Graphic Design by Sandy Bagri

Thank you:
Kickstarter sponsors: Hal Marcus, Joel Lederman, Scott Martin, Dave Kemp, AnJa Indirani, Kurt H, Michele Nicola, Daniel Salerno, Michael Flaster, Heidi Lyn Butterfly, John Settles, and all other Kickstarter contributors!

Roch d’Auzon - The Tea Shaman. You truly were a messenger. Rest In Peace.

“The Funky Shiek” is dedicated to Mohammed Hadid.

Extra Special Thanks to Jose Maldonado - The Saviour of Nine Levels Of Bliss.


all rights reserved



Danyavaad San Diego, California

Gypsy Rock! Danyavaad plays live original Middle Eastern flavored music featuring soaring vocals; electric sitar, saz, violin, and tribal drum beats. They create an atmosphere of Middle Eastern lounge mixed with Indian vibes and rock. The unique songs are originals by vocalist/sitarist Greg Vaughan, percussionist Gabriel Penix, DJ/bassist Sandy Bagri (aka DJ Sandbag). ... more

contact / help

Contact Danyavaad

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this album or account

If you like Danyavaad, you may also like: