Category: Music

March 22, 2017

Catching Songs in First Creation

I injured my back a week ago and it left me struggling to walk. The condition became worse and I was ready to seek help. Then yesterday afternoon, Hillary and I were wondering about the origin of an old hymn written by Fanny Crosby (1820–1915). She wrote over 8,000 hymns; a stunning amount of creative…

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December 1, 2016

To Look or To Cook: That is the Question

  God’s love is expressed through music, and those who bring down the songs are the shamans and mystics among us. I once had a vision of seeing a cornerstone in Budapest with the name “Franz Liszt” and the year “1860” marked underneath it. I discovered that the composer had written a will that year,…

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November 4, 2016

Every Time We Say Goodbye

We consider Cole Porter to be one of the great shamanic song-catchers of our time. Recently one of his songs came to us through vision. Here is Brad’s account: Hillary and I were sitting in a cafe when a song came into the room. It was so beautiful that we stopped talking and went into…

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June 12, 2016

On Being Human

It’s your heart that must surrender all to the Creator from which you come… A musical teaching by Bradford Keeney (vocals and piano). If the player doesn’t load, try refreshing the page or clicking this link.

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June 6, 2016

Listening With Your “Third Ear”

As the World Tree stands at the center of the vast planes of the cosmos, song stands at the intimate center of the cosmos of the individual. At that moment when the shaman song emerges, when the sacred breath rises up from the depths of the heart, the center is found, and the source of…

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May 13, 2016

Something Within: Remembering Lucie E. Campbell

We learned of Lucie Campbell after Brad dreamed her song, “Heavenly Sunshine.”  She was one of the most accomplished composers of gospel music in the African American church, as well as an activist and educator. In 1916 Campbell became the music director of the National Baptist Convention. Something Within In 1919 Campbell made her compositional…

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May 9, 2016

I Hear an Angel Singing: Remembering J. Robert Bradley, Jr

Last year, several nights after visioning Chet Baker, Brad had another dream where he received a song he had never heard before. A voice told him it was a “ticket to the fast lane to heaven.” The next morning Brad Googled the lyrics to the song and up came the video below. The lyrics are…

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April 12, 2016

Ask a Wing in the Sky

A musical teaching by Bradford Keeney (vocals and piano). If the player doesn’t load, try refreshing the page or clicking this link.

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April 15, 2016

A Vision and a Song from Doe’s Kitchen

My grandparents, Reverend W.L. and Virginia Keeney, taught me as a child that God is love. As children my sister and I nicknamed my grandmother “Doe” (a deer, a female deer) because she was so sweet and kind. The name stuck and the whole family referred to her as Doe throughout her life. Over the…

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February 25, 2016

Mesmerate or Syncopate

Musical podcast by Bradford Keeney (vocals, piano, percussion) on the nature of hypnotic trance, neoshamanic metronome (dead)beats, syncopation, and soul. (If you don’t see the player below, try refreshing your page or clicking this link).

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