Bob Chadwick's Concert flute is a handmade Verne Q Powell made in 1955
Bob Chadwick plays Bass flute & Contrabass flute both made by Eva Kingma
"Eva Kingma Bass flutes are renowned worldwide for their flexibility, response and power over all registers. The very ergonomic design and well balanced mechanism of a Eva Kingma Bass flute has resulted in much more comfort during performance and rehearsal. This stimulates the player to use it more and more."
Bob Chadwick plays Alto Shakulute and Shakuhachi both made by Monty Levenson w Tai Shakuhachi
"This headjoint for the silver flute is a completely new concept in woodwinds developed by Tai Hei Shakuhachi. It replaces the side-blown headjoint of the western transverse flute with that of an end-blown shakuhachi headjoint to create an innovative new sound and style of music."
Bob Chadwick plays Alto Shakulute on "The River" an original composition (under LISTEN)
Bob Chadwick plays Shakuhachi 1.8 and 2.1, both made by Monty Levenson.
Bob Chadwick performs Bansuri crafted by Paul Alexandre John
Himself a master of the bansuri, Paul Alexandre John makes bamboo flutes for himself and whoever finds him and asks. Hence, all of his bamboo flutes (bansuri) are custom-made to the particular needs of the flutist. He uses well-seasoned Assamese bamboo. Born in Kolkata and having studied there with Pundit Gour Goswami, Paul has been playing and making bansuri for nearly 40 years.
Bob Chadwick plays Dizi flutes crafted by Jeff Whittier
Jeff Whittier has been making bamboo flutes since 1968. His flutes have been used by some of the top artists of the instrument, including Hari Prasad Chaurasi, Vijay Raghav Rao, and GS Sachdev. His flutes are used in the orchestras of Miss Saigon, Tarzan, The Flower Drum Song and Bombay Dreams. For The Lion King, he was given a credit on the playbill for his instruments.
Bob Chadwick performs Turkish Ney crafted by Jay Kruse https://www.facebook.com/jaykrusemusicandcraft/
"After decades of honing the art and craft of the reed flute, Jay Kruse proudly offers a new kind of musical experience specifically designed to help heal the body, mind and soul."