Utilizing the gifts of Mother Earth as his inspiration along with his native heritage, Charles Littleleaf's traditional style of native flute playing embarks on the simplicity of life and cultural traditions, often described as meditative and soulful. His melodies are some of the most spiritually awakening songs you will have the opportunity to hear, many of which are shared on his current Native American flute CD, Ancient Reflections. His rendition of Trail of Tears, Amazing Grace on Ancient Reflections is heartfelt and beautiful, a rendition that is loved around the world.
Charles embodies a spiritual journey of peace and goodwill for all humankind, a musical path he has pursued for nearly two decades. He brings with him a lifetime of ancestral traditions from his American Indian way of life. His songs are melodies of art - great works of literary verse.
Many say his Native American flute music is a medicine that will capture your spirit and heal what ails your soul. When playing the Native American flute, Charles unveils a personal side of himself that few dare to expose. You will identify with his vision while listening to the footsteps from the path of his ancestors.
As you listen, you will find yourself transported to a time when life was pure and simple. Charles is in complete harmony with the healing vibrations of Mother Earth that are derived from memories of life growing up on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation of Oregon and from the abundance of nature that has always surrounded him. From these experiences emerge his traditional style of heartfelt music for all the world to enjoy. He plays with a natural rhythm, full of emotion and with great sensitivity and offers this experience to the listener, combining the enchanting sounds of his musical instruments with the solitude of earth, sky and the gifts of nature.
Featured Track: Artists' beautiful rendition of Trail of Tears, also known as Amazing Grace was recorded in honor of the Cherokee who walked the Trail of Tears. In addition, there are other enjoyable songs including Charles and his wife teaming up together in the "Warriors Song" - a subtle yet powerful chant in honor of the fallen warrior, Papason - one of PBS's favorites.
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