Hiroya Tsukamoto presented by Rainshadow Concerts
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Rainshadow Recording welcomes guitarist-composer-storyteller Hiroya Tsukamoto to the Palindrome on Saturday May 28 at 7:30pm. Proof of vaccination is required for entry. This event is generously sponsored by Strait Floors. Media sponsor is KPTZ Radio.
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“The fingerpicking is delicate, fluid, and beautifully detailed.” – Acoustic Guitar Magazine
“Chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!” – Jazz Review.com
“Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey.” – Boston Herald
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, INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic), in Boston, which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (The Other Side of the World, Confluencia and Where the River Shines). Hiroya has released three solo albums (Solo, Heartland and Places).
Hiroya has been leading concerts internationally including several appearances at Blue Note(NYC), United Nations and Japanese National Television (NHK). In 2018, Hiroya won 2nd place in the International Finger Style Guitar Championship.
Tickets are $20 each from https://hiroya.
brownpapertickets.com or at the door.
This concert series is produced by Rainshadow Recording as part of a new collaboration with Matt Miner, former producer of the Northwind Songs concert series held at Northwind Arts Center before the pandemic.