Discovering the NAF, part 4: JD Flutes A4 Cedar

The “mid A” or A4 key is one of, of not the most, popular keys for a first flute. There are a lot of good reasons for that. The finger spacing is comfortable for most people even down to grade school kids. It is lightweight, especially in a softwood. It is usually not very expensive, […]

Discovering the NAF, Part 3: Bedford Avenue Flutes

Who knew Wake County, North Carolina was such hotbed of flute makers? I’ve written before about the maker of my G4 NAF, David O’Neal, and I am on the build list of another well-respected maker who shall remain nameless at this point. Recently, I met a third maker who is less well known so far […]