Courting the muse
Daniel, like many passionate and creative people (including you, perhaps?), defies simple description not only because of his breadth of talents and abilities, but also because of his broad range of passions and interests.
He loves to express himself through instrumental and vocal songwriting, through playing soulful music in collective celebration and ritual, and through helping people connect with and express their own musical genie!
“Do not neglect your music. It will be a companion which will sweeten many hours of life to you.”
You can be more sound, yourself!
Do you ever wish you would get back to that musical instrument you played as a kid or break on out and sing more? Would you like to connect more deeply with your intrinsic musical nature? When you do so, you more easily access your inspiration and creative genius, and enhance your ability to interact with others in all aspects of your life.
Daniel's music coming out of the pouch...
On this album, Marsupial Road Trip, Daniel offers his poetic and musically diverse perspective in a nourishing soup of soulful spices, hot rhythms and sweet harmonies served up to make your world more vibrant and numinous, brimming with possibility.
Blog: "To and Fro"
I got out of the car to go into Earth Fare last night thinking about Robyn Paulete’s FB post about activating our optimism muscles. I was remembering many of my African American friends from Fort Worth, Austin, Chapel Hill, Durham, Pittsboro and Asheville from whom I’ve learned so much throughout my life. I felt the sense …Read on...
Just got back from a dog walk, amused by the way in which one alpha can shift to… beta? (non-alpha? anything-but-alpha? who me—alpha?) in the presence of another. My charge went bounding after a dog clear across the park as if, upon arrival, they would both go flying across town from the sheer momentum of …Read on...
Part of my amazement was how easily the shockingly life-changing was embedded so smoothly in the familiar. I mean, that’s part of the point, isn’t it, to have enough of the basic need for safety and security met so we can springboard from there to the various escapades that the more adventurous parts of us …Read on...
Think just a minute on the last time you had one of those “nature moments.” It might have been literally outside, or it could have been in complete quiet, but your mind stopped whirring for a few delicious moments. You allowed your own nature as a physical, sentient being to come to the forefront of …Read on...
“When you think