Nawang Khechog

Nawang Khechog is the first Tibetan Grammy nominee and the most renowned Tibetan flutist in the world. He has won multiple awards from several countries, and is one of Tibet’s foremost world music composers. Nawang was a monk for 11 years and studied Buddhist philosophy and meditation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He aims to utilize music as a means to inspire non-violence, compassion and spirituality and for the the freedom of Tibetan people. Nawang has produced over eight albums by himself, and he and R. Carlos Nakai have recorded “Winds of Devotion,” “In A Distant Place,” and “Music as Medicine.”