Jan Michael Looking Wolf
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Jan Michael Looking Wolf

McMinnville, Oregon, United States | INDIE

McMinnville, Oregon, United States | INDIE
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Discography

Message from the Sun
Live as One - The Best of Jan Michael Looking Wolf
Breakin Free
Diversity
The Looking Wolf Project
Rise Up
Unity
Seven Rabbits
Unity
Woodsounds
Breath Maker
Spreading Wings
Tribute to the Flute Makers
A New Day
One Heart, One Spirit
Peaceful Journey
Native Blues

DVD:
Jan Michael Looking Wolf Live Unplugged
Introduction to the Native American Flute
Tribute

Music Videos:
Addiction
You're Not Alone
What the World Needs
Rise-Up
2007 NAMMY Performance

Film:
The Legend of Tillamooks Treasure

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Bio

Native American (enrolled Kalapuya Tribal Member) with Irish descent that lives near his reservation , Jan Michael Looking Wolf is a top Native American flute performer with 17 CDs and 3 DVDs recorded on various record labels....earning 43 Award Recognitions and a top ten ranking in the national new age charts.

Traveling a broad range of musical styles with the Native American Flute, he became the first ever to win for Flutist of the Year at the NAMMYS and the ISMA for his solo traditional native flute CD 'UNITY' in 2008. The following year, 'The Looking Wolf Project', made waves with Alternative Rock combined with Native Flute and vocals earning Jan Michael Artist of the Year by the prestigous 11th Annual Native American Music Awards in 2009. Just announced in 2010: Breakin' Free recieves five nominations at the 12th Annual Native American Music Awards!

Live in concert, he performs with his acoustic group with mostly contemporary instrumental music that focuses on native flute performances. Jan Michael also frequently plays as a solo artists with traditional native flute.

Jan Michael's lifeway and musical expressions are based on the Native American Tradition of 'One Heart'. In short, it is the belief that we are equal regardless of the color of our skin, tribal affiliation, language we speak, income, gender, faith, nationality, etc. It is the recognition of Unity through Diversity. His music carries a message of HOPE for our children and oneness for humanity. Jan Michael frequently performs at non-profit events nation wide and his music has been used for several non-profit projects.

In spring of 1994, Jan Michael suffered two large strokes from a very rare unknown genetic enzyme disorder prone to Native Americans and had blood clots pass through his brain and heart and cause bleeding in the lungs. As a result from the strokes, he was paralyzed on the entire left side of his body for nearly a year. He received a miraculous healing and recovered 100%. Read the full documented story at www.lookingwolf.com