NEWS: Behind the Scenes Video of Ahbez Documentary on YouTube and Vimeo

Follow the progress of the Eden Ahbez documentary, As the Wind, with this behind the scenes series. Part one of three is linked here: Vimeo link: Advertisements

UPDATE: Rare Ahbez 78/Single from 1951 Found

At long last! A 78rpm single, written by Eden Ahbez, which has eluded me for more than twenty years, has finally materialized!! It is titled “Gravy Train” b/w “Two Shades of Blue” and is by Nature Boy and His Orchestra, on Mercury Records. The single was announced in Billboard magazine on March 31, 1951 and…

New Age “Nature Boy” Clip

We’ve been hearing a lot of cool stories lately at the Eden’s Island Blog about Ahbez himself playing versions of “Nature Boy” back in the ’70s for friends using his hand-carved flutes. With no recorded evidence of these private shows, perhaps this newly-unearthed clip on YouTube will suffice. Behold the Bill Hannaford Quintet: No, it’s…