Category Archives: Gatherings

MUSIC: QUESTION MARK

October 14 saw the inaugural concert of the music series MUSIC: QUESTION MARK. And here are some audio clips from that evening. Jason Elliott (synths), Jesse McCaughey (drums), and Charles Ramsey (guitar) — completely improvised, first time together, what is … Continue reading

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june 4

The music meditation project had its inaugural meeting at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Sunday last, and it was a fantastic gathering, filled with an immense amount of positive energy and a willingness to explore both sound (and the mental … Continue reading

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april 24

It’s been a little while since the project has gathered (and even longer since I managed to get a recording of such) but last night we were back at it with a lot of energy. We were not a huge … Continue reading

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march 6

Well it’s been a while since last I posted. Mainly I’m going to blame the fact that I’ve had some technical difficulties that are slowing down the process (totally true), but I should also mention that a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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january 30

Our gathering this evening was intimate yet powerful. I’ve managed to upload two clips of our improvisations: the first is a rather rock-blues sounding thing, the second very ambient. Both end abruptly because of my (lack of) editing. Gamelan and Music … Continue reading

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january 23

This offering is of our last improvisation of the evening (and of every evening): an “embracing of silence” which is a way of bringing silence into the foreground and treating it just as we would any other sound. Generally the soundscapes/music produced … Continue reading

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january 17

The evening’s gathering was fantastic. In addition to our usual meditative beginning we have added a segment where we listen and play along with music — usually music that is in some way felt to be “meditative” (though this can … Continue reading

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january 2

We kicked off the New Year with a fantastic gathering. After our initial breathing meditation we chanted some harmonies found in medieval music from around the 12th century onward. We even did a competent job realizing the so-called double leading … Continue reading

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december 26

On the second day of Christmas… We had an amazing gathering this evening. Two turtledoves were not present, but instead a lot of primal energy was on tap. Most of the session has not been transferred (an iTunes, iPhone issue) … Continue reading

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december 19

We had a fabulous gathering Monday evening. And since this was our last meeting before Christmas we made use of a few Yuletide carols in our chanting portion of the session. We also did a short “chant of purification”: that is, … Continue reading

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