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Jim Berenholtz is a composer of music for theatre, dance, film and the concert stage. He graduated Amherst College in 1979 with a degree in composition and ethnomusicology, and has devoted his musical life to the cross-cultural fusion of Western and non-Western musical instruments and styles. He is a member of the American Composers Alliance, the composer of the Native American opera "Buffalo Nation", and cofounder of the musical duo Xochimoki, a leading force throughout the 80's and 90's in the revival of the ancient music of the Aztec, Maya and other pre-Columbian civilizations. He is a veteran performer with the Los Angeles Music Center On Tour, and has given concerts at peace conferences and sacred sites throughout the world, including at the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Jim has produced eight recordings on cassette, both solo and collaborative. "The Psalms of RA" is his first CD project. He has also created the artwork for the CD. Visit his website at