Tag Archives 日本人

King of Pop Meets Japanese Traditional Instruments

2015.10.18 Sun

Good music are always good, meaning they will be passed on to next generations. They are loved many and they get covered by many artists as time passes by. Good music are eternal. The latest video to surface shows a traditional Japanese rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal, performed by professional shakuhachi (a Japanese bamboo flute) player Yuko Watanabe along with two backup performers on a koto (a stringed instrument, also the national instrument of Japan). The harmony of “East meets the West” ...

All Eyes On The Japanese Dancer “Koharu Sugawara” | Video

2014.11.12 Wed

As women’s rights have become more and more hot as a global topic, the number of independent women have been growing here in Japan as well. The story behind that can be explained in many ways but I simply think that women have been thinking the best for themselves for a long time. Japanese dancer & choreographer “Koharu Sugawara” is a good role model in that case and she have proven to be that way as a performer, and also ...

Female Dancer “Rino Nakasone” The Secrets of Success | Video

2014.06.22 Sun

Have you heard of Rino Nakasone, the Japanese female dancer, choreographer , model? She is already very well known in the dance community as she have expanded her dance career in Japan and overseas. So the questions is how did she become so succesful as a dancer and have got recognized by so many people including Janet Jackson? Who is she? "Crazy" is the word that describes her…of course in a good meaning! Her dance skills is off the hook but ...

AudioVisual Artist Ryoichi Kurokawa | Video

2013.11.30 Sat

Japanese multimedia artist, Ryoichi Kurokawa produces timeless audiovisual compositions that take on multiple forms, whether video, multi-screen installations, recordings or live performances. In 2010, he was awarded the Golden Nica at Prix Ars Electronica in the Digital Music and Sound Art category. Kurokawa approaches image and sound as one entity, rather than separately. Here's an short documentary from The Creators Project brought to you by Intel and Vice with English subtitles. www.ryoichikurokawa.com/‎