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Music in Bass Hall: Hiroya Tsukamoto, Guitar

March 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

$12 – $40

Tickets $15 / $12 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235

Hiroya TsukamotoHiroya Tsukamoto 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 1994, Hiroya entered The Osaka University and while at college in Japan, Hiroya was introduced to a musical and social movement in South America called Nueva Cancion headed by musical legends such as Victor Jara and Violeta Parra.

In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He is also the recipient of the Professional Music Achievement Award. Hiroya completed a debut album entitiled “The Other Side of the World” with his band INTEROCEANICO and released in 2004. His composition entitled “El Otro Lado del Mundo” was nominated as the finalist of The USA Songwriting Competition 2004 and “Samba de Siempre” in 2005, also “Seventh Night” is the finalist of International Acoustic Music Award in 2006. Hiroya released his second album entitled “Confluencia” in 2006 and the third album”Where the River Shines” in 2008.

Hiroya has been leading concerts with his group including several appearances at Blue Note in New York and he performed with Esperanza Spalding, Marta Gomez, Kendrick Scott(The Crusadors), Pete Kennedy(The Kennedys) and Dave Maxwell(Muddy Waters Band).

Hiroya’s recent album is “Heartland” which was released in August 2012 from 333discs. In October 2012, Hiroya did four days live performances on Japan Public TV(NHK) program “El Mundo”.

“Cinematic Guitar Poetry”

Japanese guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.
“…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!” -Jazz Review.com

SPECIAL for this concert: If you are not a member of the Monadnock Center and would like to become one, you may sign up below for only $25, and get FREE admission to this concert. Or, take a Family Membership for $40, and get two free admissions. If needed, our office will contact you with the email address you provide with your ticket purchase to get your full mailing address so that we can sent you our newsletter and other membership benefits. 

Note: Occasionally customers have reported an issue when trying to buy tickets online: there is a request to check a box agreeing to the terms and conditions (for Paypal), but no box is available to check. This is an external issue, apparently related to browsers or other things beyond our control. If you find that you are unable to proceed with the online ticket purchase, just give us a call at 63-924-3235, and we will add your name to the reservations list. You may pay at the door with cash, check, or credit card. 

Details

Date:
March 27, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$12 – $40
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Venue

Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Phone:
603-924-3235