Blue is the only
one of three generations of Apache relations to revive
and carry on the ancestral tradition of Song Catcher.
Inspired by a vision dream in answer to a prayer. His
music inspires, comforts and uplifts audiences of all
ages throughout the United States, Asia and Europe.
He was featured
on nationwide TV in both "ABC7 Salutes" and in a KCSM
Public Television piece titled "A Blue Moment".
Blue's music crosses
barriers and penetrates the heart and spirit in unprecedented
ways. In addition to his professional career, he is a
dedicated volunteer in service to his community. Bread
and Roses, in May 2003, awarded Blue the honor of " Outstanding
Performer of 2002". Bread and Roses brings performers
to institutions such as prisons, drug rehabilitation centers
and centers for severely emotionally disturbed children
and Roses Story about Blue.
featured at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral in December
2002, for their annual series of six Christmas concerts;
and has performed inspired duets with Christopher Putnam,
the Cathedral's Canon of Music.
Reverend Dr. Alan
Jones Dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco,
California says of Blue, "Your flute playing is truly
magic. Your playing alone and with Christopher created
an atmosphere in which prayer happens very naturally.
It made the service invitational and prayerful, which
is very difficult to do through the medium of words. I
hope to work with you again."
Ray Brooks, Shakuhachi
master and author of " Blowing Zen, Finding an Authentic
Life " writes about meeting and performing with Blue,
"Blue's playing was something special I'll never forget.
Our flutes soared to the heavens together, then plummeted
to the earth. Blue played his flutes like he was born
to play them."
performs with Michael
Stillwater as part of Michael's "ChantWave" medicine
of Blue, "It is time for (his) soul and music to be shared
with the world. Rooted in sacred tradition, standing in
true humility, Blue honors all of us with every note he
plays. Listen to the prayer of his heart - it is healing
Countless thanks to you, once again, for your exquisite
musicianship which enhanced the Institution service so
was great to have you there (your presence), and great
to have a chance to work together. I will definitely
get in touch with Dawn Atkinson at WindhamHill, and see
if we can do a project together.
Music Director of St. John The Divine Cathedral in New
Television in San Mateo continues to broadcast a program
called "Blue Moments" This piece is being broadcast
across the nation at random times. The ABC, Ch. 7 television
network in San Francisco has broadcast a feature about
Blue and his music, Friday November 29th, 2002 on "Channel
7 Salutes." This Salute is still being broadcast across
the nation at random times.