Jun 14, 2015
Born in Oakland, California, Aaron White grew up on and off the Northern Ute reservation. He is of two Nations, the Dine of Northern Arizona (Blacksheep Clan) and The Northern Ute tribe Whiteriver band. Award winning Artist/Singer/Songwriter, Grammy nominated musician Aaron White has been entertaining audiences for over 25 years. His intersection of Native American Flute, Acoustic Guitar with World Music overtones awaken the inner soul of those who hear his music. Two worlds influence is his sound: the Traditional way of Native America along with modern music. Their is always something fresh and new with the music Aaron White creates.
White is of Northern Ute/Dine descent who is an award winning Native American Flute maker and Lectures on the history and culture of the flute. His passion and creations of the instrument has kept him busy for over two decades. His music has been used in award winning films and documentaries such as "The Doe Boy"(NHK Award Sundance Film Festival). He has performed with and alongside many notable musicians throughout his career, Jackson Browne, John Densmoreof the Doors, Bruce Cockburn, Taj Mahal and others.
With his band Burning Sky, Aaron White pioneered a sound that garnered them a Grammy® Nomination in 2003 For Best Native American Album and Won Group of The Year at the Native American Music Awards in 2004. Aaron continues to perform and lecture year around for major events and private corporations. Aaron believes music is medicine that can help heal and mend the spirit of people around the world. "We all carry that gift in our heart and soul, our ancestors figured it out long ago, may we continue to pass it along whole heartedly".
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