Randy “Windtalker” Motz has recently released his second Native America flute CD, “Canyon Whispers”. The 14-song CD blends the rich and hauntingly beautiful sound of Native American-style flute with lush orchestration, piano, guitar, cello, and Native percussion. Each song takes the listener on a soothing musical journey through the majestic lands of the Southwest, home of the “Ancient Ones;” a land of breathtaking and magical landscapes, where Native history is still etched on every desert and mesa, and where the gentle whispers of a proud people still echo in every canyon.
“I have always loved the unique and breathtaking beauty of the Southwest and have been always been fascinated with the history, cultures, and ceremonies of Native Americans. A rafting adventure through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River and a trip to the Four Corners region indelibly etched memories in my soul; memories that I wanted to capture in music. I am extremely excited about this CD,” says Randy Motz.
“My partnership with the accomplished composers and musicians of Manifest Spirit Records, who provided the exquisite musical backdrop for this project, allowed me unbridled creative freedom; freedom to fashion those glorious memories into songs that melodically portray the mystical grandeur of the Southwest’s landscapes and capture the eternal influence that Native cultures have left on this land.”
Through songs like “Pueblo Bonito Silhouettes,” “Chaco Sunrise,” “Cliff Palace Serenade,” and “Taos Sunset,” the listener can envision these iconic cultural landmarks. The awe-inspiring landscapes that are the hallmarks of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado are captured in the melodies of “Zion Echoes,” “Grand Canyon Winds,” “Sedona Moon,” “Canyon Whispers,” and “Eagle’s Flight.”
And the oftentimes mysterious, but always beautiful and spiritually grounded, traditions of the Native cultures are honored with songs such as “Kiva Dance,” “Ancient Ones,” “Earth Spirit Visions,” “Dream Catcher,” and “Forever Begins Today.”
For more information on “Windtalker” and his music, visit http://www.windtalkermusic.com.
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