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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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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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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Debuting TaKeTiNa in Salt Lake City

Next month I’ll be co-leading a TaKeTiNa Rhythm Weekend with Zorina Wolf in Salt Lake City. To our knowledge, this is the first time a TaKeTiNa workshop has been available in Salt Lake City or anywhere in Utah. TaKeTiNa is a group process that allows anyone to access his or her body’s innate rhythmic knowledge. […]

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TaKeTiNa: Rhythm for Evolution

On Wednesday, May 29th James Word, Sam Rogers, & Chris Elise will be leading a TaKeTiNa Body Music Lab from 7-9pm at the usual First Congregational Church of Oakland (right across from Whole Foods). And yes, it’s the usual $10-20 sliding scale at the door. TaKeTiNa is a full-body experience of rhythm, and a profound […]

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