Headlined Guests

Kenneth Swartz
Guest Occupation: Scientist, Inventor, Developer of C60 Purple Power
Guest Biography:

Kenneth Swartz is the founder of C60 Purple Power, producing one of the highest quality C60 products available. He received his Masters degree in Science from UCD and a BS in Economics from ASU. Ken has run several research science laboratories over the years and discovered C60 while developing the MOXY fusion reactor. He hosts the live C60 Show on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month on Facebook and YouTube. To learn more about Ken and C60, go to his website below, and follow him on Facebook!

C60purplepower.com

Guest Category: Alternative Health, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, Physics & Metaphysics, Science, Biology & Chemistry, Motivational, Society and Culture, Technology
Kenneth Swartz
Guest Occupation: Scientist, Inventor, Developer of C60 Purple Power
Guest Biography:

 

Kenneth Swartz is the founder of C60 Purple Power, producing one of the highest quality C60 products available. He received his Masters degree in Science from UCD and a BS in Economics from ASU.  Ken has run several research science laboratories over the years and discovered C60 while developing the MOXY fusion reactor.  He hosts the live C60 Show on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month on Facebook and YouTube. To learn more about Ken and C60, go to his website at the link below, and follow him on Facebook! 

 

C60purplepower.com

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Alternative Health, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, Physics & Metaphysics, Science, Biology & Chemistry, Technology
Are You Finally Ready to Move from Stuck to Unstuck?
Guest Occupation: Inherited Energy Expert & Intuitive Life Coach
Guest Biography:

LISA THOMAS is a Transformational Energy Healer, who works with talented people from all walks of life. She empowers individuals to reach their full potential, by removing inherited emotional blocks, such as fear of success, fear of failure, anxiety, procrastination, excess weight, fear of public speaking, false money beliefs, relationship drama and business stagnation.

Everyone deserves to be seen, heard and known for who they are. Lisa’s expertise in removing negative energy and inherited patterns empowers people to get their gifts, talents and ideas into the world, more confidently and in alignment with their Soul’s purpose.

Guest Category: Business, Health & Lifestyle, History, Medicine, Pets and Animals, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual
Jennifer Lonnberg
Guest Occupation: Christian Psychic, Energy Healer, Speaker and Author
Guest Biography:

Leader in the Self-Discovery Movement Teacher of claiming a fulfilling life Spiritual Healer of energetic wounds

Like you, Christian Psychic, Energy Healer, Speaker and Author of Embodied Grace, Jennifer Lonnberg struggled with the pain and debilitating anxiety that came from a life of negative thinking and self-doubt. Why are so many people unhappy? Why can life be so miserable? Is “just getting by” OK with you? Is that all we can hope for? Is a life of joy and abundance unrealistic?

Jennifer is a leader in the self-discovery movement. She is passionate about sharing her story of transformation, and how anyone, regardless of their circumstances, and challenges can begin today to create the life they have always dreamed. Through her workshops, retreats, conferences, and books, she inspires and empowers women to heal by breaking out of the patterns of limiting beliefs, negative thinking and self-doubt by delivering the actual “how to steps” that many speakers leave out!

As her passion for sharing her message expanded, Jennifer created Embodied Grace: A Woman’s Path to Empowerment, a book dedicated to helping women find freedom and success by identifying their self-worth, aligning their true desires with intentional daily actionable steps and claiming the right to drive their own personal transformation.

As a Certified NLP Practitioner, Herb Specialist, Certified Reiki Master, and Yoga Instructor, Jennifer teaches and guides her audiences to understanding how the brain/mind works, identifying subconscious roadblocks, defining the “Nasty Little Mean Girl” and helping them recognize and heal limiting beliefs and patterns of negative self talk. She empowers her audiences to become their best selves. Whether it is in their personal lives, relationships, health, or businesses, she provides the roadmap on how to peel back the layers and overcome obstacles. Kate Solisti, Internationally known Interspecies Communicator, author, and educator said “I was very impressed with Jennifer’s focus and clarity. She brought something new into the equation that was perfect for unsticking me in that moment. I so appreciated her rapid, accurate perception and precision in helping me. I highly recommend her work!”

