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Over the past three decades and 25 albums, Peter Phippen’s experiential, natural folk style revealed a penchant for creative and artistic sonic improvisation. He’s researched the history and performance technique of traditional flutes from around the world and throughout time. Phippen was the first non-Native American flutist signed to Canyon Records, which released his classic 2003 album NIGHT SONG. Phippen is a Grammy Award Nominee, International Acoustic Music Award Nominee,  multiple Native American Music Awards Nominee, and a 2021 Native American Style Flute Awards Lifetime Achievement Awards Winner. Phippen is a Projekt Records recording artist specializing in traditional flutes from around the world


As a recording artist, Phippen has recorded for Projekt Records, Curb Records, Canyon Records, Tonheim Records, and Temps Oy. Phippen's flute playing has also appeared on Lifescapes, and Sounds True.

"Phippen's tune, Lascaux is a shaman's dream."
– RJ Lannan - Zone Music Reporter

"Words like 'ethereal' and 'superb' work well on his list of critical superlatives."

– David P. DeMar, Jr., Watertown Daily Times, New York

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