Hiroya Tsukamoto Classical Guitar

Posted by OCVA / April 11, 2015

Hiroya 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.

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.  Tickets $14 in advance/$16 at the door

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