Joseph Jarman developed a love of Jazz while in the army and then discovered Buddhism when he returned home. The two passions defined the rest of his life.
Wayne Shorter is one of jazz’s great geniuses, and at 85 remains an inspired, inspiring workhorse. His new three-disc album — which comes matched with a graphic novel — showcases his innovation, recalls his storied career, and reflects his Buddhist practice.
Lion’s Roar magazine’s associate art director Andrew Glencross looks at three bodhisattvas of the music world.
A 1997 interview with composer and performer Philip Glass.
“Right here in this group of five, you have the whole picture,” said Glass of this year’s group of honorees.
Who says you always have to sit in silence? Ryan Winger explains how you can bring the mind of meditation to the music you love — with friends.
“Finding my practice was the single most important thing in my life,” says Glenn Copeland, one of Canada’s musical greats.
“She’s my role model,” says Trevor Hall of Roshi Joan Halifax, whose “The Fruitful Darkness” is a great inspiration behind his latest album.
Lilly Greenblatt talks to Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus about how race and Buddhism informed the band’s latest release.
Music connects us to the present moment like nothing else, says Teenage Bottlerocket bassist Miguel Chen. In this excerpt from his new book, I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too, coauthored with LionsRoar.com editorial director Rod Meade Sperry, Chen explains how to really listen to music. Playing shows, writing songs, recording […]