Author Archives: Deb Reger
Each track from a different First Nation in British Columbia produced with artist musician Davis Hodges and First Nation’s youth. With small groups of students writing their own songs and David produces electrifying and meaningful work. He uses traditional language and makes music videos with the students as well. Play All! Advertisements
Some very powerful Rock songs in voice and lyrics. Track one with Tanya Tagaq (Throatsinger) ..some of the older songs are a remix. play all!!
In this solo album from Steven Rushingwind we are appreciating his flute playing as it travels with wind and stirs the heart-felt emotions. Play all tracks on this album for the beauty and gentle notes of the native flute from Steven dedicated to his family of Cahuilla Peoples.
A cool review in 7-days, “https://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/peter-mayhew-band-come-to-your-senses/Content?oid=12093644” winner of best rock album in 2017. Album dedicated to Mother Earth…Rock local we appreciate!! play all
John Soloman described this album, an empty steel water tower turned music venue .. boasts an abundant amount of resonance, making it one of the state’s standout places to perform and record music. Flautist James Marienthal recorded Alive Inside the Tank there with Mysteries of the Night, his duo with vocalist and percussionist Sarah Gibbons, […]
Songs that Nahko first wrote and have the wonderful piano playing and horn section! Some very mellow tunes Goodnight Sun and Hamakua. Dragonfly and Be Here Now are favorites with the “Medicine For The People” feel. Appreciate this special music from award winning Apache/Taino, Nahko.
True to form with great back-up Georgie Jessup gifts us with a truly “tongue in cheek” tales of the season. Looking out from inside the jailhouse is the Xmas Time In Jessup first track story. We recommend When Santa Was A Pagan with a wonderful country beat to bring smiles. http://www.georgiejessup.com for more about Georgie […]
there is electronica, spoken-word and some long reveries to enjoy with this new release by “Khueex” a group with Tlingit musicians that speak original language in this group of musicians that spark your ears and heart to listen with groove intended results. Enjoy! play all..
Bear Fox is the lead singer with Akwesasne Women Singers who were Native American Music Award winners. She has written these songs in a traditional and life affirming ways that create both an awareness and respect for traditional lifeways, language and living culture of her people of the Mohawk Nation. Her songs on this CD […]
In this CD produced by Bear Fox Music with the women’s singing group, Kontiwennenhawi (Carriers of the Words) and most known as the Akwesasne Women Singers. Each song has voice intro in traditional language and is sung with rattle, drum or call and response and in traditional rounds. Group performs regionally and recently can be […]
Inuit throat singer, Tanya Tagaq produces her third album with this release which is taking on many awards in the Canadian Music scene (Summer 2017). There is a big difference in each track with track 1, Ajaaja, there is a sweetness with voice and call and response in balance. Lots of feeling in this sport […]
Nice combination and soon to be a classic. Native tongue and instrumental to be played for comfort enjoyment and appreciation for these talented musicians. Play all!
A wonderful selection for the WRUV FM Library. The late A. Paul Ortega, Mescalero Apache, plays guitar and offers explanations to his songs. Leon Johnson says, “Ortega’s songs celebrate the values of traditional Native American life through a combination of narration, guitar, song, bird calls and other vocable (non-translatable) sounds…” Play all!!
Some of these songs would be sung at ceremony so this is quite special to play and hear. Joseph is a ceremonial singer and medicine man and keeper of Lakota culture. Play all!
Wonderful historical and traditional songs played during traditional stick games. Judy Trejo makes a great presentation with song and drums. Play all! njoy
Wow!exciting new release from Aakuluk Music. the reviewer Judith Lynch says,”A wickedly infectious meld of Inuk throat singing and a broad range of genres” its folk, its rock its just good!! from the Inuit Nunangat Territory of so-called Canada the Jerry Cans combine their traditional language, singing AND some great rock and folk beat. Play […]
All music performed by Evan Pritchard with traditional songs arranged by Evan. Subtitle says it all: Native American songs for healing and contemplation. Especially wonderful prayers in Lenape and Algonquin languages and Micmac, Evan’s heritage. Guitar is played as well as flute and drum. Voice of The Land, a spoken word with the names of […]
A re-release of the 1986 album by John Trudell featuring Jesse Ed Davis on guitar. John’s spoken word on top of great rock band still inspire’s today movement across Mother Earth with the Original Peoples to protect water, land and life. His poetry is known and appreciated world-wide. Thanks to the John Trudell Archives and […]
New to the studio here at WRUV FM Burlington from this Ojibwe artist, Annie Humphrey all original and described as alternative music but has a message within. Great stories are told in this CD like a story about Winona LaDuke. (track called Tipi To A Tesla). We The People, a track that challenges us all, […]
Alive with drums (Nelsen Rios) and dancing rhythm, Rushingwind and the Native Groove (the band) gifts us with Fuego, the latest release with multi-award winning Native Flute Player, Steven Rushingwind (Cahuilla/Opata). Call it World Beat or Native Fusion and play all these instrumental tracks for best results!!
Members of this band “Two Wampanog and one Choctaw (from Louisana) ” they tell us on the tracks labeled WBAR that include short radio skits done with humor. Its “Phunkee” its “Soul” its “Blues” and can be heard live on the Traditional Wampanog Territory in various Cultural Centers and social gatherings. This debut album is […]
All the instruments are wonderfully home made and this presentation is from a public dance at the Heard Museum recorded in the 1970’s. Vocals, rattles, violins and flute and drum.
Recorded in 1977 with Bill Koomas, Sr. who revived The Gourd Dance in 1941. Songs are sung in community and the 49 songs are sung after hours at a social event like a Pow Wow.
Gratitude: Native American Flute Healing has the ability to transport so hang on as the flute concert begins. With gratitude Jonah plays beautifully. The only track with vocals is Windspirits. The occasional drum adds a depth. play all.
This was recorded in 1977 on the Rosebud Reservation. These Pow Wow songs sung by one of the most popular pow wow groups has been remastered to honor these songs to be remembered and sung by the future generations.