This guy is a dear heart and a brilliant musician -- best lead guitarist I've ever heard; one of those people who can play every instrument he picks up, violin, trumpet, and so on. Beautiful voice as well. Here he's doing a little soft-spoken tune strumming an acoustic. Mention of my shizz occurs at 1:40 in this video:
He did the music on this other piece we threw together in one take circa 2001:
Nandi Ram Johannes is an American original.