Alex W. Rodríguez talks to saxophonist and composer Jeff Lederer about Sunwatcher Quartert’s latest album “Eightfold Path.”
Rapper and musician Born I Music shares the inspiration behind his new album, “In This Moment.”
Rod Meade Sperry looks at the life, art, and Buddhism of the jazz great Wayne Shorter.
The virtuoso musician’s new album is equal parts incendiary and reflective. And there’s a bit of Buddhism in the mix, too.
Lion’s Roar magazine’s associate art director Andrew Glencross looks at three bodhisattvas of the music world: Éliane Radigue, John Coltrane, and Philip Glass.
Listen to Born I’s third single from his upcoming album, “Unenlightened.”
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.
Music as a contemplative practice requires both the performer and the listener to pay close attention. Culture critic Donald Brackett offers suggestions for meditative albums.
“I’ve been thinking a lot about death and rebirth,” says Born I, “and this song is a reflection of that.”
This special episode of The Lion’s Roar Podcast features music from Buddhist artists Jessica Pimentel and Born I Music.