A good summary of what "sound healing" is and does, from The Association of Sound Therapy, a Spanish organization of professionals founded in order to establish standards in the practice of sound therapy in Spain.
Article published in Psychology Today on sound healing, discussing how vibrational therapy or meditation offers potential therapeutic benefits with low to minimal side effects.
An impressive rigorous scientific study concluding, e.g., that singing bowl meditation could reduce feelings of tension, anxiety, and depression, as well as physical pain, and increase spiritual and emotional well-being.
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Remarkable scientific study that concludes that sound therapy can reduce autistic symptoms, increase social interaction, communication, and reduce stereotypical movements, and can be used as an effective treatment for autistic children
An interview with trailblazer Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, a leading oncologist who has pioneered new strategies, including sound healing, for the treatment and prevention of cancer.
Many addiction recovery centers now incorporate various forms of Sound Healing as part as their treatment. Here is a link to an interesting report published in the American Journal of Public Health that highlights the benefits of shamanic-type drumming as complementary addiction therapy.
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I play handmade (not machined) hand-hammered bowls from the Himalayan region, and use almost exclusively antique bowls (between 100 and 300 years old). This is a very good video showing the essence of this very specific centuries-old traditional crafting art.
One cool cat. Johnny not only brilliantly understands and captures other people's music like my Circle Solis sound bath recording, he also writes and performs stunning music of his own.
Fascinating and hip short film by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg. “Foli” is the word used for rhythm by the Malinke tribe in West Africa. Africa IS the cradle for all rhythms.
Absolutely brilliant short film by Johannes Stjärne Nilsson and Ola Simonsson. We've all drummers played on kitchen sinks, drinking glasses, and plastic bottles. These guys brought it to a new level.
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The website of Stephane Wrembel, world-renown gypsy world-jazz composer and performer, profound soul. Stephane is a star and I am honored and blessed to have been his drummer and percussionist for three years.
Masterful and prolific musician, inspired creator of many moods, feels, and musics, Scott writes and plays a music that is as eclectic, rich, and profound as the many cultures he has visited and immersed himself into. Our collaboration on his album "Trio" is a highlight of my musical journey.
Vaudevilesque, cabaret-folk jazz, multi-instrumentalist, world music enthusiast, and talented singer-songwriter, Zoë is not just a great artist. She is also a beautiful soul who sows the seeds of joy and happiness with her music and her being. Thank you for having me on board and having me drum on your "Rotary Phone" record.
Richard writes, performs, and sings the singer-songwriter angst like a true brilliant poète maudit. His talent is immense and I am grateful to have played with Richard numerous times in New York and been featured on his recording "Burying the Dead".