Ave Maria is a universal greeting of respect and recognition of spiritual powers that tap into realms of unity, oneness and inter-connectedness. In these realms, body and mind reconnect to higher frequencies, where, just like in music, the soul is allowed a meditative rite of passage to enter a higher state of consciousness. Caccini’s Ave Maria, has […]

Star’s End, WXPN’s renowned radio program of spacemusic and dreamscapes has nominated Pleiades to their November 2020 Top 30 Releases. Presented by veteran radio host Chuck van Zyl, Star’s End is the longest running ambient radio program (except for Hearts of Space) in the world. In his low-key announcing style that gently informs listeners of […]

A couple of days ago I had the pleasure to sit down and chat, virtually that is, with New Music Alert’s Reviewer Vivek Kumar about my album “Pleiades”, released a couple of weeks ago. We talked about the inspiration behind the album, what conspired in the process and how it was received among listeners. Pleiades […]

The Pleiades, also known as the seven sisters, have guided and inspired multitudes of people throughout history. Travelers and sailors on their journeys across the lands and seas have relied on the Pleiades while in search of adventure and their destinies. To honor their special role in navigation, the ancient Greeks referred to the Pleiades […]

Located in the constellation of Taurus, Taygete is one of the famous Pleiads and the opening track of my album Pleiades, released this month. Taygete is one of the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades. In Greek mythology the Seven Sisters were Alcyone, Maia, Electra, Merope, Taygete, Celaeno, and Asterope, names now assigned to individual stars. Visible to the naked eye from as far north as […]

Throughout history, people from all corners of the globe have woven into their myths their fascination with the famous star cluster known as the Pleiades. The legends surrounding these stars have had an enormous influence on the human psyche and the collective awareness of our place in the cosmos. The Pleiades, also known as the […]

Despite the fact that many of us are hunkered down in quarantine, you can still book a flight on this week’s transmission Ambient Traveler 2 on radio program Hearts of Space for “an ambient fan yearning for travel to exotic cultures” (thank you Stephen Hill). Music from my album Lotus Dreams, as well as music […]

This week, on NPR’s “Fresh Air”, I learned about a 20 year old study done by Italian researchers who gathered a group of subjects and had them recite the Ave Maria, the Catholic prayer cycle. Subsequently they had them recite the Buddhist prayer Om Mani Padme Hum. What they discovered was that it took about […]

Thank you Tonya June Moore and Ron Melmon for hosting this warm welcome to the community. Together with Angelo deMarco (who I am looking forward to meeting next) they represent Sedona Centric, a Sedona based video platform that offers live streaming and archived videos of events, people, stories, really anything that makes Sedona – SEDONA! […]