The haunting melodies of the Native American flute evoke the flow and cadences of breathing while the pulsing rhythms of the drum evoke the beating of the heart. Heart of the Wind, brings together these two primal and human instruments
in a collection of new and transforming compositions by award-winning artists, Robert Tree Cody (Dakota-Maricopa) and Will Clipman.
Robert Tree Cody has appeared throughout the United States and world as a flutist, singer and dancer. Cody has taught students as all levels of education about the folklore, crafts, music, and traditional ways of the Native American peoples and has participated in the Artist-in-Residence program for the Arizona
Commission on the Arts. His award-winning recordings include: Maze (Best New Age Album, 1999 Native American Music Awards) and Native Flamenco (Best World Album and Best Latin American Album, 2000 Native American Music Awards).
Will Clipman has performed on over forty recordings with various artists, including three solo projects on his own Bone Fire Music label. Clipman has performed and recorded for Canyon Records with theR. Carlos Nakai Quartet, the William Eaton Ensemble, Robert Tree Cody, Randy Wood, and Sharon Burch. He received two Grammy nominations for his work on In a Distant Place (2000 Best New Age Album) and People of Peace (2005 Best New Age Album).
Author: World Music Central News Department
World music news from the editors at World Music Central