Resources

The following is a list of flute makers, performers, and musical and craft suppliers with whom we have had positive experiences:

Native American Flute Makers

High Spirits Flutes
Readily available line of flutes, reliable, AZ

Coyote Oldman Flutes
Highly stylized, clear playing flutes. AL

Jean-Pierre (J.P.) Gomez
Maker of excellent concert quality flutes, AZ

Kuzin Bruce
Excellent woodworker, great drone flutes, CO

Jonah Thompson
Nice looking, reasonably priced starter flutes, AZ

Butch Hall
Precise and finely finished flutes, TX

Michael Mirabal
No longer producing, but some may still be available at Taos Pueblo, NM

Stephen DeRuby
Bright clean cedar flutes with open-ended mouthpipe, CA

Marvin Yazzie
Clear-toned, attractive cedar flutes, CA

Scott Loomis
Attractive, traditional-sounding cedar flutes, Rogue River, OR

James Gilliland
One of his fine flutes went to the International Space Station, AL

Dennis Lombard
Nice-sounding flutes ranging from beginner to advanced models, ID

Earl J Tharp
First flute ever gifted to me was one of his black bamboo instruments, IN

Native Flute Players

Michael Graham Allen
Of Coyote Oldman – highly technical player, well versed in history of flute making

Travis Terry
Friendly and outgoing performer who plays with grace and skill

Mary Youngblood
Multiple Grammy winner for her tremendous technique and variety

Jan Michael Looking Wolf
Award-winning instrumentalist and vocalist

Gary Stroutsos
Ethnic and jazz flutist and educator

Wounded Healer
Native flute and flamenco guitar, “supernatural music for the soul”

Joseph L Young
Progressive up-and-comer; you’ll be hearing more about him

Vince Chafin
Versatile and sincere multi-talented musician

Jeff Ball
Combination of great technician and soulful musician

Arts and Crafts

Oregon Flute Store
Lots of everything related to Native flutes

Cedar Mountain Drums
Portland, Oregon

Bead Happy
Sedona, AZ

Music Stores

Cedar Music
Flagstaff, Arizona

Cripple Creek Music
Ashland, Oregon