Find out more at JenniferLonnberg.com

Guest Category: Literature, Education, Courses & Training, Health & Lifestyle, Yoga, Kids & Family, Medicine, Self Help, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: USUI/Holy Fire II Reiki Master and Owner of Sunrise Reiki Colorado
Guest Biography:

USUI/Holy Fire II Reiki Master and Owner of Sunrise Reiki Colorado

Jeff Baird is a USUI/Holy Fire II Reiki Master and owner of Sunrise Reiki Colorado. He has helped people and their animals heal from Cancer, Fibromyalgia, PTSD, Insomnia, Migraines, Depression, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Asperger, broken bones, sprains, spinal issues, allergies, nightmares, flu, chronic pain, dental issues, panic attacks, kidney stones, life to death transitioning, and just about any kind of pain you can imagine.

“Reiki News Magazine” has featured many of Baird’s articles including, “Healing is a Team Effort,” “We Become Reiki,” “Releasing the Past,” “Long Distance Transformation,” “What the World Needs Now is Love Sweet Love,” and “Allowing Room for Reiki to Grow.” He has helped individuals and teams achieve their professional as well as their personal goals for over 30 years. His Reiki classes and public speaking events have been called life-changing by many who have attended.

Based in Evergreen, Colorado, Sunrise Reiki offers face-to-face treatments as well as distance/remote sessions. Baird also has his mobile service for organizations, families, animals and people who are unable to travel. “I love bringing Reiki to the people, their companies and their four-legged friends.,” says Baird.

Baird spent many years in the sales and marketing arena in Corporate America before walking away to focus on healing full time. “It was a calling, and something I just had to do,” he explains. “Now, I get to offer stress relief and pain relief for those who understand the importance of corporate wellness. Reiki has allowed me to help so many heal. It’s a team effort, whether I am working with an individual, a family, their pets or entire organizations. My days are filled with gratitude as I witness lives transform from the gift of Reiki.”

You can reach Jeff at (720) 250-8107, jeff@sunrisereikicolorado.com or by visiting www.sunrisereikicolorado.com.
 

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Alternative Health, Medicine, Pets and Animals, Personal Development, Self Help, Spiritual, Animal & Plant Communications
Dr. Christian Claxton Gregory
Guest Occupation: Founding Partner of Legends and Legacies Entertainment, Director of the Dick Gregory Foundation/Society, Author, Board Certified Chiropractor, Medical Director of Washington Spine & Disc
Guest Biography:

Dr. Gregory is a Founding Partner of Legends and Legacies Entertainment. He is the executor of the estate of Dick Gregory, Director of the Dick Gregory Foundation/Society and a celebrated author. Dr. Gregory is a board certified Chiropractor and the Medical Director of Washington Spine & Disc.  He is the Vice Chairman and sits on the board of Wellness In Nature.

Christian is the 8th child of Dick and Lillian Gregory. He served for more than 20 years as Dick’s closest adviser, and was the point of contact and consulted on all matters pertaining to Dick Gregory.

Christian Gregory has consulted and added layers of protection to countless legends, iconic civil rights activists, Academy, Tony and Emmy Award winning actors and producers, Grammy Award winning musicians, sports stars and personalities.

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, History, Politics & Government, Self Help, Society and Culture, TV & Film, Variety
Guest Occupation: Yoga Teacher
Guest Biography:

Founder and Director of HappyTree Yoga Studio in Montreal (Est. 2007), Melanie leads Hatha, Yin and Gentle Yoga teacher trainings. She is a passionate speaker, writer and workshop leader (TEDx Montreal Women, RVH Foundation, MUHC Conferences, Cirque du Soleil, Wanderlust Tremblant, Expo Yoga blog) on the topics of yoga, mindfulness and health. She was recognized as an outstanding citizen by CTV’s The Power of One for her work in the community with cancer patients and underprivileged youth, and is the winner of a Quebec Notable Award for social entrepreneurship.

Instagram: melhappytree
Guest Category: Courses & Training, Yoga
Guest Occupation: Speaker Author Kindness Expert
Guest Biography:

GABRIELLA VAN RIJ [pronounced “Ray”] began her life as an orphan in Pakistan and without the determination and kindness of two strangers she would not have been adopted into her new family.

