Here are some of the instruments I play on the CD:
Here we have the North American Native flutes that I play on the recording. As you can see, they vary among the
5 hole and 6 hole types. The Five hole flutes are made by High Spirits flutes. The top one, and the bottom soprano flute are both
in the key of
A, while the big one is in the key of
The lone 6 hole flute in the middle is made in the Kiowa tradition by my Grandfather, Woody Crumbo.
On two of the tunes, I play these Whistles from the Celtic tradition. You can hear them on
Bmepto (He Runs), and
El Condor Pasa.
I know, its an Andean tune, but at the time I didn't have a Quena, which is the Andean flute. I have several now though!
The green one is a Clarke soprano in the key of
The shiny silver one in the middle is a Chieftain
Low D, and the brass one on the bottom is a Burke soprano in
Here is an instrument many people recognize. Most refer to it as a
Pan flute. It is more properly known as a
Zamponya, in spanish
Siku, in the native language of the Andean peoples. This instrument makes a brief cameo appearance in the introduction of
El Condor Pasa.
For the stringed instruments, I play a six string acoustic guitar by Takamine, and a mandolin by Washburn. There are also some percussion
instruments such as shakers, bells (from my dance regalia), and a hand drum. You'll also hear some keyboard on
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