A serendipitous opportunity to jam together resulted in an incredible synergy unfolding between the two unique writing and playing styles of both artists. Terry also sells Native American Flutes and met Paul in a local mall while displaying and playing the flutes. Their sound hooked him and that is how it all began.
This recent collaboration and musical experimentation between Terry and Paul has blossomed into the newly established duo "Wind Weaver". Audiences are surprised, delighted and captivated by the mesmerizing sounds and rhythms that intertwine in their playing.
Terry's music honors the traditional style of the Native American Flute beautifully, however her music also pushes beyond, delving into a wide range of genres including folk, celtic, medieval and Jazz. Terry has been inspired by Mary Youngblood, Mark Holland and Autumn's Child, Scott August and R. Carlos Nakai. Terry travels to Native American Flute Festivals throughout North America and has performed at the Zion Canyon Art and Flute Festival, in Springdale, Utah and Flute Quest in the Seattle area.
Paul is a seasoned songwriter who throughout his career has written for television and other audio visual productions. He has released two solo CD's. Paul's guitar style and lyrics are heavily influenced by Joni Mitchell and Bruce Cockburn. With these and other talented artists as inspiration Paul has crafted a very personal style of his own.
Wind Weaver has most recently performed at the 2008 Maple Sugar Festival ( they liked us so much they asked us back for the 2009 festival) in Nanaimo, BC, Canada and are regular performers at Pioneer Square Farmer's Market in Nanaimo. Other Nanaimo performances include fund raisers for Aids programs in Africa and for the 2008 Chinese earthquake relief fund.
Wind Weaver are frequent performers at open mic stages around Vancouver Island, and were the feature act for the July open mic held monthly at the wonderfully, quirky venue, Mermaid's Mug in Nanaimo. Wind Weaver are regular peformers at the Island Hue and friends music night at Serious Coffee in downtown Nanaimo.
Wind Weaver's song Summer Clouds has been selected by Road Trip Nation for an episode in the 2009 season.
Wind Weaver's CD,Wild Threads has been nominated for best instrumental CD for 2010 in theVancouver Island Music Awards.
Terry Mack, player of the Native American Flute was voted as best performer on the open stage at the 2010 Flute Quest in Washington State.
Terry Mack, Native American Flute
Paul Bezooyen, Acoustic Guitar, djembe
Wild Threads released March 2009
Nominated for Best Instrumental CD in the 2010 Vancouver Island Music Awards
Fluid Ooze (Remix)
Summer Clouds (Remix)
Jester's Feast (Remix)
Radio Indy Review
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The acoustic duo, Wind Weaver, and their album "Wild Threads" is an album that uses the musical tale...The acoustic duo, Wind Weaver, and their album "Wild Threads" is an album that uses the musical talents of the Native American flute, acoustic guitar, and percussion to paint serene pictures in the mind with relaxing and contemplative sounds. In "Fluid Ooze" the melodic flute gently frolics around the steady, yet subdued sounds of a drum creating an atmosphere of serene tranquility. In "Aerial Wandering" a rhythmic and catchy acoustic guitar riff starts the song before an emotive flute comes in to tell a story that will enlighten your senses. "Summer Clouds" is a song in which a sympathetic flute and guitar combine to produce a well balanced song that will take you away to a warm summer day. The music within this album is sweet and tranquil as the Native American flute and acoustic guitar merge to create a feeling of placid relaxation. Whether you appreciate the sounds of these instruments or enjoy calming background music, "Wild Threads" is an album you will thoroughly enjoy.
-Sean B. and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team
Clint Goss - Manifest Spirit Records and Music
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Half way through the first track, I actually hit EJECT on my CD player. Was this really the correct ...Half way through the first track, I actually hit EJECT on my CD player. Was this really the correct disc? Was it really Terry Mack's
first "this is my music" CD??
Yes, the awesome music coming off this "Wild Threads" CD was from Terry Mack and Paul Bezooyen, two really accomplished and in-synch
musicians from British Columbia. The first tracks were so musical and enjoyable, I had to stop the CD (again) for my acid test ...
Vera. Now my wife's musical tastes were born out of a steady diet of rock and top 40's music. So it's a rare Native Flute or New Age
album that lites her fire. Half way through each of the first three tracks, I got exactly the same reaction from her ... "WOW".
And just when you think you've got the CD pegged ... you hit track 4. The enigmatic name "Fluid Ooze" doesn't really prepare you for
the Drum Jam and and NAF that completely changes the feel of the album.
Paul Bezooyen is a guitarist who *GETS* the Native Flute. He sets up the these gorgeous ostinato repeating patterns and great riffs,
but the feel never gets far from that evening around-the-campfire atmosphere.
Terry is completely fearless when it comes to many things ... changing tempos and feelings, at just the point where you might
wander. She is also not afraid of silence ... dropping the flute away to let the guitar come forth.
Influences abound, as they should. Mary and Mark and Cornell and Gary and Jeff have all been infused into this music as well as
Celtic and African cross-cultural influences.
If this is was these two can do for a first time out with a modest production, I *really* want to hear what happens next!
- Clint Goss
We play our own original music and toss in a mix of other folk songs and cover a few songs.
We perform sets from 15 minutes up to 1.5 hours in indoor and outdoor settings.
Sun Dance -
Billy Miner Goes to Town
Lazy Sundown Take Me Home
Heart Wind Calling
Examples of Covers that we play are:
Beneath the Raven Moon - Mary Youngblood
Annie's Song - John Denver
The Rose - Bette Midler
Medley - you are my sunshine, michael row the boat ashore, red river valley
There are no upcoming dates at this time.