Humanities Moments

Mystic Musicality

Contributed by Bill Carbone, Vice President of Education, Rock and Roll Forever Foundation
Mantra-Rock Dance promotional poster featuring the Grateful Dead (1967)
A single book forever changed the way young Bill Carbone thought not only about drumming, but the world. Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart’s Drumming at the Edge of Magic illuminated the connections between spirituality and music. It also introduced Carbone to the world of ethnomusicology, or the study of music and cultures.

Title

Mystic Musicality

Description

A single book forever changed the way young Bill Carbone thought not only about drumming, but the world. Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart’s Drumming at the Edge of Magic illuminated the connections between spirituality and music. It also introduced Carbone to the world of ethnomusicology, or the study of music and cultures.

Source

Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion by Mickey Hart

Contributor

Bill Carbone, Vice President of Education, Rock and Roll Forever Foundation

Identifier

bill-carbone-mystic-music

Referrer

Andy Mink