Frank has now seven recordings -most of them of his traditional
flute. They can be ordered through his web site at Anakwad. Pay him a visit and
learn more about this wonderful artist.
Frank Montano's traditional name Anakwad means
cloud. He is a Lake superior Chippewa from the Red Cliff Reservation.
This very talended flute player, singer, dancer and story teller celebrates the beauty and
the strenght of the diverse society that is America. His music is influenced by both his
father's Mexican heritage and his mother's Chippewa culture. Frank is not only a concert
player, but a teacher and lecturer who has performed in Canada, Japan and Germany.
He is committed to offset the affects of drug and alcohol abuse, and is often busy on
local environmental issues, community concerns or at ceremonies.