Robert Tree Cody intertwines his solo vocal interpretations with soothing flute rhapsodies. These eleven songs draw on his Dakota-Maricopa heritage as well as the Zuni, Lakota and Acoma peoples. A good introduction to Native American flute music.
Peter Phippen is an innovative performer of ethnic flutes from around the world including the haunting Native American flute and the quenacho of South America. His soulful, passionate melodies are accompanied by Michael Schlenker on acoustic and electric guitar and Tim Jyring on drums as they skillfully mix traditional and contemporary sounds. Book of Dreams includes eleven evocative original sounds and a new arrangement of "Scarborough Fair."
The haunting tones of the Native American flute, bamboo flute and shakuhachi are presented solo and accompanied by the gentle pulse of world percussion and synthesizer in the meditative music shaped by the vast history and perspective of the Southwest. Peter Phippen is known throughout the heart of the country for his passionate and soulful playing of traditional flutes from many cultures.
A truly universal instrument native to all cultures, the flute speaks directly to the heart. In Night Song flutist Peter Phippen uses flutes from around the world - the Shakuhachi, Bansuri, Irish whistle, Native American and Papago flutes - to create a musical poetry evoking the mystery and stillness of the night and to touch the depths in each of us.
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