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Contemporary Flute

Contemporary Flute

For traditional flute in exciting new musical settings (classical, jazz, and new age) try any of the following.

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Robert Tree Cody & Rob Wallace - White Buffalo (CR-555)

Robert Tree Cody & Rob Wallace - White Buffalo (CR-555)

Conceived to honor the appearance of the white buffalo, this album is a combination of musical traditions and styles. Traditional flutist Robert Tree Cody is joined by synthesist Rob Wallace and percussionist Will Clipman.

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Carry the Gift (CR-7006)

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Carry the Gift (CR-7006)

The panoramic harmonies of R. Carlos Nakai's flute with William Eaton's guitar, harp-guitar and lyre create visions of canyons and plains in these fifteen songs. Music haunting in its serenity, graceful in its simplicity and with a zen-like lyricism.

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Winter Dreams (CR-7007)

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Winter Dreams (CR-7007)

The world's favorite Christmas melodies in new arrangements for the cedar flute and Eaton's guitars. Ten carols including "What Child Is This?/Greensleeves," "I Saw Three Ships," "Angels We Have Heard On High," and "Silent Night" (with Navajo chorale).

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Ancestral Voices (CR-7010)

R. Carlos Nakai & William Eaton - Ancestral Voices (CR-7010)

1994 GRAMMY AWARD Finalist in Best Traditional Folk Music. R.Carlos Nakai and guitarist William Eaton create a diverse music that celebrates the rich traditions of the peoples of the Americas. With the Black Lodge Singers.

R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman - Feather, Stone & Light (CR-7011)

R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman - Feather, Stone & Light (CR-7011)

Native American flutist, R. Carlos Nakai, draws on his Navajo-Ute heritage in this fourth collaboration with guitarist William Eaton who adds the unique sounds of his hyraharp guitar, o'ele'n strings and spiral clef guitar to Nakai's cedar flutes. Joined by percussionist and are joined by percussionist Will Clipman they bring fourth a music born in the Sonoran desert and colored by sounds of the world. A BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Critic's Choice.

R. Carlos Nakai Quartet - Kokopelli's Cafe (CR-7013)

R. Carlos Nakai Quartet - Kokopelli's Cafe (CR-7013)

Since his first release for Canyon Records in 1983, Native American flutist R.Carlos Nakai has used the traditional Native American flute in exciting new musical settings creating a new genre with widespread popularity. In this album, Nakai continues this musical experiment by joining the haunting sound of the cedar flute with sax, guitar, bass, keyboards and drums. This new sound is a confluence of traditional Native American sounds, Latin rhythms and ethnic jazz. Features Nakai on Native American flute, Amo Chip Dabney on sax, keyboards and bass, Will Clipman on drums and percussion and J.David Muniz on guitar, bass and keyboards.

R. Carlos Nakai & James DeMars- Spirit Horses (CR-7014)

R. Carlos Nakai & James DeMars- Spirit Horses (CR-7014)

This recording combines classical, ethnic and jazz elements and presents the haunting sound of the flute and Native American song forms in new and compelling ways. Includes the first concerto composed for Native American flute, "Spirit Horses" by James DeMars. With Mark Sunkett (African percussion), Michael Hester (alto saxophone), Xiaozhong "Alex" Zheng (cello) and Eric Hoover (flute).

R. Carlos Nakai & James DeMars - Native Tapestry (CR-7015)

R. Carlos Nakai & James DeMars - Native Tapestry (CR-7015)

The haunting sound of R. Carlos Nakai's Native American flute combines with African percussion, piano, cello, saxophone and chamber orchestra to give Native Tapestry an evocative sound blending classical and ethnic elements. Includes "Two World Symphony," "Crow Wing" and "Spirit Call" composed by James DeMars.

R. Carlos Nakai & Black Lodge Singers - Two World Concerto (CR-7016)

R. Carlos Nakai & Black Lodge Singers - Two World Concerto (CR-7016)

Music of the Old World and New are vividly combined by composer James DeMars in a new, exciting album. The brilliant sonorities of the Canyon symphony orchestra create a colorful setting for R. Carlos Nakai (Navajo-Ute) in Two World Concerto and Gray Hawks Rising. The Black Lodge Singers (Blackfeet), internationally acclaimed pow-wow singers, give a stunning performance of Native Drumming.

R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman - Red Wind (CR-7017)

R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman - Red Wind (CR-7017)

Red Wind conjures the subtle beauty and intimate grandeur of the singing desert, weaving aural fables of human and animal presence into enduring tableaus of landscape and sky...illuminate by musical influences from Native American and around the globe. Nakai, Eaton and Clipman discover the exotic in the familiar by journeying deeply into the sonic atmospheres of northern Sonora, blending celebration and lamentation with passionate eloquence.

