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Discover the Sonic Alchemy of Jordan Leonard Schmidt: Introducing TNA Playlist Volume Two

At The Newton Agency, we're all about transforming the ephemeral into the eternal, crafting experiences that resonate deeply and authentically. Today, we're thrilled to spotlight the incredible talent of Jordan Leonard Schmidt, the mastermind behind our latest sonic journey, TNA Playlist Volume Two.

A Transformative Sonic Journey

Step into a realm of transformative sound with TNA Playlist Volume Two, brilliantly curated by the incomparable Jordan Leonard Schmidt. This playlist is a bold fusion of tribal beats, folk rhythms, and modern dance—a sonic journey crafted to heal, inspire, and transport creators to a ceremonial realm.

Jordan Leonard Schmidt is not just a musician; he’s an alchemist of sound and visual art. His collaborations with dynamic talents like Brian Close and Brian Kim, and his spellbinding performances with Guadalupe Maravilla, have forged a unique sonic identity. His deep-rooted love for ethnomusicology and Native American instruments imbues each track with an authentic, soul-stirring essence.

TNA Vol. 2 isn’t just music; it’s an experience. It’s a call to those who crave depth, who seek to connect with the primal rhythms of the earth and the cutting edge of modern sound. Let this playlist be your guide on a creative odyssey, resonating with artistic depth and raw, healing energy. Tune in now and let the music elevate your creative journey.

Meet the Visionary Behind the Music

Jordan Leonard Schmidt’s journey through the realms of sound and visual art has been nothing short of extraordinary. As a multidisciplinary artist, he seamlessly blends his talents to create works that resonate on an emotional and spiritual level. His recent performances, including a notable collaboration with artist Guadalupe Maravilla at the Brooklyn Museum, highlight his commitment to pushing the boundaries of artistic expression.

Jordan's profound connection to ethnomusicology and his work with Native American instruments, including finishing wood flutes and drums for ceremonial uses with Guillermo Martinez of Quetzalcoatl Flutes, add layers of authenticity and depth to his music. This playlist reflects his journey, merging ancient rhythms with contemporary beats to create something truly unique.

But Jordan's artistry doesn't stop at music. He also creates beautiful handcrafted ceramics that reflect his deep appreciation for form and texture. Each piece is a testament to his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to infuse everyday objects with a sense of sacredness and artistry. His ceramics, much like his music, are crafted to connect on a profound level, inviting users to experience beauty in the simple and the sublime.

The Dynamic Duo: Jordan and Maria

Behind every great artist is a supportive and equally talented partner. Jordan's life partner, Maria Calderon, is a creative force in her own right. Together, they share a beautiful son named Amaru. Maria is the visionary behind Maria Calderon, a clothing line that embodies the same spirit of authenticity and creativity that drives Jordan's music.

Artisanal Plant Color Chemistry and Organic Conscious Craft

Maria Calderon’s handmade works are a testament to her dedication to sustainability and artisanal craftsmanship. She creates colorful, one-of-a-kind wearable art and sustainable clothing using certified organic, regenerative fiber, and non-toxic natural materials. Her work is rooted in the study of Andean fiber arts and weaving, honoring her Quechua heritage with every piece.

About the Artist

As a Quechua Peruvian American, Maria's work reflects her lineage's history of Folk Art and Craft in relation to Ayni, which means sacred reciprocity in Quechua. Maria’s extensive background includes studying Tuscan Renaissance Art, Etruscan History, and Traditional Paper-making in Cortona, Italy, and earning a Fine Art degree from North Park University in Chicago. Her artistry spans various mediums, including natural dyeing, weaving, and textile surface design.

Explore Maria Calderon’s Collection

Maria Cauldron’s designs are a harmonious blend of timeless elegance and modern innovation, crafted for those who appreciate the finer details and the stories behind each piece. Just as Jordan's music takes listeners on a journey, Maria's clothing line invites wearers to experience fashion as a form of personal expression and artistic storytelling. Visit Maria Calderon to delve into her world of meticulously crafted garments that promise to captivate and inspire.


At The Newton Agency, we're proud to partner with such visionary talents. Jordan Leonard Schmidt’s TNA Playlist Volume Two is more than just a collection of songs; it’s a transformative experience designed to resonate with creators and inspire profound creative journeys. And with Maria Calderon’s exquisite clothing line, the artistic expression continues beyond the auditory into the visual and tactile realms.

Tune into TNA Playlist Volume Two and let the music elevate your creative spirit. Explore Maria Calderon’s collection to find pieces that speak to your soul. Together, let’s celebrate the art of living creatively and authentically.

Stay inspired, and keep creatin'

The Newton Agency


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