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Mickey Hart and George Lucas: The Skywalker Sessions

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THE FIRST IN A NEW SERIES OF CONVERSATIONS

Fresh off the road from a sold out 15 date tour, Mickey Hart fans can tune in to the first in a series of videos featuring Mickey with director/filmmaker George Lucas telling stories of their work together, the importance of sound in film, and the power of music.

“Episode One" finds George & Mickey “Back the Big Room" at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch where Hart recorded the Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir and the Dzintars Latvian Choir. These titles were recently re-released as part of the Mickey Hart Collection on Smithsonian Folkways in October, 2011.

The Mickey Hart Band will be back on the road in January for a short run of East Coast and West Coast dates. Hart and producer Ben Yonas (Zion I, Jazz Mafia) are currently finishing up his next solo album, slated for a Spring 2012 release. Fans will continue to get a sneak peaks of the new tunes at upcoming shows.

Mickey Hart Band 2012 Tour Dates

  • 1/5/12 Bethlehem, PA- Arts Quest Center @ Steel Stacks
  • 1/6/12 Syracuse, NY—Wescott Theater
  • 1/7/12 White River Junction, VT—Tupelo Music Hall
  • 1/8/12 New York, NY- Highline Ballrom
  • 1/20/12 Grass Valley, CA—Center For The Arts
  • 1/21/12 Lake Tahoe, NV—Crystal Bay Club

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