MUSIC: Edmar Castaneda: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Sunday, August 10, 201411:04 PM(View: 3653)
Wow, he is such a talented Latin jazz musician!
"Edmar Castaneda is the sort of musician who isn't afraid to challenge the established order. He's carving out a place for himself in Latin jazz on an instrument you don't often hear in his chosen genre: the Colombian harp."
The melody and lyrics of this song remind me that memories and emotions continually shape the collective stream consciousness. The feelings in the now are very much shaped and influenced by the past.--ZenMoon
Gershwin's "Summertime" played with an unique Vietnamese aesthetic by Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ and pianist Frank Martin. Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ performs the piece using a đàn bâù, the Vietnamese traditional one-string instrument
Watching this reminds me of the Zen saying "Words are the fog one has to see through." It is essential that we empower ourselves by using our Inner Light to transport us to the meanings beyond the concrete words--ZenMoon