Why do I still sing kirtan?

2018-10-25T13:02:10-07:00October 23rd, 2018|

Greetings Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you all well, happy and healthy. I’m often asked why I still sing kirtan after all these years. It’s a good question, as I’ve been singing these mantras for about a half a century! While we were sitting on a bench out in Pt. Reyes Station, quite [...]

Happy Holidays!

2017-12-28T03:00:07-08:00December 28th, 2017|

Dear friends,**H*A*P*P*Y***H*O*L*I*D*A*Y*S**Wow, what a whirlwind year this has been. Last January, three days after we returned home from our amazing Kirtan Camp at Haramara, Mexico, we unpacked our warm weather clothes and packed up our instruments and winter clothes and flew to Rishikesh, in the Indian Himalayas  (#miracleinrishikesh #fifteenchapatis) to meet a bunch of dear [...]

My first ever solo concert!

2017-09-27T17:20:34-07:00September 27th, 2017|

Hey friends, Can you believe that I’ve been performing publicly for over 50 years and I’ve never done a completely solo concert? Way too scary!!! But I guess it’s about time!!! I’ve been super excited and really enjoying the challenge of digging into my old songs and albums, rearranging them for solo guitar and banjo, [...]

International Day of Yoga

2017-06-26T18:51:08-07:00June 26th, 2017|

Dear friends,Finally, after well over 500,000 years, Yoga has made it into the modern calendar! International Yoga Day is a celebration of the dedication and commitment of countless seekers, from time immemorial, who have discovered and then shared the path of healing and realization that is Yoga. Starting in the West as a fad, the [...]

Supersonic Rescue Intervention

2017-07-14T20:53:38-07:00June 26th, 2017|

Many eons ago, in an age long forgotten, the Lord of Compassion took birth as an effulgent blue baby boy named Sri Ramachandra, in order to intervene in the affairs of men and Gods, and to rescue all the universes from the forces of evil. How could he who is beyond birth and death be [...]

The Ramayana According to Jai

2017-06-26T18:37:53-07:00June 26th, 2017|

Dear Friends, Since I joined about a year ago, Patreon has been a total joy. If you haven’t heard, it’s a new web platform based upon the ancient principle of patronage, wherein fans can become an integral part of the lives of the artists they love. I feel very close with my “patrons” and [...]

New music video for S.A.M.B.A. filmed in India!!!

2017-07-14T13:08:06-07:00March 18th, 2017|

Dear Friends!!!! I'm so excited to share with you the brand new music video for "S.A.M.B.A. (Shiva's Adoration of Mata Bhavani's Ambrosia)" filmed in Rishikesh, India. It's premiering today in LA Yoga Magazine. Check it out!!! In January, my family, a small group of Bhakti brothers and sisters, and I converged on the banks [...]

Roots, Rock, Rama!

2017-03-18T16:55:09-07:00March 18th, 2017|

The music on this album has been bubbling inside my heart and my soul for many many years. Like a very slow cooking pot of ghee, hundreds of songs have risen to the surface, just to be skimmed away until all that is left is the clarified and very buttery essence of my love, understanding [...]

New album ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA! out today!

2017-03-03T17:58:41-08:00March 3rd, 2017|

Hey friends, ROOTS, ROCK, RAMA! is out today!! Buy here Wow! Even though it only took about eight months to actually make this record I feel like I've been working on it for 50 years!!! 50 beautiful years of practicing Kirtan, diving deep into the devotional path and studying all kinds of music, and now [...]

New song “H.A.R.I. (Hari Awakens Radha’s Incandescence)”

2017-02-22T18:29:56-08:00February 22nd, 2017|

I'd like to introduce you to the first single from Roots, Rock, Rama! coming March 3rd — "H.A.R.I. (Hari Awakens Radha's Incandescence)." For so many reasons this song is a perfect introduction to the magical world of Roots, Rock, Rama!. Weaving together musical streams from India (The Melodious Strings of Mumbai), Jamaica (The Pagan Love [...]

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