Today, Gabriella is the founder of the #DaretobeKind movement, a kindness expert, and a keynote speaker. With a brave and compassionate voice, she speaks at businesses, universities, corporate training events, school assemblies, community centers, places of worship, and on network shows. Her uplifting talks motivate, challenge, and provide the groundwork for lasting progress.She is an acclaimed author of three books. With All My Might is her mesmerizing memoir of one of the first cross-cultural adoptions. I Can Find My Might is part self-help, part practical resource for students, parents, and educators. Gabriella’s personal experience creates a boots-on-the-ground approach to bullying and self-acceptance that is nothing short of magical. Watch Your Delivery is Gabriella’s third and latest book, based on one of her popular presentations of the same name.

 “We as a society have dropped the ball on Human Kindness®,” says Gabriella. “Will you help me pick it up? One moment, one person, one kindness—is all it takes to help someone go from a negative space to a positive place. BE the difference.” Gabriella has been seen by millions on Dr. Phil, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. She also writes for the Huffington Post and the NY Daily News.

Guest Category: Business, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual, TV & Film, Variety
Dr. Ruth Martens
Guest Occupation: Family Physician, Medical Director of LuxeSkin Med Spa
Guest Biography:

Dr. Ruth Martens, MD is a Family Physician specializing in Homeopathy, Functional & Aviation Medicine in Wheaton, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1981 and specializes in family medicine. She is also the Medical Director of LuxeSkin Med Spa in Naperville, Illinois.

Dr. Martens entire career has been marked by loyal patients who appreciate her heartfelt mission: seeing the whole person and helping them feel better rather than treating a problem or disease.

Her onsite presence and passion for excellence ensures all LuxeSkin patients seeking medical procedures receive one-on-one consultations and the highest level of care from qualifying through recovery.

  • Family practice physician specializing in Classical Homeopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine
  • Treasurer – American Institute of Homeopathy Foundation and Foundation for Homeopathic Education.
  • Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Cool Sculpting Certification

“Every person who comes to LuxeSkin will be listened to and educated so they fully understand procedures and feel confident that every step will be executed in the healthiest way possible.”

 

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, Self Help, Variety
Chris Garcia
Guest Occupation: Psychic, medium, empathy, clairvoyant, clairsentient, clairaudient
Guest Biography:

Chris Garcia is a psychic/medium, empathy, clairvoyant, clairsentient, and clairaudient. He also has the abilities to see auars and remote viewing. Chris has had these god-given gifts since the age of 5. He loves helping sensitive children and adults with these gifts as well. Chris is additionally a tarot card reader, interested in paranormal ghost hunting, and is a shaman healer as well.

Guest Category: Paranormal, Ghosts, Spiritual, Access Consciousness, Medium & Channeling, Psychic & Intuitive
10,000 Miles with My Dead Father’s Ashes is a cross between Jeanette Walls’ The Glass Castle and J. R. Moehringer, the writer of The Tender Bar.
Guest Occupation: Guest Expert on Relationship and Travel
Guest Biography:

Devin Galaudet is the editor and publisher of the In the Know Traveler series of websites, which just celebrated 15 years. He also publishes several other travel-inspired websites including In the Know Bride, which chronicles his endeavor to marry his wife in 100 countries around the world. (They’ve married 20 times in 15 countries, so far). His wickedly funny memoir called: “10,000 Miles with My Dead Father's Ashes“ is part adventure and part tender reminiscence, makes readers laugh, cry, and yearn for their own Spanish adventure. Devin has written for the Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, The Citron Review, TravelAge West, and Turkish Airlines’ Sky Life Magazine. Devin holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University at Los Angeles. A frequently sought-after guest expert on relationship and travel, Devin has appeared on FOX-TV, NBC-TV, Reinvention Radio, the Experts Insights Publishing awards gala, the California Writers Coalition, JohnnyJet.com, the Jewish Journal, and hundreds of podcasts. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Guest Category: Arts, Entertainment, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Society and Culture, Spiritual, Travel & Leisure, TV & Film
Legendary Guitarist Richard Lloyd of Television Special Guest on Interviewing the Legends
Guest Occupation: Guitarist,singer,songwriter
Guest Biography:

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– founding member of the seminal rock band Television – presents his new album 

The Countdown on CD 

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

On November 2, Richard Lloyd – founding member of the seminal rock band Television – presents his new album The Countdown on CD and digital via Plowboy Records, with vinyl available in 2019.

