This is a PROMO version of the documentary / PSA video about Bamboo Flute Making with Michael Kanner, an artist who's based out of Santa Cruz, Ca. He has been making and playing flutes since 1974 when he learned the art of shakuhachi with Monty Levenson. He has given workshops with Paul Horn and Al Huang at Esalen Institute in Big Sur,Ca. He is a Spectra artist with the Cultural Council in Santa Cruz County and teaches flute making to children in the schools as well as craft fairs and libraries in Hawaii and the U.S. He has been a programmer of world music at KUSP FM for over 30 years.
For more information, please visit the following websites / email addresses:
American Bamboo Society:
Bamboo Giant Nursery:
& Produced by:
"The Valley Recalls"
By: Shivkumar Sharma
© Levy Media Works and David Levy