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ARAGAKI Mutsumi   

Okinawan classic vocal, vocal, sanshin, electronics, audio-visual, soundscapes, photos, paintings


She progressively integrates the deep groove and soul of Okinawan traditional music with contemporary sounds and visuals, and she creates unique avant-garde music. She is a second-generation pupil of Okinawan music maestros Fukuhara Chouki and Fukuhara Kyouko. She has just released her solo album “Another World Of Okinawan Music”. She performs by herself traditional music with electronics, and also performs with a Jazz band.


Media: Songlines, fRoots Magazines (UK), Far Side Radio (UK), NHK World J-MELO (Japan)


CAMERA JAPAN Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Netherlands), NIPPON CONNECTION Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Germany), Earth Day Tokyo 2019, Bangkok Theater Festival 2018 (Thailand), Basque film “Margolaria” 2018 (Spain), New Narratives Film Festival 2016 (Taiwan), Trans Asia Music Meeting (Okinawa). She joined Asia Music Summit 2020 (Canada) as one of the musician panelists.


She has played with Mamadou Doumbia, Anchang Project, KgK, Hasunuma Shuta, Pascal Plantinga, CazU-23, Mikel Urdangarin, Roger Turner and Mani Neumeier.


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