John Medeski

Brooklyn Comes Alive returned to the Brooklyn Mirage, located in Brooklyn, NY's East Williamsburg neighborhood last Saturday night featuring diverse genres and heavy hitters from the jamband scene. Jamtronica icons Sound Tribe Sector 9 headlined the event, along with Lettuce, Medeski Martin & Wood, and the first ever performance by Cool Cool Cool.

The Peach Music Festival casually moved into day four, with the Black Crowes and The Word headlining this final day. Clear skies allowed the music to rage with out a hitch. Many folks left early today, and the crowd density was much less.

Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven music and art collective led by renowned  improvisational keyboardist John Medeski (cofounder of Medeski Martin & Wood) and musician, scientist, and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, has created a soulful rendition of John Lennon’s classic composition “Imagine.” The single features slide guitar work by Grammy winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend, and Gov’t Mule front man Warren Haynes, marking the first time that Hayne

Boston-based world-dub-jazz collective Club d’Elf returns with their third studio full-length, You Never Know, scheduled for release on April 1. A thick, vibrant double album, its ten tracks are the sound of musicians in full improvisational flight. The collection's first single and its accompanying video "Dervish Dance" is available today across all streaming outlets (listen/watch/share).

This August, LOCKN’ fans are invited to embark on a new journey called LOCKN’ FARM SUMMER 2021, a concert series featuring three weekends of live music, food, activities, and camping under the stars. LOCKN’ Farm Summer 2021 will be held August 13 – 15, August 20 – 22, and August 27 – 29, at LOCKN’ Farm (formerly known as Infinity Downs Farm), LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.

Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven artistic duo led by pianist John Medeski and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, has teamed up with Asheville-based hip-hop quartet Free Radio to release a split single and reimagined version of Yoko Ono’s “Where Do We Go From Here.” Listen to “Where Do We Go From Here” here: https://youtu.be/osZPO10zDe8

Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven music collective consisting of improvisational pianist John Medeski and folk-healer, musician Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, today releases their debut album Rose in the Oblivion: https://orcd.co/saintdisruption

Saint Disruption, the soul-inspired, collaborative music group consisting of John Medeski and scientist and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, have released their latest single “Last Poet First / Ukupacha,” an ode to New York City’s Last Poets and the founder, Umar Bin Hassan. Listen to “Last Poet First / Ukupacha” here.

Improvisational titan John Medeski (Medeski Martin & Wood) and scientist and ceremonial folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt had no idea they’d meet and strike up a friendship when they traveled independently to the heart of the Amazon to work with a shaman healer in 2008. But meet they did, and a collaborative creative relationship was born. Twelve years after that fateful meeting, in the midst of a global pandemic, Medeski and Schmitt felt an urgent need to join forces and make music as Saint Disruption, a spirit-driven, soul-inspired new musical collective led by Medeski and Schmitt.

Community members, international performers, political representatives, candidates and activists have gathered for a virtual concert as Hudson Valley Votes comes together to get out the vote in the most important election the United States has ever faced.

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