When: April 24th - 27th
Location: Festival Grounds
General Admission: $20
A musical journey into the heart of Japan and soul of India, with three of the leading world music maestros. YO means 'the world' or 'world community'. The music of YO presents the ancient traditions of Japan and India in a fresh, creative and inspired vision. A celebration of culture and community. Come join us for a magical evening of music - straight from Tokyo to Santa Fe, an event not to be missed!
Yutaka Oyama - One of the world's leading shamisen players, Yutaka Oyama has become well known for his deeply musical touch and the power of his improvisation. He has played in many of the top concert halls around the world including Carnegie Hall. His music can be heard across the world on movie sound tracks and many CD recordings, both tractional and fusion.
Akihisa Kominato - A celebrated meastro of the shakuhachi, Akihisa is known for his deep expression of the traditional music of Japan. He is also world-renowned for his ability to collaborate and blend with many different musical styles in concert as well as on many film scores. Akihisa Kominato is also deeply respected throughout the world for his unique ability to improvise on such a difficult and deeply traditional instrument.
Ty Burhoe - Ty Burhoe has been a disciple of the great tabla maestro, Ustad Zakir Hussain, since 1990. Ty is known for his inspired accompaniment and uplifting presence in both classical and in fusion settings. He has been featured on many soundtracks for film and DVD, including the academy award winning documentary, "Born into Brothels." Ty works with a broad range of artists including Ustad Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck, Walter Becker (Steely Dan), Rick Alan (Def Leppard), Jon Anderson (Yes) and many more. Ty has performed in prestigious halls all around the world including Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and Royal Festival Hall in London.