JUNE SOLSTICE DESPACHO AND FIRE CEREMONY

The June solstice marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, however, this is the winter solstice, making it the shortest day of the year. In 2017, this will happen at 10:07 UTC (3:07 AM here in Arizona - PDT). As I …

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SOUND OF SILENCE

Third recording of Simon & Garfunkel's 1964 hit During the last several days, I have been going over some my journal notes from the various shamanic expeditions in Peru during the last 10 years. And every time I looked at the pictures and videos of those magnificent Andean mountains, I kept hearing the Sound of …

DANCE OF WATER

DANCE OF WATER What I do know about this Chopin waltz, published posthumously, is that when I was playing it on March 10, I was suddenly seeing quite vivid images of Dance on Water. Or more accurately, Dance OF Water.  Like an ocean or a lake. So I decided to make this film.  Enjoy! Chopin …

THE ‘YIN’ AND THE ‘YANG’ SIDES OF BEETHOVEN

BEETHOVEN'S MOONLIGHT SONATA - 3rd MOVEMENT THE "YANG" SIDE OF BEETHOVEN Over five months ago, in dreamtime on Aug 29, 2017, I received my next musical assignment for 2017. It was Beethoven's hellishly difficult 3rd movement of the otherwise serene Moonlight Sonata. Elizabeth and I were about to leave on our planned road trip to …