His real name: John Morgan Newbern.
Newbern, formely known as Malachi, is an American guitar player born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 28, 1944.
He had one release in the 60s under this name before using his real name for future releases decades later. Often said to be an early pioneer of
the new age genre, though his music was highly influenced by middle eastern music, psych and world music.