R. Carlos Nakai - Island of Bows (CR-7018)

R. Carlos Nakai - Island of Bows (CR-7018)

Recorded in Kyoto's Hounji Temple, Island of Bows brings together the world's leading performer of the Native American flute, R. Carlos Nakai (Navajo-Ute) with the Wind Travelin' Band, Shonosuke Ohkura and Oki Kano. Nakai's flute is matched by the delicate tranquility of the traditional Japanese shakuhachi, shamizen and koto and gracefully blends traditional sounds from East and West.

R. Carlos Nakai & Paul Horn - Inside Canyon de Chelly (CR-7019)

R. Carlos Nakai & Paul Horn - Inside Canyon de Chelly (CR-7019)

Two of today's greatest and most innovative flutists, Paul Horn and R. Carlos Nakai, join for a musical exploration through the monumental spaces inside Canyon de Chelly located in the heart of the land of the Navajo.

Price:

$14.98

Paul Horn & R. Carlos Nakai - Inside Monument Valley (CR-7020)

Paul Horn & R. Carlos Nakai - Inside Monument Valley (CR-7020)

With the towering spires and sky framing canyons of Monument Valley as their stage, flutist Paul Horn and R. Carlos Nakai create a music that is at once intimate and majestic. Wind, thunder, bird song, the keening of falcons and even the raucous cries of curious ravens provide counterpoint to the lyrical grace of Horn's transverse flutes and the haunting tone of Nakai's traditional Native American flute.

R. Carlos Nakai - Inner Voices (CR-7021)

R. Carlos Nakai - Inner Voices (CR-7021)

Inner Voices presents the haunting flute melodies of R. Carlos Nakai with the richness of a string ensemble in new arrangements of Nakai's melodies. The evocative power of the traditional flute is enhanced by the lush harmonies of violin, viola, cell and double bass in arrangement by two-time Grammy Award winner, Billy Williams. Williams' arrangements create a tranquil soundscape for the mellow tone of Nakai's flute that takes the listener on a meditative and peaceful journey into the inner world of memory and dreams. The ten songs include eight melodies drawn from earlier albums plus a luminescent rendition of the eternally popular Amazing Grace. A haunting solo for bass traditional flute rounds out the album.

Price:

$14.98

The R. Carlos Nakai Quartet - Big Medicine (CR-7024)

The R. Carlos Nakai Quartet - Big Medicine (CR-7024)

The long awaited follow-up album to Kokopelli's Cafe. Features Nakai's cedar flute virtuosity, the Eco-spiritual jazz vocalizations of bassist Mary Redhouse, the sun-fired sax and keys of Amo Chip and the pan-global percussive pulse of Will Clipman to fuse diverse traditions into a jazz expression haunted by the experience of Native America.

Burning Sky - Burning Sky (CR-7025)

Burning Sky - Burning Sky (CR-7025)

From the Dine of Arizona comes Aaron White on guitar and Kelvin Bizahaloni on Native American flute with Michael Bannister on percussion performing original instrumental music influenced by Native American themes and contemporary styles.

Price:

$14.98

Burning Sky - Blood of the Land (CR-7026)

Burning Sky - Blood of the Land (CR-7026)

The fluid, soothing tone of the traditional cedar flute is joined by an imaginative cascade of percussion and an acoustic guitar accompaniment that mixes folk, jazz and classical styles. The result is a contemporary sound enriched by the wealth of Native American tradition.

Burning Sky - Creation (CR-7027)

Burning Sky - Creation (CR-7027)

Respect and reverence for our earth has always been an important part of Native American culture and heritage. Joining the haunting sound of the Native American flute with guitar, bass and percussion, Burning Sky creates an evocative musical prayer to the four directions and all the elements of life in their third release. Features Aaron White {Navajo-Ute) on acoustic guitar, synthesizer and rattles, Kelvin Bizahaloni (Navajo) on Native American flute, bass flute, didjeridu and bass and Michael Bannister on drums, percussion and dumbek.

Red Tail Chasing Hawks - Eagle Dances with the Wind (CR-7028)

Red Tail Chasing Hawks - Eagle Dances with the Wind (CR-7028)

Red Tail Chasing Hawks' music reflects James Torres and Calvin Standing Bear's Native American heritage and spirituality. Together they join the soothing, tranquil tones of the cedar flute with piano and keyboards to create songs as musical prayers and meditations in time honored Native tradition.

Red Tail Chasing Hawks - Brother Hawk (CR-7029)

Red Tail Chasing Hawks - Brother Hawk (CR-7029)

This is Calvin Standing Bear's (Lakota) and James Torres' (Chiracahua Apache/Mexican American) second album as the the group Red Tail Chasing Hawks. The title Brother Hawk reflects their Native American heritage and spirituality as Calvin joins the soothing, tranquil tones of the traditional cedar flute with James' keyboards to create musical prayers and meditations in time-honored Native American traditions. This recording is a journey into a world where traditional and contemporary Native American life finds a rich musical expression.