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VIVE is a collaboration between Tanya Witman and Gabriel Mann.

About Tanya:

About Gabriel:

"Here is exactly the start I don't want to have for this bio: Tanya Witman has been singing ever since she was a little girl. I mean, it's so cliche. And yet there it is. I have been singing for my whole life. I have sung through growing up and going to school and getting married and divorced and moving across the country . I have sung professionally in bands, in musicals, in a multiple award-winning a cappella group, and even in a workshop with Bobby McFerrin. These days I sing to my yoga students at the end of class as they settle into resting pose. I compose songs on the harmonium and sing melodic riffs to myself until they become a song.

Gabe and I wanted to create something simple and pure with Vive - something that blends organic sounds and traditional Sanskrit mantras, but with a more modern take on the music. Something old, something new, something you can feel. Having worked as a massage therapist for a number of years I was tired of flutes and birds and waves and whales and synthesizers. As part of my continuing yoga development I found myself drawn to the practice of mantra, and putting mantra together with my love of music and singing led to the inception of Vive. Teaming up with Gabriel Mann has been one of the most rewarding musical experiences I've ever had. We hardly need to talk - the music flows so cleanly and easily. I'm so proud of what we've put together. I look forward to continuing to produce more beautiful songs for years to come."

A composer, songwriter, singer and band member of LA-based alternative rock band The Rescues, Gabriel Mann has made significant strides in almost every corner of the music industry.

Equally comfortable in drama and comedy, Mann wrote the themes and is the ongoing composer for the award-winning hit comedy series “Modern Family,” now in its fifth season, ABC’s freshman comedy “Trophy Wife,” ABC Family’s mystery drama “Twisted,” CBS’s highly anticipated upcoming comedy “Friends With Better Lives,” the CW’s upcoming sci-fi drama “Star-Crossed,” TV Land’s “The Exes,” and the Sundance Channel’s critically acclaimed “Rectify.”

Some highlights over the years: Mann produced Sara Bareilles’ first album “Careful Confessions,” was resident songwriter on all four seasons of Fox’s “Arrested Development,” supported Alanis Morissette as a solo artist on tour through Europe, opened for the legendary Rolling Stones in England while touring with Tim Burgess of the Charlatans, and sang on a Jack in the Box Superbowl ad in Spanish. He backed up Adele on the 2013 Academy Awards, sang on Muse’s latest album, played shows with Katy Perry and wrote the 2013 theme songs for Sea World's Shamu and Mattel’s Monster High and Ever After High brands, along with dozens of songs and score for Barbie and Hot Wheels.

Mann has contributed his voice and songwriting skills to “The Lorax,” “Fantastic Four,” “Spiderman 3,” “Brother Bear,” “Polar Express,” and "Office Space," "The Simpsons," "How I Met Your Mother," "Family Guy," amongst many others.

The Rescues' “Let Loose the Horses” (Universal Republic Records) was licensed and featured on ABC’s “Grey's Anatomy” five times. Mann’s song, “Painting Flowers” – co-written with Jeannie Lurie (“Hannah Montana”) and Steve Mazur (Our Lady Peace) – was performed by All Time Low (Interscope). It was featured on the “Almost Alice” soundtrack, which reached #1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack, Alternative Album, and Rock Album charts, and #5 on the Billboard 200.

In the realm of the video game industry, Gabriel has composed dynamic and interactive music for Vivendi Universal’s “F.E.A.R.,” Krome Studios’ “The Legend of Spyro” series, Activision’s “Crash Bandicoot” series, Sierra Entertainment’s “TimeShift.” In advertising, Mann has scored commercials for McDonald’s, Walgreens, Toyota, Kellogg's, Intel, and others.

Between his busy schedule composing music and lending his vocals for various projects, Mann finds time to make his own solo albums, a series of albums with his yoga/massage/chillout side project Vive, and is an occasional sideman for other artists.