Music helps break down social and
religious barriers, fostering a spiritual humanism that embraces and
nurtures all beings and all states of consciousness from the mundane
to the sublime.
People often say they feel "blissed out"
after listening to contemplative music. Justin Greer, 25,
a massage therapist from Lee, Massachusetts, says,
“I get so joyful…really blissfully happy, because it
changes something. It opens me up. I think there is something
inherently hypnotic about sharing voice and breath and movement
if we happen to be dancing. I think it breeds a sense of
connection." Greer adds, "It’s like
Many Jewish musicians who specialize
in contemplative music follow Hindu traditions (Jai Uttal and Mike Cohen) and a few have
skillfully integrated Hindu and Jewish traditions (Kirtan Rabbi.) But no one
does contemplative music like Rabbi Tom.
LISTEN TO A FEW SAMPLES LIKE "I AM" OR "BOUNDLESS"
CHECK OUT HIS DEMO CD