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Electric Island, Acoustic Sea

(Tak Matsumoto, Daniel Ho)

Contemporary Instrumental

The most acclaimed guitarist in Asia is the fifth person in the world (and the only Asian) to have their own signature Gibson Les Paul guitar.  He's the leader of the 80+ million-selling stadium rock group B'z, and his album with Larry Carlton won a Grammy in 2010.  His name is Tak Matsumoto. 

Tak has teamed up with World Music pioneer Daniel Ho to pair electric guitar with traditional instruments from Japan & Hawaii – 'ukulele, slack key guitar, taiko drums, koto, sanshin, and more.

Arena rock meets tropical isle instrumentals in...  Electric Island, Acoustic Sea

Electric Island, Acoustic Sea

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Between The Sky & Prairie

(Grasslands Ensemble, Daniel Ho)

World
Music

The Grasslands Ensemble comes from the Inner Mongolian prairies of Hulunbuir. They represent a diversity of ethnicities: from Russian to Manchurian to Han Chinese. Their music is an organic and rich presentation of ethnic minority folk songs.

Daniel Ho adds his signature sound on 'ukulele and instruments of his native Hawai'i. His thoughtful arrangements give prominence to each member of the Ensemble.

Have you heard the music of Mongolian prairies?  It rings out across the grasslands...
Between The Sky & Prairie

Between The Sky & Prairie

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