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october 8

The October gathering of the music meditation project produced some very inspired music, and the following is the most inspired of the lot: Hope that everyone was entranced as I was. And don’t forget about next Saturday’s music series MUSIC: … Continue reading

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new music series!!!

Happy to announce that there is a new monthly music series entitled MUSIC: QUESTION MARK devoted to promoting experimental music, ambient music, avant-garde jazz, noise rock, soundscapes, completely free improvised music, and other sonic phenomena on what is usually considered the … Continue reading

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january 9

This was, as always, a fabulous gathering. A huge amount of creative energy was on display. And while everything did get recorded, not everything has been edited and transferred to this site (still some problems with the new iTunes recognizing … Continue reading

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open session in brooklyn

I had the distinct pleasure and honor of joining in an open session last evening some of the audio of which I thought I would share here. The session was hosted by the multi-talented Anne Tobey Bassen in her Brooklyn … Continue reading

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upcoming gatherings

Two additions are being made to the music meditation gatherings, one relating to music and the other to meditation more broadly. Basically during the chanting portion we will start to explore — by listening and by chanting — actual chants. The … Continue reading

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kabbalistic meditation

A chart detailing Kabbalistic forms of meditation (from the wonderful A Kabbalah Handbook by Gabriella Samuel):

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why music

Thanks to ABC Classics record label for sharing this…

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brainwave entrainment

A possible aid to your meditation is brainwave entrainment. In short the idea is that certain types of behavior exhibit specific brainwaves. Meditation, for example seems to have an associated alpha brainwave (in the frequency range of 8 to 14 Hz). … Continue reading

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a note on tuning

Sometimes it’s worthwhile to take a moment and reflect upon the properties of musical sound itself and ponder some of the mysteries which inhere when attempting to combine and tune these sounds. The following video does not go into massive detail … Continue reading

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using sound to guide your meditation

Here are a few tips: always start from silence this is crucial without silence there can be no sound (and without sound there is no silence) “we make a vessel from a lump of clay: it is the empty space … Continue reading

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