Episode 308

Jeff Firewalker - Wisdom from a Musician and Medicine Man

Scientist, Musician and Medicine Man, Jeff Firewalker Schmidt shares his experiences diving into the fire of psychedelic medicine in the Amazon Jungle and the wisdom that emerged with him. In the Amazon, he met his now band-mate, John Medeski (Medeski, Martin, and Wood) and they formed St Disruption, who has a new album launching just as we speak with Jeff. Jeff shares his music and shows us why it is what the world needs to hear right now.

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Takeaways:

  • How Jeff stepped out of his comfort zone and took many journeys with psychedelic medicine to become an initiated Peruvian Medicine Healer, and what he discovered on those trips
  • Jeff’s scientific work on calcium and white blood cells, and then on Tobacco and its effects on the brain
  • The role of tobacco as a neuromodulator, and how some years of smoking has been shown to be protective to the brain and reduce changes of age-related cognitive decline
  • Jeff’s musical collaboration with John Modeski
  • Jeff plays one of his favorite compositions and explains the meaning behind the lyrics
And more….

Resources:

References:
St Disruption site where you can find all Jeff’s latest Music

Stories, the piece of Music he walked us through https://www.saintdisruption.com/stories

Painstorms, the piece of music he left us with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxMhxrwrSTI&t=2s



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