Use the Drum to find your true heartbeat with Native American Music Award winner, Tony Redhouse. No musical experience is necessary in this empowering and inspirational Drumming circle where you will recreate the tribal use of the drum in Tony's Navajo heritage. This is a fun, team-building exercise that unites your group with drumming, dancing, and singing! You will be amazed at how you will be able to create a beautiful energy of Harmony with your group. Mr. Redhouse has shared his Drum unique offering with The Dr. Oz TV show, "Releasing Emotional Baggage" (September 2012); "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," Reality TV Show (S5, 2013); Keeping Up with the Kardashians, "Courage to Change," (S9, E7, March, 2014). He has also shared this empowering drum and dance session at Retreats for couples and with "Escape with Bag It" Cancer Survivors Group; YESCO; The Yoga Connection, Tucson, AZ; "GVR" Green Valley Recreation; Department of Justice "Victims of Crime on Reservations" Conferences and Drug Addiction/Alcohol Recovery and Eating Disorder programs.
Tony Redhouse is not only a performer, but as a Native American traditional consultant, teaching seminars in Native American culture, spirituality and arts/crafts to children and adults. Tony has written and developed a culturally based curriculum for all ages that incorporates Native spirituality as a solution to drug, alcohol and gang related issues, using storytelling, crafts and dance. This format parlayed into professional speaking, where Tony now uses traditional and contemporary Native themes along with humor to motivate and inspire various audiences in a whole new way. Tony has also founded his own style of yoga, Native American Yoga along with new spiritual interactive workshops, talking circles and meditative music. Mr. Redhouse has several music CDs out, and is a Grammy nominated artist. He brings healing in the form of Dance, Storytelling, Music and motivational speaking.
Tony Redhouse, Navajo, is an articulate, experienced and Professional Speaker who infuses warm-hearted humor and insight with every presentation. Tony Redhouse provides visually rich formats mesmerizing media, stories and music that ensures audience participation in a dynamic speaking program. This is not a stoic history lesson or a worn out lecture on the plight of the American Indian. What you will get with Tony Redhouse is something personal, positive, thought provoking and even magical. Tony is one of the few Native presenters today, who has successfully bridged the gap between cultures, social groups, races and ages.
Tony Redhouse, Navajo, is an accomplished World-Beat percussionist. During Tony’s youth, he was exposed to Afro-Cuban, Latin Rock and urban soul style drumming in the San Francisco Bay area, and continued to pursue other African based rhythms which he later fused with Jazz. Tony combines his ethnic style percussion with Native American flutists and musicians during concerts and in the recording studio, to create a colorful blend of musical textures. The power of the drum to unite all people is expressed by Tony as he weaves the sounds of indigenous instruments & rhythms to his contemporary style of drumming. During his solo performances, Tony plays Native Flute and percussion instruments from around the world. As a musician, dancer and artist, Tony promotes the arts as a vehicle to bring the message of balance & harmony.
He has recorded with his siblings, “The Redhouse Family Jazz Ensemble”, on the Canyon Records label CD titled “Urban Indian”. Tony can also be heard on other CDs with Native artists Darryl Tonemah on the “Ghosts of St. Augustine”, with Robert Tree Cody on “Maze”. and “Native Flamenco”, the latter which fuses fiery Latin percussion with traditional flamenco guitar and Native American flute. Tony is currently working on several solo CD projects, and plays locally as a guest percussionist with such groups as Maruma (Rock) and The CPR Orchestra, a high energy Latin/Salsa group.