Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Pete Seeger Banjo Style

There are several ways to play the banjo. In fact there are many ways. If you doubt, listen to 5-string banjo master Bela Fleck. If you want to hear really great banjo, listen to Bela Fleck and his wife, Abigail … Continue reading

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Chromatic Scale on the Native American Flute

The Native American flute is a simple instrument. But when we think about it, most musical instruments are pretty simple in design. Take the guitar, for instance. Famous classical guitarist Andre Segovia once referred to the guitar as a humble … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only a Man’s Instrument

The following information is gleaned from the book, The Native American Flute: Myth, History, Craft, by C.S. Fuqua. Although the love flute myth—the development of the native flute for use by a male to court a female—is certainly a most … Continue reading

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