Next-generation Japanese didgeridoo performer SMILY first heard the otherworldly tones of the quintessential Australian wind instrument while studying
Laima Jansone is the most accomplished and the most promising Latvian traditional kokle player, who is especially gifted in the demanding art of impro
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Caravan of Thieves is a troupe of gypsy-swinging, serenading, fire-breathing musicians who dazzled the TEDxEast attendees with their performance.
Shenan "Shen" Brown - Artist
How can we blend the spontaneity and interaction of live ensemble performance with the 21st century’s most powerful instrument? In this visionar
Master percussionist Winchester Nii Tete hails from the honorable Addy-Amo-Boye clans of drummers in Ghana. His finely textured repertoire echoes exub
With each note I play, a world is created in my head. Born in Pakistan, Usman is an artist, a performing musician, a composer, and a film-maker. His c
Jazz trumpeter and composer Jeff Lofton and pianist/composer Graham Reynolds perform spontaneous improvisation based on Jeff’s original composit
Ana Vidović is one of the youngest virtuoso guitarists in the world. Ana started playing guitar at the age of 5, and by 7 had given her first public p
A member of the celebrated string trio Orchestrio Zurich—also known as “the smallest orchestra in the world”—Noriko Kawamura started playing violin at
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Rachel Sui plays Paul Stanhope’s beautiful ‘Dawn Lament’ for solo cello.
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surrounding environment. In this captivati
Can you imagine one love? Xiren ends the event with a delightfully composed mash-up of John Lennon and U2. And for the second piece, he uses powerful
Formed by a group of five in 2005, HANDSIGN are known for their buoyant performances that blend dance, song and original sign language. Here in Japan