Let Dr Lenz's Music Teach
 
   
"I asked the Zen Master."
 
   
Commercial Releases

Cayman Blue Further Notes
CD and TAPE
Miramar 1997
Zazen is Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan, Andy West and Rama

Hurricane Vayu - 4:27
Cayman Blue - 3:55
Zazen In Paradise - 4:00
St. Bart's Chic - 4:03
Virgin Island Sunset - 3:35
Bonaire Sunrise - 4:35
Blue Flash Over Havana - 4:25
Saba Diving - 3:59
Jamaican Love Song - 4:02
Turks & Caicos Coffee - 4:19
Bahamian Melody - 4:10
Haitian High Priest - 8:33
Total Running Time: 54:36

Ecologie
CD and TAPE
Miramar 1996
Solo Project
Rama, Joaquin Lievano

Ecologie - 5:06
Scottish Highlands Melody - 4:06
Coral Sea - 4:16
Rainforest Dance - 6:45
Symbiosis - 3:37
Desert Winds - 5:00
Blue Dolphin - 4:06
African Adventure - 6:11
Asia - 5:46
Himalayan Sunset - 6:49
Total Running Time: 51:42

Surfing the Himalayas
A Musical Inspiration
CD and TAPE
Miramar 1996
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Rain
(From the Enlightenment Album) - 4:50
Bandelier
(From the Canyons of Light Album) - 3:36
Night Shadows
(Previously Unreleased) - 4:09
Joshua Tree
(From the Canyons of Light Album) - 4:18
Desert Wind
(From the Enlightenment Album) - 5:02
Ecologie
(From the Ecologie Album) - 5:05
Canyons of Light
(From the Canyons of Light Album) - 4:54
In the Upper Atmosphere
(From the Enlightenment Album) - 4:03
Waves of Light
(Previously Unreleased) - 3:54
Himalayan Sunset
(From the Ecologie Album) - 6:49
Total Running Time 46:40

Canyons of Light
CD and TAPE
Miramar 1994
Zazen is Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

Utah: Bryce Canyon - 4:35
Zion - 4:26
Arches - 4:42
New Mexico: Bandelier - 3:36
Taos - 4:38
Zuni - 3:54
Arizona: Grand Canyon - 4:13
Canyon de Chelly - 4:30
Monument Valley - 4:23
California: Mt. Shasta - 4:20
Joshua Tree - 4:18
Anza-Borrego Desert - 3:25
Nevada: Lake Tahoe - 4:07
Mojave Desert - 4:21
Canyons of Light - 4:54
Total Running Time 1:04:22

Enlightenment
CD and TAPE
Miramar 1994
Zazen is Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

Water: Brook - 4:40 Rain - 4:50
Ocean - 4:33
Wind: Spring Storm - 4:44
Desert Wind - 5:02
Mountain Wind - 4:07
Fire: Brush Fire - 5:08
Kundalini - 4:53
Forest Fire - 4:00
Thunder: On the Plains - 4:13
In the City - 4:02
In the Upper Atmosphere - 4:03
Earth: Dragon Within the Earth - 4:12
Dragon On Top of the Mountain - 3:26
Dragon Swallows the Earth - 4:16
Total Running Time 66 Minutes

Mystery School Further Notes
CD and TAPE
Terra Nova Records 1991

Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Crystal Dome - 8:51
Harvest Time - 7:25
Telepathy - 5:11
Fertility Rite - 6:40
High Priest - 8:30
Nile Melody - 8:20
Mystery School - 11:27
Atlantis Rising - 14:52
Total Running Time 72:15

One Mind
CD, TAPE and LP
Global Pacific Records 1987
Solo Project
Joaquin Lievano

The Art of Bowing - 6:34
Remembering - 5:39
Gamelon Warrior - 4:49
An Uncommonly Fine Life - 5:11
Parrot Talk - 4:27
One Mind - 7:48
Seven Pools - 7:19
Total Running Time: 41:47

