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Hiroya Tsukamoto: Transcendental Guitar Poetry
October 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$20
Join us for a performance with internationally acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto
Saturday October 23rd
4pm Matinee Show
$20 general admission, $21 at the door
Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.
About the artist:
Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after.
In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston “INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic)” which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (“The Other Side of the World”, “Confluencia” and “Where the River Shines”). Hiroya has released three solo albums (“Solo”, “Heartland” and “Places”).
Hiroya has been leading concerts internationally including several appearances at Blue Note(NYC), United Nations and Japanese National Television(NHK). In 2018, Hiroya won 2nd place in International Finger Style Guitar Championship.
“The audience at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts will not forget the concert by Hiroya Tsukamoto. His musicality, poetry, humor and skillful delivery of remarkable compositions brought joy to our hearts.”— Gay Scheffen / Director of Three Lakes Center for the Arts (Three Lakes, WI)
“…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!”— Jazz Review