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World: Native American New Age: Relaxation Moods: Type: Instrumental New Age: Meditation Moods: Instrumental

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Douglas Blue Feather

Douglas Blue Feather, who’s ancestry includes American Indian, Iberian, and European, is an internationally known recording artist and performer of music featuring the Native American flute. Recognized as one of the most prolific and accomplished flutists of today, he has released 16 CDs which have been heard on radio stations worldwide.

As a multi national award winner, the highlights of Douglas' career include the 2013 Indian Summer Music Award for “Best Native American Flute” the 2012 Indian Summer Music Award for "Best Contemporary Instrumental", the 2010 Indian Summer Music Award for “Best Native American Flute”, four Native American Music Awards including “Flutist Of The Year” and “Best New Age CD”, and the Coalition Of Visionary Resources Music Award for “Best New Age CD”. All total, Douglas has received over 45 various music award nominations. He was also featured on the Grammy nominated CD, Faces Of The Sun, by Peter Kater.

Douglas has performed at the Native American Awards, on Fox TV,  and  at numerous nationally advertised  powwows, festivals, expos, and churches throughout the United States.

In addition to more traditional sounding CDs such as "Flute Medicine", Douglas often utilizes more modern contemporary instrumentation to accompany the flute. Whether traditional or contemporary in style, Doug's music touches the heart and soul of those drawn to the beauty of the Native American flute.

When Douglas Blue Feather performs, a powerful spiritual energy is created and the hearts of those present are touched by the magical vibration of the Native American flute. As a world class flutist, Douglas Blue Feather comes with a proven track record of being one of the most talented performers on the Native American flute in the world.

Awards and Recognition
Indian Summer Music Awards
2005 Indian Summer Music Awards Nominee "Best Contemporary Instrumental" for the CD Star Nations
2006 Indian Summer Music Awards Nominee "Best Contemporary Instrumental" for the CD Time Of Truth
2007 Indian Summer Music Awards Nominee "Best Contemporary Instrumental" for the CD Heal The Earth
2008 Indian Summer Music Awards Nominee "Best Flute CD" for the CD Spirit Of The Flute
2010 Indian Summer Music Awards Winner "Best Native American Flute" for the CD Rollin' Like Thunder
2011 Indian Summer Music Awards Nominee "Best Contemporary Instrumental" for the CD The Best Of
2012 Indian Summer Music Awards Winner "Best Contemporary Instrumental" for CD Earth Songs - Also nominated for "Best Native American Flute"
2013 Indian Summer Music Awards Winner "Best Native American Flute" for the CD Flute Medicine

Native American Music Awards (The Nammys)
5th Annual Native American Music Awards Winner "Best Independent CD" for the CD Arrival
6th Annual Native American Music Awards Winner "Flutist Of The Year" for the CD Ride The Lightning
7th Annual Native American Music Awards Winner "Best New Age" for the CD Star Nations. Also nominated for "Flutist Of The Year" and "Songwriter Of The Year"
8th Annual Native American Music Awards Winner "Best New Age" for the CD Time For Truth. Also nominated for "Flutist Of The Year" - "Record Of The Year" and "Songwriter Of The Year"
9th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominee "Artist Of The Year" and "Record Of The Year" for the CD Heal The Earth
10th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominee "Best Producer" and "Best New Age" for the CD A Crown Of Stars
11th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominee "Flutist Of The Year" and "Best New Age" for the CD Sacred Space
12th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominee "Best Instrumental " and "Songwriter Of The Year" for the CD Rollin' Like Thunder
13th Annual Native American Music Awards Nominee " Flutist Of The Year" for the CD Flute Medicine and "Best New Age" for the CD Earth Songs

Coalition Of Visionary Resources Awards (COVR Awards)
2008 Coalition Of Visionary Resources Awards Nominee " Best New Age" for the CD A Crown Of Stars and "Best World Music Recording" for the CD Spirit Of The Flute
2009 Coalition Of Visionary Resources Awards Winner " Best New Age" for the CD Sacred Space

The Grammys
Featured guest artist on the CD Faces Of The Sun by Peter Kater. Nominated for the 50th Annual Grammys Best New Age CD.

Zone Music Reporter Awards
2008 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CD A Crown Of Stars
2009 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CD Sacred Space
2010 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CD Rollin' Like Thunder
2011 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CDs The Best Of and Earth Songs
2012 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CD Flute Medicine
2013 Zone Music Reporter Awards Nominee "Best Native American Album" for the CD Dawn Of A New Light


Zone Music Reporter Top Picks
Spirit Of The Flute for the 2008 Top 12 Picks in the category "Best Instrumental CD"

Zone Music Radio International Charts Top 100
A Crown Of Stars reached #9 on the charts
Heal The Earth reached #40 on the charts
Spirit Of The Flute reached #30 on the charts
Sacred Space reached #22 on the charts
Rollin' Like Thunder reached #11 on the charts
The Best Of Douglas Blue Feather reached #21 on the charts
Earth Songs reached #13 on the charts
Flute Medicine reached #21 on the charts
Dawn Of A New Light reached #18 on the charts

Testimonials:

"Douglas is the most popular and most requested musician we've ever had on our show. It's always a pleasure to have him as our guest." - Margaret Daykin Planning Producer Fox 8 TV Cleveland, OH 



"I've been listening to Native American music personally and professionally for 25 years and Douglas Blue Feather's music is some of the freshest and most unique music I've heard." - Patrick Doyle CEO of NativeRadio.com

"Douglas Blue Feather is one of the most prolific flutists of today. His music is absolutely great and I'm honored to have him use and endorse my flutes." - Odell Borg Owner of High Spirits Flutes and Master Flute Maker

"Douglas is one of the best Native American musicians in the business. His music and presence greatly adds to our powwow. Many people come just to see him." - Robert Roche Chairman of the American Indian Education Center Cleveland, OH

"A marvelous mix of contemporary instrumentation and traditional Native American flute, Blue Feather's compositions are masterful mosaics of melody. The haunting traditional flute rises above the backgrounds like a beautiful bird, soaring to astounding heights." - Gene Bates/Whispering Wind Magazine



"Douglas Blue Feather’s music takes you on a spiritual journey that touches your heart and soul." This is some of the most beautiful music I’ve ever heard." - Rev. Gregory Guice Unity Of Fort Wayne IN • Detroit, MI • Lake Orion, MI