Ancient Reflections CD
Native American Flute Music by Charles Littleleaf
16 Tracks - 57 minutes total playing time
Beautiful Native American flute music transports the listener on a journey into the past when the world was at peace with the heavens.
Utilizing the gifts of Mother Earth as his inspiration along with his native heritage, Charles Littleleaf's traditional style of native flute playing embarks on the simplicity of life and cultural traditions, noted as meditative and soulful. His melodies are some of the most spiritually awakening songs you will have the opportunity to hear, many which are shared on his Native American Music Award nominated CD, Ancient Reflections.
Charles embodies a spiritual journey of peace and goodwill for all humankind, a musical path he has pursued for nearly two decades. He brings with him a lifetime of ancestral traditions from his American Indian way of life. His songs are melodies of art - great works of literary verse.
Many say his Native American flute music is a medicine that will capture your spirit and heal what ails your soul. When playing the Native American flute, Charles unveils a personal side of himself that few dare to expose. You will identify with his vision while listening to the footsteps from the path of his ancestors.
As you enjoy this CD, you will find yourself transported to a time when life was pure and simple. Charles is in complete harmony with the healing vibrations of Mother Earth, derived from memories of life growing up on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation of Oregon, and from the abundance of nature that he has always surrounded himself with. From these experiences emerge his traditional style of heartfelt music for all the world to enjoy. He plays with a natural rhythm, full of emotion and with sensitivity, and offers this experience to the listener, combining the enchanting sounds of his musical instruments with the solitude of earth, sky and the gifts of nature.
Featured track: Charles' recording of Trail of Tears, Amazing Grace is a powerful rendition, loved around the world. This song was recorded in honor of the Cherokee who walked the Trail of Tears. In addition, there are many other enjoyable songs on this album, including Charles and his wife Vicky teaming up together in the "Warrior's Song" - a beautiful chant in honor of the fallen warrior, Papason, one of PBS's favorites, used in a number of their film documentaries.
Mp3 Sound Samples - 6 of 16 Ancient Reflections Tracks