Featured in the audio below is Marlene Blackburn performing movements - 3 of Handel's Sonata in A minor for Flute and Continuo. She is performing on a Di Zhao grenadilla wood flute.
On the first day that Jack Stafford got his new Di Zhao grenadilla wood flute he composed and recorded Pra Voce on it, a tribute to Carlos Jobim. Here's the song that Jack co-wrote with Tom Jobim - "Pra Voce" ... CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
Jack wrote me of his wood flute afterwards -
Tanya Witek said this of her new grenadilla wood headjoint -
"Well, one of the wooden headjoints has just become the reason I have kept my other Brannen all these years. It fits absolutely perfectly and the flute has become a different instrument! I am thrilled! … April 22, 2010, Tanya Witek, Montclair State University Faculty Visiting Flute Specialist
I feel blessed to be one of the first in a new line of great musical instruments. - Posted Feb. 2010 … Lloyd Williams, St. Kitts, Nevis