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Leon Joseph Littlebird

Leon Joseph Littlebird is an internationally renowned musician, recording artist and performer. A third generation native of Colorado with ancestral roots in both Pioneer & Native American cultures his multi-instrumentalist style is called: “Native Colorado Music”. His deep sonorous singing voice and masterful Native Flute and guitar styles captivate audiences.

He performs on World-class stages all over the country and has recorded 10 albums in his lengthy career. His 2016 album “Circle of Dreams” is getting regular radio airplay in Europe.

Recently, he co-composed a concerto for Classical string quartet and Indigenous instruments titled: “Anthem for the Ancestors” which he performs with Carpe Diem String Quartet.

Leon is currently performing and recording with seven-time Grammy Nominee, Will Clipman. Their recently recorded music collaboration: “Shadow Chant” was released in the Fall of 2017. They performed a 9 concert tour together again in May 2018. “Shadow Chant” was submitted for a Grammy in June of 2018.

Leon received a Wurlitzer Foundation Fellowship for music in 2014 and has shared the stage with a broad range of highly acclaimed musicians in every genre from Classical to Folk, Indigenous to Celtic, Blues and Rock.

In concert he will play numerous instruments from guitar to Native American flutes and percussion. His songwriting, vocal and guitar styles have been compared to Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash and Eric Clapton.

Also well-known as a storyteller, Leon delights his audiences with historical and humorous tales. Recently, he was the keynote presenter for a group of professional storytellers in Tucson Arizona. His stories are popular in schools ranging from K-12 to courses at Colorado Mountain College, historical societies and with tour groups from around the world.

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