01-Exercises - For Am-NAF


On this page I will give some BASIC lessons for the "Am-Native-American-Flute (NAF)."  The Am-NAF has two important natural scales, the A-minor-Pentatonic-Scale (Video-1-2) and the C-Major-Scale (Video-3-4). You can create many more scales, but you will need to know the chromatic tone steps, which would be an advanced lesson.


VIDEO-1-2 - How to play the "A Minor Pentatonic Scale" - on the Am Native American Flute:   PDF

The first step is to know your materials/tones Am-Pentatonic-Scale (5 tone scale), which is the easiest way to get a feeling for the Native American Flute and their related songs. The High Spirit Flutes come mostly with a leather band around the 3rd hole from the top, which enables you to play just the "Pentatonic Scale." After introducing the Am-Pentatonic-Scale you will find an exercise which teaches you in a step by step mode all tone of the Am-Pentatonic-Scale.


When playing along with the VIDEOS and your flute sounds off, play around with more or less air.

HIGHER: More/harder air flow higher the tone,

LOWER: softer/less air flow makes the tone lower.


The lower tones of the NAF need a little less air. The higher tones need a little more. The highest tone is call an "overblown" tone, you need to play stronger/louder/harder to get it.






VIDEO-3-4 - How to play the "C-Major-Scale" - on the Am Native American Flute:  -  PDF

The first part teaches you the C major scale with long tones going up and down two times. The second part speeds up and makes you play each 2 tone combination 3 times ending on a long tone.





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 published August 20th 2019

Echo from the other Shore


Instrumental CD presenting Native American Flutes over Latin rhythms, Guitar, Piano or as a solo instrument. My music is inspired by traditional Native American Songs, Latin percussion, classical training and the beauty of the Southwestern Desert.



Light On The Path - Instrumental Music CD by Vibhas: Piano Solos, Native American Flute Songs and Soprano Saxophone



Instrumental Music on Native American and East Indian Flutes and Piano solos



Longing - Instrumental Music CD by Vibhas: Native American Flute Songs over Piano Accompany, Latin Rhythms or Nature Sounds



Instrumental Music on Native American and East Indian Flutes over Latin Rhythms



VIVA VIBHAS - Instrumental Music CD by Vibhas: Romantic and meditative Piano Solos, haunting Native American Flute Songs and smooth Latin Jazz Soprano Saxophone Songs



Instrumental Music on Native American Flutes, Piano solos and Soprano Saxophone songs over Latin Rhythms



Flowers of the Dawn – Devotional Songs and Chanting by Prasado (voice) and Vibhas Kendzia (all instruments)



Voice, Native Flutes, Piano and Keyboard

Songs of love and beauty surround you… With these songs we want to capture our intimate feelings of being present to the moment. The sweet conversation between flute and voice, the play of sound and silence.



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