the days are now getting longer and,
hopefully soon, warmer. From my studio I
can watch the sunlight moving, each day a
little further, as the sun marches toward
the northern hemisphere. The warm orange
light creeps along a wall. Yet the air is
still cold and crystal clear. As if it
could shatter any minute. Spring still
feels far away.
had all these thoughts in mind when I
Sun for my private
to learn. I wanted to write a song that
could highlight a few techniques that I
was teaching, yet not be too challenging.
Lately it doesn't seem like I tend to
record too many songs for NAF. However,
the last two free downloads,
were both been for NAF. (JP Gomez and Tom
Biddulph flutes respectively.) When
deciding which flute to use to record
Winter Sun I happen to come across a
flute in the key of A I had not played in
a long time, and never recorded. Its sweet
clear sound seemed perfect for Winter
Yazzie flute download
of you that have been on my email list for
a long time will remember the story and
that involved a Yazzie flute, and the
Yazzie themselves during a trip with them
to Shiprock in the Navajo
Playing a Yazzie flute by Shiprock, NM.
The rock with wings.