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There is probably nothing that speaks as directly to the human heart as music … music addresses each and every one of us directly, heart to heart. It is there, one might say, that a person can engage in the most human sort of dialogue possible.” (Daisaku Ikeda. My Recollections 1975)

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Reaching Beyond: Improvisations on Jazz, Buddhism, and a joyful life was published in 2017 and is a dialogue between Daisaku Ikeda, Herbie Hancock, and Wayne Shorter.