MP3 Jan Michael Looking Wolf and Tim Yett - Breath Maker
Passionately energetic and heartfelt music with a mix of acoustic guitars, world percussion, and native flutes.
9 MP3 Songs
NEW AGE: New Age, WORLD: Native American
2006 IMA New Age Finalist and three-time Best Native Flutist Nominee Jan Michael Looking Wolf, a Kalapuya Tribal Member, teams-up with Tim Yett (Cherokee) fellow flutist and guitarist to create this passionately energetic and heart felt music. An inspiring mix of contemporary acoustic melodies with guitars, world drums, and a variety of flutes that produce a modern sound while never lacking authentic native spirit.
Tim Yett is an International recording and performing artist, producer, and phylanthropist. Tim has written and performed music in many different genre''s over the course of his career which solidified his extremely versitile style. Primarily a performing artist and producer, Tim was encouraged to set-out on a recording career laying down tracks in his pesonal style for which he has a passion for: New Age/World Music. Not only as a guitar player of exceptional talent, Tim also performs and records playing the native American flute. HIs flute style is a blending of traditional indiginous melodies laced with noticeable Celtic voiceings drenched in ancient spirituality. the breakthrough CD "Breath Maker" (https://www.tradebit.com) speaks to a new direction that the native American style of flute music is destined to move toward. This powerful body of work could not be possible without the synergistic pairing and talent of his musical front man: Jan Michael "Looking Wolf'' Reibach, one of the New Age Genre''s most exiting young talent''s. Jan Michael is a Multiple Award winning flutist as well as a member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. He resides close to his reservation in Western Oregon. Jan Michael is a 40 year old Kalapuya Native with Irish decent who is committed to the path of the native flute... A path of healing....A path of PEACE.
2007 Independent Music Award (IMA) Finalist for Best New Age Song 2006 Just Plain Folks Finalist for Best Native American Recording 2006 Independent Music Award (IMA) Finalist for Best New Age Artist Two-time Native American Music Award (NAMMY) Nominee (2006 Best Music Video) (2004 Best Blues/Jazz Artist) Three-time Best Native Flute Nominee by ISMA (2006, 2005, 2004) 2006 Best Spiritual Recording Nominee by ISMA 2004 Best Blues/Jazz Album Finalist by ISMA Latest News Just in - Looking Wolf awarded the rank of Finalist for Best New Age Song at the 2007 Independent Music Awards (IMA)! "Spreading Wings" from the CD with Lynda Cole was chosen by a celebrity panel. To visit the IMA Website and hear the music go to: https://www.tradebit.com
In spring of 1994, he suffered two large strokes from a very rare unknown genetic enzyme disorder and had blood clots pass through his heart and cause bleeding in the lungs. As a result from the strokes, he was paralyzed on the entire left side of his body. He received a miraculous healing and recovered 100% from the strokes. Read the full documented story at https://www.tradebit.com. Since then, Looking Wolf has become a well known Native Flutist with seven CDs and a DVD distributed internationally - earning national recognition. Most recently, his recording, A New Day was a finalist at the 2006 IMA (Independent Music Awards) in the New Age Category. He also received three nominations for Best Native Flute Recording from the ISMA in 2006, 2005 and 2004. And, nominations at the 2006 and 2004 NAMMYS (Native American Music Awards). His music is frequently used on soundtracks for movies and videos. Native Flute music by Looking Wolf is being featured in the motion picture TILLAMOOK TREASURE that will be released into theatres in 2006! He also has a part in the movie as a native flutist which was filmed August 26th! In the modern day scene, Looking Wolf is playing on the beach with Floyd Red Crow Westerman (from the movie Dances with Wolves). For more information about the movie go to https://www.tradebit.com. Recording artist, performer, teacher, songwriter, and flute historian, are all descriptions of Looking Wolf..s involvement with this ancient instrument. He plays 7 other instruments and has been a musician for over 20 years. With a wide range of styles, he travels from pure solo traditional flute to complex contemporary compilations with multiple instrument accompaniment and vocals. Looking Wolf performs many times a year at various events. Large concerts, festivals, personal appearances at schools, and non-profit fundraisers. From 2002 to 2006, he has played at over 300 shows, including concerts with GRAMMY Winner Mary Youngblood and at the Salmon Festival, where Carlos R. Nakai also appeared, .....Looking Wolf and his band perfromed at the 2006 Flute Quest with Robert Mirabal, Gary Stroutsos, Ron Warren, and Jeff Ball. He has also played for the Oregon Governor, the EPA, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Government Agencies, Tribal Leaders at the Oregon Tribal Summit, ONABEN, and a 7,000 person environmental conference in Portland, Oregon. In January of 2004, he performed at a concert for nearly 1,000 in attendance in Albany, Oregon. After playing and sharing about his healing, hundreds of people expressed that they were touched by the music: ..Creator often seems to speak to the hearts of many through the native flute. It is an amazing instrument of peace... When not performing, Looking Wolf instructs native flute classes at Oregon State University where participants learn about the origins and history of native flutes from North America. This is the first class of its kind, making history and helping promote native culture. ..I would like to thank my Tribe and my family for all their support over the years. Like with many other Tribes, our Elders persevered through some rough times and worked hard to keep hope alive. Now when I play the flute, it is my hope that the songs honor them and all living things. During the journey here, I have found that it is true that we are all related. It is important to respect all cultures, after all, everyone and everything is born to the earth and sky... Peace, Good Health, and Happiness to you always! All of Looking Wolf''s recordings are also available at their home site: https://www.tradebit.com