Library presents Al Jewer—music of the Native American flute

Library presents Al Jewer—music of the Native American flute


A free concert of peaceful, melodious Native American flute music will be presented by Al Jewer from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, at Rockford Public Library. Al Jewer, known for captivating audiences with his diverse musical styles, will perform “Music of the Native American Flute,” a delightful presentation of the Native American flute in all its diversity, including discussions of history, culture and the traditions of the flute in Native culture. This event will be held in the First Floor Riverside Browsing Area of the Main Library, 215 N. Wyman Street.

Al Jewer is a classically trained musician. He started playing the flute in 1971, and to this day is the most popular new flute player on the scene. He has received critical acclaim for his live performances that include festivals, fine arts concert series, libraries and museums. His first CD, Prairie Plain Song, debuted at No. 4 on the nationwide radio charts and is currently receiving international radio airplay and is in worldwide distribution. The Monthly Aspectarian, a Chicago new age magazine, said of Al Jewer—Prairie Plain Song, “Incredibly lovely and overflowing with sweet emotions, these Native flute instruments are consistently tranquil…”

Reservations are not required for this program, which is open to the public. For more information, please call 965-6735.

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