Jonathan Goldman is a writer, musician and teacher. He is an authority on sound healing and a pioneer in the field of harmonics. Jonathan is the author of HEALING SOUNDS: The Power of Harmonics,(Inner Traditions), THE 7 SECRETS OF SOUND HEALING (Hay House), SHIFTING FREQUENCIES (Light Technology) , CHAKRA FREQUENCIES (Inner Traditions), co-authored with his wife Andi, and his latest, THE DIVINE NAME: The Sound That Can Change the World (Hay House), winner of the 2011 Visionary Award for “Best Healing Book”. He has studied with masters of sound from both the scientific and spiritual traditions, including the Dalai Lama’s Chanting Gyuto and Gyume Monks and has been empowered by the Chant Master of the Drepung Loseling Monastery to teach Tibetan Overtone Chanting. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Film Making from Boston University and a Master’s Degree in the Independent Study on Sound Healing from Lesley College. He is a lecturing member of the International Society for Music and Medicine. In Spring 2011, Jonathan was named as one of Watkin’s Reviews “100 Most Spiritually Influential People on the Planet.”
Jonathan is the director of the Sound Healers Association; the original organization dedicated to the education and awareness of sound and music for healing. He is also president of Spirit Music, which produces music for meditation, relaxation and self-transformation. Jonathan has created numerous cutting edge, best selling recordings including: “Chakra Chants” won the 1999 Visionary Awards for “Best Healing-Meditation Album” and “Album of the Year”, “2012: Ascension Harmonics” winner of the Visionary Award for “Best Healing-Meditation” in 2010. Other highly acclaimed award winning albums: “The Lost Chord”, “The Divine Name” (co-created with Gregg Braden), “Reiki Chants”, “ChakraDance”, “Ultimate Om”, “Holy Harmony”, “Crystal Bowls Chakra Chants”. His latest album include: “2013: Ecstatic Sonics”, “Chakra/Brainwave Harmonizer” and “Cosmic Hum”. His collaboration with Tibetan Chant Master Lama Tashi “Tibetan Master Chants” was been nominated for a 2006 Grammy Award for “Best Traditional World Music”. His overtone chanting is heard on Kitaro’s 2001 Grammy Award winning album.
Jonathan has written numerous articles on the therapeutic and transformational uses of sound and music, which have appeared in many national publications. He has also contributed chapters and interviews to many books, including: MUSIC MEDICINE, SONIC ALCHEMY, MUSIC: PHYSICIAN FOR TIMES TO COME and HEALING SPIRITS. Jonathan’s work has been cited in many books, including Julia Cameron’s VEIN OF GOLD. The McGraw-Hill college text, MUSIC IN OUR WORLD, has a chapter on Jonathan’s recording of “Dolphin Dreams”. In DA VINCI DECODED, Jonathan’s CD “Chakra Chants” is listed as the #1 Selection on the “Top Ten Spiritual Playlist”.
An internationally acknowledge Master Teacher, Jonathan facilitates Healing Sounds Seminars at universities, hospitals, holistic health centers and expos throughout the United States and Europe. He has appeared on national television and radio, including Art Bell’s “Coast to Coast AM” and has been featured in national periodicals including “USA Today” and “The New York Times”. His annual Healing Sounds Intensive attracts participants from throughout the world.