WENDY Jo BRADSHAW - NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE (NAMMY) for her song, A Great Gift. Singer-Songwriter with a Native Heart, Wendy has a family oral history of Nez Perce decent through her maternal Grandfather. Wendy has written and recorded songs with haunting vocals that promote peace, harmony, and healing, expressing her love of the Earth and of The People. In her recordings, she is the lead vocalist accompanied by well- known American Indian performers such as Nino Reyos Laguna Pueblo and Northern Ute, Native American flute; James Bilagody, Navajo background vocals; Rose Yazzie Thomas (Boiling Water), Navajo background vocals and Stephen Todachiny Navajo chants and drum. Julue DeHann (TA PITAGA WAKAN WI Her Sacred Fire Woman, Lakota Souix background vocals. Ken Kruckenberg on Keyboards and Guitar. Wendy’s original songs Sacred Fire, A Great Gift, and Magic Forrest Treasure, recorded and co-arranged by Engineer Ken Kruckenberg. Magic Forrest Treasure was recorded at Sonic Pathways.
“In her song A Great Gift, Wendy states that, "LIGHTNING IS THE MESSAGE, THUNDER IS THE MESSENGER. When Wendy writes and sings, the Music Is Lightning and Wendy is the Messenger.”
“Wendy’s music is soul-stirring, & haunting, her voice lets you feel the music & leaves you wishing for more.”
Her original compositions and recordings include Magic Forrest Treasure, A Great Gift & Sacred Fire. In her recording, Evening Interlude “Wendy’s sultry, smooth voice takes you on a journey through favorite jazz classics” Evening Interlude -- Arranged by & featuring Lex de Azevedo on piano. Recorded by Heath McBee and Matthew Montoya at Spirit West Recording Studios. All songs produced and arranged by Wendy Jo Bradshaw.
(Wendy has written and recorded songs with haunting vocals that promote peace, harmony, healing, and express her love of the Earth and of The People.)