Private Releases

Techno Zen Master Further Notes
CD
Private Release 1999
Zazen is Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Death is Sexual - 4:14
What is Dancing? - 4:11
Dancing (Naughty Remix) - 4:07
This is Techno Zen Master - 5:07
Couldn't Get a Job - 4:57
Climbing Up The Mountain - 5:44
Why is all of this? - 4:55
One Hand Clapping - 4:47
Garden of Life - 4:50
Loving You is Meditation - 5:13
What is Emptiness? - 4:23
All These Worlds - 4:52
We're Gonna Live Forever - 4:13
(Death is Sexual Remix)
Total Running Time: 62.03

No Artwork Released

Techno Zen Master Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1993
Zazen is Steve Kaplan, Joaquin Lievano, Andy West, and Rama

(Side 1)
Death is Sexual
What is Dancing?
What is Dancing (Naughty Remix)
Pachelbel Canon #1
This is Techno Zen Master
Couldn't Get a Job
Pachelbel Canon #2
Climbing Up The Mountain

(Side 2)
Why is All of This?
One Hand Clapping
Pachelbel Canon #3

Garden of Life
Loving You is Meditation
What is Emptiness?
All These Worlds

Samurai Further Notes
CD and
TAPE
Private Release 1993
2000 Re-release of CD

Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

The Samurai Prepares
The Samurai Confronts Himself
The Samurai in Battle
The Emptiness of Life
The Emptiness of Space
Transience
After Battle

Completion is Beginning Again
The Sword of the Samurai
Surprise Attack
Samurai's Victory Song
Elegance in Combat
Defeating Death
Merging with the Tao

 

All Along the Watchtower
(Single - Unreleased)

 

Zazen Rules Further Notes
(Industrial Rock album with vocals)

Breathless Further Notes
CD and TAPE

Private Release 1992
Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

Levi's Song - 4:29
Quark - 3:33
Rama's Dream - 3:55
Zen Mind - 4:01
The Bodhi Tree - 4:12
Most Excellent Satori - 3:56
Sarah Connor's Theme - 3:33
Unified Scottie Theorem - 4:21
Malibu Beach - 4:32
New Mexican Rhapsody - 4:54
Martin Riggs - 3:45
Atlantean Love Song - 4:01
Chelsea's Song - 4:00
Love Song for Enlightenment - 4:11
Total Running Time: 58:57

Retrograde Planet
Zazen: Live on the Planet Mars
CD and TAPE
Private Release 1992
Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

The 9 Planet Tour: Voice Over
The Sun
Mercury - Quicksilver Stadium
Venus - Aphrodite Open Air Theater
Earth - New Terra Stadium
Mars - Red Canal Stadium
Jupiter - Jovian Coliseum
Saturn - Double Ring Stadium
Uranus - Uranus Amphitheater
Neptune - The Neptunian Forum
Pluto - The Pluto Dome
Approx. Total Running Time: 44:10

Ecstasy
CD AND
TAPE
Private Release 1992
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Sunday Pastoral - 4:01
Inner City Blues - 4:40
Street Celebration - 4:24
Fall Reflections - 4:34
The Wilshire Hustle - 3:53
Ecstasy - 4:00
Summer Heat - 4:41
Tiffany's Song - 4:09
Caribbean Rhapsody - 4:32
Satin Sheets - 2:22

Samadhi Further Notes
CD and TAPE
Private Release 1992
Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

The Waking - 4:44
Samadhi - 3:54
The Magic of Love - 3:57
Just Friends, For Now - 4:10
Night Shadows - 4:09
Open Water - 3:40
Waves of Light - 3:54
Solarization - 3:58
Torrey Pines - 4:07
Sandy's Song - 4:04
White Magic - 3:58
Dancing With Waves - 4:20
One Perfect Moment - 5:46
Jewel in the Lotus - 4:08
Approx. Total Running Time: 56:49

Ecstasy Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1992
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Sunday Pastoral
Inner City Blues
Street Celebration
Fall Reflections
The Wilshire Hustle

(Side Two)
Ecstasy
Summer Heat
Tiffany's Song
Caribbean Rhapsody
Satin Sheets

Canyons of Light
CD AND TAPE
Private Release 1992, 1993 - Several Versions
Zazen is Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

