Apache Blessings and Crown Dance Songs CD - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Apache Blessings and Crown Dance Songs CD - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Apache Blessings and Crown Dance Songs CD - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Apache Blessings and Crown Dance Songs CD

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Description

This Grammy-nominated album from master musician Joe Tohonnie, Jr. is a beautiful and moving introduction the traditional Apache songs passed down to him from his grandfather. Tohonnie, Jr. is the leader of the renowned White Mountain Apache Crown Dance group that has performed across the country. His distinctive and emotional sound is brilliantly captured in this essential album.

Details

  • Artist: Joe Tohonnie Jr
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Original release date: 2013
  • Label: Cool Runnings Music

About the Artist

Joe Tohonnie Jr. is a renowned musician of White Mountain Apache and Navajo heritage. From Whiteriver, Arizona, he was introduced to traditional Apache music by his grandfather. In 2014 he was nominated for a Grammy for his album Apache Blessing and Crown Dance Songs in the Regional Roots category. Along with his Apache Crown Dance Group, Tohonnie has performed at the Salt Lake City Olympics and Gathering of Nations Pow-Wow in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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