World Music Memorial Robert Tree Cody

Renowned Native American flutist and vocalist, powwow performer, multi-award recipient, and Lifetime Achievement Awardee, Robert Tree Cody (Maricopa/Dakota), peacefully departed on September 14, 2023. He graced this world for 72 years.

Enormous in stature, standing at an impressive height of 2.07 meters (6.79 feet), the indomitable “Tree” was among the trailblazers who disseminated traditional Native American singing and flute melodies across the globe. Over the course of his illustrious career, he launched eleven full-length albums through Canyon Records. He also contributed his artistry to numerous compilations and collaborative endeavors, featuring fellow artists such as Will Clipman, R. Carlos Nakai, Tony Redhouse, Hovia Edwards, Ruben Romero, and Janice Marie Johnson from A Taste of Honey.

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