The quest to serenade the Seven Wonders continues…
A few years back we set what seemed at the time an impossible goal: to film music videos on all Seven Wonders of the World. Now we are nearly half-way there. We started by scaling the Great Wall of China, performing in feng shui fashion "Kung Fu Panda" in harmony with Chopin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCaH-.... Next we paid homage to the Christ Redeemer Statue in Rio, Brazil, dedicating "Gabriel's Oboe" (from "The Mission" soundtrack) coupled with the beloved hymn "How Great Thou Art:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHV6B....
And now we present the third Wonder, Chichén Itzá.
Thus far our tradition has been to mix timeless classical music with contemporary film scores. We also love infusing local and historical //cultuRE\\ in our arrangements. For this Wonder we wanted to stay true to this tradition while simultaneously nailing "jungle harmony," as a famous cartoon bear once coined in…Disney's Jungle Book! But in this decision we were confronted with an entangling challenge - to effectively blend... Read more here: https://smarturl.it/junglebook1
When visiting Chichén Itzá, we recommend staying here: http://mayaland.com
We also wish to thank our second filming location, Xcaret (where we filmed the jungle river and stage scenes). Xcaret is a fun-filled family friendly park built right in the middle of the jungle that immerses you in cultural food, entertainment, and adventure. Check it out here: Mexico's Majestic Paradise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m80Q... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/enxcaretpark Website: http://www.xcaret.com https://twitter.com/xcaretpark
Steve is playing the most recent addition to his cello family, "Maya," hand painted in Mayan hieroglyphic style by Juleez (Julie Borden) just for this video. Her uniquely creative masterpieces are only matched by her equally vibrant spirit and enthusiasm for musically influenced art. See more of her instrument artwork here: http://www.juleez.com. Thank you, Julie!