A pivotal fixture of the 1970s New York rock scene, Television’s improvisational, intelligent brand of avant-garde punk earned their reputation as a landmark act of the historic CBGB’s landscape, as well as an influence for generations of punk and alternative bands. Lloyd’s technical guitar proficiency was a key component to the band’s unique sound, which established their debut Marquee Moon (1977) as one of the defining albums of the era. After the band disbanded, Lloyd would go on to lend his signature guitar licks to Matthew Sweet and John Doe, as well as releasing several critically-acclaimed solo albums. Additionally, his recent memoir Everything Is Combustible: Television, CBGB’s and Five Decades of Rock and Roll was published in November 2017 with a second edition being released in paperback on November 2.

On The Countdown, Richard Lloyd creates an honest, natural expression with his stylized guitar sound and swagger. “I can only be me,” he says. “I can't turn into somebody else. So, every record I make is just a progression. I never felt the angst necessary to be a punk. I was too young to be a beatnik and too old to be a hippy. I like to say I’m an anthropologist from another planet who is observing human nature and expressing my observations through rock’n’roll.”

Taking a specific approach on the record, Lloyd’s process was to blend and balance the raw, live energy of in-studio performance with the benefit of technical refinements and additions behind-the-board. “You don't want to overcook the pasta,” he adds. “I never want a Chef Boyardee record. I like mistakes and rough edges. It's all very organic.”

Renowned Nashville session players Dave Roe (bass) and Steve Ebe (drums) served as a solid rhythmic backbone in the studio, cutting the basic 11 tracks in two days, while keys by Joe Bidewell (who played with Lloyd in his band in 1980) were eventually added to the mix. The result is a real rocker’s record, with Lloyd allowing his trademark fusion of garage rock, thoughtful soul, and power pop hooks to marinate from opening cut “Wind In The Rain” to the soaring heights of the closing title track “The Countdown,” in which he posits blasting off into space as he’s “had enough of planet Earth,” while his guitar and keys propel the listener with him into the stratosphere.

Adorned with his own personal paintings as the foundation for the front and back covers of the CD and vinyl, The Countdown continues the legacy of one of rock’s enduring pioneers.

For more information about Richard Lloyd visit ...

www.everythingiscombustible.com

Purchase 'Countdown' the latest CD by Richard Lloyd at amazon.com

And Everything Is Combustible: Television, CBGB's and Five Decades of Rock and Roll: The Memoirs of an Alchemical Guitarist at amazon.com

Guest Category: Music
Guest Occupation: Neurocognitive scientist with the American Academy of Primary Care Psychologists
Guest Biography:

Dr. Paul Sambataro, PhD, is a neurocognitive scientist with the American Academy of Primary Care Psychologists and creator of the Emotional Budgeting Program.  Dr Paul is also the host of the show “Talk Revolution” on BBSRadio Station 1 on Tuesday evenings 6 pm Pacific Time, 9 pm Eastern Time.   He offers his insights about helping people learn to handle the stress of life and learn how to manage their emotions better so they can live happier lives. 

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Psychology, Self Help, Society and Culture
Carey Gillam
Guest Occupation: Veteran Journalist, Researcher and Writer
Guest Biography:

Carey Gillam is a Kansas girl, of the heart and home. But her research has taken her throughout rural America. She has spent time with row crop farmers, ranchers, vegetable growers and orchard operators from the Dakotas to Texas, and from California to the Southeast. She has been welcomed inside the high-tech laboratories, greenhouses and corporate offices of some of the largest U.S. agribusinesses. And she has spent countless hours interviewing key U.S. regulators, lawmakers, and scientists. With years of this behind-the-scenes reporting, Gillam has developed deep insight into the risks and rewards of the modern-day food system, and hopes to share that knowledge with others who care about the food they eat and feed to their families.

"I've always known I wanted to be a journalist, to build a career on the simple pursuit of truth. My work is based on the belief that by sharing information and ideas, airing debates, and unveiling actions and events critical to public policy, we help advance and strengthen our community -- our humanity."

