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Free Spirit Ambient Pads Update!

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Free Spirit Ambient Pads Update!

We are happy to report there are now hundreds of flutists playing along with the Free Spirit Ambient Pads since they launched earlier this year!   Wow! We are astounded and grateful!   Just as these pads fill the space in your music, YOU are filling a space in the flute community with your beautiful music!   After much feedback, emails and questions from users of the Pads, there still seemed to be a level of confusion surrounding these Pads–not of HOW to play along with them, but WHAT to play along with them. So, I put together the Ambient Pads - Compatible Key Chart [PDF] that will...

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Taking Native American flute lessons via skype or facetime

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Taking Native American flute lessons via skype or facetime

To be able to play freely without thinking hard and sound good doing it is the most requested goal by flute-playing students. It can be achieved and already has been for many!  I get quite a few questions on what it's like to take lessons via skype or facetime. For one, I love the flexibility that it offers. We have the ability to connect with each other over long distances; literally from anywhere in the world! Keep in mind, I work with all levels of skill with folks on their Native American flute - from very beginner all the way to extremely...

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Behind Blue Eyes

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Behind Blue Eyes

People ask me ... Why this song?  Well, for many of you, you know this song as one from a band in the early 70's known as "The Who."  For me, not so much. I rarely heard this song. In fact, it wasn't until the Angry Birds movie came out that I really heard Limp Bizkit's version of this song - which is the basis for this song.  In my version, the video demonstrates the power of artists and how in moments of incredible sadness or deep feeling, there is an opportunity to express. What does an artist see? Feel?...

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Transitions: Flute Used in Recording

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Transitions: Flute Used in Recording

I'm often asked what flutes I record certain songs with. To answer, I hope that you'll find this series of blogs helpful! In this blog, I'll cover the flutes used on the recording of Transitions (released 2007). Album Song Key Tuning Wood Maker Notes Transitions Dancin Hawks F#5 Minor Pentatonic Spalted Holly Brad Young Dancin Hawks F#4 Minor Pentatonic Walnut Brad Young Chosen Path A4 Minor Pentatonic Maple Randy Stenzel No Ordinary Love C3 Minor Pentatonic Western Red Cedar Brad Young Summer Nights E4 Minor Pentatonic Poplar Kuzin Bruce Drone Flute Blue Rocks A4 Minor Pentatonic Maple Randy Stenzel Could...

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