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Invoking The Muse

Guitar Meditations and Improvisations...

 

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Invoking The Muse Volumes 1-12

Invoking The Muse is an auditory escape presented in twelve volumes of improvised acoustic guitar meditations.

 

The series began as a reaction to the current “American Primitive” guitar scene embodied by such artists as Glenn Jones, Daniel Bachman and Jack Rose.

 

Compulsion is defined as: a very strong feeling of wanting to do something repeatedly that is difficult to control.

 

The whole of 2016, I would sit one day a month tabula rasa. Tune my guitar to a slightly unfamiliar open tuning and meditate on sound. The first months were frustrated by the stopping for “mistakes”. Further momentum of subsequent sessions began to propel the improvisations into more meditative states and judgement was suspended. 

 

The result is a year long sound journal that played from end to end would fill the waking hours of a day. A year of my life’s journey through the seasons. An invocation to the spirit forces of the cosmos to embrace the transitory and the infinite.

 

 

Volume 12 - December 21, 2016     Winter Solstice

Gazing at the brightest star through the long dark that is Winter Solstice. Love Peace Passion

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Volume 11   -   November 23, 2016

Time is seduction. Calm abiding? Fuck no!

 

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Volume 10   -   October 24, 2016

Golden Sun on my side 
Silver Moon you pull the tide 
Dedicated to my friend John Balac

 

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Volume 9   -   September 26, 2016

Sitting on the porch next to you.

The voice of autumn singing love songs to us 
Waiting to see the first star

 

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Volume 8   -   August 10, 2016

Opening to the spirit voices. Walking into the shadows of the sub conscious. Let go of fear. Demons and Angels reflecting in the mirrors of the mind.

 

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Volume 7   -   July 20, 2016

Embracing uncertainty.

 

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Volume 6   -   June 20, 2016     Summer Solstice

The sixth in a series of improvised guitar meditations. This mornings meditation in celebration of the Summer Solstice. My love reaching for the sun and the full strawberry moon. 

 

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Volume 5   -   May 26, 2016

The fifth in a series of improvised guitar meditations. 
Elusive Sprite, teasing me to you just out of reach. I'm willingly seduced into your world of magic dreams.

 

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Volume 4   -   April 26, 2016

Form is the void, and the void is form. The same is true for feelings, conceptions, impulses and consciousness.

From the Heart Sutra.

 

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Volume 3   -   March 30, 2016

The third in a series of acoustic guitar
improvisations. Meeting both peaceful and wrathful spirits in a dream journey through the between. They arise and vanish like mist. Where the hell am I?

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Volume 2   -   February 15, 2016

The second in a series of guitar improvisations. I have been without trust for so long that I could not hear the voices of the spirits. These meditations are an opening of my heart to let them back in.

 

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Volume 1   -   January 23, 2016

First in a series of improvisations. This kind of exploration is a regular part of my practice but I never record it. The zeitgeist is whispering in my ear to press the red button!

 

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Invoking the Muse

Invoking The Muse is an auditory escape presented in twelve volumes of improvised acoustic guitar meditations. 

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