Description

Ed Lee Natay, R. Carlos Nakai, Aaron White, Xavier Quijas Yxayotl, Lo:dac (Earl Ray), Jonah Littlesunday

This collection is the gallery music for the Pueblo Grande Museum (Phoenix, AZ) exhibition, One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records, which features 38 photographs of Canyon Records artists, memorabilia from Canyon history, and a display of Native Americans flutes and their construction. New, commissioned music from R. Carlos Nakai, Aaron White, Jonah Littlesunday, and Xavier Quijas Yxayotl present the contemporary Native American and Mexico flute traditions. Historically and culturally important songs by Ed Lee Natay and Lo:dac (Earl Ray) represent classic vocal traditions. Nakai (Coyote in the Inner World), White (The Moon and the Water), Yxayotl (Por el amor a nuestra madre tierra) and Littlesunday (Nahosdzaan Biyinn – Earth Song) each created one song inspired by the Hohokam pot displayed on the cover.

TRACKS: Click below to listen.
1. Zuni Sunrise* (2:23) –

Ed Lee Natay

2. Music Unheard (2:36) –

R. Carlos Nakai

3. Water is Life (2:36) –

R. Carlos Nakai

4. Coyote in the Inner World (3:32) –

R. Carlos Nakai

5. Por el amor a nuestra madre tierra (2:40) –

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl

6. Sacred Mask Dance* (3:02) –

Ed Lee Natay

7. Nahosdzaan Biyinn – Earth Song (3:55) –

Jonah Littlesunday

8. To Nilinigii – Water Flowing (3:23) –

Jonah Littlesunday

9. ‘Ama Hooghan – Mother’s Home (3:25) –

Jonah Littlesunday

10. La m̀¼usica de nuestros ancestros (3:22) –

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl

11. Tewa Turtle Dance* (2:07) –

Ed Lee Natay

12. The Moon and the Water (3:37) –

Aaron White

13. The Reed People (3:15) –

Aaron White

14. Yamparika (3:13) –

Aaron White

15. Ku:gik – The Going Home Song** (1:58) –

Lo:dac (Earl Ray)

Also available on:

*Natay, Navajo Singer (CR-6160)
**Traditional Songs of the Salt River Pima (CR-6324)

Total Time: 61:37

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