Setting your travel radar for Arizona in the next few months could serve you well as the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix is inviting the public to its premiere exhibit, One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records. The exhibit is a comprehensive photographic, musical, and historical exhibit of Canyon Records, one of the world’s most notable Native American record companies.
Founded in 1951, Canyon Records is one of the oldest independent record labels for Native American music. It is also one of the oldest cultural institutions in Arizona. It was a recent recipient of the first Governor’s Arts Awards for Small Business and received worldwide acclaim for one of its artists in February 2017 when Northern Cree’s performance on the GRAMMY’s © went viral.
One World, Many Voices features over 40 photographic images of artists, including R. Carlos Nakai, Tony Duncan, Radmilla Cody and others, photographed by Canyon Records president and owner, Robert Doyle.
In addition to the photography, the exhibit showcases items from Canyon's 65-year history. Items include artist instruments, videos and original music. Guests can also pose for pictures with the Canyon Records GRAMMY © Award.
Admission to One World, Many Voices is included with the regular Pueblo Grande Museum admission. One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records is made possible due to the sponsorship of Canyon Records, the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary and the City of Phoenix, in addition to the generous support of Corazon Esteva and Teresita Stark.
For more information about the history of Canyon Records as well as a list of their artists and albums and CD's, visit www.canyonrecords.com.
The Pueblo Grande Museum is located at 4619 East Washington Street in Phoenix, Arizona.
Canyon Records has also been hosting presentations of Native American music and dance at the Pueblo Grande Museum during the exhibit until May 2017. Tickets for Sunday performances can be purchased in advance through www.pueblogrande.com.
Upcoming Sunday Afternoon Concert Events
Songs of the People
Jay Begaye, Roman Orona & Kenneth Cozad
Traditional Singing and Drumming
Sunday March 26 - 2:00 pm
Coyote in the Outerworld
Carlos Nakai & Guests
Native American Flute
Performance and Seminar
Sunday April 23 - 1:30 pm
Voices Across the Canyon
Sunday May 28 - 2:00 pm
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