Some of the recording artist on the Native American Flute
that we have either met or seen in concert. |
- Sam Caldarera, an active member of
the Spring Cypress Flute Circle and the Greater Houston
Flute Circle, has a flute and guitar duo, Anhinga. In
addition to the Native American Flute, Sam plays didgeridoo,
sideblown bamboo flute, and the Shakahachi. Preview and
purchase Anhinga's CDs Turquoise
Visions and Spirits of the Canyon.
- Cornell Kinderknecht is a performer
of historic and ethnic woodwind instruments from cultures
around the world. His original contemporary instrumental
music is a unique style combining his experience in the
genres of symphonic, chamber, pop, jazz, folk, and world
- Charles Littleleaf - Truly touched
those of us who heard him play at the Zion Art and Flute
Festival this past October. His music was so sweet and
beautiful that he had all of us in tears. You can order
his cd "Ancient Reflections" from his website.
Native American Recording Artist and Award Winning Custom
Flute Maker residing in Warm Springs Indian Reservation,
Central Oregon, USA......more
- Jeff Ball entertained us many times
at open mic in Zion (2006). "When you hear Jeff Ball
play the Native American courting flute...the solemn beauty
of it is inescapable. Jeff Ball, calling the Washington
DC area his home, started out as a soloist, but through
the writing and recording collaborations on his previous
3 albums, he has ended up with a band. ......more
- Evran Ozan was six years old when he
discovered the native flute on a cross-country road trip.
At the first stop, the Grand Canyon, Evren went straight
to the native instruments counter and picked out a cedar
flute. He paid for it with all of his trip allowance and
has been playing native flutes ever since......more
- Autumn's Child- Mark Holland describes
his project, Autumn's Child as global chamber music; a
hybrid of native influenced, world, jazz, classical, and
folk styles. Through Autumn's Child, Holland showcases
the versatility of the Native American flute and features
its haunting beauty with many diverse Western and non-Western
instruments, creating a new acoustic instrumental fusion.
Holland started Autumn's Child in the fall of 1995. He
started his publishing and record label, Cedar'n Sage
Music in 1997.......more
- Scott August, was also a favorite at
the Zion Music Festival's (2006) Saturday night concert.
He is an extremely multi-talented musician. Vicki , Mary,
and I also had the opportunity to attend Scott's workshop
at Zion, "Composing from the Heart". This was
a two hour mini version of an all day workshop of Scott's
technique for teaching songwriting. The workshop was excellent.
Contact Scott on his website if you are interested in
having him do a workshop in your area.......more
- Joseph Firecrow not only plays an
awesome flute but has a beautiful voice and sweet spirit.
His concert on Friday night at Zion 2006 was incredible!
His musical journey began when he was very young. Quote
from his bio on his website: "Drums were a regular
part of our lives. In the summer were the war dances,
now called powwows. As kids, we would imitate the drummers
on my motherís galvanized washtub.......more.
- Vince Chafin plays beautiful flute
that will truly calm your spirit, but he is also plays
really great guitar and drums. We heard him several times
at the open mic at Zion 2006...Every performance was wonderful!!
He is a lot of fun! Quote from his website - "Vince's
early childhood memories are bathed in music. "My Father
was a child of the 50's and was heavily influenced by
Country, Blues, Soul, R&B and early Rock and Roll", says
Vince. This may explain his diverse and far reaching musical
styles which range from Willie Nelson to James Brown"........more.
Oldman - Michael Graham Allen; Recording Artist and
Flute Maker. We know Michael from his work and concerts
every year at the Flower Mound retreat in Grapevine, Texas.
We also heard Michael play the most difficult flute, the
Anasazi, on the Saturday night concert at Zion 2006. Mike
plays wonderful and also makes some very beautiful nice
sounding Anasazi's. In addition to his Anasazi, several
of our members own Michaels Native American flutes.
- Peter Phippen is an innovative performer
of flutes of the world, incredibly talented and versatile.
Researching the performance technique and history of his
vast collection of antique and contemporary anthropological
wind instruments ultimately led him to bring this knowledge
to concert stages and schools......more
- Mark Thunderwolf is a Native American
flutist and recording artist of Lakota and Eastern Band
Cherokee Wolf Clan descent. He was born in Chattanooga,
TN, the son of a musician who had mastered many instruments
during his lifetime. As a child, Mark watched and listened
to his father play guitar, fiddle, organ and piano all
by ear. Mark often dreamed of being a musician on stage
and as a teenager bought an acoustic twelve-string guitar
and later a dobro acoustic guitar but never quite connected
with either instrument......more
- Clint Goss began playing the clarinet
30 years ago. His encounter with a Native American flute
made by Kai Mayberger of White Raven Drums re-connected
him with music. In 1997, Clint and his wife Vera travelled
to Zimbabwe on a technical assistance project, and were
infused with the music that is ever-present in that culture
The musical landscape broadened and Clint began jamming
on the African Kalimba.......more.
(Preview and purchase Clint's new CD Spirit
- Randy Granger is a New Mexico Singer
Songwriter, Native American Flute composer and performer.
An award winning New-Southwest musician .......more.
(Preview and purchase Randy's new CD Cloudwalker