Coconino – Spirits of the Red Rocks
Native American Style Flute Music with Southwestern textures.
“Beautiful.” Inspired by the beauty and majesty of northern Arizona and New Mexico.
“Memo’s Native American style flute music lifts you up and transports you on a shamanic journey. It breaks you free of time as you step into a musical world of sacred echoes.”
About the Album Art
The petroglyphs of the V-Bar-V Ranch, located east of Sedona Arizona remained a family secret until its donation to the state. Much of the meaning is shrouded in mystery, but best wisdom suggests it is a calendar of sorts that may indicate the optimal times for three seasonal corn plantings.
Cocoa and Cream
Leaving Sedona. (Featuring a guest appearance by Stephen DeRuby on the “Mystic Drone Flute).
Memo a healer/artist and shamanic practitioner in the Incan energy traditions. The flute first appeared to him in a guided shamanic journey called a ‘soul retrieval’ conducted by anthropologist Alberto Villoldo. He later purchased his first Native American flute in Sedona, AZ and used it in the shamanic practices of opening sacred spaces, sound healings and divinations.
After receiving the “Creator Rites” of the Munay-Ki from the shaman elders of Peru (in these tracks you will hear the “bells of Don Francisco.” Don Francisco, the president of the Q’ero nation uses these Peruvian bells to summon the pure energy believed to be in the High Andes. The music is inspired by the powerful healing ways of the Q’ero.