"Nurturing resonant relationships in all things" INDEX OF EVENTS July 29th, Thursday 7:30 PM GMN presents: Baraka Moon in concert San Francisco A Natural Resonance Concert www.naturalresonance.net Save the Date! HangHang Trio August 21st, Friday, 7:30 PM A Natural Resonance Concert Emeryville, CA www.naturalresonance.net Alan Tower hosting Didgeridoo Workshops for beginners and a Master Class for advanced students Baraka Moon Transcendent Sufi Trance Grooves with Didge and Drums July 29th, Thursday UCSF Conference Center 500 Parnassus Ave San Francisco (If driving: Enter lot under big clock tower and come up to J street level) 7:30-9:30pm Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door Get your ticket here! Share this with your friends on Facebook Tea will be served before the performance and during intermission. Baraka Moon: Sukhawat Ali Khan - Vocals, Harmonium. Stephen Kent - Didjeridu, Percussion, Bass Geoffrey Gordon - Multi Ethnic Drums, Percussion, Vocals. "Baraka" is the Sufi word for "blessing". BARAKA MOON, founded on the night of an eclipse of the Full Moon in 2008 is a trio featuring virtuoso musicians from 3 distinct cultures and parts of the world - The USA, Pakistan and Great Britain- - playing original music with roots based in Qawaali Sufi Trance Songs, Indian, Middle Eastern and African Drums and Percussion and the Australian Aboriginal Didgeridoo all mixed together in one gloriously expressive and positive whole that transcends boundaries and unites us all in our common humanity! LEAP into the fire of this Magic Music! SEASON your soul, OPEN your heart, DANCE, SING and absorb the PASSION of an emerging UNIVERSAL and ECSTATIC SOUND full of LOVE and RESPECT for ALL peoples of the world! www.barakamoon.com Sample their divine sounds on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/barakamoon Save the Date! HAnghaNG Trio August 21st, Saturday 7:30- 9:30 PM Kosin Loft Space Besler Building, 4053 Harlan Street Emeryville, CA Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door Get tickets here! Seating will be limited at this venue, so it's recommended to reserve a space early. Bass Clarient composer and improvisational virtuoso, Cornelius Boots plays with the deft rhythmic nuances of master drummer percussionist Aharon Wheels Bolsta inside the music of Alan Tower – compositions for Hang. Guest artist Roman Kosins. The Hang has captured the hearts of people and musicians around the world in a short 9 ½ years. It’s like the sound of love. Alan focuses on pulling the deepest resonances out of the metal and combines notes of three Hanghang together for a wider harmonic palette. Learn to Play the Didgeridoo! Alan Tower is hosting didgeridoo workshops for beginning and a master class for advanced students at his studio in San Francisco This ancient instrument is played around the world for its rich resonance, rhythmic potential and for meditation and now as a cure for snoring and sleep apnea! Workshops will be held on Sundays, at Alan's studio in San Francisco and dates will be arranged once 3-5 participants have registered. Beginner workshops Beginners and advanced beginners will start with will be approximately 3 learning good tone production and then move to cycle hours in length. breathing and how to access different sounds. Alan has Loaner Didges are developed ways to jumpstart beginners more quickly into available for those who playing musicially. do not yet have one. Loaner didges are available for those who have not yet gotten one. Help is available in choosing an appropriate To Register, contact Alan model for purchase. Tower at atower@ greenmusicnetwork.com Didgeridoo as an effective sleep aid with Sunday dates in A recently published study in the British Journal of Medicine August you are has shown playing the didgeridoo to be an effective cure available. for snoring and sleep apnea. Playing the didge both strengthens the internal muscles of the throat and allows them to relax at night. Below are links to the article, and a four minute news clip on this amazing discovery. Master Classes are British Journal of Medicine approximately 4 hours in length and will be Sleep Apnea Story on youtube held in San Francisco and Fairfax. Trumpet and Vocal Master Class The cost is $75 for Intermediate and Advanced players Contact Alan with your This workshop will take didge players to a new level of availability for Sunday musicanship. Alan has developed a new tool (The Sound dates in August and the Egg) to faciliate "pitch recognition". This skill can help class will be scheduled dramatically improve trumpeting and vocals. Pitched notes at a time that works for in the pipe add texture, resonance and beauty to didge everyone. music. You will learn the clockface method of physically accessing trumpets. Methods for layered bounced breath atower@ may also be covered. greenmusicnetwork.org Shared participant performances and group play will be part of the day. You'll also get to try amazing new Carbon-Agave didges from South Africa! About Alan Tower: Alan was introduced to the didge in Maui in 1998. He began intensive study with master players from around the world resulting in three Didge CD's. "The Eternal Presence," recorded in a tunnel, has been called a landmark effort. Audio samples and review quotes from listners and players around the world can be seen at www.alantower.net/eternal.html "Alan is a profoundly skilled teacher who facilitates ones learning from the inside out." - Paul McNees, student. 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