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Fumiyoshi, Shamisen, with Guest Artists

Breakthrough
Sunday, October 17, 2021 2 PM Weill Recital Hall
Ron Carter by Beti Niemeyer
Shamisen virtuoso Fumiyoshi returns to Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall after his sold-out Zankel Hall concert in 2019.  He conjures layers of sound from a three-stringed Japanese lute and pushes the boundaries of tradition with collaborations through contemporary musicians. Fumiyoshi started playing Shamisen at the age of 9 with his mother and Shamisen master Takahashi Chikuiku.  The two-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Ron Carter will make a special appearance for an extraordinary east-meets-west strings collaboration. 
Student and Senior Discount Tickets Available at the Box Office

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Performers

Fumiyoshi, Shamisen
Special Guest: Ron Carter, Bass
Additional artists to be announced

Program

TRAD. Tsugaru Jonkara Bushi 

HOWARD "Fly Me to the Moon"

LENNON "Imagine"

And works by Fumiyoshi, traditional Shamisen repertoire, and jazz standards

Event Duration

The program will last approximately 90 minutes.

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