“Tuva is land of melodies”

Music pearls from the Far East bring to the confluence of the melody of the further Tuva, of course, in their disguise. On the world stage of free improvisation and experimental music, well-known master of the voice Sainkho Namtchylak and the master of guitar and daksofone Kazuhis Uchihashi each time again, regardless of the formation in which they perform, offer a provocative, special musical experience. Since their joint performances are not very common, their hosting will be a true and valuable treat for the jubilee twentieth Sajeta.

Sainkho Namtchylak, the singer, performer, writer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, is certainly the most prominent representative of the single throat singing from the autonomous Russian province of Tuva on the border with Mongolia, which surpassed the traditional way of singing on his long career. After more than sixty albums and numerous collaborations and projects with various artists and artists of the world of music, avant-jazz, improvised and experimental music, her path also crossed with Japanese guitarist, daksofonist, composer and arranger Kazuhiso Uchihashi, who also has a thrilling creative pot. He has been active on the music scene since the late 1980s, he is the founding member of power trio Altered States, and in 1990 he was a member of the Otoma Yoshihide Ground Zero jazz-rock-noise group. When writing music for film, theater and dancing, he is constantly present at the venues and in projects of freely improvised and innovative music. His specialty is playing on a dacsofone, a musical instrument invented by Hans Reichel in the 1980s. In recent years, Pan-Asian identity in music has been devoted to and after collaborations with musicians from Indonesia, Thailand and China, it was a matter of time before he would meet Sainkho Namtchylak on this research route. Indulge yourself in their journey from distant and ancient musical traditions to the future.

Sainkho Namtchylak – voice
Kazuhis Uchihashi – guitar, daksofon

WEB: Sainkho Namtchylak

WEB: Kazuhis Uchihashi