Flutes in the Native American Indian Style

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Native American style flutes by Laughing Crow (Richard Maynard)

Flutes in the Native American Style created by a musician for the musician.


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Indestructible Back Pack Flute New design, better tone! F#m, Gm, Am & Cm $27.95

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Instructional Books & DVD for Learning the Native American Flute by some of the BEST teachers.

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Guide to Sounds of Different Native American Flute Keys


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Native American Style flutes handcrafted by Laughing Crow (Richard Maynard).

See details on free percussion accompaniment tracks at the bottom of this page!

Here you will find a quick reference to the Native American style courting  flutes offered at this site.  You may click on the picture of the instrument to get a better look and find ordering information.  You can also hear what the Indian flute sounds like by following the links on the subsequent pages.   These pictures represent a basic selection of the replicas of the Native American Flutes that I create. If you don't see what you like here, you can visit my booth at an arts/crafts show in your area, (see show dates page), call (520)322-9811 or write crowflutes@aol.com for more information.  I have many more flutes to offer and can custom make a flute for you as well. For example, if you'd rather have a regular flat end on your flute instead of the bologna cut that I usually make, just drop me an e-mail and I'll make your flute flat on the end. No extra charge.

All LC Flutes are natural colors. The JT Am flutes are stained pine. Each Laughing Crow flute is graced with at least one turquoise cabochon. If you're looking for a great beginner Native American Flute be sure and check out the Jonah Thompson Navajo flutes and the new BackPack Flutes if you don't want to take your prized wood flutes out into the field.

Free music download for my wonderful customers and visitors. Here's a little tune I recorded here at Kokopellistudios.com using a new Western Red Cedar that I just completed. It's my way of saying "Thank You for stopping in. All rights are reserved. This song is copyrighted. If you want to use it for personal enjoyment, there are no strings attached. However, if you want to make money with this tune, you must contact me first. In the meantime, Enjoy! Click Here to download "New Western Red F-Sharp" by Laughing Crow.

Dear Richard:

My flute just arrived!  Thank you!  I own 3 other flutes in different keys, but none of them have the beautiful tone and ease of playing that yours has.  It is perfect.   


This site uses PayPal for ordering flutes. You can use PayPal with your regular credit card even if you don't have a PayPal account. If, for some reason, you don't want to use PayPal you can use my Secure Order Form or, better yet, call me toll free (888)778-3688 to place your order over the phone. Disclaimer...

Custom, Special Edition Native American style flutes. Click here to see these unique and beautiful works of art.

 New Flutes Added 11/11/2011 (See standard flutes below)


 Standard flutes pictured below.

Click on the images of the flutes below to get more details of the standard flutes that I offer.

Eastern Aromatic Cedar Flutes




Drone Flute Page


Indian Flute, Courting Flute, Native American Flute

Western Red Cedar, Affordable Professional Quality

Redwood Flutes Similar to Western Red Cedar in price and professional quality with a little more color

Paduak Flutes. A dark red, semi heavy wood similar to Walnut in density that gives a wonderful clear tone.

Genuine Navajo Flutes by Jonah Thompson in Am. Eight Different Totems Available. $49.95 Wolf , Eagle, Turtle, Bear, Bison, Ram and Horse and New Mountain Lion.  A great starter https://www.laughingcrow.com/jonah_thompson_native_american_flutes.htm flute.  "I just wanted to thank you for the absolutely beautiful flute!  I received it yesterday and I am just blown away on how phenomenal this piece is! Thanks Again!" Jenni.

Great bargain for the beginner. Awesome sound, Genuine Navajo Flute by Jonah Thompson. Key of F#m ($79.00)


New, Improved! BackPack Flute. Sounds Great! Indestructible, Concert Tuned to F#m and Gm. Available in 5 different colors!

Tiger Maple in Em, F#m, & Gm

Bear in D minor. (bass)

Tiger Maple/Bubinga/Purple Heart Flute

Don't have an account with PayPal? No problem. As long as you have a valid credit card, you can use PayPal. You can also use the  Secure Order Form or call 520-237-5312 and order from me if you wish.

I also offer a felt flute bag for the protection of your flute. If you purchase a Laughing Crow Flute, your flute comes with one of these felt bags. If you wish to purchase a bag, or bags for your existing flutes, you can order here. The felt case is approximately 28" long and will accommodate most flutes. The colors vary depending upon what is available to me. Usually a forest green, navy or medium blue. There's a drawstring at the top.

Order Felt Flute Bag $5.00
Add Cedar Eagle Fetish to Any Flute $30.00  
Add Maple Burl Eagle Fetish to Any Flute $45.00  

"I'm enjoying greatly my flute whose voice is sparkling clear and rich thanks
to you."


Free Accompaniment Tracks W/Flute Purchase!

This offer was so successful that I'm extending it for a limited time.......

Free, 6 (2 new tracks added 3/22/10) "Percussion Accompaniment" high quality and appropriate accompaniments by Laughing Crow, produced here at Kokopellistudio.com for the Native American Flute. These accompaniments are not key specific and work for any flute or other instrument for that matter. You can hear samples of the accompaniments for your Indian Flute in my download shop here. Each piece has a two bar count-in and is arranged in various numbers of 8 bar segments with an ending. The tempos range from 70 bpm (beats per minute), to 110 bpm. They're all easy to follow and add something relevant to play along with. Receive links to download these 6 professional quality percussion accompaniments with each flute purchased Laughing Crow Flutes. This offer is for a limited time. The links for these accompaniments which run approximately 3 to 6 minutes each will be sent to the e-mail account you use for PayPal or my order form after I've received your order. Laughing Crow brings 43 years' experience as a percussionist to this latest offering.

 Free Native American Flute Music. A "Thank You" for visiting my website and for all the people who patronize Laughing Crow Flutes. This is the link to the new tune "Morning Song" by Laughing Crow. (Recorded with the Ambrosia Tiger Maple Flute.) Feel free to download and share this music. Also, here's the link to my tune, "Saturn's Night by Laughing Crow". (It is, however, not OK to make money off this music.)

If you're interested in obtaining more beautiful Native American flute music by Laughing Crow you can download my songs and/or albums from this site.

Also, check out my CD page where you can purchase CDs of all my music or download my newest album, "Emergence"


The terms "Native American Flute" and "Indian Flute" are used to describe the style of flutes and music that I create. It does not imply that the flute and/or music is made by a member of a Native American tribe. Actually, I am, as most of you are, a "Native American". This is due to the fact that I, like so many of you, was actually born in America. I also have Cherokee blood in my ancestry. However, as a non "card carrying Indian", in order to comply with mandates set down by The Department of the Interior I have included this disclaimer.

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 Any questions or comments can be directed to Crowflutes@aol.com