The Native American Flute: Understanding the Gift - Vol 1. 3rd Edition - John Vames
The package includes a meticulously detailed instructional text, a companion CD, and a collection of 25 songs specifically arranged for the six-hole Native American Flute. As a seasoned woodwind player and educator, John Vames distills his expertise into accessible lessons designed to get you playing in no time.
Starting with the fundamentals, Vames introduces you to proper finger placement and breath control techniques. He then progresses to teaching basic notes, pitch, rhythms, and ornamentation, gradually building your skills and confidence. The learning journey also includes a deep dive into reading printed music and tablature, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of music theory as it applies to the Native American Flute.
What sets this guide apart is its focus on fostering creativity. It includes instructions on how to compose your own songs, an analysis of major scales, and provides useful scales for the flute. These tools not only enhance your technical proficiency but also stimulate your artistic expression.
By the end of "Understanding the Gift: The Native American Flute" 3rd Edition, you'll have gained more than just the ability to play an instrument – you'll have unlocked a new means of self-expression. Let John Vames' expertise guide you on this musical journey.