Danuwa Analihi Adonvdo (Spirit Warrior in Cherokee) Native Flute artist,a member of the International Native American Flute Association & a flutemaker, Mother Earth Natural Branch Flutes.They have released 10 cds since 2006.He plays from the heart & gives all praises & credit to the Creator,giving thanks for the music that Creator plays through him by playing for others & for the gift of flutemaking.The path we walk is for the Creator.He has been playing for 37 years as a flute player.This is a family group,Danuwa Analihi Adonvdo,plays the percussions,drums & flute.His wife,Wo'ya,plays the percussions & his son Yona Waya plays the percussions,drums & flute.In 2006 as a request by friends he started to record CD's.His first CD, Native Roots released 1-18-06,was a limited release of 50 CD's and each of them were customized and signed. No two were exactly alike.It is sold out.The 2nd CD, Rainbow Warriors released,3-4-06 ,is a very spiritual CD unlike Native Roots which was meditational and uplifting.It tells the Rainbow Warriors prophesy of the Cree tribe version and has chants, flutes and drums.The title 'Healing' is very spiritual with voice overlays of Danuwa chanting for 6 minutes.One can only sit and imagine elders sitting around a fire in a unison prayer.The third CD, Four Directions released 6-9-06, tells of how in the morning Danuwa says prayer to the Four directions.The Four Directions Prayer used in Four Directions was written by Vera Dery.Our thanks for the use of her prayer on the CD. It is quite spiritual to listen as each part of the prayer is followed by music.Brother Bear of the West is up tempo and you hear the bear sound in the background.As you get to the middle part of the CD you find yourself relaxed and mellowed.Celebration' as you near the end of the CD is a 13 minute masterpiece as Danuwa uses all his flutes for this song.The fourth CD is Trio,released on 6-9-06. It is made up of songs taken from the previous 3 Cds.It is an affordable CD for people who are on a budget, using slim cases and less paper for the inserts makes this a CD in which folks can afford and get the a little of all 3 Cds on it.The 5th CD is Native Roots 2,released on 6-30-06 which re-releases all the tracks from the original 'Native Roots' Plus extra recordings. All are mainly in flute music. Only a few songs are done with drums. The 6th CD is Brother Octagon Of The Animals,released 7-4-06 It has drums,bells, rattles & flute.This CD is dedicated to & in memory & honer of Brother Octagon,He ran a non profit wild life sanctuary, on donations alone. He took in all animals, wildlife or domestic.He will be sadly missed by the animals and people.The seventh CD is Elder Spirits,released 12-8-06.This was a six month project in which 90 different demos were recorded. Twelve tracks were chosen and these are the final masters.The eighth CD - Songs Of The Fallen Branch released 7-4-2007 Limited Special Release.(CD no longer available)A few songs from that CD will be on a future CD called Journey.The 9th released CD - Whispers,released 10-7-07.This CD is very relaxing and soothing with flutes only except one song that has bells,Eagle Soaring In Wind.$1.00 of every Whispers CD sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer.The 10th CD - Elements released 1-12-08.The 11th CD Mother Earth, Father Sky will be released on February 1,2009 & will be available soon on CD Baby,Our website, My Space & digital downloads.Wado ,Thank You, and many blessings, Danuwa Analihi Adonvdo & Family.
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