Utah: Bryce Canyon - 4:35
Zion - 4:26
Arches - 4:42
New Mexico: Bandelier - 3:36
Taos - 4:38
Zuni - 3:54
Arizona: Grand Canyon - 4:13
Canyon de Chelly - 4:30
Monument Valley - 4:23
California: Mt. Shasta - 4:20
Joshua Tree - 4:18
Anza-Borrego Desert - 3:25
Nevada: Lake Tahoe - 4:07
Mojave Desert - 4:21
Canyons of Light - 4:54
Total Running Time 1:04:22

Enlightenment Further Notes
CD and TAPE
Private Release 1992
Zazen is Rama, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Andy West

Water: Brook - 4:40 Rain - 4:50
Ocean - 4:33
Wind: Spring Storm - 4:44
Desert Wind - 5:02
Mountain Wind - 4:07
Fire: Brush Fire - 5:08
Kundalini - 4:53
Forest Fire - 4:00
Thunder: On the Plains - 4:13
In the City - 4:02
In the Upper Atmosphere - 4:03
Earth: Dragon Within the Earth - 4:12
Dragon On Top of the Mountain - 3:26
Dragon Swallows the Earth - 4:16
Total Running Time 66 Minutes

No Artwork Released

Occult Dancer Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1990, 1994
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Sunset - Part 2
Midnight
4 AM

No Artwork Released

Mandala of Light Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1990, 1994
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Morning
Noon
Sunset - Part 1

Light Saber Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1990, 1994
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Remastered CD 2002 - ASI
with original artwork


Shire Dance
Journey to Mordor
Song of the Cave Dwarves
Gandalf the Wizard
Entmoot
Bilbo's Song - The Road Goes On and On
Hobbit Plane
Lothorien
Light Saber

No Artwork Released

Zen Master - A Rock Opera Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1990
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Act 1
Act 2

(Side Two)
Act 3

Urban Destruction Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1989, 1994
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Freeway Nightmares
Malibu
Death on Melrose
Urban Destruction

(Side Two)
LA Digital Mindscapes
Bag Lady Blues
Psychotic Dog

No Artwork Released

Samurai
TAPE
Private Release 1989
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Balad of the Samurai
March of the Samurai

(Side Two)
The Dancing Samurai
Samurai Death Song/Warlord: Victory Song

Tantra Further Notes
Double CD and TAPE
Private Release 1989
Remastered Double CD 2000 - ASI
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

"INDIA"
To Live and Die in Benares
Ganges Melody
Temple of Vishnu
Shiva Dancing
"CHINA"
Lao Tsu Rock
Pagoda
Temple Bells
Buddhist Symphony
"TIBET"
Clear Light
Mandala for Tara
The Great Chod Ritual
Rama's Song
"AMERICA"
Refugees from LA
Money Talks, Nobody Walks
American Tantra
Zazen

Mystery School Further Notes
CD and
TAPE
Private Release 1989, 1994 - ASI
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

SONGS FOR ISIS
Harvest Time - 7:17
Nile Melody - 8:14
Fertility Rite - 6:34
ODES TO RA
High Priest - 8:21
Sun Worship - 8:20
Mystery School - 11:18

Atlantis Rising Further Notes
CD and
TAPE
Private Release 1989, 1994 - ASI
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Crystal Dome - 8:42
Wizard - 10:50
Telepathy
- 5:03
Temple of Atlantis - 8:45
Sundial - 6:00
Atlantis rising:
1) The Fall - 7:30
2) Regeneration - 7:12

Retrograde Planet Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1989 - ASI
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Mercury - House of the Dead
Venus - Godess of Love and Beauty
Earth - Planet of Temporal Glory
Mars - Home of the Gods
Jupiter - The Astral King

(Side Two)
Saturn - The Lord of Karma
Uranus - Planet of Enlightenment
Neptune - The Shadows of Dreams
Pluto - Destroyer of Happiness

Mandala of Light Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release 1987
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Remastered Double CD 2001
of Mandala of Light and Occult Dancer

(Side One)
Kalki's Journey In Ten Thousand States
Cosmic Shuffle
Tibetan Rhapsody

(Side Two)
Kali Yuga Blues and Greens
Lord Vishnu's Forest Vision
Pacific Coast Sundance

Occult Dancer Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on May 10, 1987 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

Remastered Double CD 2001
of Mandala of Light and Occult Dancer

(Side One)
DAY
Sunrise
Noon
Sunset 1

(Side Two)
NIGHT
Sunrise 2
Midnight
4 a.m.

