“Hear The Silence” is about healing, strength, courage, love of oneself and others. In 1994 guitarist, performer, music composer and producer Jamie Glaser was in the Northridge Earthquake in California, when the shaking stopped nothing was the same. From 1978 to 1994 he toured the world with Grammy award winning musical acts, lived the good life in Los Angeles, and suddenly found himself unable to get out of bed for 6 months. Jamie lost all his worldly possessions in the days following the earthquake, his self esteem, his quality work and eventually found himself homeless and without hope. “Hear The Silence” tells the story of life lessons and experiences that brought him back from the “dead” to the wonderful life he has today and inspires others to celebrate with him.
Jamie Glaser is best known as the guitarist for Grammy award winning musical acts, Jean-Luc Ponty, Chick Corea, Bryan Adams, Gloria Trevi, Manhattan Transfer and more. His guitar can be heard on over 170 albums as well as on the biggest sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld and Married With Children. Jamie compositions can be heard weekly on CBS sports, ABC, Animal Planet, History channel, Discovery, and ESPN. His solo albums have been successful worldwide. Jamie is presently the guitarist for Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty. The AndersonPonty Band recently completed a US tour on the heels of their recent CD/DVD release “Better Late Than Never”.
Says Jamie, “I wrote ‘Hear The Silence’ because I was supposed to help others. I am a person who is already public, and not afraid to share my heart and personal stories. I want to help inspire people to find joy, and help them celebrate life. It’s my hope that this work of mine can change lives and make life special again for some who are struggling.”
“For Years Jamie Glaser has been a great communicator through music. Now he gives us life lessons told through a very eventful life.” – Lenny White, Grammy award drummer, composer, producer
Here’s what’s been said about Jamie Glaser’s “Hear The Silence”:
“Hear The Silence is a fabulous informative book and should be required reading for everyone. Take this journey with Jamie through the wonder of being a gifted musician and living the rockstar lifestyle but also living with another all too common challenge.”
“We all know or are in our own way affected in varying degrees. Highly recommended!”
“Jamie’s book Hear The Silence was written in the spirit of positive, loving energy that is Jamie Glaser! Jamie is a very, talented hard working musician. More importantly is the love he feels and shows for fellow human beings and for the animals he cares for with great tenderness. Jamie shares his story of his fight with mental illness, and he emerges a clear winner in every sense of the word. He gives his take on how to improve your life, not as proselytizing, but as loving advice from one who lived through some tough times. Jamie’s book is a quick, fun read and everyone can take something from it. Thanks Jamie!”
“This book will, if you are open minded and willing to really examine yourself, show you ways to deal with life’s downs and ups. Life really is unfair, but using gifts you may not be aware you possess, you can make your way through to your happiness. Teaching music is not the only gift Mr. Glaser has to share with us. Thank you for sharing your tough times and hard won good outcomes with the readers of this wonderful book.”
“Jamie’s heartfelt and entertaining story about his amazing struggle with his illness and the long road and eventual success in getting better had me in tears, at times, and in frank laughter at others.” – Sara Trainer , Vice president/ Producer Indart Music and Sound productions, CFO/ A&R Executive Producer LMS Records and Latin Music Specialists
In closing Jamie has this to impart, “I used to think being famous was the most important thing, Then I thought being rich was the most important. When I lost it all and found the lessons I write about in Hear The Silence ,I realized that reaching out and inspiring , helping and loving others is what is most important.”
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