Sahaj (musician)

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Sahaj Ticotin
Birth nameDaniel Ticotin
Also known asSahaj Ticotin
Born (1969-04-05) April 5, 1969 (age 50)
  • Vocalist
  • musician
  • record producer
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2000–present
Associated actsRa , Meytal

Daniel "Sahaj" Ticotin (born April 5, 1969), is an American musician, vocalist, guitarist, record producer, and member of the rock band, Ra.[1] Sahaj was born to a Puerto Rican mother and a Russian-Jewish father, the brother of motion picture and television actress, Rachel Ticotin. During a pilgrimage to India in 1992, he studied meditation and was given the name "Sahaj". He currently lives in Tarzana, California, where he produces and composes for various artists.

Sahaj held the record for longest single note, for a male vocalist, in a song, having held a high B for 24 seconds. He was overtaken by Jan Werner Danielsen of Norway with 28 seconds in his live version of Nella Fantasia.[citation needed] This record breaker can be heard on Ra's live album, Raw, on the track "Skorn". Sahaj Ticotin overtook the previous record of 20.2 seconds which was held by Morten Harket, the lead singer of a-ha, in the song, "Summer Moved On".[citation needed]

He has produced Downstait under his own company, Sahaja Music Records.[2]

Sahaj is currently working beside Meytal Cohen and Fronts The Band “Meytal” with lead vocals (2017–present), lead/rhythm guitar, bass, and backing vocals.


Ra albums[edit]

Date of Release Title Label
2000 One (Self-released)
2002 From One Universal Records
2005 Duality
2006 Raw (live album) Cement Shoes Records
2008 Black Sun Sahaja Music Records
2009 Black Sheep
2013 Critical Mass

Solo albums[edit]

Date of Release Title Label
2012 Another Minute Sahaja Music Records

Meytal albums[edit]

Date of Release Title Label
2015 Alchemy Light Drop Music
2019 The Witness (Self-released)

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Downstait, Downstait, retrieved October 1, 2017

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