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Red Thread Music for Meditation
Original music inspired by and for meditation, improvised by artist and musician Michael Wilding. Michael plays a wide range of instruments including saxophone, flute, didgeridoo and drums. From the Red Thread Sunday Zen session with guest host Tess Beasley, recorded March 26, 2023.
Sickness & Medicine – Deep Listening with Music
Sickness and medicine relate to listening—listening very intently and deeply to the song, the voices of the moment we are in. Music from Michael Wilding from a Sunday Zen session with John Tarrant & Friends recorded March 5, 2023.
The Transformation in Things: Music for Meditation with Jordan McConnell
Jordan McConnell plays music for meditation during Sunday Zen: The Transformation in Things with John Tarrant & Friends. December 18, 2022.
Music for the Transformation in Things
Jordan McConnell on guitar, as recorded during Sunday Zen with John Tarrant on December 18th, 2022. 5 Minutes.
Music for Meditation: The Great Kalpa Fire
Michael Wilding weaves a magical solo flute improvisation for the Great Kalpa Fire session from Sunday, September 18, 2022. 5 minutes.
Music for Meditation: Variations on Summertime
Michael Wilding plays music for meditation, riffing on the Summertime theme. Recorded during the September 4, 2022 Sunday Session with John Tarrant.
Not Picking & Choosing – Solo Flute for Meditation
Michael Wilding’s solo flute during John Tarrant’s Sunday Talk: The Great Way Is Not Difficult; It Just Avoids Picking & Choosing. Recorded on June 26, 2022 in the Online Temple.
Magical Meetings: Jordan McConnell’s Music for Meditation
Music for meditation, recorded on June 12, 2022, during John Tarrant’s Sunday Session. Jordan McConnell’s improvisation on guitar. 9-minute video.
Your Own Heart Mind – Music for Meditation
Michael plays a solo improvisation during John Tarrant’s Sunday meditation. Recorded June 5, 2022. 9 minutes.
Flute Solo for Meditation with Michael Wilding
Michael Wilding’s improv on flute, recorded Sunday, May 2022, during John Tarrant’s What Is This? Sunday Session. 5 minutes.
Zen Is Poetry: Music for Meditation with Jiashan’s State of Mind
Meditation on the koan, What Is Jiashan’s State of Mind, is accompanied by Jordan McConnell’s musical improvisation on guitar. Recorded on May 1, 2022, during John Tarrant’s Zen Is Poetry Sunday Talk.
Music for A Morning of Amnesty
Michael Wilding plays an evocative saxophone solo for John Tarrant’s Sunday meditation: A Morning of Amnesty. April 17, 2022.
Music for Getting Lost
Michael Wilding’s musical solos during a meditation for getting lost. Recorded during John Tarrant’s Sunday Talk on March 13, 2022.
Music for The Lost Cities
Jordan McConnell plays a guitar solo for exploring the lost cities during John Tarrant’s Sunday Talk on March 20, 2022.
The Journey Itself Is Home: Travelers in Eternity, Music with Michael Wilding
Michael Wilding plays an exquisite solo during meditation. From John Tarrant’s Sunday session, recorded on February 20, 2022.
Musical Interlude for Passing Through Danger & Demons
Michael Wilding’s transportive original composition, an interlude for meditation, on flute. As recorded September 19, 2021.
Journey Into Awakening – Original Music for Meditation
PZI Zen Online: Journey Into Awakening with John Tarrant Roshi. John’s Sunday dharma talk and meditation session included original music written and performed by Michael Wilding on saxophone. Thank you from all of us. As recorded Dec 13 2020.
Music: Jordan McConnell on Guitar – Journey Into Awakening
PZI Zen Online: Excerpt from Journey Into Awakening. Jordan McConnell on guitar during Sunday meditation. As recorded Nov. 29 2020.
Fall Sesshin 2020: Music for Meditation with Michael Wilding
PZI Fall Sesshin: Music from Michael Wilding on Alto Sax, Oct 1, 2020. As recorded.
Music for Guanyin’s Pavilion of Fire – Michael Wilding on Sax
Audio: Michael Wilding on Saxophone playing his original composition during Allison Atwill’s meditation and dharma talk on Guanyin as fire. This is a new recording sans the variables of bandwidth. A gift from Michael to PZI. Thank you!