Joseph FireCrow

joseph firecrow full Joseph FireCrow“The natural beauty of the flute evokes very powerful emotions. The traditional flute is social, not ceremonial, in nature and should always be treated with that in mind and spirit.”

- Joseph FireCrow

Joseph FireCrow is one of the top three Native American flute players in the world today. Echodisc said in a review, “Joseph FireCrow is quite simply one of the most gifted players of the Native American flute.”

FireCrow has released seven solo albums to date, five internationally. His accomplishments include a GRAMMYTM in the New Age category as a guest artist on Prayer For Compassion, a GRAMMYTM nomination in the Best Native American Music Album category, six Native American Music Awards (NAMA or NAMMY), as well as a Telly award. Ken Burns has honored FireCrow by utilizing his music for the documentaries “Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery” and “The National Parks: America’s Best Ideas.” FireCrow’s music was also featured on PBS’ film, “The War That Made America.”

Joseph latest CD, Face The Music, has been honored by NAMA as the winner of both Artist of the Year and Flutist of the Year for 2010. Also in October, 2011, Joseph won Song/Single of the Year with a compilation song called, Out of Many, We Are One.

Awards:

Songwriter of the Year, NAMMY Awards, 2003 (Legend of the Warrior)

Flutist of the Year, Indian Summer Music Awards, 2004 (Legend of the Warrior)

Best Instrumental Recording, NAMMY Awards, 2005 (Signature)

Flutist of the Year, NAMMY Awards, 2006 (Red Beads)

Best New Age Album, 52nd Annual GrammyTM Awards (Prayer for Compassion)

Flutist of the Year, NAMMY Awards, 2010 (Face the Music)

Artist of the Year, NAMMY Awards, 2010 (Face the Music)

Song/Single of the Year, NAMMY Awards, 2011 (Out of Many, We Are One)