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Fri, Nov 30


Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge

Hiroya Tsukamoto

Time & Location

Nov 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

Upper Jay Art Center and Recovery Lounge, 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA

About the Event

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 released two solo  albums ("Heartland" and "Places") from Japanese record label 333 discs. Hiroya  has been leading concerts internationally including several appearances  at Blue Note in New York City with his group and Japanese National  Television(NHK). Hiroya performed, recorded and shared stage with  Esperanza Spalding, The Kennedys, Joe Jencks(Brother Sun), Michael  League (Snarky Puppy), Brooks Williams and Jim Kweskin.

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