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Ida Jo
Ida Jo is a singer, violinist, writer and yogini. Touring extensively, she has performed on three continents and at festivals such as SXSW. She has independently released 5 full length records. On violin, Ida Jo employs a seldom heard technique that is the combination of a folk fiddle style called “chopping” and her extensive classical training. She makes her home in Madison, WI and was named 2014 MAMA Folk/Americana Performer of the Year & 2013 WAMI Female Vocalist of the Year. Using her music to promote wellness, she has been published in the Huffington Post and has presented at TEDx.

Entries by Ida Jo

India and the American Dream

(1) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 11:36 AM


I just returned home from a trip to Kolkata, India. I expected to feel completely out of place, in a world I didn't understand. But despite the constant stares and even a request for a picture (I felt like the bearded circus lady...)...

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Change Your Mind and Change The World

(2) Comments | Posted May 23, 2013 | 10:02 AM

Well-being. As humans we are united by the desire to be healthy and happy. Yet global well-being is not our reality. Change Your Mind Change The World 2013 was a discussion between His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and a panel of experts convening in Madison, Wis., to discuss how...

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