"Bridging the Gap,"
A concept CD in which Scott carefully selected amazing world class musicians to help compose
and perform instrumental music that emotionally interprets his original painting by the same name.
Painting and Music
" Bridging The Gap " is Scott's interpretation of the many lifetimes and journey's we take to achieve the spiritual enlightenment known as Nirvana. Buddhist's believe that humans are reincarnated again and again to remember and learn from their past lives and carry with us those teachings from one life to the next until we have learned all there is to learn. It is believed that once we have achieved this we are reincarnated into a spiritual God like state called Nirvana.
"One who is willing to attain Nirvana, has to understand Four Noble Truths. These Noble Truths
are the key to attain Nirvana, without proper understanding of Suffering, Cause of Suffering,
Relief of Suffering and the way to end Suffering,
These are the four Noble Truths."
As you read the description below of
" Bridging the Gap " the 9 songs on the
CD are in the order of the paintings journey.
The part of the painting that is being interpreted in song is identified by a yellow circle.
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1 "The Jāti"
Sanskrit word for Birth
The Agave on the Cliff
Represents the arising of a
new living entity. A new living, breathing, water-based organic organism in the beginning of one of your
journeys to achieve Nirvana.
Sanskrit word for
Liberation and Release
The Water Falls
Represents your release to the the mortal world, your first awareness, your new discoveries.
Sanskrit word for
Water is fluid, soft and yielding but water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. The paradox: What is soft is strong.
Jeffrey's Theme/Crossing Over
Sanskrit word for
Crossing Over or Through
The Rope Bridge
This is about connecting and going within and being mindful of all that is
in the universe and allowing what we experience to serve the greater good.
Sanskrit word for Mist
This represents the mysteries in life that we face throughout our journey, all the things we cannot predict that will affect our life's journey.
under the Bohdi tree
Tree of Life
Bodhi in Buddhism is the understanding possessed by a Buddha regarding the true nature of things. It is traditionally translated into English with the word enlightenment, although its literal meaning is closer to "awakening." The verbal root "budh" means to awaken.
Sanskrit word Wisdom
Tree of Wisdom
This represents "insight," or "intuitive apprehension." It is about our ability to learn from our experiences and allow those experiences to work for the greater good.
In Zen Buddhism Satori
refers to Enlightenment
The bird represents the end of your mortal lifetimes and the beginning of your new spiritual being. This is the place of total bliss as you have reached a God like state.
The Sun Light
The term "Nirvana" is most commonly associated with Buddhism, and represents the ultimate state of soteriological release and liberation from rebirths. This is the spiritual realm of existence where you are interconnected with all that is and have achieved total enlightenment and complete release of ego.
Music produced by JMR Recording Studios in Surprise, AZ
Owner: Jesse Ramirez Producers: Ruben Moreno and Joseph Caronia