Guest Category: Earth & Space, Education, Entertainment, Health & Lifestyle, History, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, Self Help, Variety
James D Goodenough, CEO of iGlobal Marketing Group
Guest Occupation: CEO of iGlobal Marketing Group
Guest Biography:

James D. Goodenough, CEO of iGlobal Marketing Group with great info about the International Rideshare phenomenon and what this means to Rideshare Drivers around the world.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
Business Management: Managed the interlocking functions of planning, staffing, organizing, resourcing, directing, controlling and decision making to achieve organizational and financial objectives.
Interpersonal: Managed personnel, human relations and conflict resolution.
Communications: Skilled with the processes of informing, listening, oral and written communication.
Cognitive: Experienced at problem solving, financial and quantitative analysis, and decision-making to optimize organizational and business outcomes.
Leadership: Senior management level experience with the functions of visioning, strategic planning, style and influence, motivating others, delegating and controlling, coaching and mentoring, and personal development.
 
Education:
Master of Science, Organizational Development, Central Washington State University, 1991
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Idaho State University, 1969
US Army Command & General Staff Officer College, 1985
 
Executive Summary:
Executive level experience in program and project management, U.S. Military command and staff officer functions, management and organizational development, federal contract administration, engineering and construction management, budget administration, and preparation of designs, specifications and project documentation for highly complex and highly technical military, commercial and government projects.
 
Seven years of US Army Active duty and 23 years of US Army Reserve duty in command and staff positions at the Company, Battalion and Brigade level operations.
 
A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute and served on the local chapter level of the Board of Directors, including Chapter President. Expert knowledge of Total Quality Management and basic knowledge of Six Sigma quality management.
 
Professional and skills training: Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; US Army Ranger and Airborne Courses; Engineer Officer Construction Course; Facilities Engineer Management Course; Command and General Staff Officer College; Principles of Project Management; Supervisory and Management Skills Training; Effective Presentation Skills; and Media Presentation Skills Training.
 
Practical working knowledge of personal computer applications in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
 
Adjunct professor teaching project management, operations management and supply chain management at the Masters and Bachelors level.
 
Community and professional service includes: President, Board of Directors, Benton-Franklin Volunteer Center; Graduate, Leadership Tri-Cities (WA); President and Board member, Columbia River Basin Chapter of Project Management Institute; Board of Directors, Tri-Cities Corporate Council for the Arts.
 
Interim Secret Security Clearance

http://iglobalmarketinggroup.blogspot.com/

http://www.myteamiglobal.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/iglobalmarketinggroup/

Guest Category: Business, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, Science
Guest Occupation: Neurocognitive scientist with the American Academy of Primary Care Psychologists
Guest Biography:

Our special guest tonight is Dr. Paul Sambataro, Ph.D., who is a neurocognitive scientist with the American Academy of Primary Care Psychologists and creator of the Emotional Budgeting Program.  Dr Paul is also the host of the show “Talk Revolution” on BBSRadio Station 1 on Tuesday evenings 6 pm Pacific Time, 9 pm Eastern Time.   He joins us tonight to share with us his insights about helping people learn to handle the stress of life and learn how to manage their emotions better so they can live happier lives.

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, News, Psychology, Science, Self Help, Society and Culture
Isaac Weishaupt
Guest Occupation: Author, talk show host, conspiracy fact checker, blogger
Guest Biography:

IlluminatiWatcher.com and top 5% Amazon author of THE DARK PATH; Isaac Weishaupt has been on the leading edge of conspiracy theories surrounding the elusive “Illuminati” and its infiltration of the entertainment industry. Using examples of familiar pop culture and works of entertainment, Isaac has been speaking and writing about the occult from a unique perspective that seeks to understand the big agenda while helping others along the way. Isaac hosts the “Conspiracy Theories and Unpopular Culture” podcast as well as being the monthly Illuminati expert on BLACKOUT Radio.

He has been a featured guest on Dave Navarro’s “Dark Matter Radio,” Richard C. Hoagland’s “Other Side of Midnight”, SIRIUS/XM’s The All Out Show, The HigherSide Chats, Freeman Fly’s “The Free Zone”, Mark Devlin’s “Good Vibrations”, VICE, COMPLEX magazine, and many more radio shows and podcasts. His fresh perspective and openly admitted imperfections promotes the rational approach to exploring these taboo subjects and conspiracy theories.

