around the modern world's campfire; the movie
screen, television set, or laptop DVD player,
and let this film's message wash over you in these
troubled times. Mesmerizing and utterly profound,
yet wonderfully accessible, 1 Giant Leap reminds
us all of what we're capable of achieving."
film makers" - Bono
Both a project
and a group, 1 Giant Leap consists of Jamie
Catto, a founding member of Faithless, and
studio guru, Duncan Bridgeman.
filmmakers, artists and thinkers from many different
cultures contribute their words, rhythms and images
from around the world in celebration of creative
of the project is the music that 1 Giant Leap
They start with
pre-composed backing tracks in a laptop studio.
The music grows
as each layer is added, seamlessly mixing international
stars like Alanis Morissette, KD Lang and
Michael Franti, with Bedouin musicians, Chinese
rappers, Gabonese pygmies, Tuvan throat singers,
Egyptian folk musicians, Japanese taiki drummers,
and also the royalty of today's world music
scene including Baaba Maal, Lila Downs,Rokia
Traore,Oumou Sangare,Zap Mama - each one expanding
on the same 1 Giant Leap musical vision.
Join the fun
and watch a trailer from Chapter 7 - The Journey.
Courtesy of You Tube.
What About Me!
Following the success of their first
double Grammy nominated film & album, What
About Me? is the latest offering from 1 Giant
This visionary project took Jamie
Catto and Duncan Bridgeman to over 50 locations
as they explore through music an inspiring and
alarming view of our collective insanity: how
we are ego driven-, needy in relationships; insatiable
in desire; addicted to status; wounded by childhood
and unable to stop thinking, yet still managing
to be inspired and creative!.. . more