Hiroya Tsukamoto returns to South Haven to share his beautiful, impressionistic music this time in the atmosphere of Transformations Art Barn, just north of South Haven on the Blue Star Highway. $10 advance tickets are available online or at Phoenix Records or $15 tickets can be purchased at the door. Foundry Hall members enjoy the advance ticket discount at the door.
Hiroya 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 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston “INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic)” which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy nominee Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (“The Other Side of the World”, “Confluencia” and “Where the River Shines”). Hiroya released two solo albums (“Heartland” and “Places”) from Japanese record label 333 discs.
“…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended.” -Jazz Review.com
“His music is earthy, organic and an amalgam of elements imported from diverse genres” -The Groove