GARY STROUTSOS' live performances have captivated audiences around the world. His meditative flute music and time-honored stories evoke the lands and cultures that he has studied over the course of his 35-year career. Gary's mission is to carry the music forward to future generations and to promote stewardship of diverse cultures and the natural environment.
Each of Gary's engaging and unique solo performances is distinct, drawn from the inspiration of the space and the audience. Gary's evocative musical style and use of humor transcends human differences in age and culture, connecting audiences in a shared contemplative space that transport them to a spirit of place.
Old Songs is a celebration of Gary's 25 years recording the music of American Indian peoples. The recording features songs on the American Indian traditional cedar flutes that American Indian culture bearers shared with Gary, alongside original compositions.