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12 Days of Christmas 2013

By | 2016-01-05T17:40:11+00:00 December 14th, 2013|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics, Respirational Arts|Tags: , , , , , , |

John Denver and the Muppets sing the 12 Days of Christmas     Highly entertaining holiday music.  2nd only to Bob and Doug McKenzie's version of this song.     Last year I released a Christmas album and wrote an entry about Christmas music. So what's the deal with this time of year? I feel [...]

12+ years of Zen bamboo flute training and my shakuhachi Shihan ranking

By | 2013-11-12T20:21:22+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics, Respirational Arts|Tags: , , , , , |

Greetings fellows humans.  It has been a long time since a blog post here.  It has been an incredible year of cultivation and contemplation as I moved out to the woods in Marin County and have been making lots of Pu-Erh post-fermented dark, earthy tea and playing lots of shakuhachi and Taimu. Today it is also a [...]

preview of Blood Vapour for flute quartet

By | 2014-05-02T17:23:43+00:00 October 11th, 2013|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics, Respirational Arts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Blood Vapour for flute quartet The fourth part of the Chthonic Flute Suite commissioned by Areon Flutes in 2012.  This suite has two main inspirations: ideologically it draws guidance from the book The Dream and the Underworld (1979) by James Hillman (1926-2011) and musically it explores the textural possibilities of a flute ensemble within [...]

Sincere Christmas Music

By | 2012-12-08T20:56:37+00:00 December 8th, 2012|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics|

For those of us still susceptible to warm fuzzy feelings (perhaps even hints of...Joy? shall we say) Christmas music can stir those at this time of year, take it or leave it.  I finally released a Christmas album this year and briefly describe that project and share thoughts and examples of  "sincere" Christmas songs. The idea [...]

There’s no such thing as an unpaid gig

By | 2015-04-15T16:28:25+00:00 September 6th, 2012|Categories: Respirational Arts|

I wish that this were a pleasant, informative post about the power of interconnectedness and positive intentions.  Of course, those things are great and have their place.  In fact, those are probably more important topics than this, but I do have something to say on this topic right now.  I do support--however much it goes against [...]

Praesent Et Urna Turpis

By | 2012-07-31T17:26:20+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics|Tags: |

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Donec At Mauris Enims

By | 2012-07-31T17:25:18+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics|Tags: , , |

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Class Aptent Taciti Soci Ad Litora

By | 2012-07-31T17:24:55+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Empty|Tags: , , |

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Nullam Vitae Nibh Un Odiosters

By | 2012-07-31T17:23:43+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Categories: Armchair Metaphysics|

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.