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HOLLISTER, NORTH CAROLINA - Award-winning music artist Bill Miller, Mohican, will perform live in concert and storytelling Friday at 5 pm in Hollister, North Carolina to benefit the Longest Walk 3 - Reversing Diabetes. He will be joined with Pura Fé, Tuscarora.
The concert is sponsored by the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe, based in Hollister.
Miller has won six Native American Music Awards, including a 2007 Lifetime Achievement honor. He's earned three Grammy Awards, among them his most recent in for "Spirit Wind North," which was named Best Native American Album at the 2010 ceremony. He's received international acclaim for "The Last Stand," an original symphony he composed with Joshua Yudkin and Kristin Wilkinson.
Some of the top names in the music community have sought out Miller as a collaborator, among them Michael Martin Murphey, Nanci Griffith and John Carter Cash, and he's toured extensively, sharing the bill with a diverse slate of acts such as Tori Amos, Eddie Vedder and Arlo Guthrie. Well known for his beautiful performances on the flute, Miller was chosen to play flute on "Colors of the Wind" from Disney's "Pocahontas."
Pura Fé won a NAMMY (Native American Music Award) for Best Female Artist in 2006.
posted June 29, 2011 7:30 am et
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