Painted Mountains Tour

"A Musical Expedition"

In Partnership with South Arts/Jazz Road and The Bureau of Land Management.

THE PLAN...

Go back to origins of land concerning healing, culture and life.

Tour five Bureau of Land Management National Monuments.

Connect with Indigenous tribes, the original land owners, to research land stories and cultural music.

Compose two pieces for each of the five National Monuments.

Provide community workshops for each National Monument.

Provide a concert and create awareness for each National Monument.

Attempt first steps of peace between the Indigenous and Western Civilization concepts. 

Create a ten track land healing album.

Document our experience and research.

THE THREE DAYS ON SITE...

Day 1 - Connect with Indigenous Tribe and research cultural land stores and music.

Day 2 - Compose two pieces using research and providing a workshop.

Day 3 - Provide a Performance at site location. 

THE SCHEDULE...

June 13 - 15, 2022 | Canyons of the Ancients, Colorado 

June 16 - 18, 2022 | Bears Ears National Monument, Utah

June 22 - 24, 2022 | Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey, Idaho 

June 26 - 28, 2022 | Lower Deschutes Wild & Scenic River, Oregon 

July 1 - 4, 2022 | King Range National Conservation Area, California

July 7 - 9 , 2022 | Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument, New Mexico

TRIBAL COLLABORATIONS...