Omaja, the musical partnership between Leontine Hartzell and Charlie Braun, won the COVR (Coalition of Visionary Resources) for Best New Age Album 2014, Second Place Award, for their sophomore album Star Bear Medicine.
Leontine Hartzell is a shamanic energy healer, sound healer, plant spirit medicine practitioner, psychic intuitive coach, flower essence therapist, herbalist, Reiki master, spiritual teacher, writer and ordained interfaith minister. She is the founding director of The Eye of the Eagle Center for Spiritual Light in Andover, Massachusetts.
Since then she has had the honor of singing the songs of many spirits and works especially closely with the spirits of the plants and flowers. She has studied with shamans and healers from Native American nations, Canadian First Nations, Educador, Peru, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet, several African tribes, as well as other cultures.
In his recording studio, Other Side Of The Tracks Studio, Charlie Braun writes, records, arranges, and produces music; he also teaches guitar and singing- harmony and rhythm. Extensive travels, and years of producing music with players from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds, form the foundation from which Charlie Braun creates original, contemporary songs and sound-scapes in genres including folk, pop, gospel, new age/meditative, blues, and country.
You can listen to the music, purchase CD’s, download songs, hear his music and music he’s produced for other artists, and contact the studio at www.charliebraun.com.