The Unbelievable Music Resume…that’s mine!

The Elements (a group I sing with) just finished applying for an artist residency at The Headlands Center for the Arts for 2016. As part of that process, I had to make a resume suitable for what we as a vocal improv & sound healing quintet are up to. So…not a corporate resume, not something from my One Mouth Band or […]

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Bali Bound for IBMF7

I’m so very, very happy to be following the International Body Music Festival to Bali, Indonesia this year! Though I’ve been part of every previous IBMF (except #5 in Istanbul, while I was making a new album), this will be my first time ever in Bali. It is someplace I’ve always wanted to go, and it’s […]

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TaKeTiNa Very Much!

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting at the inaugural North American TaKeTiNa Association Conference in Portland, Oregon. It was a marvelously rewarding and fun collegial gathering that gave us the opportunity to deepen our community of practice and appreciation of the work. TaKeTiNa is Rhythm For Evolution…and you have no idea what I’m talking about do you? Yeah, that’s […]

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Singing Note By Note

I once heard Bobby McFerrin decode all of vocal improvisation with the direction “Start with one note, then go on to the next.”  As infuriating as it is simple, it is also very true…and addictive. I love the freedom of it, I love the flow of it, I love the art of it, and I love […]

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TaKeTiNa Lecture with founder Reinhard Flatishler

World-famous master percussionist Reinhard Flatischler will be offering a free lecture (open to the general public) about the health benefits of rhythm, this from 6:30 – 8:00pm Friday, October 11th evening in Berkeley, California. As a member of The International Society for Music in Medicine, and founder of the TaKeTiNa modality, Mr. Flatischler is well-qualified […]

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