Native Flute Theory: 7 Notes (diatonic) is 2 better than 5 notes (pentatonic), right?

So in my post It’s all about the pentatonic I described two pentatonic scales (one using the anchor finger on the 4th hole and one with the anchor finger on the 3rd hole) and how they work with the Native American Wood Flute. Up until this point I haven’t really addressed the idea of “diatonic” […]

Understanding the Flute Key (Flute Letter)

So you want to learn to play the Native American Wood Flute (or NAF) and you’re confused with the “A”, “F#”, “G” and other letters that make up the wood flute language. Don’t worry. It is easy to figure out with a little understanding. The Initial Tone First thing to understand is the letter is […]