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A Pilgrimage: The Tank Sessions

by The Astral Project

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Calling 11:58
Nesting 20:04
Consensus 12:32
Missing You 17:29
Sunrise 14:45
The Way Home 13:19


THE ASTRAL PROJECT is a performance ensemble dedicated to creating healing music live. Our performances are all spontaneous compositions that are drawn from the love in the room at the time. A Pilgrimage was recorded at The Tank Center for Sonic Arts on May 6 & 7, 2019.


released August 27, 2019

Mad Dog Friedman on Native American flute,
harmonica, Theremini, vocals, kalimba and percussion.

Sean Bennight on electric guitar, acoustic guitar,
banjo, vocals, marimba and percussion.

Freyja Wild on vocals, rainstick, marimba and percussion.

Sarah Echsner on vocals, rainstick and percussion.

Cover photo by Sarah Marie Echsner. Cover design by M. D. Friedman.
Michael Van Wagoner- recording engineer.
Mad Dog Friedman - mastering, production and album design.

© 2019 by Mark D. Friedman, Sean Bennight, Patricia Louise Irby and Sarah Marie Echsner.


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Mad Dog Friedman Lafayette, Colorado

Mad Dog writes from the moment and sings from his heart. His influences include sources as divergent as William Butler Yeats & the delta blues. His songwriting is sincere, simple & often humorous. He has recorded many solo & collaborative projects featuring his spontaneous compositions on harmonica, Native American flute & Theremin. He is also the founder of Mad Dog Blues & The Astral Project. ... more

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