Michael London's music is inspired by the deeply moving, transcendental poetry of Rumi, the 13th century Persian Sufi mystic. His many influences in his singing and fingerstyle guitar include artists like James Taylor, Richie Havens, Marvin Gaye, Tom Paxton, Ray Charles, Alex DeGrassi and Bruce Cockburn. He performs in concert, at workshops and conferences, and in support of sacred rituals. He is also a teacher of leadership, organizational behavior, creativity, and management at Muhlenberg College. Michael records his original compositions in the meditative space of his own recording studio. 'I heard Michael's music for the first time on WXPN (Gene Shay's show) and was blown away by the ways in which he wove the exquisite poetry of Rumi with his own inspired musical creations. Hearing him in concert less than a week later, the intensity of the passion and magic increased 100-fold. Sitting in the audience, surrounded by souls listening with rapt attention, I was moved with a certainty that the poet himself was whispering in Michael's ear throughout the performance. At turns, deeply peaceful and vibrantly energetic. What a gift!' - Edie Weinstein Moser LSW We bought 'The Field' several weeks ago, and we listen to it every time we want to feel good or feel inspiration. At the risk of sounding totally enamored, I think your voice is one of the most soothing and lovely voices I have ever experienced. I never tire of your music and poetry, and you make your lovely guitar sound like a variety of instruments. We have all of your CD's, and I love them all; they are all very personal and lovely. ---Cindy London-O'Donnell Wonderful, amazing, sensual, magical, and inventive genius only scratch the surface. I was transformed/transported to a new place of being in the moment of the experience. And the whole experience is still with me! Thank you! - Gail Priest This was a performance like no other. I think the angels must have been listening in, humming along, lending their presence to this magical phenomenon. Each of Michael's songs ripples outward from the unique corner of the soul in which it was first received, creating a sumptuous tapestry of sound and meaning that seeks out -- and illuminates -- those mysterious recesses in the souls of his listeners. This all happens by way of a voice that's a conduit to the innermost heart, coupled with an extraordinarily flexible guitar technique. The result is music which follows the soul with rare proximity through the exquisite, elusive meanderings of it's mystical journey. - Claudia Naila Schulte.