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Tori playing the Djembe

A Night of Drumming

Some of the time here on the island spontaneous occurrences present themselves. One night, my friend Terry Kingen was visiting me with his daughter, Tori, and she spotted my drums lined up along the wall. Being very curious about this, she asked to hear what they sounded like. What came from that was about 3 […]

Vibrant Energy in The Healing Drummer’s Homecoming LP

I am pleased to present Homecoming, a celebration of dance and joy. Inspiration for my LP Homecoming came following a reunion with my dear friend and brother Malidoma Somé. We spent many years separated from one another, walking our separate paths. Our reconnection after all that time sparked great joy in my life, rekindling an energy that […]

Interview with Toby Christensen, Part 1: Getting to Know The Healing Drummer

Nechema Robinson, MA, the director of KinderWorld Tracks recently spoke with Toby about his life and healing gifts. The following is the first in a three-part excerpt from this interview. Says Nechama, “If ever an interview has taken me places I did not expect, it was this one with Toby Christensen, Healing Drummer. From corporate […]