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Native American Music Podcasts

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Artist Feature: Randall Paskemin

renowned singer and songmaker (Sweetgrass Cree First Nation) as he talks about creating his new recording of lullabies and children's songs, "Goodnight, Sweet Dreams, I Love You.".

Artist Feature: Wayne Silas, Jr.

Wayne Silas Jr. (of Tha Tribe) discusses life on the Pow-Wow trail and his first solo recording, "Unconditional" a collection of Round Dance songs.

Artist Profile - Ron Joaquin of Southern Scratch

Robert Doyle and Ron Joquin discuss the new Southern Scratch album and the Joaquin family, which has been playing waila music for over 50 years.

Canyon Records, celebrating 58 years of creating Native American music.

Kristen Butler presents this month's broadcast on the history of Canyon Records and its unique, quite accidental beginning.

Artist Profile - Nakai, Eaton & Clipman

R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman break from recording for a moment to talk with producer, Robert Doyle, about their upcoming release, Dancing into Silence.

Artist Profile - Will Clipman

Listen to Canyon Records' President, Robert Doyle's interview with pan-global percussionist Will Clipman. You'll learn about Will's first solo recording, Pathfinder, and find out why many refer to Will as an all around renaissance man.

Artist Profile - Jay & Tiinesha Begaye

Lisa Minker, Canyon Records Director of Distribution talks with Jay and Tiinesha Begaye about music, family and their upcoming release "Horses Are Our Journey".

Artist Profile - Glen Ahhaitty

Acclaimed singer and songmaker Glen Ahhaitty sits down with Stephen Butler to talk about No More Lies, his new collection of Oklahoma Round Dance songs. Glen discusses singing, songmaking and the life lessons that he weaves into the songs on this groundbreaking new release.

Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses

Join Robert Doyle, President of Canyon Records, along with James DeMars, Isola Jones and R. Carlos Nakai as they discuss Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses.

History of Waila / Chicken Scratch music

Join Kristen Butler, Director of Licenses & Permissions at Canyon Records, as she recounts the history of Waila, the social dance music of southern Arizona's native peoples.

Grammy '09 Showcase

Join Kathy Norris, Canyon Records' Director of Promotions, on this Grammy history tour.

Featured Artist - Jack Miller

Listen to Jack Miller's conversation with Johnny D, as they discuss how his career began and what keeps him so passionate about his craft.

Featured Artist - Kevin Yazzie

Listen to Kevin Yazzie's conversation with Anthony Wakeman and learn more about this talented singer/songwriter's vision and what listeners can expect from our recent addition to the Canyon Records family.

Featured Artist - Ed Lee Natay

Ed Lee Natay's voice is rich and resonant, his sense of phrasing flawless, his ability to learn music from different traditions remarkable. He is a great Native American artist whose singing is still as fresh and accessible today as it was six decades ago.

Louie Gonnie

Featured Artist - Gabriel Ayala

This month's Artist Profile features Gabriel Ayala, a classical guitarist with strong interpretive instincts and technical abilities. From the Yaqui of Arizona, Ayala is leading the new generation of Native American artists involved in classical music. Check out his podcast and get to know an artist performing at the highest levels of classical music while remaining connected to his traditions and people.

Louie Gonnie

Featured Artist - James Bilagody & the Cremains

What happens when traditional songs of Native America meets the hard driving sound of modern heavy rock? Well, youâre about to find out. Join me as I sit down with Dine (Navajo) singers James Bilagody and Kris and Cremona Cremain of the hard rock group, The Cremains, to talk about their 2004 collaboration, âSacred Stageâ.

Louie Gonnie

Featured Artist - Anthony Wakeman

Canyon Records' Shipping Manager is also a Canyon Records recording artist.  Meet Anthony Wakeman and learn a little more about this talented musician and artist and integral part of the Canyon team.

Louie Gonnie

Featured Artist - Louie Gonnie

Lou Gonnie is a Diné (Navajo) singer and songwriter who comes from a traditional family.  He creates both highly sought after Native American Church songs as well as innovative songs based on traditional Diné song forms and themes.

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