Guest Category: Education, Entertainment, History, World News, UFOs, Philosophy, Physics & Metaphysics, National, Psychology
Living Dead Paranormal
Guest Occupation: Paranormal Group From Greenville,Ohio
Guest Biography:

Living Dead Paranormal

Living Dead Paranormal is a paranormal group The group was founded in 2007 by three brothers; Josh, Rocky, and Shaun Fourman. 

The Fourman brothers have had a keen interest in the paranormal since experiencing paranormal activity in their childhood home. Now, their interest has become a passion, a passion to discover what lies beyond and uncover the truth. 

Living Dead Paranormal has embarked on a mission to investigate reputedly haunted locations across the country in order to film and document unexplained paranormal activity. Join them on their journey to experience what lies beyond.

https://www.facebook.com/FourmanBrothers/
https://www.youtube.com/user/fourman04
livingdeadparanormal3@yahoo.com

Guest Category: Entertainment, Paranormal, UFOs, Ghosts
Bernadette Maria Di Gabriele
Guest Occupation: Marconics Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master, Theta Healing Practitioner, Ordained Spiritual Counselor, Teacher
Guest Biography:

Bernadette Di Gabriele is a Marconics Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master, Theta Healing Practitioner, and an Ordained Spiritual Counselor and Teacher. In addition, she holds degrees in Behavioral Science, Communications, and Metaphysical Psychology. Through the years she has offered guidance in many areas of life and as a result of her experience and training she has developed unique techniques that assist clients in releasing past pain in order to pursue a life of balance and elevated consciousness. Bernadette takes her experience, passion, and divine impartations, then combines those elements with behavioral science, health and wellness, spiritual education and background. Grouping these components together results in valuable guidance for individuals toward realizing and reaching their highest potential. Bernadette assists individuals and groups in making discoveries that will forever impact their life, so individually we can design our destiny's, one intention at a time.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadettedigabriele/

Guest Category: Alternative Health, Energy Healing, Kids & Family, Physics & Metaphysics, Personal Development, Science, Inspirational, Motivational, Spiritual
Joseph Peck
Guest Occupation: Steel drum musician
Guest Biography:

JOSEPH PECK

Joseph Peck is a professional steel drum musician with a degree in music education and a focus on world music. He has a unique set of skills, and a drive to inspire young, creative minds.

Joseph received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Wichita State University. He performed with Potential Symphony, an award-winning steel band in Trinidad, for the Panorama National Steel Band Competition. He was a founding member of Babylon Saints – a venerable LA-based pop/rock/reggae band, and has performed and recorded throughout the US in genres such ash reggae, acoustic rock, jazz, and fusion.

His career has taken him around the world, working with Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland, Cyndi Lauper, and Ryan Gosling, among others. His work has aired on VH1, CBS, and NBC, including Parks and Recreation. He was also a contributor in Teaching in the Diverse Classroom: Learner-Centered Activities that Work, a book for educators by Tanya Huber-Bowen.

Joseph’s current project – The Joseph Peck Group – is a Caribbean Jazz ensemble that explores traditional rhythms commingled with contemporary interpretations. His latest album as a solo artist is a relaxing and transcendental journey called Free-Flow Steel Pan Meditation.

While directing the Steel Pan Orchestra at Wichita State University, he founded the Adopt-a-Drum Program. Today, with a State of California Music Education K-12 Credential, he is a program facilitator at the Drumming for Your Life Institute, and a teaching artist at The Music Center and the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program.

Twenty years of experience as a steelpan percussionist and music educator have informed his development of the Joseph Peck World Music Program – an innovative, performance-based class which exposes students to the important cultural and historical contributions of music. Students learn the
building blocks of music (melody, harmony, and rhythm) in a supportive,

creative, and interactive environment using percussion instruments such as steel drums (pans), hand drums, shakers, cowbells, and tamboo-bamboo. Students go on to read, write, practice, play, and perform music from around the world, both on an individual level, as well as with an ensemble.

His Caribbean Drum Circle Program is a music enrichment program that he conducts at Libraries and in schools, teaching students to build community and relate with one another in a drum circle format.

In both of Joseph’s programs, students discover the connection between music and math, science, the language arts, and the natural world. Each program culminates in a concert performance.

Guest Category: Performing Arts, Entertainment, Music

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