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Cherokee Flute Player and Artist TerryLee Whetstone

When KCUR's Alex Smith visited his home in suburban Independence, TerryLee Whetstone explained the challenges of bringing this traditional music to modern audiences. By Alex Smith


Independence, MO – Cherokee artist and musician TerryLee Whetstone first became fascinated with the Native American flute when he heard it at a retreat some twenty ago. Now, in addition to performing and recording and around the country, he also teaches about Indian culture and music at area schools, libraries and Boy Scouts meetings.

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