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    Reaching Beyond
    Reaching Beyond
    Improvisations on Jazz, Buddhism, and a Joyful Life
    In Reaching Beyond, Buddhist thinker and activist Daisaku Ikeda explores the origins, development,and international influence of jazz with legendary artists Herbie Hancockand Wayne Shorter.Reflecting on their lives and careers, Mr. Hancock and Mr. Shorter sharethe lessons they have learned from their musical mentors, including MilesDavis and Art Blakey, and how the Buddhist philosophy they've learnedfrom President Ikeda over the past forty years deeply resonates with theemancipatory spirit of jazz.These wide-ranging conversations include such thought-provoking topics as: • Music's mission for peace in a time of discord • The importance of the artist's spiritual growth • The Buddhist concept of changing poison into medicine • Ways to make the ''ideal America'' a reality for everyoneReaching Beyond offers positive new ideasfor musicians and nonmusicians alike.
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    Herbie Hancock,Daisaku Ikeda and Wayne Shorte
    Genre Buddhism , Religion & Beliefs
    Dyslexic Edition
    Independent Publishers Group
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