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Kora and Mbira with Djole and Spirit Gate

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Here is a set of songs built around the kora and mbira. Both are traditional and magical instruments used for passing along wisdom, stories and healing in their respective cultures in Africa. The kora is a 21 string West African harp/lute. The mbira a South African thumb piano. We blended modern instruments along with them […]

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Morning Prayers

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On what does our life depend? Morning prayers are a way to build relationship with the spirits and forces that provide for our lives. The music on this post is an expression of prayers this March morning. Recorded in the soundspace of a sacred cave you can feel the mysterious presence of the ancient ones […]

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Tale of Two Flutes

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Music is food for the soul say the mystics. Join us for a soul nourishing night of farm to table music: ancient sounds that feel as fresh as rain. Native flute and silver flute hold counsel as organic soundscape streams flow with the living heart of drum. Our intention is the music opens a space […]

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2017 Winter Solstice Music

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The winter solstice speaks strongly to me and brings deep listening and creative flow. Here is a playlist of songs I recorded this week as prayer. I am grateful for the forces that bring this forth and I am grateful to you dear listeners. All our relations…….. Free downloads click below Upcoming live event Dec […]

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Chanting and Sacred music Satsang

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Prema singing mantras to the sun in the Huichol Sierras in Mexico You are warmly invited to come to a birthday celebration for Prema Saturday Nov 18th from 1-4pm at our home. Please rsvp Scott at 828 645 1003 or blueplacemusic@gmail.com No gifts necessary. Prema lived for many years in India and served and was […]

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Shadows and Light

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Today not far from us is a total solar eclipse. There is much excitement and fascination with this extraordinary celestial phenomenon. Many wisdom traditions teach that times of eclipse are times to turn inward and do spiritual practices to strengthen and protect oneself and one’s relations with the world. Spend time by the fire. Chant, […]

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Summer Solstice Concert 6/20

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Tuesday June 20th at 7:30 join us for an intimate world music concert. Prayerful improvisations and sacred songs conjured by three heartful Asheville area musicians. Surrounded by field, forest and the Ivy River this sunset music will be at the Sacred Fire Council House 20 minutes north of Asheville.Aditi Sethi on celtic harp/ harmonium and […]

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Summer in Winter rebroadcast

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This podcast I made in Dec 2015. It is now Jan 2017 and it’s the same story. Here is a perspective on global warming that is deceptively simple but it may have something important to bring to how we can move with this situation. It’s all about building relationship with each other and the divine […]