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Flute Player

Jeff Ball

Jeff Ball About Famous as a self-taught flautist, Ball is known for such Native American Music Award and Indian Summer Music Award-winning albums as, respectively, Cedar Moon (2001) and The Shape of Light (2007). Other Informations He discovered his love of flute playing while attending a 1991 Powwow in Baltimore, Maryland. Six years later, he …

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Katherine Hoover

Katherine Hoover About American award-winning flutist and composer known for flute compositions like Winter Spirits. She taught at the Manhattan School of Music for 15 years. Other Informations She claims to have been able to read music before she could read words. She received the New York State Music Teachers’ Association Award for Composer of …

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Paula Robison

Paula Robison About As a solo flautist, Robison is considered one of the most influential musicians in her field. She was the recipient of the Classical Recording Foundation Award in 2006. Other Informations She studied the flute at the University of Southern California and graduated from the Julliard School with a BS in 1963. Her …

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James Galway

James Galway About Irish flute player of both classical and popular music who has released more than forty albums since 1979. Other Informations After he moved to London as a teenager to pursue a career as a flautist, he studied music at the Paris Conservatoire. He performed on the Academy Award-winning soundtracks of Peter Jackson’s …

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Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell About Jazz flautist famous for critically-acclaimed releases like 2008’s “Xenogenesis Suite” and 2013’s “Aquarius.” She is also the former President of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians and is the first female president in the organization’s history. Other Informations She lived in Syracuse, New York until she was eight. She was …

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Paul Taffanel

Paul Taffanel About French flautist who founded the French Flute School and who worked as a conductor and composer over the course of his career. Other Informations He took his first flute lessons from his father at age nine and put on his first concert a year later. He was the chief conductor at the …

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Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann About Jazz flautist and composer who was an early pioneer of the fusion of jazz and world music. More than twenty of his albums made the Billboard Top 200 charts. Other Informations He started playing the flute professionally at age fifteen and fused jazz with music from around the world. His big hit …

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Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson About Flute player, songwriter, and vocalist of the band Jethro Tull who also plays keyboard and harmonica, among other instruments. Other Informations He was asked to leave his school after refusing to submit to corporal punishment and who later attended Blackpool College of Art for two years. He owns several salmon farms in …

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Matt Molloy

Matt Molloy About Acclaimed Irish flautist widely considered one of the most influential of all time. He has been a member of groups like The Bothy Band and Planxty. Other Informations At seventeen he was the winner of the All-Ireland Flute Championship. He has hosted Irish music concerts at his personal pub in Westport, County …

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Theodosii Spassov

Theodosii Spassov About Jazz musician known for his skill with the kaval, an end-blown flute. He has been the recipient of awards, including winning the 1994 Special Prize of Detroit Flute Festival. Other Informations He attended the Kotel Music School and the Academy of Music and Dance. He went on to develop a distinct, unique …

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Hubert Laws

Hubert Laws About One of the most recognized and respected flautists with a career spanning over forty years in jazz, classical, and other music genres. He was the recipient of the NEA Jazz Masters Award in 2011. Other Informations He began playing the flute in high school and won a scholarship to New York’s Julliard …

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Jean Pierre Rampal

Jean Pierre Rampal About Innovative jazz and classical flute player who brought the flute back into popularity during the 1960s and 1970s. Other Informations He was one of the first solo flautists in post-war orchestras. He recorded Scott Joplin rags and Gershwin and also collaborated with French jazz pianist Claude Bolling. He married Francoise Bacqueryrisse, …