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Dream Seed: A Shamanic Sound Journey
1 month, 3 weeks ago 0
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Dream Seed is a shamanic sound journey ensemble hosted by members of Golden Drum, Didge Project, and Sacred Arts Research Foundation. Shamanic chanting, mantras, overtone singing, Native American songs, indigenous music, didgeridoos, crystal singing bowls, bells, gongs, harmoniums, tuning forks and other overtone-emitting instruments are used to create an environment conducive to deep relaxation and […]

6 months, 1 week ago 0
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Thank you to my former didgeridoo student Mit Kashiwada for nominating me for the 60 second didgeridoo challenge. I thought it’d be nice to film this one while I was down in Nicaragua (Costa Dulce/Playa Escameca) I nominated Tyler Sussman, Jerry Walsh and Phillip Schwartz to post 60-second videos of themselves playing didgeridoo. Where are […]

Sacred Arts Research Foundation
1 year, 2 months ago 0

Sacred Arts Research Foundation (SARF) is an arts organization dedicated to preservation of the sacred art traditions of humanity through education, ritual and study. A group of us put this organization together under the guidance of Maestro Manuel Rufino in 2014. We are excited about the many great offerings happening at our home base, The […]

New Tracks with Srikalogy and Skytree
1 year, 6 months ago 0
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Two fantastic new electronic albums were released on May 20, 2014 that feature AJ on didgeridoo: Srikalogy’s “New Paradigm” and Skytree’s “Cirrus Sapiens”. Check out the new tracks here:

AJ Featured on New WAWA ALCHEMY Album (Free Listen)
1 year, 7 months ago 0
Posted in: Audio, Uncategorized

AJ was featured on didgeridoo in long time collaborator Tyler Sussman‘s latest project, WAWA ALCHEMY. Featuring Tyler Sussman – saxophone, Lana Is – voice, John Medeski – hammond b3 organ, Peter Kronreif – drums and Martin Nevin – bass. This track, “Dear Mother Earth” is the album’s first release. Check out the prerelease track, “Dear […]

The Didgeridoo As A Healing Tool
2 years, 2 months ago 0
Posted in: Healing

People come to the didgeridoo for many reasons, most of which I see connected to healing. Players benefit from the many therapeutic benefits of the instrument: deeper breathing, expanded lung capacity, greater sense of rhythm. Listeners have access to a whole dimension of sound that is not often provided in our modern world. The ancient […]

Central Park Didgeridoo Class, May 18, 2013 (Photos)
2 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: Education, Photo

On May 18, a group gathered in New York’s Central Park to play didgeridoo with Didge Project. Led by AJ Block and assisted by Tyler Sussman, Jerry Walsh and Dima Klim. Photos by Altug Icilensu, For the latest information on didgeridoo classes in NYC visit

Make and Play Didgeridoo Workshop at Friends Academy (Photos)
2 years, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Education, Photo

Friends Academy in Long Island, NY was thrilled when I told them we could make didgeridoos for every student to learn to play on and keep. In one day I worked with the kindergarten and sixth grade to make one hundred didgeridoos using nothing more than plastic pipes, beeswax, and decorative markers and tape. All […]

Live at the PachaMama River Festival, 2012
3 years, 3 months ago 0
Posted in: Video

Live at PachaMama, Costa Rica, January 25, 2012 AJ Block – didgeridoo and keyboard Manuel yu Wei (Argentina) – flute ( Jeffrey Loria (Costa Rica) – congas Nispar Mohr (Germany) – percussion (Pachamama) PachaMama is an international community of consciousness in the heart of the Costa Rica rainforest. Visit

3 years, 3 months ago 0
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I often perform on these two instruments simultaneously, especially in acoustic settings and yoga classes. Featured here with Tyler Sussman (flute) and Tripp Dudley (tabla).