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 [...]

2020 Vision: Your March-April A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-03-05T02:23:39+00:00March 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ Having that extra day in February didn't get me any closer to getting everything done last month, but it did provide an opportunity to share some scintillating new music with a live audience for the first time, and to successfully conclude the latest installment of my all-time longest-running Artist-in-Residency. I'll be out of the country at the next turn of the month, so with a glance over my shoulder while gazing down the river and around the bend, I offer this combined March-April A 440 Newsletter for your enjoyment! Vibe Tribe My new worldbeat dance band Vibe [...]

2020 Vision: Your February A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-02-02T22:28:56+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ The first quarter of 2020 continues to trend from stage to classroom (the ultimate stage, where our future is dreamed into being) in a month punctuated with an exclamation point by one giant Leap Year leap into performance mode. Enjoy this short and sweet February issue of your A 440 Newsletter! Myths & Masks From Tuesday February 18th through Friday February 28th I will conduct my 24th annual Myths & Masks Artist-in-Residency at Cheyenne Traditional School in Scottsdale AZ, celebrating nearly a quarter-century of tradition and innovation in arts education with a new crop of budding fourth [...]

2020 Vision: Your January A 440 Newsletter

By |2020-01-02T03:47:40+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Greetings, One & All~ Welcome to the new year! I'd love to hear what you're up to this month; meanwhile, please enjoy some retrospective reflections and some upcoming highlights from Willyworld in this January issue of your A 440 Newsletter. Profound Fun My Rhizome Renaissance Redwood Retreat, as I've taken to calling it, was a deeply connective and immensely enjoyable way to close out 2019; as one of the participants in my Myths & Masks workshop put it to me: you put the fun in profundity! Many thanks to the team at Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat in Woodside, California for hosting [...]

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