Misako Oshiro is one of the greatest singers of Ryukyu Folk. She was born in 1936 in Osaka City, and grew up Nago City, Okinawa. Her grandfather and relatives, master of Ryukyu classical music, taught her Ryukyu classical music and Ryukyu dance.
此后，她成为了资深的琉球民歌作曲家/歌手Teihan China (琉球民歌代表人物之一Sadao China的父亲)的一个弟子，她开始成为一名民歌手。1962年，她录制处女作、Teihan China作曲的“Kata-umui（无情的爱）”，这歌旋即成为热门金曲。她的歌被评为“丝绸的声音”。
After that, she became a disciple of Teihan China (father of Sadao China) who was a folk singer in a Ryukyu folk songwriter and she began singing as a folk singer. In 1962 she made a record debut with "Kata-umui (Unrequited love)" written by Teihan, it was a big hit. Her song was evaluated as "voice of silk thread".
After that she went on a long journey throughout Japan, such as Tokyo, Kanagawa, Osaka, with only one Sanshin. After returning to Okinawa, she formed Duo with Rinsho Kadekaru, one of the most excellent Ryukyu folk singer. Both played active as a popular duo for a long time, played legendary performances with concert and recordings.
She is currently in entertainment for 59 years, energetically acting concert in Japan and abroad. Also CD releases, film appearances, management of live music club "Shima-umui", her disciples guidance It continues.
“Music so futuristic yet ancient, it must happen now.”
The Living Mythologies are:
Radik Tyulyush (Tuva, Huun-Huur-Tu)
Azmat Hekim (Uzbek, HanHong, Askar Greywolf)
Yasin Artan (Uyghur, JAM)
Tran Nguyen (Vietnam)
Andy Bauer (America, Askar Greywolf)
熟悉世界音乐的朋友肯定听过图瓦民族天团Huun Huur Tu (恒哈图):
Everyone is familiar with the legendary Huun Huur Tu ensemble:
their youngest member is Radik Tyulyush:
He used to also be a member of the Tuvan Ethno Rock Ensemble Yat-Kha
Radik has done solo projects and in the past years started a new group: Living Mythologies
Living Mythologies (神话接力乐团)将不同的语言和文化编织到一种丰富的声音之中，把传统和原创性推到更高一层面。乐团以具有浪漫、哲学及当代性色彩的歌词，来讲述人类的状态，既有宇宙性又有实在性。“神话接力”在今年冬天在中国初次问世的巡演将会以一种强烈的方式来震动听众。
Pushing originality and tradition to the next level, Living Mythologies weaves together languages and cultures into their lush music which tells powerful stories about the human condition through romantic and philosophical contemporary lyrics. Cosmic yet concrete, the sound of their first tour in China this winter will exhilarate and move listeners in powerful ways.
This ensemble is comprised of members from different nations. The group has versatile studio musicians and four core members include the legendary Tuvan throat singer Radik Tyulyush (Huun Huur Tu), the sensational Uzbek percussionist Azmat (Greywolf Band), the aspiring young Uyghur vocalist Yasin Artan (Jam), Tran Nguyen from Vietnam and Andy Bauer a polyglot singer and songwriter from America.
Living Mythologies brings into conversation the past, present and the future and making music meaningful to all generations, that will “remain deeply beautiful and powerfully philosophical for many centuries.”