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What Is The Zen Heart?

  Zen is defined by a heightened sense of Presence. An awareness of life unhindered by fixed, limited or conditioned thoughts and feelings, but rather an intuitive, meditative flow that is open to the infinite flux of consciousness.   This allows an experience of life that is both full and empty at the same time.  […]

New Video! Rainha das Águas!

  The video for “Rainha das Águas” was released today, July 2nd. “Rainha das Águas” is a beautiful healing song in honor of the Queen of The Waters, Yemanjá; I received this song in 2007 in the spirit of Brazilian healing music, with words originally in Portuguese. It is a gift. A gift that, like […]

Fresh Encounters with Kindred Souls – Betina Maureenji

Fresh Encounters with Kindred Souls – Betina Maureenji The Kindred Souls album, released on 18/06/21, features intuitive musical encounters between 20 international musicians and Adrian, recorded on his travels around the world. This series of magical encounters continues in an open ended flow, as Adrian continues to weave his musical way with fresh kindred souls, […]

Adrian Solo Piano – Bhaiṣajyaguru

We are launching a new series of videos of Adrian playing the piano. Simple arrangements of his medicine songs. Recorded in the hills of Portugal, on a 100 year old grand piano that had sat untouched. First in a series, Bhaisajaguru, #9 from the Lotus Rising Songbook. Music composed and performed by Adrian Freedman. This […]

Fresh Encounters With Kindred Souls – Pavel Sedlacek

FRESH ENCOUNTERS WITH KINDRED SOULS – PAVEL SEDLACEK The Kindred Souls album, released on 18/06/21, features intuitive musical encounters between 20 international musicians and Adrian, recorded on his travels around the world. This series of magical encounters continues in an open ended flow, as Adrian continues to weave his musical way with fresh kindred souls, […]

Fresh Encounters With Kindred Souls – Ana Tippi

Fresh Encounters With Kindred Souls – Ana Tipi The Kindred Souls album, released on 18/06/21, features intuitive musical encounters between 20 international musicians and Adrian, recorded on his travels around the world. This series of magical encounters continues in an open ended flow, as Adrian continues to weave his musical way with fresh kindred souls, […]

Peace Awakening

Following the release of his latest single ‘Nightingale Soul Call’, featuring UK folk musician Sam Lee, Adrian is set to release new single ‘Peace Awakening’ on 4th June 2021 ahead of the new album. ‘Peace Awakening’ is a stunning, uplifting track that ebbs and flows through beautiful instrumentation, highlighted by the voice of Australian singer […]

Nightingale Soul Call

Recorded in the middle of the night at Highnam Woods in Gloucestershire, ‘Nightingale Soul Call’ expresses a suspended moment in time in which Adrian Freedman’s Shakuhachi flute met the nightingale, and together with Sam Lee on the shruti box, a meeting of kindred souls took place. The nightingale is a master of lyrical improvisation and of meaningful silence. Adrian Freedman is a master of […]

East Whistle

Introducing the band “East Whistle” and their special brand of innovative, dynamic music. With Adrian Freedman, Hugh Nankivell, Joe Townsend, Melissa Holding. East Whistle were a four-piece acoustic folk-fusion band that toured the world from 1990 – 1995 playing eclectic arrangements of Celtic, Eastern European and Japanese folk music. The band originated in Kyoto, Japan, […]

Kindred Souls Sunday Sessions

Kindred Souls Sunday Sessions is a series of 5 online live events led by Adrian Freedman and hosted by Brightskycommunity⁠, introducing some of the International musicians that feature on his new album (which is released 18th June). ⁠In this series of Sunday afternoon sessions, Adrian will introduce the artists, chat with them about their music […]

Astral Dawn

‘Astral Dawn’ is the first release from the upcoming Kindred Souls album. It is also the first official release for any of the 150 songs Adrian has received in medicine ceremonies and sacred song circles over the past 20 years. Although he has in this time released 10 highly polished albums of instrumental music for shakuhachi and ensemble, it is on […]

Nixi Music

We are very happy to anounce the partnership with the great Nixi Music Label! Nixi Music where founded by Brazilian Txai Fernando and Norwegian Nils “Noa” Lausund. Txai is a multi instrumentalist & producer of enchanted world music with a vast musical influence. Nils has dedicated his life working as a Dj, producer, A&R and […]

Kindred Souls

Kindred Souls, the album, will be released with Nixi Music record label in June 2021. The ‘Kindred Souls’ of the project are musicians like myself who have been drawn to world music, meditation music, medicine music and devotional music from various traditions around the world. These musicians include Darpan from Australia and Kuauhtli from Mexico, […]

Rainha das Águas

Yemanjá is the Queen of the Sea, an Orixá or spirit-being from the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé spiritual tradition. Yemanjá embodies all the characteristics of motherhood, caring and love. She is Goddess of the living ocean, considered the Mother of All. She is also worshipped as a Moon Goddess and as a Universal Goddess of creation, motherhood […]

Zen Stillness

Deep yoga and meditation music for solo shakuhachi flute 尺八, composed and performed by Adrian Freedman – gentle reflections of the heart, with echoes of silence and vibrations of universal consciousness for relaxation. Zen Stillness is a 90-minute set of new music, played on shakuhachi flute – spacious, and calming, designed for yoga practice, meditation […]