Archive for April, 2009
Jan Seiden a talented Native American Fluteists was awarded a grant from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to be Composer, Performer, Sound Engineer and Producer of the soundtrack for the Chickasaw Indian play, Te Ata. Wowzah! The play will show in 2010, in Oklahoma and hopefully at the Smithsonian in DC, as well.
Learn more about Jan at: http://www.janseiden.com
Students were touched, moved and inspired as the classically trained musician told his story of moving from his position of 21 years with the Florida Orchestra to becoming a Music Practitioner at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, Professor of the Double Bass at the University of Tampa and teaching yoga. He is constantly in awe from his work of playing Music for the cancer patients.
Read The Entire Article and Learn More here: http://tampabay-online.org/lg/about.php
Thank you Lloyd for living your life fully and following your Heart!!!
Eddie was the keynote speaker and workshop presenter at “The Rehabilitative Music Workshop” held at the University of South Florida and sponsored by the Delta Chi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota Sorority and chaired by Carrie Zilbauer. What a wonderful workshop to educate students and members of the broader community about the important role of Music in education and medicine!
Eddie is an especially good spokes person because his vibrant life and stunning career of: sitting in for Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys on tour in the early 70’s, playing for Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band, touring with Dobie Grey, recording with Ike Turner on the Ikettes album and drumming for Del Shannon (Live) among others; came to a screeching halt when he broke his neck and ended up a quadriplegic . Read the rest of this entry »