Harmonizing Creativity and Mindfulness: Ari Pluznik's Musical Journey

Harmonizing Creativity and Mindfulness: Ari Pluznik's Musical Journey

Ari Pluznik is a musician, songwriter, and mindfulness teacher. He is the lead singer, songwriter, and music director of Ari and the Buffalo Kings, a band that combines world folk traditions and acoustic instruments to create a unique and introspective sound.

Ari shares his journey as a musician and mindfulness teacher. He discusses his early creative interests, the formation of the band, and the inspiration behind their music. Ari emphasizes the importance of authenticity and connection in his songwriting, aiming to create a space for listeners to feel safe and validated. He also delves into his personal experience with mindfulness and how it has influenced his music and teaching. Ari's music is introspective and aims to help listeners connect with their emotions and experiences.

In this episode, we delve into:

  • The captivating fusion of world folk traditions and acoustic instruments that define Ari and the Buffalo Kings' distinct musical sound.
  • The introspective nature of Ari's music, as we discuss how his compositions create a sanctuary for listeners to experience a sense of safety and validation.
  • Mindfulness and music, as Ari shares how this practice has deeply influenced his life, enabling him to forge emotional connections through his musical expressions.
  • The ideal atmosphere to appreciate Ari's music, with insights into how his compositions are crafted for moments of tranquility, like peaceful car rides or serene encounters with nature.

Discover the power of music and mindfulness with Ari Pluznik, lead singer of Ari and the Buffalo Kings. Tune in to this enlightening conversation on The Truth in This Art podcast.

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Rob Lee
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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Ari Pluznik
Ari Pluznik
the lead singer-songwriter and music director of Ari and the Buffalo Kings