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Greetings beautiful people,

gratitude is the key. i understand that it's a complicated and challenging time for many of us, but i hope that everyone who reads this recognizes that you are constantly surrounded by love, light and guidance. it's important that we support each other as much as we can, continue to cultivate and spread positive energy internally and externally. also, consider giving generously to organizations and charities that align with your purpose and your values. you can always donate your services-- it doesn't have to be a monetary gift. 

so, i'm grateful for many, many things and thrilled that i have the opportunity to share music, positive vibrations, community and healing energy with folks i love, respect and admire. thank you for passing through and for your continued support. 2024 looks very promising on the creative front, and there are some special events coming up  that i think you'll enjoy. 

for more information, keep on reading

in the meantime, peace, love and blessings


                                Concerts coming up: 


Friday, May 31st: CultureLab, LIC NY with:

Quadrature, led by Neel Murgai (electric sitar) Indofunk Satish (firebird trumpet) Damon Banks (electric bass) Tripp Dudley (drums)


Sunday, June 2nd: Levitt Pavilion, Westport CT with:

Arun Ramamurthy Trio, led by Arun Ramamurthy (violin, compositions) Sameer Gupta (drums) Damon Banks (bass) https://www.levittpavilion.com/2024/04/20/arun-ramamurthy-trio/

Wednesday, June 5th: National Sawdust, Brooklyn NY with:

Arun Ramamurthy Trio, led by Arun Ramamurthy (violin, compositions) Sameer Gupta (drums) Damon Banks (bass) 


Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36490/production/1194501

Sunday, June 16th: Bloodlines Festival, Tivoli, NY with:

Arun Ramamurthy Trio, led by Arun Ramamurthy (violin, compositions) Sameer Gupta (drums) Damon Banks (bass) 


Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/31295/production/1198494

More shows and details to come !



Gwen Laster / NewMuse4TET: https://gwenlastergameboard.bandcamp.com/album/blue-lotus

“Filtron M (Manu Koch)”: https://filtronm.bandcamp.com/album/transit-net

“Whispering Worlds”: https://www.aaronshragge.com/whisperingworlds

“Quadrature”:  https://www.quadraturemusic.com/

“Italian Surf Academy”: https://41stparallelrecords.bandcamp.com/album/fake-worlds

For  more information about CREATIVE STRINGS IMPROVISERS ENSEMBLE LLc, c (where we teach music students “Life Skills” through Improvisation, Global Music repertoire and original Composition) GO HERE: https://www.gwenlaster.net/creative-strings-improvisers-ensemble.html

…Speaking of Gwen Laster, her  “Blue Lotus” record (under the group name New Muse 4tet) is out, receiving rave reviews and can be previewed, streamed and purchased here: https://gwenlastergameboard.bandcamp.com/album/blue-lotus

...new music from me is on the way (can't wait to share!)

..thank you for your continued support!