Mythical Musical Medicine: Your February A 440 Newsletter

By |2021-02-02T01:31:16+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~As the Wolf Moon wanes and snow melts off the mountains here in northern Sonora, February finds your intrepid correspondent immersed in creative development for upcoming events. With best wishes for healing healthy energy and creative inspiration to all, enjoy these glimpses of what's to come in this February issue of your A 440 Newsletter.Myths & MasksMany thanks to those of you who carried your December reservations over to the new dates for my Myths & Masks performances at Invisible Theatre on March 25th, 26th & 27th, with evening shows at 7 PM on Thursday & Friday, and [...]

Return of the Light: Your January 2021 A 440 Newsletter

By |2021-01-09T01:31:41+00:00January 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~The Full Cold Moon rose over northern Sonora in all her brilliance, bathing the desert in peaceful light, then set simultaneously with the sunrise the next morning to close out the old year and welcome in the new. In that spirit of peaceful closure and enlightened renewal, allow me to share a few illuminating January highlights in this inaugural issue of your 2021 A 440 Newsletter.Virtual WorkshopsThe Eighth Annual Common Ground on the Border Fair will be presented virtually this year on January 12th-16th, 2021, including my Musica Sin Fronteras pan-global percussion workshops, which will be Zoomed live [...]

2020 Vision: Your December A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-12-02T18:37:23+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~As we pass the Digging Moon and approach the winter solstice, let me be among the first to wish you all a healthy, happy and harmonious closure to the old year and a welcome return of the light in the new. I have one more performance and one more publication to share with you in this final issue of your 2020 A 440 Newsletter, along with your Photo of the Month and Poem of the Month, as always. Be well, be in touch and be of good cheer!Myths & MasksMyths hold the same timeless truths they always have, [...]

2020 Vision: Your November A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-11-01T22:19:24+00:00November 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~This is a November we will all remember: a month of momentous change in a year unlike any other in human history. In this highly charged atmosphere, take a deep breath, exhale slowly and enjoy some good news and uplifting creativity in your November A 440 Newsletter.Redwood RetreatA year-long creative arc will come to completion with the subtle beauty of a double rainbow when Canyon Ranch Woodside Wellness Retreat presents The Space Between Breaths: A Weekend of Wonder & Wellness with Sherry Finzer & Will Clipman. The event begins with a kick-off concert on Thursday November 12th, followed [...]

2020 Vision: Your October A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-10-01T22:56:47+00:00October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ As avid A 440 cognoscenti, you already know how prescient our October Double Blue Moon is, and how rare it is to have a Harvest Moon and a Hunter's Moon go blue together, as they will on October 1st and 31st: powerful energy for transformation, progress and evolution! With that positive vibe in heart and mind, enjoy the simple pleasures of your October A 440 Newsletter in peace and prosperity, and be in touch as spirit moves. Heart Dance On Sunday October 18th at 5 PM MST the flute-and-percussion duo Sherry Finzer & Will Clipman will perform [...]

2020 Vision: Your September A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-09-01T22:39:07+00:00September 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ As we approach the autumnal equinox and observe a moment of balance in the cosmos, I am reminded of the Hopi expression koyaanisqatsi, which means life out of balance, and which fairly describes our present condition. In the spirit of finding ways to move forward mindfully and creatively, your September A 440 Newsletter offers an assortment of artful expressions that I hope will contribute to the re-balancing our world in some small way. Be well, be of good cheer and be in touch: we need each other now more than ever! Breathe Easy Yes, there ARE ways [...]

2020 Vision: Your August A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-08-01T22:57:35+00:00August 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ High summer in the northern Sonoran Desert: heat and stillness roiled by sudden violent microbursts of wind and torrential monsoon thunderstorms; a season perfectly suited to lucid dreaming and the solitary quietude of poetry, both of which your humble narrator has had ample time to indulge. Your August A 440 Newsletter is a shady glade wherein cool creative refuge awaits. Sonic Meditation Zoom in tomorrow evening to the mysterious, mystical and magical musical atmosphere of the The TANK for this week's Sonic Meditation Intensive with R. Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman. *Scroll through this e-blast and treat [...]

2020 Vision: Your June A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-06-03T00:51:54+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ I trust this finds you all in good health and spirits, as is your humble correspondent. This is a time of new beginnings, of adapting to a changed world and continuing to pursue our passions in creative new ways. So, while the booking dominoes have continued to fall as far out as September, other events closer in are moving forward mindfully, responsibly and considerately. In the spirit of keeping in touch with all the good news that's fit to print (and with apologies for it being just a tad late due to yours truly having been out [...]

2020 Vision: Your May A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-05-01T22:32:18+00:00May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ What was to have been a full March and April here in Willyworld suddenly turned eerily empty. I know this has been true for many of you as well. I'm staying creatively engaged; cultivating constant gratitude for my blessings; getting outside as much as possible to revel in nature's remarkable resurgence; emulating the many acts of courage, compassion and clarity that are happening all around us every day; behaving rationally and responsibly without withdrawing into resignation and isolation; envisioning and working toward a hopeful and productive future; and keeping my sense of humor. By way of staying [...]

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