Two of todayï¾’s eminent young singers and songmakers, Jeremy ï¾“Wormï¾” Dearly and Marcus Denny have created many of the classic songs for the legendary Midnite Express drum group. With strong singing and hilarious lyrics they join forces in this collection of Round Dance songs that lay down the law about the rollercoaster of modern romance.
Hear explosive singing and drumming from south and north when Young Bird and Midnite Express come together. Grammy nominated Young Bird is a world championship drum from Oklahoma popular throughout pow-wow country. From Minnesota, Midnite Express is rising rapidly to the top of the Pow-Wow hit parade. The enduring spirit of today's pow-wow is felt through the beat of the drum and the power of song of these two groups.
Two-time Grammy nominee and championship pow-wow drum group, Northern Cree returns with their most innovative collection of Round Dance songs to date. A winter social dance for the Plains Cree people, the Round Dance is a time for fun and friendship filled with spirited humor. Sung by one of today's greatest drum groups, these songs are sure to warm the heart and make your feet shuffle the night away!
For the Native peoples of northern Saskatchewan and Alberta, winter is round dance time. People gather from near and far to attend these traditional social dances that last through the night. Filled with humor and good feelings, the songs that accompany the dance feature vocals soaring to the rhythmic pulse of the hand drum. On this "live" recording, the Northern Cree Singers, one of the most respected pow-wow groups in North America, host one of the largest round dances held. The sounds of Canada's finest round dance singers will make your feet slide and your hips sway the night away!
From the heart of the Ojibwe woodlands, Pipestone spins tales of love's wild ups and downs in this fresh collection of round dance songs. With often hilarious lyrics taken from life on the Pow-Wow Trail, Pipestone combines tough singing and a swinging hand drum beat in this tribute to love's break-ups and make-ups.
With wit finely honed on the Pow-Wow Trail, Mike Sullivan, Sr. and Opie Day-Bedeau perform Round Dance songs that relish love found and lament love lost. Sung in Ojibwe and English to the beat of the hand drum, these expressive songs relate tales of the rocky journey to find true love.
Featuring performances by Joe Syrette, Edmond Tate Nevaquaya, Jeremy "Worm" Dearly, Nitanis "Kit" Landry and Arianne Sheka. Acclaimed singer and songmaker Wayne Silas, Jr. (Menominee/Oneida) draws upon his years of experience singing with some of the greatest Pow-Wow drum groups to craft his debut solo Round Dance recording. Blending his signature style with in-your-face humor and superb singing, Silas' songs reflect tales of love both sweet and sour.
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