R. Carlos Nakai

Robert Carlos Nakai

Also known as Carlos Nakai, Nakai, R Carlos Nakai, R. Nakai Carlos, RCN
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.rcarlosnakai.com, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Carlos_Nakai, http://www.allmusic.com/artist/r-carlos-nakai-mn0000753731, http://store.canyonrecords.com/index.php?app=ecom&ns=prodsearchp&ecom--prodsearch--string=R.%20Carlos%20Nakai

Discography of R. Carlos Nakai:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Island Of Bows 7 Audio 1994 Canyon Records (2)
2 Winds Of Devotion 4 Audio 1998 EarthSea Records
3 Earth Spirit 15 Audio 1987 Canyon Records (2)
4 Piano Concerto No. 2, After Lewis And Clark | Concerto For Harpsichord And Orchestra 8 Audio 2006 Orange Mountain Music
5 Inside Canyon De Chelly 18 Audio 1997-05-20 Canyon Records (2)
6 Inside Monument Valley 20 Audio 1999 Canyon Records (2)
7 Canyon Trilogy (Native American Flute Music) 20 Audio 1989 Canyon Records (2)
8 Cycles - Native American Flute Music 8 Audio 1985 Canyon Records (2)
9 Emergence: Songs Of The Rainbow World - Native American Flute Music 17 Audio 1992 Canyon Records (2)
10 Kokopelli's Cafe 12 Audio 1996 Canyon Records (2)
11 Voyagers 14 Audio 2007 Canyon Records (2)
12 Sundance Season 12 Audio 1988 Celestial Harmonies
13 Canyon Trilogy (Native American Flute Music) 20 Audio Canyon Records (2)
14 Canyon Trilogy (Native American Flute Music) 18 Audio 1989 Canyon Records (2)
15 Jackalope 9 Audio 1986 Canyon Records (2)
16 Edge Of The Century 12 Audio 2001 Canyon Records (2)
17 Earth Spirit 15 Audio 1987 Canyon Records (2)


R. Carlos Nakai is a Grammy Award nominated Native American flautist of Navajo/Ute heritage, born April 16, 1946 in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Nakai is classically trained in both trumpet and music theory. He also holds a Master’s Degree in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona.

Nakai received a traditional cedar wood flute as a gift and was challenged to see what he could do with it. He released his first solo album in 1983 and has since recorded roughly 50 albums and received nine Grammy Award nominations, the most recent for his 2010 release "Dancing Into Silence". Two of his albums, "Canyon Trilogy" and "Earth Spirit" are certified gold records in the United States.


Comments about R. Carlos Nakai: