Standswithbear, who is of Cherokee blood, is a two time nominee at the Native E Music Awards for best instrumental of the year. He has been an accomplished musician for over 20 years, from his father’s side he is a fourth generation musician. His artistry includes Native American flute, drums and percussion as well as vocals. His many works include, many Native American gatherings, Pow Wows, galleries, exhibits and special performances.
He has been coined as one of the favorite sons of the Zion Flute and Drum Festival, and was proudly named as one of the ten best Native Flute players in the country, for the Rising Star category. Standswithbear’s music is definitely not your ordinary Native American music. It is a combination of celestial, Rock, and Native Spirit combined.
From the moment StandsWithBear’s journey began as a musician, his creativity through music has touched many people world-wide, and has helped them find that special place within themselves. His enduring spirit as a performer and musician has inspired countless people on their journey of self discovery to the peace they call home.
One of his many listeners writes: “StandsWithBear’s music paints beautiful pictures within the heart.”
Currently, he is at work on his fifth CD, and is working with A&R Select, the hottest indie A&R firm in Hollywood, CA.
“Standswithbear is more than a musician. He is a healer whose musical compositions are the salve of divine cures.” ~ A&R Select!
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