Renew Your Spirit As You Travel Through 'A Journey Within' In today's frantic world of rushing from place to place and attempting to be everything to everyone, it's nice to find a secluded spot to unwind. The exceptional contributions of some of the most impressive musicians in the industry today merge to create this CD. You can enjoy a 'musical massage' that helps you unload, breathe deeper, and explore your own journey within on this 45 minute CD. On every track you'll discover a relaxing, freeing combination of mellow instrumentals with occasional highlights from nature's own symphony. These tunes are an exceptional means for stilling the clamor in your hectic world and releasing peace, calmness, quietness, and tranquility. The moving arrangements feature inspiring piano and guitar performances that take you - track by track - through a journey. Open your mind and let your spirit soar as the music sweeps over you and washes away the traces of a day that was filled with far too much stress, worry, and tension. Four world-class musicians combine their talents with the poetic readings of self-help icon James E. Walton, Ph.D. The end result is a collection of instrumentals designed to detoxify and restore your body, soul, and mind. Jody Cortez is regarded as a top-notch producer, arranger and first-rate session drummer. Jody is the musical producer and arranger of 'A Journey Within'. For many years,Jody has been known for his musical talent and for bringing the best people together for different artistic projects such as the 1992 Academy Awards' Rock Against Drunk Driving featuring Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Ringo Starr, David Crosby, Graham Nash and a host of others. He served as Musical Director for Boz Scaggs as well as coordinating session musicians for Paramount Pictures. Jody was also the drummer on stage at Woodstock II for CSN. Jody's talents shine through on A Journey Within as he plays a pivotal role creating a musical experience you'll want to repeat again and again. James Walton, Ph.D. is producer of the successful 'Dr. Walton' self-help series available at Amazon.com and host of the hit radio show 'Shrink Rap' on KCSN 88.5 FM. He is executive producer of 'A Journey Within'. He is also a published poet whose work has appeared in the National Library of Poetry. James Walton and Jody Cortez conceptualized 'A Journey Within' and James contributed his poetic talent to the spoken word of the CD. It's also James' voice that lends a soothing touch with the vocals. JD Daniel is one of LA's foremost session keyboard musicians arranging for Giorgio Moroder, Rickie Lee Jones, Rodger Hodson of Supertramp, and Steve Lukather of Toto. He has arranged, composed and performed on some of the world's biggest hits to date. Through JD's exceptional talent, he transforms mere notes on a keyboard into a dance that fills your heart and releases your mind. Dean Cortez has worked with Boz Scaggs and has served as the bass guitar player for Hiroshima for the past 20 years. He was contracted with Paramount Pictures for 3 years contributing to motion picture sound tracks and television themes. Dean's quiet yet focused music brings light and awareness as it washes over you. Mark Hays is a popular LA guitarist who has four solo CDs to his credit. Mark's playing helps to enlighten you and to replace stress and anxiety with joy and serenity. 'This CD is as warm and sensitive as my dear friend Jody Cortez. The spoken word by James is deep and uplifiting and the piano is played beautifully.' - Brenda Russell, solo artist (award winning & world renowned singer/song-writer) 'I love this CD babe; it's beautiful, I love it, love it, love it!' - Pat Rizzo, solo artist (former saxophonists of the Frank Sinatra Orchestra & Sly and the Family Stone Band) 'This music CD is deep and Beautiful!' - Denise Beaumont, artist/photographer Order your copy of A Journey Within today and find a restful place to rejuvenate in an all too hectic world.