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R. Carlos Nakai at The TANK
The TANK Center for Sonic Arts
Rangely, CO
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R. Carlos Nakai at The TANK
Of Navajo-Ute heritage, R. Carlos Nakai is the world's foremost performer of the Native American flute.  On Saturday, September 8, he brings his artistry to the sonic wonder called The TANK, a concert venue in and around a 65-foot water tank in Rangely, Colorado.

Alex Ross, writing about a concert at The TANK in The New Yorker magazine, said, "In my experience, music has never seemed closer to nature." "One road to the musical future," he added, "now runs through Rangely."

R. Carlos Nakai brings the power and magic of his playing to The TANK, performing with master percussionist Will Clipman.

This special engagement is co-produced with the town of Rangely, as part of its Septemberfest.  

Special reserved seating inside The TANK--for just 49 seats--will make for a peak experience.  And a larger audience will enjoy outdoor seating as a Meyer Sound speaker array vividly broadcasts the sounds of the concert under the Colorado stars.

Originally trained in classical trumpet and music theory, R. Carlos Nakai was given a traditional cedar wood flute as a gift in the early 1980s and challenged to see what he could do with it.  Since then Nakai has released more than 50 albums (with 40 on the Canyon Records label). Nakai has sold more than 4.3 million albums for Canyon Records and earned two Gold Records for Canyon Trilogy and Earth Spirit. In 2014, Canyon Trilogy reached Platinum (over 1 million units sold), the first ever for a Native American artist performing traditional solo flute music. In addition to his solo appearances throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, Nakai has worked with guitarist William Eaton, flutist Paul Horn, composers James DeMars and Phillip Glass and various symphony orchestras.  Nakai has received eleven GRAMMY nominations in four different categories and earned a Governor's Arts Award. Nakai's career has been shaped by a desire to communicate a sense of Native American culture and society that transcends the common stereotypes presented in mass media.

Will Clipman began playing his father's drums and his mother's piano at the age of three, and has mastered a pan-global palette of percussion instruments in addition to the traditional drumkit ,since playing his first professional gig at the age of fourteen. His seven GRAMMY® nominations include his solo album Pathfinder and his duo album with R. Carlos Nakai Awakening the Fire. Will is a three-time Native American Music Award winner, a New Age Reporter Music Award Winner, a Zone Music Reporter Award winner, and a two-time TAMMIE Award winner, and has been inducted into the Tucson Musicians Museum for his contributions to the musical community in his hometown. He has recorded more than sixty albums, including more than thirty for Canyon Records, where he is regarded as the house percussionist. In addition to his on-going collaborations with R. Carlos Nakai and other internationally-acclaimed artists and ensembles, Will's solo performances and workshops Myths & Masks® and Planet of Percussion® showcase his original mask art, mythopoetic storytelling, and multicultural world music.

Location

The TANK Center for Sonic Arts (View)
233 County Road 46
Rangely, CO 81648
United States


Categories

Music > Folk
Music > New Age
Music > Spiritual

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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