R. Carlos Nakai People of Peace

People of Peace
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Canyon Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Wingyaa
  • Buy for $0.992.Trade Winds
  • Buy for $0.993.Flute Forest
  • Buy for $0.994.Kiva Smoke
  • Buy for $0.995.E'She'no
  • Buy for $0.996.Gnu H20
  • Buy for $0.997.Taos Thunder
  • Buy for $0.998.Condor Canyon
  • Buy for $0.999.Club Dread
  • Buy for $0.9910.Native Tongue
  • Buy for $0.9911.People of Peace
  • Buy for $0.9912.Cedar and Clay

Product Description:

R. Carlos Nakai: R. Carlos Nakai; AmoChip Dabney (various instruments); Will Clipman, Mary Redhouse.
Personnel: R. Carlos Nakai (vocals, flute, Native American flute, trumpet); AmoChip Dabney (vocals, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion); Mary Redhouse (vocals, keyboards); Will Clipman (vocals, balafon, drums, congas, claves, cymbals, guiro, caxixi, percussion, bells, gong, anklung).
Audio Mixer: AmoChip Dabney.
Recording information: Completely Bare Studios, Tucson, AZ.
Photographer: John Running.
R. Carlos Nakai, a Native American musician of Navajo descent, has long been a prominent figure in New Age and Native American music, mixing the musical traditions of various native tribes with contemporary genres like jazz, ambient, electronica, and world fusion. Nakai's Quartet is one of his main vehicles of experimentation, and PEOPLE OF PEACE is no exception.
Bassist and singer Mary Redhouse, pianist/multi-instrumentalist AmoChip Dabney, and percussionist Will Chipman create textures and frameworks for Nakai's haunting flute work. The range of styles here is quite interesting, with nods to traditional Native American themes ("Wingyaa"), Latinized jams ("Club Dread"), atmospheric pop ("E'she'no"), pulsing tribal grooves ("Flute Forest"), and ethnic fusion a la Peter Gabriel's PASSION (the title track). There is a heavy ambient, atmospheric flavor to PEOPLE OF PEACE, which unifies the divergent styles nicely, making for an experience that can relax and entrance, while staying true to Nakai's unique musical vision.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 729337706927
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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