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Music Library

There are 15 pieces here.

Music recorded during talks and sesshins

Audio December 10, 2021

The 4 Boundless Vows: New Guitar or Old?

Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell plays the Four Boundless Vows on a new guitar—or maybe an old one? It has a distinctive sound worth a listen. Recorded December 5th, 2021. 3 minutes.

2' 40"
Audio December 9, 2021

Where Do Songs Come From? A Musical Conversation

Jon Joseph, Jordan McConnell, Michael Wilding

Where do songs come from? “Maybe nowhere! They are just here, waiting for us to get out of the way and let them in.” Jordan McConnell and Michael Wilding converse about music, play riffs in response to each others’ inspirations, and then share their histories: how they found meditation and music, and how one practice influences the other. Hosted by Jon Joseph Roshi on November 29, 2021.

74' 18"
Audio September 24, 2021

Musical Interlude for Passing Through Danger & Demons

Michael Wilding

Michael Wilding’s transportive original composition, an interlude for meditation, on flute. As recorded September 19, 2021.

4' 59"
Audio September 24, 2021

The 4 Boundless Vows, in Harmony

Jon Joseph

A beautiful version of the 4 Boundless Vows for 2 harmonizing voices. It blooms! Thanks to Rose Joseph & her friend Delfine. As recorded during Jon Joseph’s Monday evening talk on September 20th, 2021.

1' 56"
Audio August 5, 2021

Special Program: 4 Teacher & 4 Boundless Vows – Jordan McConnell sings

Jordan McConnell

Special Program on the 4 Boundless Vows. Musician Jordan McConnell’s amazing sung version. Excerpt from the Sunday session recorded August 1, 2021.

2' 32"
Audio July 19, 2021

Musical Meditation

Michael Wilding

Music during meditation: Michael Wilding plays an original composition on flute. Recorded during Summer Sesshin.

4' 58"
Audio July 15, 2021

Music for Meditation: Oh, What a Beautiful City!

Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy channels the Reverend Gary Davis as he sings this blues standard during meditation at Summer Sesshin.

3' 14"
Audio July 13, 2021

Koan Meditation with Michael Wilding on Flute

Allison Atwill

Meditation – Music from Michael Wilding followed by a brief koan meditation with Allison Atwill. As recorded May 30, 2021.

5' 50"
Audio June 21, 2021

Guitar and Vocals: The Four Boundless Vows with Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy

Musician and new dad, Ryan McCoy, sings the Four Boundless Vows on Father’s Day. June 19, 2021.

1' 38"
Audio June 4, 2021

Guitar and Vocals: The Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell on guitar and vocals, playing a variation on PZI’s Four Boundless Vows. From a Sunday Meditation & Talk with Allison Atwill & Tess Beasley, as recorded May 30, 2021. PZI Zen Online.

2' 5"
Audio April 23, 2021

Spring Sesshin 2021: Four Boundless Vows with Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell

Jordan McConnell sings and plays the Four Boundless Vows with Amaryllis Fletcher on bells and violin. As recorded April 7, 2021.

3' 35"
Audio April 23, 2021

Spring Sesshin 2021: Music for Meditation

Michael Wilding

Michael Wilding enhances the opening meditation for Spring Sesshin with his innovative original composition for flute.

4' 44"
Audio April 5, 2021

The Lilies of New Life: Everlasting Body – Music for Meditation

Jordan McConnell

Original music from Jordan McConnell, performed on guitar in response to the Lilies of New Life & Dalung’s Pure Everlasting Body. As recorded Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. PZI Zen Online. Thank you Jordan!

5' 56"
Audio February 17, 2021

The Ink Dark Moon: Love Me Tender – Music for Meditation

Jordan McConnell

Music for meditation during Atwill, Riddle & Beasley’s The Ink Dark Moon. A Valentine’s Day day gift from musician Jordan McConnell. Audio excerpt as recorded Feb. 14 2021, PZI Zen Online.

4' 45"
Audio February 5, 2021

Musical Interlude – This Very Heart Mind

Michael Wilding

Michael Wilding offers his original musical response in the Meditation and Talk on January 31, 2021. Audio excerpt from the Sunday session, PZI Zen Online. 4 minutes.

4' 20"