Top 20 Flute Player celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Flute Player celebrities [Updated August 11, 2022].

1. Rahsaan Roland Kirk

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk was born on August 7, 1935 in Columbus, United States.
He typically appeared on stage with all three horns hanging around his neck, as well as a variety of other instruments, including flutes and whistles and one of his more well known techniques was to sing or hum into the flute at the same time as playing.

2. Nicole Mitchell

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Nicole Mitchell was born on February 17, 1967 in Syracuse, United States.
She was named the Rising Star among flautists by Down Beat Magazine six consecutive years from 2004 to 2009.

3. Bobbi Humphrey

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Bobbi Humphrey was born on April 25, 1950 in United States.
She collaborated with Stevie Wonder on his song "Another Star."

4. Hubert Laws

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Hubert Laws was born on November 10, 1939 in United States.
He received a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts in the field of jazz in 2010.

5. Bud Shank

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Bud Shank was born on May 27, 1926 in United States.

Flautist who performed the alto flute solo on The Mamas & The Papas song "California Dreamin'." He was also a member of the Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra, led by Stan Kenton.

He worked with Charlie Barnet in the 1940s and also performed regularly with The L.A. Four.

6. Raymond Carlos Nakai

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Raymond Carlos Nakai was born on April 16, 1946 in United States.
His albums Earth Spirit and Canyon Trilogy are notably the only Native American albums to be certified Gold by the RIAA. Canyon Trilogy then became certified Platinum.

7. Herbie Mann

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Herbie Mann was born on April 16, 1930 in Brooklyn, United States.

Jazz flautist and composer who was an early pioneer of the fusion of jazz and world music. More than twenty of his albums made the Billboard Top 200 charts.

Herbie Mann's big hit single was "Hijack", which was a Billboard #1 dance hit for three weeks in 1975

8. Paula Robison

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Paula Robison was born on June 8, 1941 in Nashville, United States.

As a solo flautist, Robison is considered one of the most influential musicians in her field. Paula Robison was the recipient of the Classical Recording Foundation Award in 2006.

Paula Robison's parents, who were in the entertainment industry, were put on the Hollywood blacklist during the McCarthy Era.

9. Doriot Anthony Dwyer

Doriot Anthony Dwyer was born on March 6, 1922 in United States.
She was the first woman to be the principal chair for a major U.S. orchestra and she was also second flute for the National Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

10. Jeff Ball

Jeff Ball was born on August 6, 1966 in United States.
He released his tenth album, Ghost Town, in early 2009.

11. Eugenia Zukerman

Eugenia Zukerman was born on September 25, 1944 in United States.
She was the 1970 winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions.

12. Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy was born on June 20, 1928 in United States.
In 1962 he put a young pianist named Herbie Hancock onto one of his working bands.

13. Katherine Hoover

Katherine Hoover was born on December 2, 1937 in United States.
She received the New York State Music Teachers' Association Award for Composer of the Year in 1989.