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Drumming for Healing

Posted by Wolf Murphy on

                I could start out with a list of all the evidence-based research proving the biological and psychological wellness benefits of group drumming. It’s a long list and includes solid research all the way down to the genomic level.                 But that article has been written, already, a lot of times, occasionally by me.                 So instead, here’s some ways I have experienced the healing powers of the drum.                 Drumming at a social event, a few years ago, at the UU Church in Orlando, we watched as an old woman drove her motorized scooter onto the dance floor and...

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Burn the Damn Stage Already

Posted by Wolf Murphy on

so the question was what can i do about the “rock star drummers” at such and such event?  and my answer was, don’t invite ‘em.  before you get all up in my business about that there’s some things i want to point out.  SO:  there’s two reasons to try and play lead on drums.  One is to exalt the community,the otheris to exalt the ego. there’s two reasons to tryand facilitate a drum circle. One is to exalt the community, the other is to exalt the ego. A lead drummer exalting the community listens and finds a way to play “between the cracks” in the community composite rhythm....

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