There are three artists with this name. 1) Uman is a French brother and sister team, Didier and Danielle Jean. They released their first CD, Chaleur Humaine, in 1992, their second, Terra Incognita, in 1994. Purple Passage was released in 1997, and You Are Here was released in 2000. Uman comes from a Native American word, umane, meaning roughly "Earth Forces" (see http://www.lakotaarchives.com/laksymbolpr.html).