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Music inspired by Ensō (circle) a sacred symbol in the Zen school of Buddhism, you may hear it called the Circle of Enlightenment, the Enso Circle, the Infinity Circle. If you actually took the meanings of the two Kanji symbols that make up the word, ensō would translate as Mutual Circle or Circle of Togetherness. Shankara Andy Bole, Cary Grace, Georgina Brett, Didier Malherbe, Clive Bell, Brian Abbott, Dave Sturt, Rick Wilson, Craig Shankster.
In Nature is a collection of recordings I made in 2020 during the pandemic lockdown.
I spent a lot of time walking in woods and forests, the Japanese have a phrase for this - Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing) it is an accepted part of Japanese preventative health care because of the mental, physical and spiritual health benefits it delivers. It definitely helped my state mind. On my trips into the forest I often took an instrument with me and would sometimes find a nice spot to sit and spend some time improvising, this CD is a result of some of those times. All the pieces were recorded using a Zoom H2N portable recorder, there are no overdubs just an instrument and the local wildlife, it wasn't until listening back I heard a cuckoo on one recording and there is a very loud crow that took exception to the music on one of the pieces.
Rainbow Crow - 7 Spontaneous compositions for Bouzouki, recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studio's.
NEW ALBUM FEATURING GUESTS DAEVID ALLEN, IAN EAST, JAH BUDDHA, RICH OM AND ANOTHER GREAT MANDALA COVER BY
All tracks were recorded live at Glorious events including, Glastonbury, Kozfest, Gong Uncon.
Pheromones and Incense
The cry of the Swan
The Glorious Event
COVER MANDALA BY
New CD Inner Temple featuring Shankara Andy Bole with Brain Abbott on Glissando Guitar and Craig Shankster on Gongs. Bell and Singing Bowls
This album comprises 49 minutes of 7 drones - C, D, E, F, G, A, B.
7 drones for 7 minutes each. It can used for Meditation, Sound Healing or just Aural pleasure.
C - ROOT
D - SACRAL
E - SOLAR
F - HEART
G - THROAT
A - THIRD EYE
B - CROWN
UKKO - IS A 50 MINUTE JOURNEY THROUGH THE EYE OF A STORM PERFORMED BY ANDY BOLE AND BOB HEDGER .
EPICYCLES IS A 50 MINUTE INTERGALACTIC TONE POEM, THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF COLLABORATIONS WITH SYNTH PLAYERS I HAVE ADMIRED OVER THE YEARS.
EPICYCLES 1 IS WITH HIROSHI HIGASHI FROM THE BAND ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE.
BONFIRE RADICALS - THE ALBINO PEACOCK
ANDY BOLE - GUITAR
TREVOR LINES - BASS
KT STEVENS - CLARINET
MICHELLE HOLOWAY - FLUTE
LIAM HALLORAN - DRUMS
RUTH LINDSAY - VIOLIN
Nine new pieces.
Nine streams of consciousness
Reflecting our connection to all things.
Andy Bole : Guitars, loops
Brian Abbott : Guitars, glissando guitar
Jackie Juno : Vocals, percussion, Darbuka
Julian Veasy : Keyboards
C.D on the AdHoc label from Denver.
THE GLISSANDO GUITAR ORCHESTRA LIVE AT KOZFEST 2014.
A live recording from Sonic Rock Solstice Festival 2012.
Andy Bole - Bouzouki, Guitars, Loops.
John Large - Percussion.