Zen Master Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on March 15, 1987 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
"SEARCHING FOR THE OX"
Part One: Searching . . .
Discovering Footprints
Part Two: Catching the Ox
Taming the Ox
Riding the Ox Home
Part Three: No Ox At All
Home Again
      Nothing is Different,
      Nothing is the Same
"CELESTIAL SUITE"
No Mind - Part One
No Mind - Part Two
Cosmic Dance

(Side Two)
"CELESTIAL SUITE CONTINUES"
Koan

"DESERT SUITE"
Guardian Powers
Intense Solarization
Power Spot

Light Saber Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on January 11, 1987 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Shire Dances
Journey to Mordor
Song of the Cave Dwarves
Ringwraiths

(Side Two)
Bilbo's Song
Hobbit Plane
Mirkwood Forest
Lothlorien
Light Saber

Urban Destruction Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on January 11, 1987 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Urban Destruction Part One:

Freeway Nightmares
Psychotic Dog

(Side Two)
Urban Destruction Part Two:
LA Digital Mindscape
Bag Lady Blues

Urban Destruction Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on December 12, 1986 at the Japan American Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Urban Destruction Part One:
Freeway Nightmares
Psychotic Dog

(Side Two)
Urban Destruction Part Two:
L .A. Digital Mindscape
Bag Lady Blues

Samurai Further Notes
TAPE
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on September 14, 1986 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Samurai Part One: Unexpected Attack
March of the Samurai

(Side Two)
Samurai Part Two: Counterattack - The Dancing Samurai
Samurai Death Song
Warlord: Victory Song

Samsara
TAPE 2 of 2
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on July 13, 1986 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Grammar
Edge
Lloviendo
Medieval
1.1

(Side Two)
Birth
Dancing Bliss
Ring of Power
Canine Plane

Samsara
TAPE 1 of 2
Private Release - Live in Los Angeles on July 13, 1986 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Zazen is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Parrot Talk
Territories
The Happy Clam
Midnight Kundalini

(Side Two)
Looking Within
Shih
Spaceflakes
Alien States

Music from Nirvana Further Notes
TAPE
Live in Boston on May 1, 1985
Nirvana
is Andy West, Joaquin Lievano, Steve Kaplan and Rama

(Side One)
Spaceflakes
Territories
Edge of Farewell
Grammar
Dancing Blisses

(Side Two)
Happy Clam
Ring of Power
Canine Plane

Commercial Compilations

The Ultimate Massage and Relaxation
CD
1998

Jamaican Love Song - Zazen
Blue Dolphin - Joaquin Lievano
Virgin Island Sunset - Zazen
Coral Sea - Joaquin Lievano

The Best New Age Vol. 5
CD
1997

Virgin Island Sunset - Joaquin Lievano

Smooth Jazz Summer Sounds
CD
1997

Ecologie - Joaquin Lievano


True Emotions - New Age Classics
CD
1997
Cayman Blue - Zazen

Absolutely New Age
CD
1997

St. Bart's Chic - Zazen
Blue Dolphin - Joaquin Lievano

Miramar Collection Three
CD
Miramar 1997

St. Bart's Chic (4:03) - Zazen
Scottish Highland Melody (4:04) - Joaquin Lievano

Miramar Ten
CD
Miramar 1996

Samurai Ballad (6:29) - Zazen.
Castilian Love Song (4:35) - Joaquin Lievano

( Both of these "custom tracks" were not released anywhere else. )

Miramar Collection Two
CD
Miramar 1995

Zuni - Zazen
In the Upper Atmosphere - Zazen


OMNI Close Encounters, Volume 7
CD
1995

Taos - Zazen


OMNI Lost Civilization, Volume 5
CD
1995

Bryce Canyon - Zazen
Mojave Desert - Zazen

 

Let's keep enlightened music alive, so that on this planet, truly "Rama Lives!"

"He didn't answer.
Or perhaps, he did."